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Culture Justly Scrutinized: A Take on Six Years of Virtue and Venality
Price: $3.99 USD. 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.
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,
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."
Demons' Arcturians Metalexicon Logodynamics
Price: Free! Words: 113,400. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Demons' Arcturians Metalexicon Logodynamics
Killer B's, Volume 2: Son of a Killer B (1996-2016)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 154,380. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
In Killer B’s, Vol. 2, the iTunes Movie Guru (Emeritus) shares an ALL NEW selection of the best undiscovered movies available on demand...great little films from 1996-2016 that never found an audience. It’s just as easy to find a hidden gem as a blockbuster, if you know what to look for. Killer B’s lets you know what to look for. Life’s too short to watch bad films—put Killer B’s to work for you!
Movie Outlaw
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 140,590. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
From filmmaker and journalist Mike Watt comes a new collection of essays focusing on more than 70 "underseen" films. These include "lost" films like Johnny Depp's directorial debut, "The Brave"; "Don's Plum", the film that Leo DiCaprio sued to hide from the public; Mauritzio Nichetti's sexy live-action/animated comedy "Volere Volare"; "The Ghastly Love of Johnny X", the last 35mm b&w sf musical!
Movie Outlaw Rides Again!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 193,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
From filmmaker and journalist Mike Watt comes a the long-awaited SEQUEL to the beloved Movie Outlaw collection. Brand new collection of essays focusing on another 70 "undeservedly underseen" films, such as, "Crazy Moon" starring a Keifer Sutherland; the hilarious "Frankenhooker"; "Jane White is Sick and Twisted"; Terry Southern's "The Magic Christian", "Nightbreed", "Cafe Flesh", and more!
The Mothers And Fathers Italian Association
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,920. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Non-Fiction! An omnibus collection of the most irreverent, funny, and longest-running column in the history of horror and dark fantasy! Monteleone has written about breaking in, breaking out, being successful, and being a failure. In addition to his many anecdotal adventures, he tells it like it is in the book biz, television, film, and popular culture.
The Horror Crossover Encyclopedia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 187,030. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by 18thWall Productions. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This book is dedicated to revealing the myriad easter-eggs and hints that tie together modern horror and prove the universe to be nothing more than a thing of fright. The Horror Crossover Encyclopedia is a reference guide of fictional crossovers within the horror genre, using a “six degrees” methodology.
Killer B's: The 237 Best Movies on Video You've (Probably) Never Seen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,680. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The iTunes Movie Guru (Emeritus) shares his pick of the best unknown movies available on demand -- great little films that never found their proper audiences. No "forgotten favorites," no "so bad they're good" trash, just the delight of discovery of terrific films. It’s just as easy to find a hidden gem as a blockbuster, if you know what to look for. Killer B’s tells you what to look for.
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 1: William Hartnell (Second Edition)
Series: TARDIS Eruditorum. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,770. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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.
From the Ridiculous to the Sublime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,950. Language: British English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
a collection of remarkable short stories to astonish and amaze.
Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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Creeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeekkk! Welcome… to Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers— The tomb door swings open, and grizzled tomb-tender Stephen Bissette offers you a grisly guided tour to the millennial horror, crime, and cult feature films released on video and DVD from 1999-2001. Open the coffins—er, pages—and they’re all here.
Mama and Me
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 300,200. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Includes many of the “Mama and Me” and “Bette’s Barbs” columns written for The Martinsville Reporter and The Reporter-Times in Martinsville, IN, for the last half century. The columns talk about things that happened—births, deaths, schools, store openings, fires, crimes, store closings, historical events, tragedies, wars, events in Martinsville and Morgan County, and stories about local people.