504 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 1.34 in
June 10, 2014
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1592234976
ISBN - 13: 9781592234974
About the Book
From Jersey tomatoes, the Tigers of Princeton, and the songs of the Boss and the Chairman of the Board, New Jersey has long provided a treasure trove of exceptional sons and daughters, legends and folklore. In his newest reader, Uncle John presents tons of little-known facts about the Garden State. Illustrations & maps.
From the Publisher
Hooray for Hollywood! Uncle John takes on Tinseltown in this fascinating look at the movies and the people who make them. Come for the trials, tribulations, and trivia! Stay for the mysteries, magic, and mayhem! You'll go behind the scenes for the sordid scandals, biggest bombs, greatest triumphs, and the unsung heroes who make it all come together. Featuring quotes, puzzles, quizzes, and Uncle John's famous "running feet" facts at the bottom of every page, this book will give you a new appreciation for the Silver Screen (and you'll know exactly what a gaffer and best boy do). What else is in here? Check out these previews!
* Bad boys on location
* The origin of Variety
* The biggest cult movie of all time
* The "Blond Bombshell Murder Mystery"
* How Ray Harryhausen brought fantasies to life
* Wretched reviews (for what are now considered great films)
* The strange Pink Floyd and Wizard of Oz connection
* The "Taglines of Terror" quiz
* Bathrooms on the big screen
* Unfortunate remakes
* Haunted Hollywood
'And much, much more!
About the Author
The Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society proudly follows in the grand tradition of its older sibling, the Bathroom Readers' Institute. This conglomeration of scholarly scribes is devoted to bringing primo prose, terrific trivia and quality quizzes and puzzles to every volume of the Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges series. Featuring true experts in almost every field imaginable, the BRHS and their themed volumes promise to be a superior source of bathroom reading.