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The Christmas TV Companion: a Guide to Cult Classics, Strange Specials and Outrageous Oddities
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,830. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Christmas on TV is wilder, weirder, and more wondrous than you think! The Christmas TV Companion is a funny, engaging look beyond the same Christmas specials that air every year to the cult TV rarities, over-the-top made-for-TV holiday specials, and bizarre, spacey shows that truly expand the notion of Christmas spirit.
The Pawn Business
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
New Image! New Image! New Image! Remember the days of the seedy looking pawnbroker in the dingy looking store that just looked like they were ready to rip you off? Remember how embarrassing it was if someone knew that you or someone you knew had even entered a pawn shop. The thoughts that you had to be desperate broke, on drugs or alcohol, a thief, or just a person with a questionable morals.
Mel Gibson's Breach of Faith
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Matá. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Few Hollywood figures are as divisive today as Mel Gibson. He's been accused of anti-Semitism, of mistreating others, and of religious fanaticism. In this 2004 essay, written at the height of the scandal surrounding The Passion of the Christ, David Hazony asks whether he is also betraying the ideas and principles on which he built his fame. A must read today as it was then.
Jazz Expose: The New York Jazz Museum and the Power Struggle That Destroyed It
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Have you ever heard of the New York Jazz Museum? Most people have not.Yet between 1972 and 1977 it was the most significant institution for jazz in the world! This book looks back to present the story of a Lost Museum.It was situated in its own two-story building in mid-town Manhattan and had a small staff, an archive that eventually numbered about 25,000 items and extensive programs in New
Vivid Scribe Collected Features volume 2
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Price: Free! Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A second volume of pop culture themed feature articles from Vivid Scribe, plus an all new essay written especially for this book.
Mama and Me
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 300,220. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Includes many of the “Mama and Me” and “Bette’s Barbs” columns written for The Martinsville Reporter and The Reporter-Times in Martinsville, IN, for the last half century. The columns talk about things that happened—births, deaths, schools, store openings, fires, crimes, store closings, historical events, tragedies, wars, events in Martinsville and Morgan County, and stories about local people.
John Wayne: The Westerns
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Few film actors had the lasting popularity of John Wayne, especially when he appeared in westerns. In this comprehensive essay, Rambo-creator David Morrell analyzes Wayne’s career in westerns and explores his fascinating, complex personality, including his Latin studies in high school and his skills as a chess player. Even Wayne’s most knowledgeable fans will be surprised by this insightful essay.
Vivid Scribe Collected Features volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A collection of pop culture themed feature articles from Vivid Scribe, plus an all new essay exclusive to this book.
The Eternal Return: Oedipus, The Tempest, Forbidden Planet
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Series: Tales of the Mythic World, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The Eternal Return is Volume II of the Tales of the Mythic World series. This narrative discusses the relationship between Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus (429 BC), Shakespeare's The Tempest (1611), and the Adler/Hume movie Forbidden Planet (1956). It also delves into the relationships between the authors' lives and their work.
Pop Thinking: User Friendly Essays on Popular Culture vol. 1
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Price: Free! Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
An anthology of user friendly essays on popular culture, written by the team at Vivid Scribe. Topics cover TV, music, film, literature, comics and collecting pop culture merchandise.
Jason and Azazel Extras
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,360. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Extra character sketches, outlines, and essays written by the author of the Jason and Azazel books.
Tinker-Taylor's Secret Spy - A Cold War Clown at the Circus?
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 85,850. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Read the unique story of one man’s surprisingly pivotal role, unknowingly working with all the Soviet traitors at British Intelligence during the 1950s to claim the favourite secret spy tag of Tinker-Taylor's illustrious Circus Empire - and become the inspiration for Ian Fleming’s new James Bond character. A fascinating plot within a plot that changed British Intelligence forever!
Parcours fantomatique dans les châteaux écossais
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 31,420. Language: French. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Ouvrage sur l'origine des fantômes dans plus de 160 châteaux en Ecosse, sur la raison de leur présence ainsi que leurs manières de se manifester : frissons garantis, même pour les plus sceptiques ! Cet ouvrage se lit comme un carnet de voyages...déroutant !
Five Stars! How to Become a Film Critic, the World's Greatest Job
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
*** SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED - PUBLISHED MARCH 2013 *** So you want to be a film critic and review movies for a living? Veteran film critic Christopher Null teaches you, step by step, how to break into the business with the lessons he's learned from more than a decade in the industry. Five Stars! will teach you all you need to know!
Four Science Fiction Masters: Herbert, Pohl, Simak & Dickson
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,490. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This book includes lost interviews with four masters of post-war American science fiction—Frank Herbert, Frederik Pohl, Clifford D. Simak, and Gordon Dickson. This compact volume catches them all in their primes, in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Their trenchant, prescient observations still resonate three decades later.
Il Cinema Horror dei Teenagers
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Price: Free! Words: 1,170. Language: Italian. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Screenplays » Horror
Il Cinema Horror dei Teenagers degli anni 80
Monty Python VS The World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The inside story on the making of the Monty Python TV series by the US Curator of the Graham Chapman Archives, with previously unknown/unpublished material from untapped sources and from the Chapman Archives.
Katniss the Cattail: An Unauthorized Guide to Names and Symbols in Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Literary Criticism & Collections
Who was Cinna? What do the hawthorn and primrose symbolize? Or President Snow’s roses and Peeta’s bread? What about Katniss’s last name? Bringing details from myths, herbal guides, military histories, and the classics, English professor and award-winning pop culture author Valerie Estelle Frankel sheds light on the deeper meanings behind Panem’s heroes and villains in this hottest of YA trilogies.
A Nightmare on Elm Street
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Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Reference and reviews
The Horror Movies of 80's
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Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
All the movies of 80's.