Still Hungry – After All These Years Simmons 1999 Submitter: Discovered as we dismantled and re-imagined the biography collection. Holly: Awww, Richard Simmons! He’s been through a lot lately. There’s even a podcast about how he went “missing” recently. (He
Carol Burnett Star Of Comedy Church 1976 Submitter: Look, I love Carol Burnett. I really do. My parents wouldn’t spring for cable when I was growing up so I actually grew up watching The Carol Burnett Show. I follow Tim
Oprah Winfrey Presnall 1999 Submitter: Before she ended her TV show, before the Book Club, there was this 1999 biography on Oprah. My local library has 7 copies of this book throughout their system. On page 90 I think there
Behind the Scenes at Saved by the Bell Cruise 1992 Time for a step back to the early 1990s to hang with the cool kids on Saved by the Bell. Having never watched an episode, I am only slightly familiar
Crusin’ with the Tooz Matuszak 1987 Thanks to one of ALB’s twitter people, this title was suggested as a candidate. I really didn’t know who John Matuszak was, but I just wanted a closer look at the bad boy pirate
Super TV Stars
Submitter: Wow. Why was this book in my library? I understand that teens and preteens enjoy media and like to look at magazines or websites about their favorite stars, but I’m pretty sure none of my students is crushing on William Shatner. Yikes.
Holly: Kids today probably don’t even know what Baretta, the Six Million Dollar Man, and Welcome Back Kotter are. Their loss! TV was so much better in the 70s and 80s…but alas, those days are over. Also, this book is in horrible condition.
TV’s Hottest Teens: Fresh Prince Wallner 1992 Submitter: “A young patron wrote inside the cover “this book sucks”. Will Smith was going by Fresh Prince then ( I forgot that).” Holly: You all know the theme song to Fresh Prince