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My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This second volume of essays in the My Little Po-Mo series combines critical analysis of the second season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its fandom, with a focus on what might be called the "dark side" of the latter. Sex, death, and chaos, handled as only a children's cartoon can!
Seinfeld Secrets: An Insider Scoop About the Show
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,320. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Praetorian Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Seinfeld Secrets is the only book to reveal an insider scoop into the show. Discover little-known facts about the creators, actors, guest stars, and show. Go behind-the-scenes and discover a lost episode that was partially filmed but never aired. Each episode has an interesting past--how plots were developed, scenes were changed, and actors shaped the show. It is the best insider book available.
Funny Bones - My Life in Comedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,690. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Scratching Shed Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Freddie 'Parrotface’ Davies was a superstar of British television, radio and variety theatre before, in the twilight of a packed career, he began to act in films such as the cult classic Funny Bones, alongside Lee Evans and Jerry Lewis. With a foreword by Ken Dodd, this unique autobiography is a poignant and hilarious evocation of a vanished world and a rich nostalgic treat for comedy connoisseurs
News Girls Don't Cry
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 42,950. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Today the host of ORA TV’s Newsbreaker, and now calling Larry King her boss, Melissa McCarty worked her way up through the trenches of live television news. But she was also running away from her past, growing up in the roughest of neighborhoods, watching those she knew—including her brother—succumb to drugs, gangs, and violence.
Seinfeld Reference: The Complete Encyclopedia with Biographies, Character Profiles & Episode Summaries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,420. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Praetorian Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Seinfeld Reference" provides a comprehensive analysis of the series, detailed cast biographies and character profiles, and thorough episode summaries with technical credits and guest stars. It is written by a television expert and the only book on the market with depth, accuracy, and insight about the show.
History, Homages and the Highlands: An Outlander Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
With oodles of steamy romance, paranormal time travel, adventure, and much more, Outlander is sweeping the nation. Discover the facts behind it: from kilts and bagpipes to selkies and the fair folk. Bonnie Prince Charlie, Doctor Who, folklore, fantasy, customs, cities, festivals, and much more.
Swimming With The Sharks - Updates From The Tank - Season 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Exclusive sound bites, behind-the-scenes info, and the answer to the most pressing question of all: "Where Are They Now?" It's been five years since the doors to the Tank opened. Some businesses remain, many have closed...even ones that got deals. And others actually turned the Sharks away at contract time! A rapid-fire look inside the hit show.
Karyn Kupcinet Strangled Hollywood Beauty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Andrew Prine was Karyn Kupcinet's boyfriend until shortly before her violent and untimely death on November 28, 1963. Karyn's body lay undiscovered on a couch in her West Hollywood apartment for three days. It was found by two friends. My book reveals many of the likely suspects in her murder, including Prine, who is still alive. Karyn was also a drug abuser. She used methamphetamine habitually.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
Cheers Trivia: It's a Little Known Fact . . .
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Praetorian Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
“Cheers Trivia” was authored by a sitcom expert who knows this series inside-out. It is simply the best trivia book on the market. It covers everything–Cheers bar, primary characters, recurring regulars, guest stars, friends and family, and memorable patrons. Complete with a scoring guide and episode photos. Whether a casual watcher or avid fan, this book will satisfy any appetite.
A to Z Guide to Film Terms
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
An insider's guide to the terms and phrases used by the people who make movies and tv shows. If you want to work in the "biz," or just enjoy movies and how they are made, then this book is for you. Initally released in 1995, the print edition has sold over 20,000 copies. Written by location scout Tim Moshansky, this book contains terms spoken on film sets by actual crews. A must for film buffs
Monkee Magic: a Book about a TV Show about a Band
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Monkee Magic: a Book about a TV Show about a Band provides insightful commentary about all 58 episodes of The Monkees, as well as the film Head and the group’s two stand-alone TV specials. With a wry sense of humor and just a bit of affectionate snark, the author provides a fresh view, a provocative analysis and a whimsical journey for dedicated Monkees fans and nostalgic boomers alike.
Netflix Instant's Best Movies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Do you have Netflix but can never find anything worth watching on Watch Instantly? Quit wasting valuable time looking for something to watch! Packed with over 100 titles on the Netflix Instant Viewing service, Netflix Instant's Best Movies cuts through the vast wasteland of unwatchable listings to give you many of best movies available!
Fifty Stories For Fifty Years: An Unauthorised Guide To The Highlights Of Doctor Who
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,960. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by hmatthies. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Doctor Who has been a British institution for fifty years, enthralling generations of fans. In this book, Andrew Hickey takes a personal critical look at one story from every one of those fifty years, starting with the very first story, An Unearthly Child, and ending with 2012's The Snowmen, and looking not just at TV stories, but at the books, audio adventures, films and comics.
2024: The Future of Television
Price: Free! Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Looking forward to 2024 this UKTV book of essays explores the development of programming and technology and predicts who will be the winners and losers of the next decade. This book contains the perspective of a broad range of thought leaders – from creative programme makers and on screen talent to the new broadcasters and professional futurists.
A Brief History of Time Travel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A Brief History of Time Travel – while indeed relatively brief – is quite a comprehensive compilation of fictional time travel. It is chock-full of detailed recaps and interesting facts about time travel stories from books, films, and television. If you aren’t a time travel enthusiast yet, you will be after reading this – because, as Mr. Spock might have said, “Time travel is fascinating.”
Scavenger Hunt - Hollywood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you on a scavenger hunt throughout the city. If you want to add a little bit of history into your travels, then you won’t want to miss this book!
Breaking the Silence: The Films of John Pilger
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 167,750. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
In Breaking the Silence: The Films of John Pilger, Anthony Hayward traces the journalist and documentary maker's screen career, from The Quiet Mutiny in 1970 to Utopia in 2013. The book details the documentaries, their effects, such as the $45 million in aid triggered by Year Zero - The Silent Death of Cambodia, and Pilger's clashes with both the political and broadcasting establishments.
Seinfeld Ultimate Episode Guide: Insider Details About Each Episode, Show Secrets Found Nowhere Else, Most Comprehensive Source Ever, Written By Authoritative Expert
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,790. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Praetorian Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Seinfeld Ultimate Episode Guide is the best book for accurate information about the show. Each episode is summarized in detail with supporting and technical credits. You get an insider scoop about each episode with all the secrets, little known facts, and interesting trivia (how writers came up with episode plots, alternate endings, deleted scenes, and more. No source offers more episode intrigue.
A Dog From Spain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,740. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Dramatic and funny story set in the south of Spain about the rescue of abandoned dogs. Trying to save the stray animals roaming the countryside, Belinda joins hands with PAWS, a local animal rescue centre.Coming from a world of glamour and showbusiness, she finds herself in the dust and heat of Andalucia almost homeless herself, when a dog called Girl crosses her path...