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The Catch-up Guide to Doctor Who: Repeat Characters, Plot Arcs, Heroes, Monsters, and the Doctor All Made Clear
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,840. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This book explains showrunner Steven Moffat’s complex story arcs from beginning to end along with running jokes and unseen references to previous stories. Get the quick simple histories of the Daleks, the Brigadier, and all the top characters and species. Read a quick overview on each Doctor and companion, plus their favorite tools and accessories. It's all inside.
The Fearmakers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,580. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Since the advent of moving pictures, filmmakers have sought to scare the viewer. Fear remains one of the deepest, primal emotions, and this book profiles twenty directors who have tapped into it. McCarty coined the phrase "splatter films." He covers the spectrum of "fearmakers" from George A. Romero to Jacques Torneur and Roman Polanski, from Roland West to John Carpenter and David Cronenburg.
So You Want To Be On TV
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 20,150. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Whether you are fresh out of school, making a career change or working with a brand whose marketing plan includes TV exposure, this book So You Want To Be On TV, provides you with practical tools to make it in the television industry.
Joss Whedon’s Names The Deeper Meanings behind Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Cabin in the Woods, The Avengers, Doctor Horrible, In Your Eyes, Comics and More
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
With Whedon’s superhero names, goddess names, flower names, saint’s names, and dozens of British names, he’s filling his world with references from Shakespeare to manga, delighting fans who look closer. Examining Whedon’s naming through his five shows, plus his movie scripts and dozens of comics, reveals fascinating patterns for his dedicated followers.
History, Homages and the Highlands: An Outlander Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
With oodles of steamy romance, paranormal time travel, adventure, and much more, Outlander is sweeping the nation. Discover the facts behind it: from kilts and bagpipes to selkies and the fair folk. Bonnie Prince Charlie, Doctor Who, folklore, fantasy, customs, cities, festivals, and much more.
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!
Toddler TV: a Befuddled Father's Guide to What the Kids are Watching
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
One of the problems of becoming a father in my late forties that I DIDN'T expect was watching television with my pre-schooler: “Daddy, can we watch Barney?” “Sure! The Andy Griffith Show is on in a few minutes!” “No Daddy, the purple dinosaur.” “Dino? I LOVE The Flintstones...” Reviews and commentary on over 100 shows aimed at ages 0-5 from the 1960s to now! Just what ARE our kids watching?
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This second volume of essays in the My Little Po-Mo series combines critical analysis of the second season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its fandom, with a focus on what might be called the "dark side" of the latter. Sex, death, and chaos, handled as only a children's cartoon can!
TARDIS Eruditorum: An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 5: Tom Baker and the Williams Years
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,740. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical history of Doctor Who focusing on the final four years of Tom Baker's run as the Doctor (1977-81).
Nobody Does It Alone: Whispers from the LOST Community
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,870. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Brien Gorham. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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Recapture of the magic of television's LOST through the eyes of its devoted fan base. "Losties" from all around the globe recount their favorite moments and discuss the show's themes and mysteries through the lens of their own lives. It's time to go back to the Island once more.
Crunch Time
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Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
How to guide for gearing up for season finales. The book gives detail instructions for watching an hour of television trouble free.
Robin Williams: A Biography
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Robin Williams: A Biography is a tribute to Williams' career of entertaining audiences in various ages and times. He was nominated for an Oscar for best actor award three times, and won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor who reached the hearts of his audience personally in all of his characters. He lived a great life, rest in peace Robin Williams.
Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who 2012-2013: The Critical Fan’s Guide to Matt Smith’s Final Series (Unauthorized)
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Series: Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by Punked Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
At over 90,000 words, this is the most comprehensive fan guide yet published to the 2012-2013 season of Doctor Who, and its 50th Anniversary. This series was the most demanding yet for Steven Moffat; no other Doctor Who showrunner had previously faced an assignment like writing a series finale, an anniversary story, and a combined Christmas Special/Doctor finale in quick succession.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Silver, Christopher Columbus, Jar Jar Binx, Lois Lane, Voyager Love Triangles, and Magical ME 19th, Volume 47
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 43. Price: Free! Words: 54,050. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Volume 47 is a continuation of Volume 46. It covers news articles for 8/5 of 2014 of Psychic Significance. It examines Leif Erikson and Christopher Columbus. It takes a look at the name Lois Lane as an Acronym. It also links the character Jar Jar Binx from “Star Wars” to Miranda Kerr regarding the Kerr Mason Jar.
The Classic Doctor Who DVD Compendium
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 235,120. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The Classic Doctor Who DVD Compendium collates and chronicles every disc, every episode and every extra to guide viewers old and new on their journey through the intriguing history of Doctor Who, all fully indexed for easy reference.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Technetium, Columbo, Model of Modern Major General, Pirates of Penn’s Aunts, and Magical ME 3nd, 4th, & 6th, Volume 43
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 39. Price: Free! Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Magic
Volume 43 is a continuation of Volume 42. It cites a Psychic Prediction regarding Leonardo DiCaprio "Cheering" Orlando Bloom hitting Justin Bieber vs. "Cheers." Russell Brand gets into a spat with Sean Hannity born 12/30. A Hammerhead Shark was seen in Navarre Beach, Florida. Julia Roberts played "Face Ball" with Jimmy Fallon.
Funny Bones - My Life in Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Freddie 'Parrotface’ Davies was a superstar of British television, radio and variety theatre before, in the twilight of a packed career, he began to act in films such as the cult classic Funny Bones, alongside Lee Evans and Jerry Lewis. With a foreword by Ken Dodd, this unique autobiography is a poignant and hilarious evocation of a vanished world and a rich nostalgic treat for comedy connoisseurs
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Calcium, Twin Peaks, Reaper, Sir William Blackstone, Zechariah Chafee, and Sunflower Diaries 17th, Volume 20
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 16. Price: Free! Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Volume 20 is a continuation of Volume 19. It covers news articles from 7/7 of 2014 that were cited in the previous volume on 7/6 of 2014. It covers the Fair Use of Copyright Law and the 4th Dimension by Hermann Minkowski. It also discusses the story of "Twin Peaks" and how it links to "Lone Ranger."
THIS DAY IN GAME SHOW HISTORY: 365 COMMEMORATIONS AND CELEBRATIONS, VOL. 1 (January through March)
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 93,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
This Day in Game Show History is a remarkable four-volume set chronicling the best stories—on camera and off—and the most noteworthy milestones for every day in the year.
A Very Cartoon Christmas: 12 Christmas Cartoon Reviews
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Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Feel the warm and fuzzy spirit of the holidays with these twelve Christmas cartoon movie reviews, perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Watch them all holiday long or anytime of the year you feel like sharing a little of that holiday spirit with each other...