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The Pop Culture Holiday Sampler The Hunger Games, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Sherlock, Buffy, Firefly, The Avengers, and More
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Price: Free! Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Sample chapters of the greatest fannish guides by Valerie Estelle Frankel: Covering Sherlock, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Outlander, Divergent, Hunger Games, Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Cabin in the Woods, The Avengers, Doctor Horrible, comics, and more. Delight your fannish impulses with guides to all your favorite shows--a free download for all!
Overcrowded and Understaffed a Breeding Ground for Violence
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This book delves into the massive overcrowding and under-staffing that plagues the United States prison system. Prisons have many problems and they stem from the larger ones that seem harder to fix, yet the public focuses on those that are much smaller.
PAWN (If you don’t want to know the truth, don’t read this.)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
Welcome to the magic show! In this story, you will see examples of how our country...and the world around us, has mastered the arts of deception and sleight of hand. Yes, we live in a world of calculated diversions, where what you see is nothing compared to what lies cryptically behind the curtain. And what lurks behind the curtain can only be seen when we rip the curtain down to expose the . . .
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Rhodium, Training People in Drops of Jupiter with Soul Sisters Who Meet Virginia, and Magical ME 13th, 14th, 15th, & 16th, Volume 45
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 41. Price: Free! Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling
Volume 45 is a continuation of Volume 44. It covers news for 8/3 of 2014 that is of Psychic Significance. It examines the 2013 movie "Internship" that talks about "Flashdance." There are some news articles that surfaced that day that can indirectly prove that this movie was pushing through the Psychic Field and manifesting number tags and symbols.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Germanium, Planetary Esoteric Cryptology, the Toga Party, Superman’s Best Friend, and Sunflower Diaries 29th, Volume 32
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 28. Price: Free! Words: 48,890. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Volume 32 is a continuation of Volume 31. It cites news articles from 7/20 of 2014 such as the death of James Garner born 4/7 the pair of pigeons disrupting a game with Adrian Beltre born 4/7 with pitcher Roman Mendez. It cites the key words Roman linking to "Chuck vs. the Alma Mater" #1.7. It also looks at the data unscrambled for Superman's best friend Pete Ross in "Smallville."
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Chlorine, Hurricane Arthur, Knights Who Say Knee, Wild Wild West, and Sunflower Diaries 14th, Volume 17
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 42,920. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Volume 17 is a continuation of Volume 16 covering news articles that surfaced on 7/4 of 2014. It republishes "Sunflower Diaries," Volume 14. It covers the story of "Wild Wild West" and an examination of "Dr. Horrible's Sing-A-Long Blog." It shows the news articles over the last 48 hours aligning with "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."
What Made the Golden Age Shine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Thirty something old time radio podcaster Adam Graham explains what's so special about the golden age of radio, television, and film.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 3, the South
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Price: Free! Words: 36,130. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
America teems with history and culture. Volume III of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the South. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life. Approximately 36,000 words, a third the size of a full length novel.
Science Fiction: An Oral History
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
"Science Fiction: An Oral History" features in-depth dialogs with prominent authors of the genre's Golden Age (1930-1960) and New Wave (1960-1980) eras. Interview subjects include Philip K. Dick, Theodore Sturgeon, Fritz Leiber, Roger Zelazny, C.L. Moore, Leigh Brackett, Norman Spinrad and Robert Anton Wilson. Spontaneous, intelligent, and often very, very funny.
TV In My Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A memoir of TV as it was in the 1980s from a TV-obsessed kid who watched it all.
Audio Drama Reviews: Three Years, 100 Reviews
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Price: Free! Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Included Reviews: Over The Knightmare (Decoder Ring Theater) Shinkei (Decoder Ring Theater) A Four Star Murder (Decoder Ring Theater) Phantom Canyon This Thing of Ours Season One (Decorated Air Theater) Robotz of the Company (Episodes 1-3) The Cleansed Episodes 1-5 (Final Rune Productions) The G-Files Episode 1 (Gypsy Audio) Tamlynn PI Episodes 1-2 (Gypsy Audio) And much, much more!
Hitchcock Lost The Lost Silent Hitchcock and Frenzy 67
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Hitchcock Lost focuses on the story behind the lost silent Hitchcock, The Mountain Eagle and the remarkable, unmade project of the late 60s known as Kaleidoscope or Frenzy. The two film serve as anchor points in a career so rich in realized projects that their absence tantalizes like the green haze of desire Scottie's desire evokes at the Empire Hotel. The book also recounts the other stillborn p
The Void and the Clouds
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You set the price! Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A whimsical expounding upon the necessity of living life and embracing all the silliness and joy that life itself has to offer. Written from the perspective of a stranger in a strange world, these musings illuminate some of the more remote aspects of living, such as art, beauty, goodness, and charity. Sometimes the biggest truths in life become so neglected that we forget they are even there.
Il Romanzo Poliziesco
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Price: Free! Words: 21,150. Language: Italian. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
Una breve ma coincisa sintesi del Romanzo Poliziesco. Riccamente illustrata
The West Old & New
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,350. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Contemporary essays on life in western Montana as well historical stories based on true events.Articles about museums, people and events past and contemporary.
Eyes Wide Open 2012: The Year's 25 Greatest Movies (and 5 Worst)
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Series: Eyes Wide Open, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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Who has time to waste on a bad movie? In this quick and informative guide, film critic Chris Barsanti (Filmology) runs down the best 25 movies from 2012 you should seek out—and the 5 worst you should avoid at all costs! This guide also includes Best-Of lists, Honorable Mentions, DVD reviews, and short essays.
Pilgrimage: Exploring France's Ancient Pilgrim Towns
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Series: Pilgrimage, 3. You set the price! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Be inspired! Pilgrimage explores France's ancient towns on the Santiago Pilgrim's Way. Relive the journey with poetic affection and bite, lovingly written, with a vibrant and passionate pen. You'll want to see Conques, Decazeville, Pont St Espirit and Espalion for yourself. Commentators say Pilgrimage is “beautiful poetic writing", written with “Inspired metaphor”, “to a breathless walking rhythm
Three Articles: The Dark Knight Rises, Bronson & The Prestige
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Christopher Nolan is one of the most profitable and influential directors of the last decade, with films such as the Dark Knight Trilogy and Inception. But is Nolan an inherently boring director, or, a "man who dreams by Powerpoint"?
Schlock Sleaze & Cheesy Bs
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Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Sexploitation! Shocksploitation! Blaxploitation! Grindhouses and drive-ins may be gone, but the b-string and basement budget pictures that played them have endured. With their bad acting, drooping mikes and constant mix of day/night shots, you wouldn't call them well-made but there's a strange appeal to their raw, unrestrained shenanigans. Welcome to the golden age of Exploitation Cinema!
Kubrick vs King - The Shining (1980) vs The Shining (1997)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Stephen King disliked Stanley Kubrick's interpretation of his novel The Shining so much he produced his own six hour made for TV version. This article compares King's efforts to restore his original vision with Kubrick's supernatural masterpiece.