The Encyclopedia of Guilty Pleasures

The Encyclopedia of Guilty Pleasures

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What do Neil Diamond, "Touched by an Angel," Pamela Anderson, "The Boy in the Plastic Bubble," White castle hamburgers, Benny Hill, Thomas Kinkade, and the song You Light Up My Life have in common? They re all guilty pleasures and they re all celebrated in this massive A-to-Z encyclopedia. Authors Sam Stall, Lou Harry, and Julia Spalding have unearthed fascinating trivia about literature ("Valley of the Dolls, The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue"), television ("The Real World, Land of the Lost"), fashion (Members Only jackets, the WonderBra), and more. Every page features a sophisticated two-column design and handy guide words for quick at-a-glance reference. Best of all, we ve illustrated 100 of the "guiltiest" pleasures with the same portrait style used by the "Wall Street Journal." Complete with 1,001 entries, it s the ultimate guide to everything you hate to love!"show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 136 x 178 x 24mm | 421.85g
  • Quirk Books
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • 1931686548
  • 9781931686549
  • 2,335,079

About Lou Harry

Sam Stall pleads guilty to enjoying "Fantasy Island," Bloomin Onions, and the artwork of Boris Vallejo. Lou Harry has mastered the Electric Slide and collects Hummel figurines. Julia Spalding is a fan of "Sweet Valley High "novels, Clinique Pore Minimizer Makeup, and Designer Imposters. "show more