A review of Paul Collins’ book “The Book of William,” which is not a book about William Shakespeare, but rather, the First Folio.
A review of Jeff Kisseloff’s “The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1928-1961,” which describes the early day of everyone’s favorite medium.
A review of a book of interviews from the Comics Journal with Harvey Kurtzman, exploring his career from ‘Hey Look!’ to ‘Little Annie Fanny.’
Comedian Richard Herring has been using Emergency Questions on his podcast for years, and now you can ask people if they’ve been to Barometer World.
Bell Labs was awesome, and Jon Gertner’s new book The Idea Factory sets out to prove this simple fact. The Bell Laboratories (funded by AT&T when they were a government-sanctioned monopoly) was the place where vacuum tubes were improved and ultimately replaced…