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Filled with Glee: The Unauthorized Glee Companion

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Is Sue is the true driving force behind Glee? Who the real alpha male in New Directions? Why do we really keep coming back to Glee week after week? From its quirky character insights to its inspirational, funny, and touching stories from fellow gleeks, Filled with Glee is the perfect companion for the fan who can't get enough Glee. Filled with Glee also includes a guide to ...more
ebook, 224 pages
Published November 2nd 2010 by Benbella Books (first published October 7th 2010)
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Nov 14, 2011 Paul marked it as assorted-rants-about-stuff  ·  review of another edition
Sayings of Georgia Part 4 :

I was reading about Hitler and I heard a strange noise. I went into the front room and saw The Warblers on the tv screen as Georgia was glued to Glee Season 2 Box Set. I mentioned that this was a very uncool, strangely waxy, young male Stepford Wives weird old-fashioned sort of group who plainly couldn't dance and she said "Yes they are very uncool, but that's the point and that's what makes them cool."

Then she said "I would like to say that I was uncool before being
Not much going on here - I picked it up at work along with a slew of other smartpop titles, only later finding out later how farmed out they were and sharing authors, and in the case of Filled with Glee especially, hopelessly out of date.

As a Glee fan, I've never embraced the term 'Gleek', I have the love/hate relationship with the show you need to have in order to survive the roller-coaster of emotion and events that occur in every episode. This book was published after the first season so it h
It took me a few months to get through this because it isn't the type of book that you sit down with and read straight through. Each essay is by a different author and focuses on a different character or aspect of the show. The essay are well crafted and easy to read, forcing you think more deeply about the characters, their relationships to each other, and their relationships to us.

What is particularly great, is that not all of the essays agree with each other. In fact, not all of the essays ev
Krista Ivy
it would be cool with a more updated version especially regarding the essay on the alpha male. i think it would be between blaine and sam.
Gabi Stevens
I contributed an essay to this book, but I'm currently enjoying the efforts of my fellow writers. And, yes, I love GLEE.
Great summary of the episodes. Character and plot analyses. Cast biographies. This was a lot of fun to read.
Kimberley Burfoot
Mindless drivel. Can I get that hour of my life back please?
Tayler watson
this book was ok for glee. add me people.
filled with essays. Surprisingly interesting!
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Leah Wilson is Editor-in-Chief of the Smart Pop imprint of Dallas-based publisher BenBella Books. She graduated from Duke University in 2003 with a degree in Culture and Modern Fiction, and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Fall season premiere schedules make her a little giddy.

(Her author blog is the main blog for Smart Pop's website, and she'll be using this Goodreads account in part to do some
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