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The Extra 2%: How Wall Street Strategies Took a Major League Bas
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ean: 9781611203097, isbn: 1611203090,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
What happens when three financial industry whiz kids and certified baseball nuts take over an ailing major league franchise and implement the same strategies that fueled their success on Wall Street? In the case of the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays, an American League championship happens - the culmination of one of the greatest turnarounds in baseball history. In The Extra 2%, financial journalist and sportswriter Jonah Keri chronicles the remarkable story of one team's Cinderella journey from


Circling the Bases: Essays on the Challenges and Prospects of the Sports Industry
By University Press Audiobooks
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
In Circling the Bases, leading sports economist Andrew Zimbalist continues his discussion and analysis of the major issues and challenges confronting the sports industry in the second decade of the 21st century. Presenting a general overview of the sports business at the college and professional levels, this volume places concerns such as the antitrust status of sports leagues, the stalled progress of gender equity in college sports, and the control of performance enhancing drugs in historical


Hollywood Studio Musicians: Their Work and Careers in the Recording Industry
By Aldine Transaction
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ean: 9781412852531, isbn: 1412852536,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
When originally published in 1971, Hollywood Studio Musicians was the first detailed analysis of the work and careers of production personnel in an industry devoted to mass culture. Previously, most researchers overlooked mass-culture industries as work settings, preferring to focus on content rather than the artists who created it. This lucid and insightful book looks under the hood of the Hollywood film scoring and recording industry, focusing upon the careers and work of top-flight


Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
By Novel Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Masters of Doom is the amazing true story of the Lennon and McCartney of video games: John Carmack and John Romero. Together, they ruled big business. They transformed popular culture. And they provoked a national controversy. More than anything, they lived a unique and rollicking American Dream, escaping the broken homes of their youth to produce the most notoriously successful game franchises in history - Doom and Quake - until the games they made tore them apart. This is a story of


The Way of the Athlete: The Role of Sports in Building Character for Academic, Business, and Personal Success 
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
There comes a time in every competitive athlete's life when the cheering stops, and it's time to move on to other pursuits. Written by a former Division 1 football player and Academic All-American, The Way of the Athlete argues that sports prepares athletes for this transition by instilling qualities that contribute to academic, business, and personal success. Rob Pate draws on his own experience, together with the experiences of coaches and other athletes, to highlight the parallels between


Feature Films on a Low Budget
By Focal Press
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ean: 9780240800974, isbn: 0240800974,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 69 reviews
Offers tips for successfully writing, directing, producing, and distributing a low budget feature.It contains practical examples of contracts, forms, and budgets, and real-life samples drawn from an actual film produced and distributed internationally by Mr. Randall..


Profiting from Your Music and Sound Project Studio
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ean: 9781581151008, isbn: 1581151004,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Based on interviews with dozens of studio owners, meticulous research into the burgeoning field, and Jeffrey P. Fisher’s fifteen-plus years’ experience working in the industry, this indispensable resource delivers proven advice based on the real world of project studio recording.This invaluable reference tool tells you how to: * evaluate the market to better plan and promote your products and services * tap into new moneymaking markets * use the Internet for long-distance collaboration *


Video Production: Disciplines and Techniques
By McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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ean: 9780072314526, isbn: 0072314524,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
Video Production: Disciplines and Techniques introduces students to the operations underlying multiple-camera video production. This textbook deals with a range of issues from how crew members interact with equipment to the manner in which crews interact with each other. More than just telling students ''what to do,'' this textbook shows how to do a job and why..


Camp
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 150 reviews
For those who have been there, there is no forgetting the sounds and smells of summer camp: of dusty playing fields, platform tents, and wood cabins; of mist rising off the water at dawn and the sparks of a Sunday night campfire sailing up into a cold night sky. Now Michael D. Eisner shares a deeply personal memoir of his own experiences at one remarkable Vermont summer camp, of the life lessons he learned there and how they helped turned him into the man he is today. Camp is Eisner's ode to


The Game: Inside the Secret World of Major League Baseball's Power Brokers
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
The incredible inside story of power, money, and baseball's last 20 years. In the fall of 1992, America's national pastime is in crisis and already on the path to the unthinkable: cancelling a World Series for the first time in history. The owners are at war with each other, their decades-long battle with the players has turned America against both sides, and the players' growing addictions to steroids will threaten the game's very foundation. It is a tipping point for baseball, a crucial


The National Parks: America's Best Idea
By Random House Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
The companion volume to the 12-hour PBS series from the acclaimed filmmaker behind The Civil War, Baseball, and The War America's national parks spring from an idea as radical as the Declaration of Independence: that the nation's most magnificent and sacred places should be preserved, not for royalty or the rich, but for everyone. In this evocative narrative, Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan delve into the history of the park idea, from the first sighting by white men in 1851 of the valley that


The 360 Music Industry: How to Make It in the Music Industry
By Thumbs Up Publishing
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ean: 9781948715096, isbn: 1948715090,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
The music industry has found its answer for the loss of album sales by converting recoupment deals to 360 contracts with their artists to find success and profits in streaming, live ticket shows, branding, touring, merchandise, and corporate sponsorships. The quickest way to find success in the music business now is to know the industry and figure out where you best fit into the creative and business systems. If you want to be a major label or independent recording artist, producer, label


Players: The Story of Sports and Money - and the Visionaries Who Fought to Create a Revolution
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
For fans of Michael Lewis, the astounding untold story of how professional sports transformed, in the span of a single generation, from a cottage industry into a massive global business. In the cash-soaked world of contemporary sports, where every season brings news of higher salaries, endorsement deals, and television contracts, it is mind-boggling to remember that as recently as the 1970s elite athletes earned so little money that many were forced to work second jobs in the off-season to make


The Collaboration: Hollywood's Pact with Hitler
By Audible Studios
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
To continue doing business in Germany, Hollywood studios agreed not to make films attacking Nazis or condemning persecution of Jews. Ben Urwand reveals this collaboration and the cast of characters it drew in, ranging from Goebbels to Louis B. Mayer. At the center was Hitler himself - obsessed with movies and their power to shape public opinion..


Audiovisual Production in the Single Market
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ean: 9789282602683, isbn: 9282602680,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
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Careers in Film and Video Production
By Focal Press
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ean: 9780240800493, isbn: 0240800494,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Details the day-to-day world of production, describing the roles and responsibilities of both key and 'unsung' personnel as well as the dynamics of production operations as a whole..


Every Day I Fight
By Penguin Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
''When you die, it does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and the manner in which you live.'' (Stuart Scott) The fearless, intimate, and inspiring story behind ESPN anchor Stuart Scott's unrelenting fight against cancer. Shortly before he passed away, on January 4, 2015, Stuart Scott completed work on this memoir. It was both a labor of love and a love letter to life itself. Not only did Stuart relate his personal story - his childhood in North


The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Thing in Sports
By HarperAudio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
Yahoo's lead baseball columnist offers an in-depth look at the most valuable commodity in sports - the pitching arm - and how its vulnerability to injury is hurting players and the game, from Little League to the majors. Every year, Major League Baseball spends more than $1.5 billion on pitchers - five times more than the salary of every NFL quarterback combined. Pitchers are the game's lifeblood. Their import is exceeded only by their fragility. One tiny band of tissue in the elbow, the


iTake-Over: The Recording Industry in the Digital Era
By Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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ean: 9781442240131, isbn: 144224013X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 62 reviews
iTake-Over: The Recording Industry in the Digital Era sheds light on the way large corporations appropriate new technologies related to recording and distribution of audio material to maintain their market dominance in a capitalist system. All too commonly, scholars have asserted too confidently, how the rise and reign of digital music has diminished the power of major record labels. In iTake-Over, music scholar David Arditi argues otherwise, adopting a broader perspective by examining how the


Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation
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ean: 9781483004242, isbn: 1483004244,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
[Read by Fred Berman]A mesmerizing, behind-the-scenes business thriller that chronicles how Sega, a small, scrappy gaming company led by an unlikely visionary and a team of rebels, took on the juggernaut Nintendo and revolutionized the video game industry. In 1990, Nintendo had a virtual monopoly on the video game industry. Sega, on the other hand, was just a faltering arcade company with big aspirations and even bigger personalities. But that would all change with the arrival of Tom Kalinske,



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