Book: Alright Alright Alright


No matter what their high school experience was like, they thought Dazed and Confused was about them. Alright, Alright, Alright is the story of how this iconic film came together and why it worked.

  • Author : Melissa Maerz
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 17 November 2020
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 13 : 9780062908513

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The definitive oral history of the cult classic Dazed and Confused, featuring behind-the-scenes stories from the cast and crew and written with the cooperation of Oscar-nominated director Richard Linklater. Dazed and Confused not only heralded the arrival of filmmaker Richard Linklater, it introduced a cast of unknowns who would become the next generation of movie stars. Embraced as a cultural touchstone, the 1993 film would also make Matthew McConaughey’s famous phrase—alright, alright, alright—ubiquitous. But it started with a simple idea: Linklater thought people might like to watch a movie about high school kids just hanging out and listening to music on the last day of school in 1976. To some, that might not even sound like a movie. But to a few studio executives, it sounded enough like the next American Graffiti to justify the risk. Dazed and Confused made almost no money at the box office and seemed destined to disappear. Then something weird happened: Linklater turned out to be right. This wasn’t the kind of movie everybody liked, but it was the kind of movie certain people loved, with an intensity that felt personal. No matter what their high school experience was like, they thought Dazed and Confused was about them. Alright, Alright, Alright is the story of how this iconic film came together and why it worked. Combining behind-the-scenes photos and insights from nearly the entire cast, including Matthew McConaughey, Parker Posey, Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, and many others, and with the full cooperation of Linklater himself, it offers an inside look at how a budding filmmaker and a cast of newcomers made a period piece that would feel timeless for decades to come.

Book: Alright Alright Alright


No matter what their high school experience was like, they thought Dazed and Confused was about them. Alright, Alright, Alright is the story of how this iconic film came together and why it worked.

  • Author : Melissa Maerz
  • Publisher : Harper Paperbacks
  • Release : 16 November 2021
  • Category: Uncategorized
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 13 : 0062908499

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The definitive oral history of the cult classic Dazed and Confused, featuring behind-the-scenes stories from the cast, crew, and Oscar-nominated director Richard Linklater. Dazed and Confused not only heralded the arrival of filmmaker Richard Linklater, it introduced a cast of unknowns who would become the next generation of movie stars. Embraced as a cultural touchstone, the 1993 film would also make Matthew McConaughey's famous phrase--alright, alright, alright--ubiquitous. But it started with a simple idea: Linklater thought people might like to watch a movie about high school kids just hanging out and listening to music on the last day of school in 1976. To some, that might not even sound like a movie. But to a few studio executives, it sounded enough like the next American Graffiti to justify the risk. Dazed and Confused underperformed at the box office and seemed destined to disappear. Then something weird happened: Linklater turned out to be right. This wasn't the kind of movie everybody liked, but it was the kind of movie certain people loved, with an intensity that felt personal. No matter what their high school experience was like, they thought Dazed and Confused was about them. Alright, Alright, Alright is the story of how this iconic film came together and why it worked. Combining behind-the-scenes photos and insights from nearly the entire cast, including Matthew McConaughey, Parker Posey, Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, and many others, and with full access to Linklater's Dazed archives, it offers an inside look at how a budding filmmaker and a cast of newcomers made a period piece that would feel timeless for decades to come.

Book: Alright Alright Alright


Written in cooperation with Oscar-nominated director Richard Linklater, an oral history of the "Dazed and Confused" cult classic provides behind-the-scenes cast and crew stories about its unlikely production and commercial success.

  • Author : Melissa Maerz
  • Publisher : Harper
  • Release : 17 November 2020
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 13 : 0062908502

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The definitive oral history of the cult classic Dazed and Confused, featuring behind-the-scenes stories from the cast and crew and written with the cooperation of Oscar-nominated director Richard Linklater. Dazed and Confused not only heralded the arrival of filmmaker Richard Linklater, it introduced a cast of unknowns who would become the next generation of movie stars. Embraced as a cultural touchstone, the 1993 film would also make Matthew McConaughey's famous phrase--alright, alright, alright--ubiquitous. But it started with a simple idea: Linklater thought people might like to watch a movie about high school kids just hanging out and listening to music on the last day of school in 1976. To some, that might not even sound like a movie. But to a few studio executives, it sounded enough like the next American Graffiti to justify the risk. Dazed and Confused made almost no money at the box office and seemed destined to disappear. Then something weird happened: Linklater turned out to be right. This wasn't the kind of movie everybody liked, but it was the kind of movie certain people loved, with an intensity that felt personal. No matter what their high school experience was like, they thought Dazed and Confused was about them. Alright, Alright, Alright is the story of how this iconic film came together and why it worked. Combining behind-the-scenes photos and insights from nearly the entire cast, including Matthew McConaughey, Parker Posey, Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, and many others, and with the full cooperation of Linklater himself, it offers an inside look at how a budding filmmaker and a cast of newcomers made a period piece that would feel timeless for decades to come.

Book: Greenlights


I found a reliable theme, an approach to living that gave me more satisfaction, at the time, and still: If you know how, and when, to deal with life’s challenges—how to get relative with the inevitable—you can enjoy a state of success ...

  • Author : Matthew McConaughey
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release : 20 October 2020
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 13 : 9780593139141

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From the Academy Award®–winning actor, an unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction “Unflinchingly honest and remarkably candid, Matthew McConaughey’s book invites us to grapple with the lessons of his life as he did—and to see that the point was never to win, but to understand.”—Mark Manson, author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck I’ve been in this life for fifty years, been trying to work out its riddle for forty-two, and been keeping diaries of clues to that riddle for the last thirty-five. Notes about successes and failures, joys and sorrows, things that made me marvel, and things that made me laugh out loud. How to be fair. How to have less stress. How to have fun. How to hurt people less. How to get hurt less. How to be a good man. How to have meaning in life. How to be more me. Recently, I worked up the courage to sit down with those diaries. I found stories I experienced, lessons I learned and forgot, poems, prayers, prescriptions, beliefs about what matters, some great photographs, and a whole bunch of bumper stickers. I found a reliable theme, an approach to living that gave me more satisfaction, at the time, and still: If you know how, and when, to deal with life’s challenges—how to get relative with the inevitable—you can enjoy a state of success I call “catching greenlights.” So I took a one-way ticket to the desert and wrote this book: an album, a record, a story of my life so far. This is fifty years of my sights and seens, felts and figured-outs, cools and shamefuls. Graces, truths, and beauties of brutality. Getting away withs, getting caughts, and getting wets while trying to dance between the raindrops. Hopefully, it’s medicine that tastes good, a couple of aspirin instead of the infirmary, a spaceship to Mars without needing your pilot’s license, going to church without having to be born again, and laughing through th

Book: The Sisters Are Alright


Not a damned thing! The Sisters Are Alright exposes anti–black-woman propaganda and shows how real black women are pushing back against distorted cartoon versions of themselves.

  • Author : Tamara Winfrey Harris
  • Publisher : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • Release : 06 July 2015
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN 13 : 9781626563537

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GOLD MEDALIST OF FOREWORD REVIEWS' 2015 INDIEFAB AWARDS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES What's wrong with black women? Not a damned thing! The Sisters Are Alright exposes anti–black-woman propaganda and shows how real black women are pushing back against distorted cartoon versions of themselves. When African women arrived on American shores, the three-headed hydra—servile Mammy, angry Sapphire, and lascivious Jezebel—followed close behind. In the '60s, the Matriarch, the willfully unmarried baby machine leeching off the state, joined them. These stereotypes persist to this day through newspaper headlines, Sunday sermons, social media memes, cable punditry, government policies, and hit song lyrics. Emancipation may have happened more than 150 years ago, but America still won't let a sister be free from this coven of caricatures. Tamara Winfrey Harris delves into marriage, motherhood, health, sexuality, beauty, and more, taking sharp aim at pervasive stereotypes about black women. She counters warped prejudices with the straight-up truth about being a black woman in America. “We have facets like diamonds,” she writes. “The trouble is the people who refuse to see us sparkling.”

Book: We Re Going to Be Alright


Dear Parents and Teachers, You might ask, Why did we write this book for children?

  • Author : Maria Uribe
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release : 23 October 2017
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 13 : 9781546206781

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Dear Parents and Teachers, You might ask, Why did we write this book for children? We have realized over the years that it is important to talk with children about difficult issues happening in the world. They do notice them, and they do worry. It is better for them when we, as the adults, bring up these issues in a safe, caring way, allowing them to express their ideas and even their fears. As many as fifteen thousand children in the United States are placed in foster care due to detainment or deportation of a parent. The placement of children in protective care usually lasts as long as the legal proceedings, which could take months. Teachers have little idea of how to work with children with these kinds of emotional challenges. At present, there is a lack of research on the specific ways that the deportation of a parent shapes the children left behind. What we do know, however, is that the separation of families under these kinds of circumstances is certain to have adverse consequences for newborns, grade-school children, and adolescents alike. As parents and educators, we can help all children understand what the children of undocumented immigrants are going through. We hope this book will help them see these children as very like them, with loving families, hopes, and dreams. Estimados padres y maestros Ustedes se preguntarn porque escribimos este libro para los nios. En los ltimos diez aos hemos visto la importancia que tiene el dialogo con los nios acerca de los temas que estn pasando alrededor del mundo. Ellos se dan cuenta y adems se preocupan de los eventos mundiales. Para los nios es mejor que los adultos hablen con ellos estos temas en un ambiente seguro, con cario, para que puedan expresar sus ideas e inclusive sus temores. En los Estados Unidos han Alrededor de 15,000 nios en los sido dados a hogares de acogimiento por los que sus padres han sido deportados of detenidos.1 Estos nios duran en estos hogares hasta que los asuntos legales de los padres se s

Book: I M ALRIGHT DAY AND NIGHT


This is a great way for children to experience fun and to learn about Jesus. In this book you’ll read words that rhyme and poetry. It’s a fun and educational way of showing children how much God really loves his children.

  • Author : Christine Lee Pruitt
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Release : 28 September 2012
  • Category: Poetry
  • Pages : 16
  • ISBN 13 : 9781466960664

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This is a great way for children to experience fun and to learn about Jesus. In this book you’ll read words that rhyme and poetry. It’s a fun and educational way of showing children how much God really loves his children.

Book: Alright Darling


Showcasing the world's fiercest drag queens, along with their wild fashion – and the wit, realness, backstage antics and outrageous shade of drag culture – the book includes fresh shots of the ringleaders of this world, including: Adore ...

  • Author : Greg Bailey
  • Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
  • Release : 16 October 2018
  • Category: Photography
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 13 : 1786272873

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Alright Darling? is a visual celebration of the uninhibited, unapologetic and unafraid wonderland of contemporary drag. Showcasing the world's fiercest drag queens, along with their wild fashion – and the wit, realness, backstage antics and outrageous shade of drag culture – the book includes fresh shots of the ringleaders of this world, including: Adore Delano, Alyssa Edwards, Courtney Act, Detox, Francois Sagat, Manila Luzon, Sharon Needles, Trixie Mattel, Willam Belli, Latrice Royale, Raja Gemini, Milk and many, many more... All images are taken by Greg Bailey, founder and editor of Alright Darling – the zine at the centre of the recent explosion of drag.

Book: We Gon Be Alright


A provocative and timely collection of essays from a celebrated cultural critic on race, diversity, and resegregation

  • Author : Jeff Chang
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release : 13 September 2016
  • Category: Social Science
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 13 : 9780312429485

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In these provocative, powerful essays acclaimed writer/journalist Jeff Chang (Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, Who We Be) takes an incisive and wide-ranging look at the recent tragedies and widespread protests that have shaken the country. Through deep reporting with key activists and thinkers, passionately personal writing, and distinguished cultural criticism, We Gon’ Be Alright links #BlackLivesMatter to #OscarsSoWhite, Ferguson to Washington D.C., the Great Migration to resurgent nativism. Chang explores the rise and fall of the idea of “diversity,” the roots of student protest, changing ideas about Asian Americanness, and the impact of a century of racial separation in housing. He argues that resegregation is the unexamined condition of our time, the undoing of which is key to moving the nation forward to racial justice and cultural equity.

Book: Everything Is a Little Bit Alright


The story merges lively classroom scenes from his thirty-one years as a teacher and counselor in the Minneapolis Public Schools with his twenty-six-year adventure as a student and faculty member at the Meditation Center in Minneapolis.

  • Author : Daniel Hertz
  • Publisher : Shanti Arts Publishing
  • Release : 12 May 2020
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 13 : 9781951651305

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An uplifting, lighthearted, and compelling memoir that recounts the author's lifelong spiritual journey. The grief from the passing of his mom is transformed to gratitude, forgiveness, and joy as he moves along the healing path with the help of his dog, Roy. Along the way, the author, Daniel Hertz, becomes a devoted meditation practitioner and an award-winning teacher and counselor. A pivotal part of the journey is a nearly monthlong stay at a mountain shrine in India where Hertz meets a swami who eventually arranges his marriage. The story merges lively classroom scenes from his thirty-one years as a teacher and counselor in the Minneapolis Public Schools with his twenty-six-year adventure as a student and faculty member at the Meditation Center in Minneapolis. Looking back over his life, Hertz sees that true healing began when he accepted that the one thing in life certain to happen is change.

Book: Composition Notebook


The freedom of owning your first home, what a great feeling this is, new adventures await, but at the same time there are 101 things to try and remember, why not have all your home related notes in one handy easy to reach location and do it ...

  • Author : Melanie Bauer
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 04 April 2020
  • Category: Uncategorized
  • Pages : 100
  • ISBN 13 : 9798633961577

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The freedom of owning your first home, what a great feeling this is, new adventures await, but at the same time there are 101 things to try and remember, why not have all your home related notes in one handy easy to reach location and do it in style, this extremely useful notebook is perfect for all your writing needs as a new home owner, also makes a great moving in gift for loved ones. 100 lined pages 6 x 9 inches useful writing pad stylish and creative unique appearance excellent moving in gift