Description : The quirky wisdom and sensible advice of The Brady Bunch, the first family of 1970s television, has been culled from five seasons of episodes and condensed into a pocket-sized guide to life, Brady style. It's the perfect kitschy slice of nostalgia for anyone who enjoys the occasional rerun of this TV classic.
Description : Read Jeff Alexander's posts on the Penguin Blog. A couch potato’s book of wisdom— 100% commercial free! Some say that entire generations of Americans are being raised by the television…like that’s a bad thing. Not so, says author Jeff Alexander, long-time television writer, advocate of education by television, and recapper for the popular website Television Without Pity. Here, he offers the ultimate in life lessons as seen on TV. Topics include: • Saved by the Bell: School on TV • Somebody Save Me: Super Powers and Magic Spells • Tell Me Why I Love You Like I Do: Relationships on TV • Making A Living: The Workplace • And more With a smart, snarky style, Alexander guides readers through important lessons gleaned from years of TV reviewing (now in convenient book form!), freeing up a whole new generation to learn other things, like how to cure cancer or solve world hunger…or anything more useful than watching TV (Author’s note: Just joking… there is no such thing).
Description : Empowering Women! Uplifting the spirit! Encouraging women to live their best life through positive changes, using the God-given power of your mind to manifest God's best for you. Learn spiritual principals and the secrets to living a spiritually fulfilling life as a woman! • Spiritual Development • Progressive thinking • Frank Talk for today's modern woman • Breaking the Bondage of Addictions and Impulses • Letting go of any and all relationships that do not suit you • Restructuring your life • Community Resource across the US LIVE the BEAUTY of a NEW LIFE, Know your POWER, YOU can HAVE it ALL
Description : Here's the story... Of the grooviest, most lovably square family in TV history. In this informative guide, you'll step back into the timelessly mod Brady household to find out: -Which actress was the original choice for Mrs. Brady before Florence Henderson was cast -Which episode Jan uttered the famous line "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!" -Why Robert Reed nearly quit after the fourth episode -What happened to Tiger, the family dog -What even during filming nearly cost Barry Williams his life Plus: -Fascinating tidbits about behind-the-scenes romances -Exclusive, detailed biographies and filmographies of the stars -And much more! So, slip on your bell-bottoms and prepare to groove on the funniest, most comprehensive guide to the hippest TV family ever.
Description : Alice: Life Behind the Counter in Mel’s Greasy Spoon (A Guide to the Feature Film, the TV Series, and More) takes you behind the scenes of one of television’s most beloved sitcoms. It all started with Martin Scorsese’s Academy Award–winning film Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore. Learn how the movie and series were developed, peruse the fact-filled episode log, and test your Alice trivia knowledge with a fan quiz featuring over 120 questions. The book also includes: Insights from David Silverman (writer for Alice); Christopher Tayback, son of Vic Tayback (Mel in Alice); Lucy Lee Flippin (Fran in Flo); and others Cast and crew bios A collection of favorite character sayings, such as “Kiss my grits,” “Stow it,” and “When donkeys fly” Memorable foods from Mel’s Diner, like Carrie’s wonderful lemon pudding and the secret recipe for Mel’s famous chili A guide to the spin-off series Flo Come laugh at all the hilarious situations Alice and her friends get entangled in while learning about a true comedy classic.
Description : You're no idiot, of course. You know how to push a toddler on a swing, the recipe for the best gooey chocolate chip cookies, and even how to get teens to confide in you. Your own kids think you're hip, too (although they'd never admit to it). But when it comes to figuring out how not to come across as the wicked stepparent, you feel like you need a magical potion. Don't reach for the garlic yet! 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Stepparenting' gives you santiy-saving advice for dealing with the stepfamily, getting to know your stepchildren, and feeling confident in your role. In this 'Complete Idiot's Guide', you get: -Tips for dealing with the dreaded first meeting. -The top 10 complaints of stepmoms and stepdads, and how to deal with them. -Disciplining do's and don'ts. -Practical suggestions for dealing with the Ex. -Expert advice on making time for romance!
Description : It's time you clicked! The dating scene has changed and so have you. The good news is if you're middle aged and looking for love, you could be poised for your best relationship ever. At this point in your life your kids are independent, your career stable and former in-laws have crossed you off their holiday party list. You finally have the time, resources and maturity to devote to the man or woman of your dreams...Now where is this mythical creature hiding? Let Clinical Psychologist Chris Pinhey and Divorce Recovery co-leader Susan Miller get you started.
Description : Explains the complex emotions and relationships involved in the remarriage of a parent and examines relationships with stepparents and stepsiblings.
Description : A course in old-fashioned values consists of wise sayings, cogent commentary, and reality checks, providing a commensensical collection of quotations, anecdotes, and reflections bearing on the things that matter most. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.