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 A New Book Coming Soon from Harker Press 

In celebration and commemoration of the 45th Anniversary of the release of the original JAWS, and the 15th Anniversary of the award-winning documentary The Shark Is Still Working: The Impact and Legacy of JAWS...

The Shark Is Still Working: 45 Years of JAWS is a new book that celebrates the positive effects of fandom and explores why the 1975 film continues to thrill and inspire. Featuring interviews with industry professionals, shark researchers, and fans that have all been inspired by JAWS.

Exclusive Content includes: 


  • For the first time ever, the story behind the documentary The Shark Is Still Working, and how five friends from around the country pulled together to produce the ultimate tribute.

  • An in-depth look at the JAWSfest celebration in 2005 on Martha’s Vineyard.

  • An Intro by FX Legend, Director, and JAWS Fan Greg Nicotero.

  • And much, much more. 



If you are interested in sharing your JAWS experience,

please contact Author James Michael Roddy

About James Michael Roddy


A member of the Entertainment industry for more than 25 years, J. Michael Roddy has contributed to some of the most successful entertainment experiences that have become unforgettable memories for millions around the world. 

His passion for the film and entertainment industry grew into an illustrious career as Roddy began writing and producing world-class, award-winning entertainment for Walt Disney Entertainment, Walt Disney Imagineering, Universal Orlando Resort, and Anheuser-Busch Entertainment to name a few. A few of his most notable projects for these entertainment leaders include Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular, Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live, The Frozen Sing-Along Celebration, Disney Movie Magic, Busch Gardens Howl-O-Scream and Halloween Horror Nights, respectively. A “Super Fan” of film and pop culture,


Roddy is also a documentary filmmaker. He produced MonsterKids which was cited as the documentary of the year by the Rondo Hattan Awards.  He also produced the award-winning documentary “The Shark is Still Working: The Impact and Legacy of JAWS which is available on the Universal Home Video release of JAWS.

His first book “J. Michael Roddy’s Haunter’s Tales” is available on Amazon.

Trailer Music by Michael McCormack
Visit His Official Website Here

Now Available from Harker Press

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