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February Reader's Den: "Telegraph Avenue" Week 3
If you're enjoying Telegraph Avenue, here are some suggestions on what to check out next:
Telegraph Avenue Pinterest page, including Candygirl Clark and Strutter movie original artwork by Greg "Stainboy" Reinel.
Read-alikes and watch-alikes:
- Marvel Comics' Black Panther, read the character's backstory, including a brief romance with X-Men's Storm!
- High Fidelity and How to Be Good by Nick Hornby
- Jackie Brown (DVD) and Kill Bill (DVD), or any kung-fu movie
- Be Kind, Rewind (DVD) Jack Black and Mos Def star in this comedy about two video store clerks who accidentally erase all of the store's video tapes and must reshoot them all, with no budget whatsoever.
- Watching the Detectives (DVD) Cillian Murphy and Lucy Liu star in this madcap romantic comedy that takes place in a video store after hours.
- Blaxploitation cinema, especially featuring Melvin Van Peebles, Richard Roundtree, Jim Brown, Jim Kelly, Pam Grier, and Tamara Dobson