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9 edition of Jane & Michael Stern"s encyclopedia of pop culture found in the catalog.

Jane & Michael Stern"s encyclopedia of pop culture

an A to Z guide of who"s who and what"s what, from aerobics and bubble gum to Valley of the dolls and Moon Unit Zappa

by Jane Stern

  • 132 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by HarperPerennial in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesJane and Michael Stern"s encyclopedia of pop culture.
      ContributionsStern, Michael, 1946-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.12 .S835 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 593 p. :
      Number of Pages593
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1743794M
      ISBN 10006055343X, 0060969725
      LC Control Number92052546

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      Gilda Radner, American comedian and actress best known for the wacky characters she played on Saturday Night Live, including Roseanne Roseannadanna, a brash New York news anchor; Lisa Loopner, a classic nerd; and Baba Wawa, a journalist based on . I would say both of us. And I do have to footnote that by saying when we did a lot of our books that required a tremendous amount of research, like the Encyclopedia of Pop Culture, Way Out West— MICHAEL STERN. Bad Taste— JANE STERN —it was all precomputer. We actually hired folklorists at Bowling Green State University to do research for us.


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