The Cult of LEGO
No, this isn't a book about joining some fringe cult. It's a book by LEGO® fans, for LEGO fans, and you and your kids will love it.
In The Cult of LEGO, Wired's GeekDad blogger John Baichtal and BrickJournal founder Joe Meno take you on a magnificent, illustrated tour of the LEGO community, its people, and their creations.
The Cult of LEGO introduces us to fans and builders from all walks of life. People like professioncreations.Theit.In
Though I can frequently be found cursing the sharp, pointy little bricks as I extract them from the soles of my feet, I'm actually a pretty big LEGO fan. But . . . I am NOTHING like the AFOLs (Adult Fan Of LEGO) who populate this book.
These people are INSANE! And, their amazing creations are making their way into art galleries, and museums.
This book does a fairly good job of exploring all things LEGO - from MINIFIG mania to gigantic recreations of Yankee Stadium and the Acropolis.
Sean Kenney finishes his masterpiece.
Ten Second Synopsos:
A coffee-table sized exploration of the social imapct of LEGO from its earliest inception through to new developments and applications.
When I checked this one out of the library I expected that it would be the kind of book that I would idly flick through during points of boredom, but I actually ended up reading it cover to cover. This was no mean feat given that the book is a hefty, coffee-table sized tome, but I like to think that holdi ...more
I am a total amateur (maybe novice is a better word) when it comes to Lego but I love it all the same; mainly collecting minifigures and Harry Potter and Pirates of the Caribbean sets (or will be, once I start workin ...more
I loved it because it taught me more than just how to build legos it was the story of lego. Lego started in Denmark created by a man called Ole Kirk Christiansen. He started the company around 1950. I learn how it grew over the year from a family company to what is is now.
I liked this book because I like legos but I like reading about its history.
I would recommend this book to anyone even my sister. I think it is interesting to learn about the history behind my favorite thing ...more
Open the book to almost any page and you can read right there without having to worry about the page before or the one after.
Call it a "coffee table book" and you'll be happy with what is ...more
It wasn't a terrible read I guess. I should point out that it's kinda awkwardly political at times, with complaints about political correctness and Communism.