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What They Wrote: In Praise of Dark Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
What They Wrote is a collection of introductions, articles, and reviews by Jack Ketchum of various horror novels and collections. Included here are introductions for works by Edward Lee, Stanley Wiater, Barry Hoffman, Kealan Patrick Burke, Thomas Tessier, P.D. Cacek, Lucy Taylor, Tim Lebbon, and T.M. Wright. Also included are reviews of two Stephen King novels and a John Carpenter movie.
The Rise of the Undead: A look at the transition of the vampire from villain to hero in popular culture
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
In the lineup of supernatural monsters, vampires stand apart for their prestige. This short book looks at the transition in pop culture from "Dracula" to "True Blood" and how the vampire character has changed over the years from disfigured monster to the heroine's boyfriend.
What Made the Golden Age Shine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Thirty something old time radio podcaster Adam Graham explains what's so special about the golden age of radio, television, and film.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 3, the South
Price: Free! Words: 36,130. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
America teems with history and culture. Volume III of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the South. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life. Approximately 36,000 words, a third the size of a full length novel.
Science Fiction: An Oral History
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,150. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
"Science Fiction: An Oral History" features in-depth dialogs with prominent authors of the genre's Golden Age (1930-1960) and New Wave (1960-1980) eras. Interview subjects include Philip K. Dick, Theodore Sturgeon, Fritz Leiber, Roger Zelazny, C.L. Moore, Leigh Brackett, Norman Spinrad and Robert Anton Wilson. Spontaneous, intelligent, and often very, very funny.
TV In My Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A memoir of TV as it was in the 1980s from a TV-obsessed kid who watched it all.
Audio Drama Reviews: Three Years 100 Reviews
Price: Free! Words: 25,100. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Included Reviews: The Knightmare Shinkei A Four Star Murder Phantom Canyon This Thing of Ours Season One Robotz of the Company The Cleansed Episodes 1-5 The G-Files Episode 1 Tamlynn PI Episodes 1-2 And much, much more
Insights: A Collection of Colorful and Humorous Opinions From Wild Brain Activities of An Observer
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014 by Kirk Posadas. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Ever wonder what is the opinion of others on a certain topic? Are you interested in checking out a different take on some things? Then download this book and find out humorous and sometimes angry insights about random things! Download now and find out!
Doctor Who - The What, Where, and How: A Fannish Guide to the TARDIS-Sized Pop Culture Jam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,670. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
All the clever references to pop culture and science fiction canon in the new Doctor Who--a big treat for fans the world over.
Eyes Wide Open: 2013: The Year's 25 Greatest Movies (and 5 Worst)
Series: Eyes Wide Open, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,470. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Who has time to waste on a bad movie? In this quick and informative guide, critic Chris Barsanti ("Filmology: A Movie-a-Day Guide to the Movies You Need to Know") runs down the 25 movies from 2013 you should seek out—and the 5 worst you should avoid at all costs. This guide to the year in movies also includes Best-Of lists, Honorable Mentions, and DVD reviews.
Sherlock: Every Canon Reference You May Have Missed in BBC's Series 1-3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,820. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Within this book are all the references, with quotes from the actors and creators, notes from John and Sherlock’s blogs, and loads of symbolism. With character bios and notes on all the unseen cases, this book bursts with references for Sherlock’s fans, those who know the century of lore and those who are yet to begin it.
The Questionable Success of Unquestioned Excess: Martin Scorsese & The Wolf of Wall Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014 by Robert Cettl. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Essay » Sociology
American Capitalism as envisioned by Academy Award winning director Martin Scorsese. In this e-Book, Australian National Film & Sound Archive former SAR Research Fellow Robert Cettl takes a critical look at Scorsese's new film: at its ethical overtones (or lack of them), its celebration of excess and its divisive critical interpretation as allegory, satire and/or dark comedy.
Video Krypt's Bumper Book of Movie Reviews 2011-2013
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Video Krypt's Bumper Book of Movie Reviews is a must for all film buffs. Packed with insight, analysis, criticism, pithy observation and blunt sarcasm, this collection of over sixty reviews takes you on a cinematic journey from Rick's Cafe to the barren wastes of the Antarctic; from the beginning of the universe to the distant future!
B-Boys: A Children's Guide to the Origins of Hip Hop
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Music / Rap & Hip Hop, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
What most people call Breakdancing was originally called B-Boying, one of the five elements of Hip Hop culture. This book teaches children of all ages the origins of B-Boying, from the great tap dancers to James Brown to the movie Flashdance to being done by people all around the world.
The Void and the Clouds
Price: Free! Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A whimsical expounding upon the necessity of living life and embracing all the silliness and joy that life itself has to offer. Written from the perspective of a stranger in a strange world, these musings illuminate some of the more remote aspects of living, such as art, beauty, goodness, and charity. Sometimes the biggest truths in life become so neglected that we forget they are even there.
Harry Dean's Confessions: I Might Have Killed JFK
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
For 48 years, Harry Dean's account of the JFK assassination has been misrepresented by the writings of W.R. Morris and his followers. The misrepresenations persisted for decades despite Harry's many efforts to correct them. Now the public can finally hear Harry's own story which is more astonishing than any fiction.
Couples Scavenger Hunt – Paris
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
If you are looking for a quirky and unusual date in Paris, then this book is perfect for you! This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you and your date on a scavenger hunt throughout the city. If you want to add a little bit of history into your relationship, then you won’t want to miss this book!
Examination of Chucky: An Unauthorized Dissection of the Child's Play Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
An unauthorized collection of essays covering beloved slasher icon Chucky the killer doll. Examining all six films in the Child's Play series, author Troy H. Gardner explores the many colorful characters and themes found in the popular horror franchise.
The 8th Million Way to Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Robert Cettl. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
An in-depth critical re-appraisal and inside account of director Hal Ashby's final feature film 8 Million Ways to Die starring Jeff Bridges, Rosanna Arquette and Andy Garcia.
Il Romanzo Poliziesco
Price: Free! Words: 21,150. Language: Italian. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Una breve ma coincisa sintesi del Romanzo Poliziesco. Riccamente illustrata