Papertainment

Books are becoming more a source of entertainment than information
Implications - The Internet's speed and ease of accessibility to resources like Wikipedia are helping make books obsolete as a source of information. Print publications are not dying, however, but instead are taking on a new role to serve more as entertainment pieces than as sources of learning and education.
SCORE: 4.8
Warm Top 6 Examples: 176,339 Total Clicks Jul 09 - Jan 10
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Adult Coloring Books - Hot Wax by Tyson Mcadoo is Best Kept Away from Your Kids
SCORE: 6.2
V. Hot 71,844 Clicks Pub: Nov 18, 09
Adult Coloring Books
Hot Wax by Tyson Mcadoo is Best Kept Away from Your Kids
If you love a good coloring book, but feel it's no longer age appropriate, it's time you checked out Tyson McAdoo "Hot Wax" coloring book. Hot Wax is a 32-page coloring and activity book filled with… [More]
Glowing Books - ‘Good Ideas Glow in the Dark' by the Adris Group Literally Lights Up
SCORE: 5.3
Hot 45,659 Clicks Pub: Aug 7, 09
Glowing Books
‘Good Ideas Glow in the Dark' by the Adris Group Literally Lights Up
So this is officially the coolest looking book I’ve ever seen because it literally glows! Good Ideas Glow in the Dark by Adris Group is compilation of their 2008 annual report, which did really well, despite… [More]
Books as Art - Book Works Papercraft Sculptures of Lobsters, Guns & Scorpions
SCORE: 4.4
Hot 21,216 Clicks Pub: Aug 8, 09
Books as Art
Book Works Papercraft Sculptures of Lobsters, Guns & Scorpions
Books have been called works of art before, but Robert takes this term literally. He creates his masterpieces of papercraft sculptures from bound volumes such as ‘Art of the Masters’ and the Encyclopaedia… [More]
Manly Man Books - 'The Alphabet of Manliness' Isn't a Read for Sissies
SCORE: 3.9
Warm 8,889 Clicks Pub: Jan 7, 10
Manly Man Books
'The Alphabet of Manliness' Isn't a Read for Sissies
'A' is for ass kicking. 'B' is for boner. 'C' is for copping a feel. This is just the beginning of 'The Alphabet of Manliness.' As a real “manly man” though, you’d already know that. However, if you’re… [More]
Typographic Graffiti Books - Erosie and C100 Present 'The Art of Rebellion #3'
SCORE: 5.5
Warm 9,426 Clicks Pub: Dec 5, 09
Typographic Graffiti Books
Erosie and C100 Present 'The Art of Rebellion #3'
In his new book “Erosie - Part Of Rebellion #3,” the author C100 presents the work of a leading European street artist. The Dutch graffiti artist Erosie is known for his smart, clever typographic… [More]
Vinyl Books - ‘Extraordinary Records' Explores the World of Retro Albums
SCORE: 3.1
Warm 19,305 Clicks Pub: Jul 8, 09
Vinyl Books
‘Extraordinary Records' Explores the World of Retro Albums
Published last month by Taschen, Extraordinary Records by Giorgio Moroder, with the contribution of renowned collectors Alessandro Benedetti and Peter Bastine, is a record collector’s must. This book covers… [More]