The Bookshelf

Want to delve a bit deeper into some of the stuff I’m writing about on this my blog? These books provide the main inspiration and academic foundation for much of the material on this blog.

Superfandom: How Our Obsessions Are Changing What We Buy and Who We Are
(Zoe Fraade-Blanar & Aron M. Glazer, 2017)

How Brands Become Icons: The Principles of Cultural Branding
(Douglas Holt, 2004)

The Hero with a Thousand Faces
(Joseph Campbell, 1949)

Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson & the Making of Middle Earth
(Ian Nathan, 2018)

George Lucas: A Life
(Brian Jay Jones, 2016)

How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past, Present and Future of a Multibillion Dollar Franchise
(Chris Taylor, 2014)

Why We Love Star Wars: The Great Moments That Built a Galaxy Far, Far Away
(Ken Napzok, 2019)

The Princess Diarist: A sort of memoir…
(Carrie Fisher, 2016)

I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing: Star Wars and the Triumph of Geek Culture
(A. D. Jameson, 2018)

Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction
(Derek Thompson, 2017)

The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies
(Ben Fritz, 2018)