King of the Kustomizers: The Art of George Barris

Author: Brett Barris,Douglas Nason

Publisher: Last Gasp

ISBN: 9780867198096

Category: Art

Page: 496

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George Barris is undisputably the "King of the Kustomizers," the most phenomenal kustom car builder ever. Barris created some of the best known and iconic cars of the 20th century, inlcuding the original TV Batmobile, the Munsters Koach, Hirohata Merc, Ala Kart and countless other made-to-order vehicles for movies, TV, and for the private use of his celebrity clients. "King of the Kustomizers: The Art of George Barris" is the definitive work on a legend, over five years in the making. This is a massive volume containing nearly 500 pages jam-packed with never-before-seen photos and design illustrations, illuminating how Barris creations helped redefine the automobile s place in American culture. Written by an all-star line-up of contributors, the book covers the full spectrum of George Barris design genius. King of the Kustomizers is filled with untold stories and rare images from both Barris' famous and not-so-famous works. A generous selection of Barris tribute art some created especially for this volume is also included to showcase the enduring influence and legacy of the Barris Kustoms brand. This is one ride you don t want to miss "
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15 Minutes With - 40 Years of Interviews

Author: G. Michael Dobbs

Publisher: BearManor Media

ISBN: N.A

Category: Performing Arts

Page: N.A

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Perhaps the first question any journalist has when they land an interview is “How much time do I have?” Chances are you will have 10 to 20 minutes to speak with someone well known. That’s not much time and it requires writers not only to prepare to use those few minutes wisely but also to be able to improvise, Journalist G. Michael Dobbs has been fortunate to have spoken with dozens of newsmakers and celebrities during his almost 40 year career. This volume of interviews includes conversations with people such as Vincent Price, Ray Bradbury, Dave Attell, Maureen O’Hara, Don McLean, Leonard Nimoy, Anne Rice, Lillian Gish, Buster Crabbe, Bill Cosby, William Gaines, Paula Poundstone, Rachel Maddow, Bob Backlund and many more.
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Age of TV Heroes

The Live-Action Adventures of Your Favorite Comic Book Characters

Author: Jason Hofius,George Khoury,Alex Ross

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: 1605490105

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 180

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Presents the history of live-action superhero television programs and their impact on both the television industry and the comic book world, including "Superman," "The Incredible Hulk," "Smallville," and "The Tick."
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American Countercultures: An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History

An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History

Author: Gina Misiroglu

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317477294

Category: History

Page: 1200

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Counterculture, while commonly used to describe youth-oriented movements during the 1960s, refers to any attempt to challenge or change conventional values and practices or the dominant lifestyles of the day. This fascinating three-volume set explores these movements in America from colonial times to the present in colorful detail. "American Countercultures" is the first reference work to examine the impact of countercultural movements on American social history. It highlights the writings, recordings, and visual works produced by these movements to educate, inspire, and incite action in all eras of the nation's history. A-Z entries provide a wealth of information on personalities, places, events, concepts, beliefs, groups, and practices. The set includes numerous illustrations, a topic finder, primary source documents, a bibliography and a filmography, and an index.
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The Big Book of Barris

Author: George Barris,David Fetherston

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 9780760312469

Category: Transportation

Page: 156

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- Never-before-Seen All-New Color Photographs- Flash back to the '50s through nostalgic archival images- George Barris, the "king of kustomizers"
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Private Life of Elvis

Author: Richard Buskin,Publications International, Ltd,Susan Doll

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781412721929

Category: Rock musicians

Page: 94

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This insightful biography tells the intriguing story of the private life of a very public entertainer, Elvis Presley. » Each chapter covers a different aspect of Elvis?s life, including his early childhood, time in the Army, relationships with family and friends, and pastimes. » Elegant hardcover book features dozens of black-and-white and full-color photographs that provide an intimate glimpse of the King of Rock 'n' Roll's life away from the public eye.
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