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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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
Twitter Who Volume 2: The Second Doctor
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Series: Twitter Who, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,910. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Whofolk, you are hereby invited back to epic quest of one lone fan traversing the vast realm of Classic Who through the eyes of a New Whovian. Bursting from the pages of Outside In, Hannah J. Rothman returns to the '60s as she Tweets and commentates her way through the complete Patrick Troughton era of Doctor Who, reconstructions and all.
Symbols in Game of Thrones: The Deeper Meanings of Animals, Colors, Seasons, Food, and Much More
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
With dogs, wolves, ravens, blood flies, and so many more, animal symbolism is endlessly significant in Game of Thrones. This book explores places, colors, foods, items, weather, and all the other symbols, from ice and fire to apples and blood oranges. A delightful treat for fans of books, show, or both.
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.
Wild Hairs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Winner of the 2001 International Horror Guild Award for Best Non-Fiction The essays by David J. Schow, whose regular column in Fangoria was well known for its rants and raves in the tradition of Dennis Miller, Harlan Ellison, and Professor Irwin Corey, are collected here for the first time. Schow spouts off on a wide variety of subjects.
2024: The Future of Television
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Price: Free! Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Looking forward to 2024 this UKTV book of essays explores the development of programming and technology and predicts who will be the winners and losers of the next decade. This book contains the perspective of a broad range of thought leaders – from creative programme makers and on screen talent to the new broadcasters and professional futurists.
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
Doctor Who - The What, Where, and How: A Fannish Guide to the TARDIS-Sized Pop Culture Jam
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,670. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
All the clever references to pop culture and science fiction canon in the new Doctor Who--a big treat for fans the world over.