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The Unofficial Roku Channel Guide; Annotated
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Price: Free! Words: 36,980. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Smith & Smith Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
OVER 130,000 Downloads Across Platforms!! Updated for 2014 This Roku Channel Guide includes Access Codes and Links to Channels available on the Roku set top box. It will be updated monthly with new channels.
Mann on Film: It's a Mad World and other essays
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Price: Free! Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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S.E. Mann celebrates American cinema and culture in this first in a series of books on entertainment. From his Tokyo hideaway, S.E. Mann offers up a blue plate special of juicy insight garnished with humor and gushing with delicious admiration for America's most beloved institution, Hollywood.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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Have you ever devoted sixteen hours to watching a Korean drama and been left wondering, "Why do dramas do that?" The creators of popular television blog Dramabeans.com deconstruct Korean drama tropes and explain cultural nuances that regularly get lost in translation. An essential guide for longtime drama-lovers and new fans alike.
American Business and Daytime Dramas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,220. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Essay » Business
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On Thursday, April 14, 2011, ABC/Disney Television unleashed a nationwide firestorm in concurrently announcing that it was cancelling two of Daytime television’s longstanding prized soap operas created by the legendary writer, Agnes Nixon, “One Life to Live” and “All My Children.” Nationwide, fans immediately began protesting against these cancellations.
The Doctor,The Eye Doctor and Me
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Price: Free! Words: 35,350. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Analogies and Parallels Between the World of Doctor Who and the Syrian Conflict
Liz Tells Frank What Happened In...
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Series: Liz Tells Frank What Happened In..., Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 35,090. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Liz Shannon Miller's friend Frank has missed out on a lot of pop culture over the years. So sometimes, Liz tells him about something he's missed. From the fond nostalgia of "Sweet Valley High" to the soul-killing badness of "Madea's Family Reunion," "Liz Tells Frank What Happened In..." is an epic tour though entertainment's highs and lows. (Mostly the lows. Liz may never recover from "Zardoz".)
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 1: William Hartnell (Second Edition)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This all-new, revised, and expanded first volume of essays from the acclaimed blog TARDIS Eruditorum traces the evolving critical history of the hit television show Doctor Who. This volume covers the first three years of the program, with William Hartnell in the starring role. Features extensive revisions and eleven new essays exclusive to this book.
Dilemele lui Comanescu
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Price: Free! Words: 31,600. Language: Romanian. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A collection of texts published in "Dilema veche" between 2006 and 2011.
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unauthorized Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 2: Patrick Troughton
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,360. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The second volume of essays from the acclaimed blog TARDIS Eruditorum traces the evolving critical history of the hit television show Doctor Who. This volume covers the latter years of the 1960s, when Patrick TRoughton starred on the show.
Sex On Soaps - Afternoon Love & Lust On Television Daytime Dramas
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,700. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex research
A must read for any soap fan or student of the genre, this material looks at how sex and its ramifications are presented on daytime television and how men and women perceive sex on soaps differently. Utilizes inline citations to the comprehensive bibliography with over 50 sources including soap books, communications journals, and network soap episodes. Original version 1992. Revised edition 2011.
Steven Moffat's Doctor Who 2010, The Critical Fan's Guide to Matt Smith's First Series (Unauthorized)
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Series: Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,010. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2011 by Punked Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
At over 75,000 words, this is the most comprehensive analysis of Doctor Who series 5 produced so far. Steven Moffat’s first series as showrunner for Doctor Who deserves such a thorough examination, as it is arguably the most intricate ever produced.
TARDIS Eruditorum Volume 4: Tom Baker and the Hinchcliffe Years
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,960. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical history of Doctor Who covering Tom Baker's first three seasons on the show, under the producership of Philip Hinchcliffe
The Ultimate TRUE BLOOD Trivia Guide
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,050. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Think you know everything there is to know about True Blood? Put your knowledge to the test with The Ultimate True Blood Trivia Guide. The Ultimate True Blood Trivia Guide features more than 1400 questions from the first three seasons of Alan Ball's critically acclaimed HBO drama.
New Light on Movie Bests
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Everyone loves Best Movies' lists. But this book is much more than just a list of 400 great movies. Many are examined in exhaustive detail: "The Third Man", "Shepherd of the Hills", "The General", "Gilda", "Tales of Manhattan", "The Big Clock", "Anna Karenina", "Adventures of Sherlock Holmes", "China Seas", "Duck Soup", "Thin Man" films, "Cat People", "Old Dark House", "Trouble with Harry", etc.
Milestones in Television History: JAG, the Military Law Drama that Redefined American Patriotism
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,820. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Although undeservedly underrated by critics, scholars and other television writers, "JAG" was a a ratings success that redefined American patriotism in the common consciousness in the immediate post-9/11 era. This long overdue book examines the phenomenon of "JAG" from a scholarly perspective, covering reception as well as legal and military authenticity.
British Movie Entertainments on VHS and DVD
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
British DVD suppliers have now released around 700 classic films. This book details some of Britain’s best. Over 400 movies in all are described in either minute detail or in summary form. And the quality (or lack of same) in the DVD transfer is fearlessly indicated. The author's emphasis is on movies made before 1970, especially those featuring popular stars as Stewart Granger, James Mason.
Paranormal State Exposed
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
PARANORMAL STATE ran on the A&E network from December 2007 through May 2011. This documentary program was comprised of a team of Penn State University students who wanted to help those troubled by unexplained phenomena. The Paranormal State/Paranormal Research Society's motto was, "To trust, honor, and always seek the truth."
Steven Moffat's Doctor Who 2011: The Critical Fan's Guide to Matt Smith's Second Series (Unauthorized)
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Series: Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,150. Language: British English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Punked Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
At over 90,000 words, this is the most comprehensive guide yet published to the 2011 season of Doctor Who.
Star Trek: A Post-structural Critique of the Original Series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by Rominna Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Media critic Michael Hemmingson offers a history and critique of the original Star Trek TV series, and the impact it has had on our culture, language, and science. Using the post-strctural lens, this study offers an insightful examination of sexual politics, colonial expansion, the human superiority over aliens, military action and the prime directive within the Star Trek realm.
Seinfeld Secrets: An Insider Scoop About the Show
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,320. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Praetorian Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Seinfeld Secrets is the only book to reveal an insider scoop into the show. Discover little-known facts about the creators, actors, guest stars, and show. Go behind-the-scenes and discover a lost episode that was partially filmed but never aired. Each episode has an interesting past--how plots were developed, scenes were changed, and actors shaped the show. It is the best insider book available.