Inventory: 16 Films Featuring Manic Pixie Dream Girls, 10 Great Songs Nearly Ruined by Saxophone, and 100 More Obsessively Specific Pop-Culture Lists

Inventory: 16 Films Featuring Manic Pixie Dream Girls, 10 Great Songs Nearly Ruined by Saxophone, and 100 More Obsessively Specific Pop-Culture Lists


each one week, the writers of The A.V. Club factor a touch slanted pop-culture checklist full of tough critiques (Is David Bowie's "Young american citizens" approximately ruined by means of saxophone?) and engaging proof. Exploring 24 nice movies too painful to observe two times, 14 tragic movie-masturbation scenes, 18 songs approximately crappy towns, and lots more and plenty extra, stock combines an immense supporting of recent lists created specifically for the booklet with a number of favorites first visible at avclub.com and within the pages of The A.V. Club's sister ebook, The Onion.

yet wait! there is extra: John Hodgman deals a suite of minutely exact (and most likely fictional) personality actors. Patton Oswalt waxes ecstatic concerning the "quiet movie revolutions" that modified cinema in small yet fascinating methods. Amy Sedaris lists 50 issues that make her snigger. "Weird Al" Yankovic examines the noises of Mad magazine's Don Martin. Plus lists from Paul Thomas Anderson, Robert Ben Garant, Tom Lennon, Andrew W.K., Tim and Eric, Daniel Handler, and Zach Galifianakis -- and an epic foreword from essayist Chuck Klosterman.

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