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Facts About Planets
Price: Free! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
There are many planets in our galaxy.In this you will find a few facts about them.
Politics on Film
Price: Free! Words: 23,970. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
17 essays covering politically tinged films dating back to the 1930s thru the 1960s. Movies discussed are well-known works like The Best Man, All the King’s Men, Duck Soup, and Yankee Doodle Dandy, to more obscure films such as Medium Cool, What Every Woman Knows, and Left, Right, and Center.
Culture Justly Scrutinized: A Take on Six Years of Virtue and Venality
Price: $3.99 $1.99 USD. (50% off until Jan. 31!) Words: 181,760. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A collection of opinionated commentary and provocative thought experiments that covers topics esoteric, obscure and absurd – making it a unique and valuable take on the period. Some essays will remind of items vaguely familiar and largely forgotten. Many others will introduce readers for the first time to eccentric people and fascinating incidents that went unnoticed in real-time.
የሰጎን መፍተሔ እና ሌሎች 100 ሳይንሳዊ እይታዎች እና ወጎች
You set the price! Words: 47,080. Language: Amharic. Published: September 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
መጽሐፉ ባብዛኛዉ የኮምፒውተር ሳይንስ ሃሳቦችን ይዞ ሊገኝ ይችላል። ሆኖም የመጨረሻ ግቡ ማህበራዊ ህይወታችንን እንድንፈታበት እንደ ሞዴል አገልግሎ ነው እንጂ ኮምፒውተር ሳይንስን ማስተማር እንደ አላማ ይዞ የተፃፈ አይደለም። ኮምፒውተር ሳይንስ ችግሮችን የሚፈታበትን መንገድ የማህበራዊ እና የአስተዳደር ችግሮቻችንን ልንፈታበት እንችላለን ከሚል የሳይንሱ ሃሳቦች ከማህበራዊው ጉዳይ ጋር ተጋምዶ ቀርቧል። ፈታ እያሉ ማህበራዊ ወይም አስተዳደራዊ ችግሮትን ይፍቱበታል፡፡የአንዳንድ ሰዎች የተቀነጫጨቡ ማንነቶች ጭምር በመፅሐፉ ቀርበውበታል።
On Brandon Hill: Popular Culture in Bristol since World War Two
Price: Free! Words: 132,750. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
On Brandon Hill is the first ever comprehensive history of post-war Bristolian culture, and covers all the major art forms for which the city is famous – music, TV, animation, street art – as well as its contributions to film, theatre, literature, fine art etc. First-hand accounts by the author and a gurt big dollop of West Country humour are woven into a gigantic cultural tapestry,
Lady Biya’s Guide to Medieval Aviculture
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until July 16!) Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
The collected works and research of "Lady Biya Saman" (mka Laurel A. Rockefeller) from the Society for Creative Anachronism concerning companion birds in the middle ages. Includes class handouts from "Survey to Medieval Aviculture" and "Talons and White Crests" about Asian falconry and Chinese aviculture.
101 Worldbuilding Prompts
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy
101 questions for fantasy worldbuilders. Great for those just starting out or seasoned pros.
Brass Bands and Snake Oil Stands
Price: Free! Words: 76,560. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
From the gleaming gold and silver stream of the great circus street parades, to the pounding of the tambourines of the raucous minstrel shows, the sights and sounds of our country's early entertainment are filled to the brim with a restless energy. Annie Oakley, the "Boston Bird Man," "Slick and Sleepy" and all the rest, rise from the dusty pages of history and live again in this colorful book.
LEXX Unauthorized, Series 2: The Light at the End of the Universe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,790. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
LEXX was one of the strangest Sci Fi series ever made. Following up on the first series of movies guest starring Rutger Hauer, Tim Curry, Barry Bostwick and Malcolm McDowell, series two featured the protagonists, Stan, Xev, Kai and 790 cruising through space, looking for a new home, or at least a safe place to live, while the Universe is being eaten by a mysterious force.
Galateo della Cartomanzia
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: Italian. Published: March 13, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
In questo libro ho cercato di rispondere a quelle che sono le domande di base sul mondo dei Tarocchi, e ho cercato di fissare un comportamento minimo (Galateo) da tenere sia da parte dei cartomanti che da parte dei consultanti affinché il consulto possa ottenere i migliori risultati.
Anniversaries: 10 Years of the CMBA
Price: Free! Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Celebrating 10 years of the Classic Movie Blog Association by taking a look at films and film-related events celebrating significant anniversaries including The Third Man (70 years), Double Indemnity (75 years), Ben-Hur (60 years) and more.
Did Queen Victoria Have a German Accent?
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Writer and journalist Richard Milton has been blogging for more than twenty years. The many articles in this book are those that have attracted many thousands of online readers. Says Richard, 'I’m astounded to discover that so many people, like me, are keen to know whether Queen Victoria had a German accent. I'm astonished that so many share my idle curiosity about something so inconsequential."
Boomer Brand Winners & Losers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,710. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Growing up in the 50s and 60s, Boomer kids were surrounded by brands. That's when the modern brand was born, when brands reflected popular culture, and when brand advertising flourished. "Boomer Brand Winners & Losers" features fascinating stories of 156 best and worst brands of the Boomer era.
A Decade Now Available for Streaming: A Celebration of the Films That Helped Define the 2010's
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 26,270. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
With another decade in the books, it's time to start looking back at what came before and understand where we have been. This is a look at how film evolved into something new and exciting in the digital age.
400 Minutes of Terror
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Like scary YouTube videos? Don't have a lot of time? Want to watch a whole lot of them in that little bit of time? Then you need a copy of "400 Minutes of Terror." This book contains ultra-short capsule reviews of ultra-short horror film on YouTube. See links, runtimes, super-short synopses and only slightly longer reviews. Find out why these shorts are scary, and go catch them for yourself.
John Cleese
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2019 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
John Cleese The Inspirational Life Story of John Cleese; Comedian, Public Speaker, and The Movie Star Who Helped Introduce Monty Python to the World By Patrick Bunker John Cleese was born on October 27th, 1939 in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, England. He was the only child of Muriel and Reginald Francis Cleese. His parents earned a modest living. His father worked as an insurance salesman
Far Out Australia - From Scratch in a Hatch
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,150. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
"Ridiculously small CONTINENT, ... terrifyingly vast COUNTRY". How did the Land Down Under become Australia we know today? What obstacles do travelers need to dodge not to become suckers to mainstream commercial tourism? This low-key "guide" through space and time can answer any question big or small ... with hefty dose of cheeky sarcasm, Google maps, images, route & fuel estimates.
The English Teacher’s Guide to the Hamilton Musical: Symbols, Allegory, Metafiction, and Clever Language
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The high school or college English class offers a long list of technical terms: Symbolism, Irony, Metafiction, Allegory, Metaphor… here’s the list, from Absurdity to Zeugma, all defined through the clever wordplay of Hamilton.
We're Home: Fandom, Fun, and Hidden Homages in Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,420. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is crammed with delightful references – there are stacks of easter eggs, famous cameos, nods to the Extended Universe and computer games. Here they’re all listed and described for discerning fans.
A Rey of Hope: Feminism, Symbolism and Hidden Gems in Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,210. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A guide to the feminist tropes and deep symbols in Star Wars: The Force Awakens