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Pop Life: America in the Age of Pop
Price: Free! Words: 117,540. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Pop Life is a collection of essays across four broad themes: film & television, music & hi-fi audio, video games, the political & personal. Author Daniel Thomas MacInnes tackles every aspect of "the pop life" with biting wit, humor and keen insight, bringing readers on an illuminating journey across the cultural landscape.
Sous les feux des regards
Series: Fresh Perspectives. Price: Free! Words: 20,530. Language: French. Published: September 5, 2017 by IETM. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Cette nouvelle publication de la série Nouvelles perspectives regroupe toutes sortes de points de vue sur les arts et le handicap, qui sont à la fois contradictoires, intimes et touchants. Elle laisse la place à la voix des artistes handicapés, car leur expérience unique et leur vision du monde redonne à l'art toute son unicité et sa jeunesse.
Underground Railway Theater, Engine of Delight & Social Change
Price: Free! Words: 125,820. Language: American English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
JULIE TAYMOR: "I am delighted to see this ebook on the great output of the Underground Railway Theater...a testament to the unbridled experimentation & success they have achieved." Written by the founding co-directors, with VIDEOS of PERFORMANCES combining ACTORS, PUPPETS & MUSIC in the DEVISING OF ENGAGED PLAYS from improvisation, it also includes PUPPET-COMMISSIONS from orchestras like the BSO
Videosyncratic. A book about life. In video shops.
Price: $3.18 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A caustically funny journey spanning the 30 year life of the UK Video rental industry through the eyes of a laconic till-jockey-turned-manager-turned-owner. The 'Kitchen Confidential' of video stores.
Body and Ancestry: A multicultural proposal for art-dance-education
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,510. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Within the boundaries of this work, the aim has been to draw up a proposal on dance-art education, seeking to recover aesthetic and mythical elements present in African-Brazilian tradition as a collective creation.
Engineer's Guide to Improv and Art Games
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,060. Language: American English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Part engineering reference and part improv manual, this guide tells you how to play a host of fun and challenging games that will also help you grow professionally. The games are selected from the worlds of improvisational comedy and art, but they can directly boost engineering skills, such as communication and collaboration, 3D visualization, brainstorming, and customer-centered design.
Film and Fork: Recipes Inspired by the Magic of Cinema
Price: Free! Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Entertaining, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Part cookbook, part entertainment, the book features cocktails, main dishes, and desserts inspired by iconic scenes, characters, and memorable moments from 46 of our favorite films. The recipes are easy-to-follow, elegantly plated, and most importantly, taste-tested (we really enjoyed that part). We hope that our book will help you become a star in your own kitchen!
Lights, Camera, Background! The Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Background Actor in Atlanta and Other Southern Cities
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,680. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Want to become a background actor (movie extra) in Atlanta or another southern city? Then this book is for you. Here’s a few things you will learn: Duties of a Background Actor, The Submission Process, How to Get Booked, Expectations and the Thrill of Set Life, Protocols on Set, List of Extras Casting Companies in 14 States, Tips and Recommendations. All this and more!
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.
Don't Call It Bollywood: An Introduction to the Hindi Film Universe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Annorlunda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Margaret E. Redlich intersperses stories from her path to dedicated fandom with analysis of the rich history and artistic traditions of Hindi film.
HOPE: Indigo Ballet Series, book #2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Perfection. Beauty. Pain. This is life for Indigo Stevens at the famed New York School of Ballet, where there’s no such thing as weakness or privacy and every movement is scrutinized and judged. Can she go for her dreams without losing herself?
Actor Being - A Role in Mankind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Essay » Sociology
The actor's spotlight is not the stage or the screen, but civilization itself.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Ballet But Were Afraid to Ask
Price: Free! Words: 41,200. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Your burning ballet questions answered... • How do I become a professional ballet dancer? • What do ballerinas eat?or do they eat at all? • Are all men who wear tights gay? These are just a few of the questions you'll find answered here. Feel the pain of what it's like to wear pointe shoes, experience the terror of meeting hot, gun-toting guys while on tour with ballet companies in exotic, di
The Sleaze Merchants: Adventures in Exploitation Filmmaking from the ’50s to the ’90s
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,490. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Now it can be told—here are the true stories of fifteen fearless filmmakers who defied the system…and won! This incredible book documents the real stories of Hollywood's true giants, the pioneers and crazed visionaries, the cinematic sorcerers without any scruples: magnificent men like Sam Katzman, Jim Wynorski, Fred Olen Ray, Jess Franco, and Edward D. Wood, Jr.
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!
Would You Like to Know a Secret?: An Epic Secret Hidden in Television
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015 by Luminous Cite. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
An epic secret is hidden in a popular television show; this feat may be the greatest media deception ever accomplished. Aspects of the amazing secret are revealed and you are challenged to guess the identity of the show for yourself. Once you learn The Secret, you will be unable to watch any episode of this television series without seeing the deeper story. The book divulging all will follow soon.
Seeking Perfection: The Unofficial Guide to Tremors
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,940. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Seeking Perfection: The Unofficial Guide to Tremors is the first book to go beneath the surface of the Tremors franchise, featuring new interviews with more than 50 cast and crew members, including stars Kevin Bacon and Michael Gross, director Ron Underwood, executive producer Gale Anne Hurd, and the monster makers who brought the Graboids to life.
Oscar Hookers
You set the price! Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Every Oscar® winning actress has played a character related to sex work. List from 1929 to present.
Station Identification: Confessions of a Video Kid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This is a memoir by a thirty-one-year-old man who has just given up the most meaningful, heartwarming and enduring relationship in his life—his television set. The tale begins with Donald Bowie’s discovery of Howdy Doody, and ends as he bids farewell to television after the last episode of the Mary Tyler Moor Show.