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Still Friends by Saul Austerlitz

Still Friends: 25 Years of the TV Show That Defined an Era

Saul Austerlitz

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Imprint: Trapeze
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publication date: 19 Sep 2019
ISBN: 9781409193906

An entertaining and fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the hit TV show that defined an era, tying into the 25th anniversary of Friends.

4 stars out of 5
16 Nov 2019

"much, much better than it needed to be"

This book is excellent on why Friends still appeals after all this time to young people. I am Generation Friends. I hosted a Friends costume party at the start of the second series; I grew up alongside them. But it has always been a mystery to me why young people still like it so much — with its ‘problematic’ themes, lack of non-white people in NYC, homophobia, absolute terror of fat and femininity and, of course, Revolting Ross.