Arts & Entertainment
by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach
The Michael Jackson Tapes is not about Michael Jackson. This book is the soul and essence of Michael Jackson, an extraordinarily gifted but broken human being. What makes it revelatory, insightful, and remarkable is the source: more than thirty hours of intimate taped conversations that took place from 2000-2001 between Michael Jackson and Rabbi Shmuley Boteach.
After his star-making turn on Saturday Night Live and three straight number-one hit movies, Chris Farley's overdose at the age of thirty-three seemed like just another sad Hollywood story of indulgence and excess -- and an eerie parallel to the fate of his idol, John Belushi.
When identical twin brothers Logan and Noah Miller's homeless father died alone in a jail cell, they vowed come hell or high water that their film, Touching Home, would be made as a dedication to their love for him.
Previously only available to Katselas' students at the prestigious Beverly Hills Playhouse, Acting Class presents the concepts and methods that have helped lead a generation of actors to success on stage, in cinema, and on television. Now for the first time, this all-encompassing book is available to the general public, taking readers and sitting them in the legendary acting class of Milton Katselas, where he not only covers techniques and methods, but also includes valuable discussions on the attitude any artist needs to fulfill his or her dream.
Chris Benoit was universally recognized as the best pro wrestling had to offer: a decent, humble, and devoted family man loved and admired by all who knew him. Nobody could have predicted the horrific events of June 22-24, 2007 when Chris strangled his wife and seven-year old son before committing suicide.
Inside this ultimate visual companion to the making of the second film in C. S. Lewis's beloved Narnia series, discover lavish photos and behind the scenes stories that give you a front-row seat of how movie magic is made.
Come with us on a stroll through Tokyo's fashion neighborhoods and meet the city's trendy teens and twenty-somethings captured as they work and play.
Meet Kevin Clash, the man behind the Muppet and the unassuming heart and soul of Elmo. At last, the puppeteer who has performed Elmo for nearly twenty years comes out from behind the stage to share his story.
Their sound registers in a wave crashing on an empty beach; in the four-on-the-floor squeal of a tricked-out roadster; in a prom-night kiss. For more than four decades, their music has defined what it means to be young, to be ambitious, to be American. But how well do you really know the Beach Boys?
This book is not a spoiler; it gives away no plot lines from Dan Brown's much-awaited sequel to The DaVinci Code. Rather, Secrets of the Widow's Son reveals a fascinating and ultimately shocking trail of historical details and mythic clues, rummaging through the raw materials from which Dan Brown has indicated his new novel will be constructed.