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There Goes Tokyo!
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,070. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
There Goes Tokyo! is a 280-page humorous love letter from a fan of Kaiju Eiga for fans of Kaiju Eiga. In all, 23 giant-monster movies from Japan and America are analyzed by a true genre-enthusiast who still thrives from the unbridled excitement of seeing a thoroughly destroyed pagoda.
Hackyu Won Too Free
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Price: Free! Words: 143,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
An insidious epical satire upon life and religion: large in scope, brief in presentation, written in swift haiku stanzas.
A Just God Would Punish That! A Hilarious look at Teenagers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,780. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
Jack Bessie and his wife raised five bio kids, and then adopted six more. This book is a collection of two page humorous essays on every possible aspect of herding teens. Grouped by subject; school, sex and dating, self esteem issues, chores, and more. The titles of each piece are things the teens actually said, snide, stupid or absurd. A funny, and deeply personal look at life with teens.
Forward Thru The Fires of Life
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A factual, historical, educational, and comical book about our family life, careers in the fire service, emergency management and disaster response. It includes “lessons learned” as a safety guide in many types of situations. It contains poetry and prose. It covers the importance of Wills and Living Trust. Our intent was to share the humor in our lives and encourage the reader to do the same.
Following Kaufman - January 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 225,620. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 199 recent master level chess games that are informative for the "Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" and presented with a diagram for each move. I have annotated two Gruenfeld games this month.
One Page a Day
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Price: Free! Words: 114,480. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
One Page a Day is the anti-Seinfeld. It's not a book about nothing--it's a book about EVERYTHING, from the perspective of a novelist, marathoner, musician, husband/dad, cook, investing pro, agnostic, train commuter. From playing guitar solos like a rock god to avoiding runner's knee forever, One Page a Day's 365 ultra-short chapters will keep you amused, enlightened and aroused.
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.
Following Kaufman - December 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 126,080. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 104 recent master level chess games that are informative for the "Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" and presented with a diagram for each move. Additionally, games 5 and 6 from the recent world chess championship are annotated and included.
Monkee Magic: a Book about a TV Show about a Band
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Monkee Magic: a Book about a TV Show about a Band provides insightful commentary about all 58 episodes of The Monkees, as well as the film Head and the group’s two stand-alone TV specials. With a wry sense of humor and just a bit of affectionate snark, the author provides a fresh view, a provocative analysis and a whimsical journey for dedicated Monkees fans and nostalgic boomers alike.
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
From Zombos' Closet: Horror Movies to Savor and Detest
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From the long-running blog, Zombos' Closet of Horror, come the movie reviews with cheeky attitude. I am Iloz Zoc (that’s me! my blog’s alter ego), full-time, and long suffering, valet to Zombos. Within these pages you will meet those who live in and visit his mansion on the Gold Coast of Long Island as we delve deep into the worst and the best horror movies preying on unsuspecting viewers.
Breaking the Silence: The Films of John Pilger
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 167,750. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
In Breaking the Silence: The Films of John Pilger, Anthony Hayward traces the journalist and documentary maker's screen career, from The Quiet Mutiny in 1970 to Utopia in 2013. The book details the documentaries, their effects, such as the $45 million in aid triggered by Year Zero - The Silent Death of Cambodia, and Pilger's clashes with both the political and broadcasting establishments.
The Untold Stories of Broadway, Volume 1
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 191,190. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Ruby Preston. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
From opening nights to closing nights. From Broadway debuts to landmark productions. Score a front row seat to hear hundreds of stories about the most important stages in the world, seen through the eyes of the producers, actors, stage hands, writers, musicians, company managers, dressers, designers, directors, ushers, and door men who bring Broadway to life each night.
Following Kaufman - November 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 161,520. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 136 master level chess games that are informative for the "Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" and presented with a diagram for each move.
The Blue Collar Screenwriter and The Elements of Screenplay
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,500. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
For more than thirty years, Robert Gosnell has seen his work produced in network television, syndicated television, basic and pay cable and theatrical and independent films. This book recounts his journey from blue-collar worker to Hollywood screenwriter, and the hurdles encountered and lessons learned along the way, along with detailed information on screenwriting form and format.
Road Hard and Put Up Wet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,490. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Road Hard and Put up Wet” is a retrospective of Howard’s business travel over 46 years against a backdrop of changing culture, jobs and job expectations, and business as a whole. Often funny and sometimes sad, any professional traveler (road warrior) and their families should be able to relate to these recollections.
Following Kaufman - October 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 310,320. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
"Following Kaufman - October 2013" is a digest of 321 recent master level chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" The games are ordered by ECO and presented with a diagram for each move, so the games can be followed without a chess set and relevant games are near each other. Adjusting the font size changes the size of the diagrams.
You Bet Your Life: The Burdens of Gambling
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
Gambling habits often become pathological, a growing epidemic problem with the escalation of gaming opportunities. This study, using dozens of case histories to support its arguments, demonstrates the varieties of the addictive behavior. It debunks commonly-accepted myths and makes recommendations for diagnosis and treatment.
Between River and Rock: How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,430. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Drenched in gallows humor, Between River and Rock (How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments) is Norman Ball’s scathing report of TV’s—and the Internet’s—insidious impact on the American psyche. Yes, our endless gazing at telescreens has been mocked, scorned and rebuked before but never with such soul-force and literary panache. Before reading Norman Ball, please extinguish all devices.
Horror Movies - The Good, The Bad & The So Bad They're Good
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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.