Most widely held works about Janeane Garofalo
Most widely held works by Janeane Garofalo
Ratatouille ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,335 libraries worldwide
A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unwanted visitor in the kitchen of one of Paris' most exclusive restaurants, Remy forms an unlikely partnership with Linguini, the garbage boy, who inadvertently discovers Remy's amazing talents. They strike a deal, ultimately setting into motion a chain of extraordinary events that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down.
The wild ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,462 libraries worldwide
Sampson is a lion on display at a zoo in New York City's Central Park, and he holds court over all the other animals, including Nigel, a testy koala bear; Larry, a dumb but well-meaning snake; Kazar, a wildebeest with a passion for choreography; Bridget, a bright but cynical giraffe; and Benny, a squirrel who is good friends with Sampson and is trying to romance Bridget without much success. Ryan is the pride and joy of Sampson's life and he becomes devastated when one day Ryan is crated up and sent away to another zoo. Sampson is desperate to find his boy, and with the help of his pals he escapes the zoo and sets out on a rescue mission. However, midtown Manhattan is unfamiliar territory for Sampson and the other zoo animals, and they have a hard time adjusting to the concrete canyons of the Big Apple.
The truth about cats & dogs ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,087 libraries worldwide
Abby, a savvy, witty veterinarian who hosts her own radio talk show, is anything but confident when it comes to love. A petite brunette, she describes herself as tall and blonde when Brian, a caller who is smitten with her radio persona, asks her on a date. She then talks her tall, blonde neighbor Noelle into assuming her identity, setting off an escalating series of hilarious and romantic crises.
The Laramie project ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,041 libraries worldwide
"This film is based on transcripts of over 200 interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyoming."--Title screens. In October 1998, 21 year-old Matthew Shepard had been found savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die. National media attention made his case a cause célèbre, and a month later, off Broadway writer-director Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre (his collaborating actors) arrived. They succeeded in interviewing a wide range of relevant persons, from those who knew Shepard or knew the accused to police, university, and hospital personnel and community members. Then they wrote a play.
Kiki's delivery service ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in Japanese and held by 971 libraries worldwide
On her 13th birthday, a young witch named Kiki must fly away from home to a new city to find her niche in life. Accompanied by her chatty cat, Jiji, she starts a flying service and discovers lots of fun-filled escapades and meets plenty of new friends.
Reality bites ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 679 libraries worldwide
As her college valedictorian, Lelaina Pierce should be destined for greatness. In reality, she's a lowly production assistant for an obnoxious TV morning show host. In her free time, Lelaina's making a biting, often outrageous video documentary about her peers. Meanwhile, Lelaina meets Michael, an ambitious video executive who wants to showcase her documentary on "In your face TV." Suddenly, she finds herself at the center of a very odd love triangle with dependable, fast-track Michael on the one side and a sexy, brooding Troy on the other.
Feel this book : an essential guide to self-empowerment, spiritual supremacy, and sexual satisfaction by Janeane Garofalo ( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
Shares observations on topics ranging from ways to make money off a spouse, to fidelity, neuroses, sex, and death.
Mystery men ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and French and held by 641 libraries worldwide
A group of would-be superheroes with questionable abilities find themselves looking for a way to make headlines and achieve success and fame. When the city's favorite hero, Captain Amazing, is kidnapped by his arch enemy, the evil Casanova Frankenstein, the second-rate heroes seize the opportunity and band together for a rescue mission.
24. Season 7 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
Set in Washington, D.C. for the first time. The CTU has been dismantled and Jack is on trial for all his 'misconduct' at the department. Jack's day takes an unexpected turn when someone threatens the government and his expertise is needed again.
Kiki's delivery service ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 507 libraries worldwide
A young witch named Kiki and her chatty black cat Jiji befriend a bakery owner. Kiki is an enterprising young girl, but she must follow tradition in order to become a full-fledged witch. Landing in a far-off city, and with the help of her new friend, she sets up a high-flying delivery service and begins a wonderful experience of independence and responsibility as she finds her place in the world.
Matchmaker ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Multiple languages and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Marcy heads to a wee quaint Ireland burgh during its annual matchmaking festival, where she finds love and humanity amid the beer-guzzling, blarney-slinging locals.
Big trouble ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Two hitmen show up in Miami to whack crooked businessman. At the same time Matt, a high school kid, comes to the same house to "kill" another student as part of a game. When the plans collide, mayhem ensues, and Matt's struggling ex-columnist dad, a bored wife, and two confused police officers are called to the scene. Then two dimwitted criminals choose to hold up a dive bar where a nuclear arms deal is going on. Soon the whole motley crew are caught up in a hostage scenario in which the weapon accidentally gets brought aboard a hijacked plane.
Duane Hopwood ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
A down-on-his-luck divorced father decides that the time has come to get his life back on track before he loses everything. A moving, humorous look at the limits of unconditional love, what defines a family, and our responsibility for our own happiness.
Dangerous living coming out in the developing world ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Explores the lives of gay and lesbian people in non-Western cultures, where most occurrences of oppression receive no media coverage at all.
Romy and Michele's high school reunion ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Two women get into trouble when they go to their high school reunion and lie about their lives after twelfth grade.
The minus man ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
When quiet and amiable Vann Siegert drifts into town, no one suspects the evil that lies beneath the surface. A psychological thriller that looks into the mind of a serial killer.
Labor pains ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Thea is on the brink of being fired, to keep her job she makes a desperate claim: She's pregnant! Her employer fears a lawsuit and lets Thea keep her job. Now, she has to keep up the lie to keep her job and her new man.
Boomsday [a novel by Christopher Buckley ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
In Boomsday, Christopher Buckley envisions the nation's next brouhaha-generational warfare between Baby Boomers and younger Americans who don't want to be stuck paying the bill, and how this conflict provokes the most outlandish presidential campaign ever. Cassandra Devine, a straight-A student, was like any other seventeen-year-old Yale hopeful until was forced to join the army because her father spent her tuition money on a dotcom start-up. Years later, Cassandra has become a Washington spin doctor and blogger who rails against the "Un-greatest" generation's mishandling of the Social Security debt. When she learns her father remarried and bought his dim-witted son's way into Yale, she suggests that Baby Boomers be given government incentives to kill themselves by age 75.
Wet hot American summer ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
"Camp Firewood, 1981. It's the last day of summer camp and everyone is busy. Camp director Beth (Janeane Garofalo) is trying to keep order while falling in love with astrophysicist Henry (David Hyde Pierce). Henry is trying to save the camp from being hit by a piece of SKYLAB hurtling toward Earth. Camp counselor Coop is in love with Katie, who is in love with lifeguard Andy. If that's not enough, there's a waterfall rescue, talking vegetable cans, the misfits, the cool kids ... and more!"--Container.
Clay pigeons ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 208 libraries worldwide
A black comedy about serial murder, sexual obsession and stifling small-town paranoia.
Action and adventure films Action and adventure television programs Administrative agencies Adventure and adventurers Animated films Cats Comedy films Comedy films Cooking Drama Escapes False personation Feature films Feature films Fiction films Fiction television programs Film adaptations Films Films for the hearing impaired France--Paris Friendship Gay men Gay men--Crimes against Heroes Homicide Homophobia Humor Juvenile works Kaufman, Moisés Man-woman relationships National security New York (State)--New York Pet owners Rats Restaurants Restaurants--Employees Shepard, Matthew,--d. 1998 Television adaptations Television series Terrorism--Prevention Threats of violence Thrillers (Television programs) Trials (Murder) United States Veterinarians Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Washington (D.C.) Witches Wyoming--Laramie Zoo animals
Garofalo, Janeanne 1964-
Multiple languages (5)
No Linguistic content (2)