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How Fantasy Becomes Life: Matthew Berry's "Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of *Fantasy Sports* From the Guy Who's Lived It"

How Fantasy Becomes Life: Matthew Berry’s “Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of *Fantasy Sports* From the Guy Who’s Lived It”

Imagine being late to your own wedding because you and your buddies were drawing numbers for the upcoming fantasy draft. Imagine breaking your spine and then days later drafting your team while a nurse drains your bladder with a catheter. Or my favorite … Imagine wearing a lion outfit and then being hunted with paint ball guns by 12 of your fantasy football buddies because you finished last in your league. All true stories. All detailed in Matthew Berry’s Fantasy [...]

Book Review: Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove

Book Review: Mo’ Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove

The book I’ve been waiting for all my life (or at least for the past five years or so) is here.

Jason Mulgrew's 236 Pounds of Class Vice President: 200 Pages of Funny

Jason Mulgrew’s 236 Pounds of Class Vice President: 200 Pages of Funny

This guy wants you to read his new book. So do I, actually.

John Taylor's In The Pleasure Groove: Book Review

John Taylor’s In The Pleasure Groove: Book Review

Duran Duran’s John Taylor joins the club of rock star autobiographies with “In the Pleasure Groove.” Is the bassist’s memoir worth reading?

Mary Wells & Sly & The Family Stone Book Reviews: Big Money Goes To Soul School

Mary Wells & Sly & The Family Stone Book Reviews: Big Money Goes To Soul School

If you’re a fan of soul music, we’ve got reviews of two books you must add to your must-read list.

Miles Davis: The Complete Illustrated History: Book Review

Miles Davis: The Complete Illustrated History: Book Review

A new coffee-table book takes a look at the life and career of the incomparable Miles Davis. Does the book match up with the legend?

Reading Is Fundamental: "Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History"

Reading Is Fundamental: “Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History”

Star Trek: The Complete Unauthorized History compiles all the television series and film series into an easy to digest bible of the past 45 years of Star Trek.

Reading Is Fundamental: "Hollywood Myths"

Reading Is Fundamental: “Hollywood Myths”

The book “Hollywood Myths” attempts to get the story behind the story regarding some of the most scandalous situations in film history…like whether Rock Hudson was bumpin’ uglies with…Jim Nabors? Gooollllly!

Reading Is Fundamental: "Featuring Michael Jackson"

Reading Is Fundamental: “Featuring Michael Jackson”

Author Joe Vogel’s new book, “Featuring Michael Jackson,” continues to make the case for the King of Pop to be judged on his considerable musical merits.

Reading Is Fundamental: "I Love The Red Sox/I Hate The Yankees"

Reading Is Fundamental: “I Love The Red Sox/I Hate The Yankees”

Remember this? If you’re a baseball fan, you do. A new book explores the most heated rivalry in American sports: Red Sox vs. Yankees. Read on to learn more!

Reading Is Fundamental: “My Friend Michael” by Frank Cascio

Although Michael Jackson was well-known throughout his career for his association with children (and you can take that any way you want to), what’s been interesting is the fact that none of his young friends have gone the tell-all book route, whether during his lifetime or in the 2 1/2 years since his death. Well, if any of MJ’s friends is qualified to write a book about the pop star, it would probably be Frank Cascio. Also known as Frank [...]

Reading Is Fundamental: “I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Video Revolution”

An excellent new book details the first 10 years in the life of one of the most influential TV networks of all time. Check out our review of “I Want My MTV”.