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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.
Star Trek: A Post-structural Critique of the Original Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012 by Rominna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Media critic Michael Hemmingson offers a history and critique of the original Star Trek TV series, and the impact it has had on our culture, language, and science. Using the post-strctural lens, this study offers an insightful examination of sexual politics, colonial expansion, the human superiority over aliens, military action and the prime directive within the Star Trek realm.
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!
A to Z Guide to Film Terms
Price: $4.99 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
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
50 Photo, Video & Audio Home Business Ideas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Part 7 of a series of 10 mini booklets. This book shares 50 practical home based business ideas using photo, video and audio - that's just under 2c per idea!
Symbols in Game of Thrones: The Deeper Meanings of Animals, Colors, Seasons, Food, and Much More
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
With dogs, wolves, ravens, blood flies, and so many more, animal symbolism is endlessly significant in Game of Thrones. This book explores places, colors, foods, items, weather, and all the other symbols, from ice and fire to apples and blood oranges. A delightful treat for fans of books, show, or both.
News Girls Don't Cry
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 42,950. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. 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.
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 » Music
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.
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.
Joss Whedon’s Names The Deeper Meanings behind Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Cabin in the Woods, The Avengers, Doctor Horrible, In Your Eyes, Comics and More
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
With Whedon’s superhero names, goddess names, flower names, saint’s names, and dozens of British names, he’s filling his world with references from Shakespeare to manga, delighting fans who look closer. Examining Whedon’s naming through his five shows, plus his movie scripts and dozens of comics, reveals fascinating patterns for his dedicated followers.
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.
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.
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!
TV In My Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A memoir of TV as it was in the 1980s from a TV-obsessed kid who watched it all.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.