“Best of Friends” by Jae-Ha Kim

In just 128 pages, this juicy paperback springs so much Friends trivia on you you’ll be lousy with the stuff. The factoids come atcha in the form of quizzes, early-years episode recaps and even photo captions. Author Jae-Ha Kim exposes her obsession with NBC’s last true “must-see” TV hit, at the same time drawing out our own obsessions.

Going Schwimmingly:  `Friends’ Star David Schwimmer Visits the Zoo

David Schwimmer – looking dapper in a charcoal gray suit and maroon turtleneck – smiled and waved throughout the storytelling at the Lincoln Park Zoo. And screams for the actor drowned out parts of the story. But the sea lions didn’t seem to mind. They kept on swimming and resting – apparently never having seen “Friends.”