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The Last War in Albion Chapter 4: Alan Moore's Star Wars and Doctor Who
By Philip Sandifer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
The Last War in Albion is a history of British comics focusing on the occult rivalry between Grant Morrison and Alan Moore. Reprinting the fourth chapter of the acclaimed blog, this volume focuses on Alan Moore's early work on Doctor Who and Star Wars for Marvel UK's magazines for those properties, as well as on the early career of Moore's friend and collaborator Steve Moore.
The Void and the Clouds
By R. J. Zeile
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.
Black Book on the Welsh Theatre (The early years 1947 - 1995)
By Dedwydd Jones
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Nobody has fought harder for a dignified, lively and honourable theatre in Wales than Dedwydd Jones, the author of this angry book. As playwright, as polemicist, as irrepressible arguer, he has himself been a living exemplar of what a theatrical tradition ought to be. His opponents have been varied and many, but in particular he has always tilted his lance against the bureaucratic pillars....
What's So &%#@ Funny ? (Humor and How it Gets That Way)
By Agnes Franz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,470. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The sixteen chapters of this friendly, relaxed book address topics, rather than follow a chronological form. It's fun to skip from one line of thought to an entirely unrelated topic. The book examines the adventures and fun humor has gone through over time. We snoop on knights and movie stars and kids with their parents and college professors and a whole world so we can enjoy the variety of humor!
Couples Scavenger Hunt – Paris
By SleuthQuests
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
If you are looking for a quirky and unusual date in Paris, then this book is perfect for you! This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you and your date on a scavenger hunt throughout the city. If you want to add a little bit of history into your relationship, then you won’t want to miss this book!
Examination of Chucky: An Unauthorized Dissection of the Child's Play Series
By Troy H. Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
An unauthorized collection of essays covering beloved slasher icon Chucky the killer doll. Examining all six films in the Child's Play series, author Troy H. Gardner explores the many colorful characters and themes found in the popular horror franchise.
The 8th Million Way to Die
By Robert Cettl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Robert Cettl. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
An in-depth critical re-appraisal and inside account of director Hal Ashby's final feature film 8 Million Ways to Die starring Jeff Bridges, Rosanna Arquette and Andy Garcia.
The Last War in Albion Chapters 1 & 2: Grant Morrison's Early Work
By Philip Sandifer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Chapters 1 & 2 of the acclaimed blog The Last War in Albion, a history of British Comics focusing on the occult war between Alan Moore and Grant Morrison.
The Evolution Of The Vampire In Film and Television From Beast To Beauty
By Lea Cassandra Weller BA
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
An investigation of the modification and transformation of the vampire myth. Freud’s psychoanalytical theories and Jung’s explanation of the myth using analytical psychology provide a pragmatic base for understanding the human psyche. Repressed memories, desires and primordial images give rise to the archetypal hero that is the modern vampire. In response to modern representations.
Horror Movies - The Good, The Bad & The So Bad They're Good
By Kevin Lindenmuth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 542,210. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Collected here are over 2000 reviews of horror, fantasy and sci-fi TV shows and movies from the 1950s to the present. From the popular to the obscure, this extensive collection of reviews from Kevin Lindenmuth offers a great insight into a wide variety of titles. The reviews include titles of interest to Kevin, were sent to him for review, or where the filmmaker was a friend.
Il Romanzo Poliziesco
By Amodio Tortora
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 Joke's On You: How to Write Comedy
By Stephen Hoover
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,490. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Comprehensive guide for comedy writing. Along with a history of comedy and theories about what makes us laugh, the book covers comedy writing in all forms -- sketches, jokes, sitcoms, and feature films. Ideal guide and textbook.
Winning the Game of Thrones: The Host of Characters and their Agendas
By Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This book explores characters’ agendas, from Sansa’s secret schemes to Arya’s ultimate goal. What is Cersei’s true fear? What do trout or golden roses symbolize? Is the show a feminist success or a male playground? This book answers all these and more, revealing the enigmas and surprises hidden deep within the series.
Sunflower Diaries: Cryptology Applied to Con-Air, Post-It Notes, Karen the Cougar, YMCA, and Electric Slide, Volume 26
By Rod Island
Series: Sunflower Diaries, Book 26. Price: Free! Words: 33,490. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
Volume 26 is a continuation of Volume 25. It covers the last portion of the “Moulin Rouge” theme. It talks about the movie “Con-Air” and cites news articles between 3/12 to 3/13 of 2013 that surfaced in the Associated Press Feed that align with scenes in the “Moulin Rouge.” However, despite the themes, the most important lessons are taken from the “Moulin Rouge” about Love.
Sunflower Diaries: Cryptology Applied to Moulin Rouge, Magneto, Scientology, and Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, Volume 25
By Rod Island
Series: Sunflower Diaries, Book 25. Price: Free! Words: 25,160. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education
Volume 25 was meant to be the latter half of Volume 24. However, the content split into 2. It focuses on the theme of the "Moulin Rouge." It's really more filler, and trying to show that there are news articles that align, but the most important lessons are just the titles themselves taken from "Moulin Rouge" lyrics. That's all you really need to know.
Writing Down the Dragon
By Tom Simon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Eleven essays on the Tolkien method and the craft of fantasy writing.
Motorcycle Commuter Diaries
By Franklin Lee Paine
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 25,680. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Hop on board and take a ride through the life and times of a New England motorcycle geek. Frank Paine’s tour de force takes the reader through philosophy, politics, motorcycles, fiction and non-fiction in quick bytes.
The West Old & New
By Susan F Roberts
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.
Stories of Vietnam
By Truong Buu Lam
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This book narrates 14 fairy tales,legends of Vietnam.Although it is illustrated,it is not a children book for such books usually narrate an edited version of their stories.This book submits an unexpurgated text. It thus addresses parents and grandparents who yearn to reacquaint with things heard or read long ago. Children may look only at the images and start fantasizing their own legends, tales.
Eyes Wide Open 2012: The Year's 25 Greatest Movies (and 5 Worst)
By Chris Barsanti
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.