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Be A Hater: A Polemic on the Hater Mindset
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,220. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
What do Taylor Swift, Cognitive Psychology, Gucci Mane, Dissent, and The Most Dangerous Person Alive have in common? The answer is the “Hater Mindset”. In “Be A Hater” Dr. Parham uses a pop culture approach to examine a subtle and subconscious cultural shift in the concept of a “hater”. A shift with implications for critical thinking, relationships, individual happiness, and more.
Demons' Arcturians Metalexicon Logodynamics
Price: Free! Words: 113,400. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Demons' Arcturians Metalexicon Logodynamics
Monster Kidding
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,140. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Michael Legge, aka horror host Dr. Dreck, delves into the meaning of being a "monster kid". Kids born during the 50s and 60s are the original monster boomers, but it didn't stop there. In this book, Legge explores his own childhood, and the movies he became hooked on, both at the drive in and on TV. A fun, humorous read for all lovers of the weird and the wonderful.
Celebrity Spies, True Stories, Book 1, Actors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Celebrity Spies, Book I - Actors, features over fifty actors who actively participated in espionage activities or worked directly with the intelligence services. The book features true stories, biographies and filmographies from 'real-life' spies as well as fascinating trivia and over one hundred and fifty images.
Animated Discussions: Critical Essays on Anime
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,360. Language: American English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Whether they’re tracing depictions of the apocalypse from their roots in the ancient Near East to hit anime of the 90s and 2000s, exploring the ways in which certain mecha and magical girl shows equate trauma and heroism, or just trying to figure out why Utena turned into a car, the essays in this collection combine an accessible style with literary analysis to present anime in a new light!
2016: A Year in Reviews
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,990. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
During 2016, Chris Luckett wrote 45 reviews for The Apple Box, covering some of the best and worst the year had to offer. From Arrival to Zootopia, this is a time capsule of all the biggest movies worth seeing and worth avoiding from last year.
Speculative Fiction 2015: The Year's Best Online Reviews, Essays, and Commentary
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,260. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Speculative Fiction 2015 collects over fifty of the best reviews, essays and media commentary from all facets of SFF. From insightful deconstruction of major blockbuster films, to considered arguments for diversity and inclusivity in science fiction and fantasy, this edition highlights many of the most complex and important events in speculative fiction fandom from 2015.
Monsters from the Vault: Classic Horror Films Revisited
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,500. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016 by Innsmouth Free Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Welcome back to the Vault of Secrets, where acclaimed author, skeleton, and monster expert Orrin Grey will be disinterring a bunch of classic (or not-so-classic) vintage horror films for your delectation.
25 Must-Watch Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,360. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A primer for science fiction, fantasy, and horror movies, this book covers twenty-five of the best examples from the genre. Each entry includes a synopsis, review/commentary, cast and crew information, as well as a few nuggets of trivia relating to the films, giving you an extensive look at some of the movies that represent the pinnacle of science fiction and fantasy cinema.
Sound from the Silence: The Spy Who Was A Lover
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 33,260. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Inspired by real events: “It’s better to fight for love than for the land or hate,” he always said. He was Roshan Mirza… He could get anywhere… Barriers could not stop him. He was like a free spirit... He was a spy - but a spy who questioned every convention. He was a "new James Bond..." "No guns, no revolver - just poetry and music, that was his tool box." He was the spy who was a lover.
Skins Oxblood, Sweat and Beers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The author takes a closer look at the skinhead culture in the UK
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Three and Derivative Works
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This third volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the third season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with analysis of both licensed derivative works and a selection of fanworks to explore these questions and the show which inspired them.
Guided by the Beauty of Their Weapons: Notes on Science Fiction and Culture in the Year of Angry Dogs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 169,930. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
An anthology of essays by acclaimed Marxist occultist critic Philip Sandifer about science fiction in the year 2015, and especially about Vox Day and the Sad Puppies controversy.
Twitter Who Volume 3: The Third Doctor
Series: Twitter Who, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,110. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Stranded on Earth with a faulty TARDIS? Hope you've got a good book! Coming back for thirds, Hannah J. Rothman settles in for five years as she Tweets and commentates her way through the complete Jon Pertwee era of Doctor Who. Hop in for a ride in Bessie and get your sonics ready.
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 Secret History of Star Wars: The Art of Storytelling and the Making of a Modern Epic
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 251,780. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Legacy Books Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Star Wars is one of the most important cultural phenomena of the Western world. The tale of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and the fall and redemption of Anakin Skywalker has become modern myth, an epic tragedy of the corruption of a young man in love into darkness, the rise of evil, and the power of good triumphing in the end. But it didn’t start out that way...
Fatal Car Accidents of the Rich and Famous
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
In Fatal Car Accidents of the Rich and Famous, infamous automobile accidents involving the rich and famous are explored. From princess and screen siren Grace Kelly to MTV star Ryan Dunn; their horrific last moments behind the wheel are retold, the wreckage is carefully picked over, and we examine the public reaction that cemented their legacy.
The C. Dennis Moore Horror Movie Guide Vol. 6
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,680. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Before you settle down for your Halloween night horror movie marathon, dive into this collection and see what’s worth watching and what’s worth scrubbing from your memory.
The History Teacher's Movie Guide: Choosing and Using the Right Films for Your Classroom
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Finding, funding, and using the right films and video equipment can be challenging for history teachers. This book helps you get good films that are free from bias, anachronisms, or objectionable content. There are many great tips on how to use films more effectively in your classroom and interesting assignments to go with them.