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The Art of Finding the Job You Love: An Unconventional Guide to W...
by Cara Heilmann

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English

Pages

99

Publication Date

November 07, 2017

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<h2><strong>Get Clear and Land the Job You Love</strong></h2><p>Do you want to do something new, maybe a little bit righteous? Do you see yourself leading a nonprofit, or healing mother Earth, or creating a medical device that saves lives in the remotest parts of the world? Does this career pivot feel like a left-turn from your current path? If you are like many job seekers, you’ve done a lot and can do a lot. But do you feel stuck?</p><p>Recruiters are struggling to see beyond your past job. Unable to see past your titles to your true experience. The job search process feels impersonal and shallow—hiring managers are making quick decisions without going deep. You want to articulate your skills and passion in a 60-second elevator pitch—but you want to do so without sounding scattered, or worse, desperate.</p><p>Cara Heilmann, CEO of Ready Reset Go™, has created a fresh, safe, and unconventional way to help you represent your amazing talents and passion to make a difference in this world, connecting the worlds of comedy and recruiting with a look behind the curtain of corporate recruiting to share what recruiters are really looking for. This book can help you craft compelling career stories and communicate it in a way that leaves them wanting more! You will discover:</p><ul><li><p>Why the more successful you are, the more you tend to wing interview prep—and how that can work against you</p></li><li><p>How getting clear on your targeted job makes everything easier</p></li><li><p>How to create (at least) five riveting career stories that you should have in your toolbox</p></li><li><p>How you can connect with chemistry during the interview process—even if you are the most introverted introvert</p></li><li><p>How you can make a lasting positive impression that sticks well after you’ve left the interview room</p></li></ul><p>Apply this process today and get the job of your dreams and make the difference in this world that you are meant to do.<br /><br /></p>
Inside Studio 54
by Mark Fleischman

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English

Pages

368

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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<div>In <i>Inside Studio 54</i>, the former owner takes you behind the scenes of the most famous nightclub in the world, through the crowd, to a place where celebrities, friends, and the beautiful people sip champagne and share lines of cocaine using rolled-up hundred-dollar bills. In the early eighties, Mark Fleischman reopened Studio 54, the world's most glamorous and notorious nightclub, after it was closed down by the State of New York. Ten thousand people showed up that night, ready to restart the party that abruptly ended after the raid in 1978 landed its former owners in jail.<BR><BR><i>Inside Studio 54</i> invites you to revisit the happening scenes of the 1960s, '70s, and '80s, the post-Pill, pre-AIDS era of free love, consequence-free sex, and seemingly endless partying. Following Fleischman as he built<br /><br />connections as a hotel, restaurant, and club owner that lead him to Studio 54. <i>Inside Studio 54</i> takes the reader from Brazil to the heights of debauchery in the Virgin Islands and finally to New York City. A star-studded thrill ride through decadent and drug-fueled parties at the legendary Studio 54.<BR></div>
Your Beauty Mark: The Ultimate Guide to Eccentric Glamour
by Dita Von Teese

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English

Pages

400

Publication Date

December 01, 2015

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<p>From burlesque show to fashion runway, magazine cover to Internet video, fashion icon and “burlesque superheroine” (<em>Vanity Fair</em>) Dita Von Teese has undergone more strokes of red lipstick, bursts of hair spray, boxes of blue-black hair dye and pats of powder in a month than a drag queen could dream of in a lifetime. Whether she’s dazzling audiences swirling in a towering martini glass in Swarovski-covered pasties and stilettos or sparking camera flashes on the red carpet, one reality is constant: for this self-styled star, beauty is an art. Now, for the first time in her Technicolor career, Dita divulges the beauty wisdom that keeps her on international best-dressed lists and high-profile fashion show rosters in this illustration and photography-filled opus.</p><p>In <em>Your Beauty Mark: The Ultimate Guide to Eccentric Glamour</em>, Dita and co-writer Rose Apodaca take you through every step of Dita’s glamour arsenal, and includes friends—masters in makeup, hair, medicine, and exercise as well as some of the world’s most eccentric beauties—for authoritative advice. This 400-page book is packed with sound nutrition and exercise guidance, skincare and scent insight, as well as accessible techniques for creating bombshell hairstyles and makeup looks. Among the hundreds of lavish color photographs, instructive step-by-step images and original illustrations by Adele Mildred, this inspiring resource shares the skills, history, and lessons you need to enhance your individual gifts and realize your own beauty mark.</p>
The Mudd Club
by Richard Boch

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

September 12, 2017

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<p>"I was a Long Island kid that graduated college in 1976 and moved to Greenwich Village. Two years later, I was working The Mudd Club door. Standing outside, staring at the crowd, it was "out there" versus "in here" and I was on the inside. The Mudd Club was filled with the famous and soon- to- be famous, along with an eclectic core of Mudd regulars who gave the place its identity. Everyone from Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jeff Koons, and Robert Rauschenberg to Johnny Rotten, The Hell's Angels, and John Belushi: passing through, passing out, and some, passing on. Marianne Faithful and Talking Heads, Frank Zappa, William Burroughs, and even Kenneth Anger— just a few of the names that stepped on stage. No Wave and Post- Punk artists, musicians, filmmakers, and writers living in a nighttime world on the cusp of two decades. This book is a cornucopia of memories and images, and how this famed wicked downtown club attained the status of midtown and uptown. There was nothing else like it— I met everyone, and the job quickly defined me. I thought I could handle it, and for a while, I did. "—Richard Boch</p>
Start to Finish: Woody Allen and the Art of Moviemaking
by Eric Lax

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English

Pages

369

Publication Date

October 03, 2017

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<b>A cinephile's dream: the chance to follow legendary director Woody Allen throughout the creation of a film--from inception to premiere--and to enjoy his reflections on some of the finest artists in the history of cinema.</b> <br /><br />Eric Lax has been with Woody Allen almost every step of the way. He chronicled Allen's transformation from stand-up comedian to filmmaker in <i>On Being Funny</i> (1975). His international best seller,<i> Woody Allen: A Biography</i> (1991), was a portrait of a director hitting his stride. <i>Conversations with Woody Allen</i> comprised interviews that illustrated Allen's evolution from 1971 to 2008. Now, Lax invites us onto the set--and even further behind the scenes--of Allen's <i>Irrational Man,</i> which was released in 2015, and starred Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone. Revealing the intimate details of Allen's filmmaking process, Lax shows us the screenplay being shaped, the scenes being prepared, the actors, cinematographers, other crew members, the editors, all engaged in their work. We hear Allen's colleagues speak candidly about working with him, and Allen speaking with equal openness about his lifetime's work. An unprecedented revelation of one of the foremost filmmakers of our time, <i>Start to Finish</i> is sure to delight not only movie buffs and Allen fans, but everyone who has marveled at the seeming magic of the artistic process.
Mastering Stand-Up: The Complete Guide to Becoming a Successful C...
by Stephen Rosenfield

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English

Pages

254

Publication Date

November 01, 2017

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<DIV>This entertaining and sharply written guide—for both beginners breaking into comedy and professionals seeking to improve their sets and advance their careers—examines the work of great comedians such as Louis C.K., Jerry Seinfeld, Eddie Izzard, Moms Mabley, Hannibal Buress, Sarah Silverman, Richard Pryor, and more as a means of illustrating the most important techniques of performing and writing stand-up.<BR /><BR />Here, Stephen Rosenfield lays out a clear plan for achieving success, candidly explaining what works, what doesn't, and why. Including a 12-item "Successful Comedian's To-Do List," Rosenfield states, "Get undeniably good at each of these and you can kiss your day job good-bye. You will be a pro."<BR /><BR />The<I> New York Times</I> heralded <B>Stephen Rosenfield </B>as "probably the best known comedy teacher in the country." His alumni include some of today's most prominent comedians and comedy writers, such as Lena Dunham, Jim Gaffigan, Eric Slovin, and Jessica Kirson. Rosenfield has directed, coached, and/or written for these and hundreds of other comedians. As a pioneer in the field of teaching comedy, he founded the American Comedy Institute, the premier stand-up comedy school in the United States, in 1989.</DIV>
Homegrown: Cooking from My New England Roots
by Matt Jennings

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English

Pages

353

Publication Date

October 17, 2017

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<DIV><B>“Simple, approachable, and delicious recipes. . . . Matt finds the perfect balance between honoring New England’s influential landscape and rich history while also providing a fresh twist on classic dishes, including influences from his wide travels and infinite repertoire.”<BR /> —Mario Batali, chef, author, philanthropist</B><BR />  <BR /><B>A Game-Changing Chef Redefines a Classic American Cuisine</B><BR /><BR /> In his debut cookbook, chef Matt Jennings honors the iconic foods of his heritage and celebrates the fresh ingredients that have come to define his renowned, inventive approach to cooking. With four James Beard Award nominations for Best Chef: Northeast, three Cochon 555 wins, and a spot on <I>Food & Wine</I>’s 40 Big Food Thinkers 40 and Under list, Jennings is a culinary innovator known for his unexpected uses of traditional northern ingredients (maple syrup glazes a roasted duck; a molasses and cider barbecue sauce makes the perfect accompaniment to grilled chicken wings; carbonara takes on a northern slant with the addition of razor clams). With over 100 vibrant, ingredient-driven recipes—including modern spins on New England staples like clam chowder, brown bread, and Boston cream whoopie pies, as well as beloved dishes from Jennings’s award-winning restaurant, Townsman—<I>Homegrown</I> shines a spotlight on a trailblazing chef and pays homage to America’s oldest cuisine. </DIV>
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY The Ultimate Guide to the Justice League
by The Editors of Entertainm...

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English

Pages

96

Publication Date

November 10, 2017

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<b>The League’s finally all here to—what else? Save the world.</b><br /><br />Justice League has arrived. One of the most formidable collections of superheroes the world has ever known is together on the big screen. <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> takes you behind the scenes and onto the set, including exclusive interviews with the cast and creators, in this all-new collector’s edition, <i>The Ultimate Guide to Justice League</i>. They’re all here—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg, the Flash and, yes, Superman—with character profiles, concept art, costumes, origin stories and more. Stuffed with insider information, including a history of the Justice League in comic-book form and a discussion of each superhero's or -heroine’s past and future on the big screen, this comprehensive guide will delight readers of all ages. Interviews with the cast, including Gal Gadot, Ben Affleck, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher and Henry Cavill, are featured. It’s time to join the battle for the future of the world!
Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep
by Michael Schulman

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English

Pages

309

Publication Date

April 26, 2016

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<p>A portrait of a woman, an era, and a profession: the first thoroughly researched biography of Meryl Streep—the “Iron Lady” of acting, nominated for nineteen Oscars and winner of three—that explores her beginnings as a young woman of the 1970s grappling with love, feminism, and her astonishing talent.</p><p>In 1975 Meryl Streep, a promising young graduate of the Yale School of Drama, was finding her place in the New York theater scene. Burning with talent and ambition, she was like dozens of aspiring actors of the time—a twenty-something beauty who rode her bike everywhere, kept a diary, napped before performances, and stayed out late “talking about acting with actors in actors’ bars.” Yet Meryl stood apart from her peers. In her first season in New York, she won attention-getting parts in back-to-back Broadway plays, a Tony Award nomination, and two roles in Shakespeare in the Park productions. Even then, people said, “Her. Again.”</p><p><em>Her Again</em> is an intimate look at the artistic coming-of-age of the greatest actress of her generation, from the homecoming float at her suburban New Jersey high school, through her early days on the stage at Vassar College and the Yale School of Drama during its golden years, to her star-making roles in <em>The Deer Hunter, Manhattan,</em> and <em>Kramer vs. </em><em>Kramer.</em> <em>New Yorker</em> contributor Michael Schulman brings into focus Meryl’s heady rise to stardom on the New York stage; her passionate, tragically short-lived love affair with fellow actor John Cazale; her marriage to sculptor Don Gummer; and her evolution as a young woman of the 1970s wrestling with changing ideas of feminism, marriage, love, and sacrifice.</p><p>Featuring eight pages of black-and-white photos, this captivating story of the making of one of the most revered artistic careers of our time reveals a gifted young woman coming into her extraordinary talents at a time of immense transformation, offering a rare glimpse into the life of the actress long before she became an icon.</p>
Too Heavy For Heaven: Flower Power fades as Metal Rises
by Jean Palay

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English

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Publication Date

November 17, 2017

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Fifty years ago, a San Francisco band called Blue Cheer unknowingly changed the music scene when they recorded and released their first album, Vincebus Eruptum. From 1967 until 1971 something was happening and music began getting edgier and heavier than ever before. The Doors and Cream had lit proverbial fires, spurring things in a direction that was still uncharted territory.

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