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Cancelled Sci Fi TV: 1949 to 2015: The Ultimate Guide to Cancelled Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows by John J Joex
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The ultimate reference for cancelled science fiction and fantasy TV, this book presents a broad survey of the genre which starts with the very early days of television and moves forward to some of the most recent cancellations. Over two hundred shows are covered from the past sixty-plus years including well-known shows as well as blink-and-you-missed-them entries.
Why Were They Cancelled? The Plight of Sci Fi TV in the Face of the Unforgiving Nielsens and Networks by John J Joex
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Why did your favorite sci fi / fantasy show get cancelled? This book takes you behind the scenes to look at the reasons television shows (especially genre entries) get cancelled and also looks at some of the infamous examples such as Star Trek, Firefly, Jericho, and more.
Sci Fi Genre Gems: Forgotten magic and hidden treasures from the worlds of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror by John J Joex
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,630. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A journey through the obscure, the forgotten, and the over-looked, Sci Fi Genre Gems seeks out those hidden treasures from the worlds of science fiction, fantasy and horror to reveal to the wider fanbase what they have been missing.
Walk With Us: How the West Wing Changed Our Lives by ClaireinDC
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,280. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Essay » Political
In this anthology of quotes and essays, West Wing fans share the show's continuing influence on their personal, professional, and creative lives.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Three and Derivative Works by Jed A. Blue
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.
Shoot For The Head: One Writer's Take on the Zombie Genre (You're The Inspiration Book 4) by Josh Hilden
Series: You're The Inspiration: A Gen Xer’s Childhood Creative Influences. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,970. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Not quite a critique or a review of the Zombie Genre, SHOOT FOR THE HEAD is my personal perspective on zombies and their presence in popular culture. In this Non Fiction work we cover the presence of zombies in movies, books, games, and television. This is my take on the world of the living dead and I invite you to join me on a journey of exploration.
The Wibbly-Wobbly, Timey-Wimey Trivia Quiz: An Unauthorized Doctor Who Companion by Don J. Krouskop
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 48,780. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Are you ready to put your Time Lord expertise on trial? Can you be the Master of Doctor Who minutiae? Only time will tell....
The Essential Castle: Plots, Characters, Episodes and Novels from the ABC Detective Show by Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,070. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Follow Beckett and Castle’s romance through its evolution and trace all the character arcs as Alexis grows up and Ryan and Esposito find their soulmates. Relive the funniest moments and the biggest tearjerkers.
Soapers by Flo DiBona
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,480. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
‘Soapers’ is the story of a social movement that emerged in April, 2011 when Disney/ABC simultaneously announced the cancellation of not one but two popular daytime soap operas, ‘All My Children’ and ‘One Life to Live.’ At first soap fans were numb and in shock. Then they got angry. ...And then they got organized.
Castle Loves Fandom: Celebrating the Detective Show’s Quips, Homages, and Meta-Salutes by Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,950. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A book celebrating the fandom within ABC's Castle, from Nathan Fillion's immersion in tiny subcultures to the Firefly easter eggs, pop culture references, and film homages – all that makes the show a true act of love.
A Little Mad Sometimes: Film Psychopaths from Jekyll and Hyde to Hannibal Lecter by John McCarty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
With the idea for the book coming to him in a dream, John McCarty's review of self-dubbed "psychofilms" covers movies released between 1915 and 1992. From Trilby to Basic Instinct, A LITTLE MAD SOMETIMES discusses various implementations of the screen psycho throughout the years. Among the screen psychos featured here are Mr. Hyde, Norman Bates, and Michael Myers, as well as real-life psychos.
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 6: Peter Davison and Colin Baker by Philip Sandifer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 170,290. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The sixth volume of TARDIS Eruditorum, a critical history of Doctor Who, covering the Peter Davison and Colin Baker eras.
Would You Like to Know a Secret?: An Epic Secret Hidden in Television by William and Esther Powers
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.
Scots, Sassenachs, and Spankings: Feminism and Gender Roles in Outlander by Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,200. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Diana Gabaldon explores much about modern gender construction. Her heroines shoot pirates while the Highlanders blend courtly gallantry with bloodthirsty battles. How the books and show address nudity, violence, gender roles, and the elusive female gaze reveals much about the characters as well as ourselves.
The Very Soil: An Unauthorized Critical Study of Puella Magi Madoka Magica by Jed A. Blue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,180. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical study of the hit 2011 anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica, covering the original television series, three spinoff manga, and the film Rebellion. From Buddhist belief and paper theater to Walpurgisnacht and the commedia dell'arte, this is a must-read for fans and scholars alike!
Pop Culture in the Whedonverse All the References in 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 by Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 204,450. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias
All the references in all of Joss Whedon's projects: From Buffy to Firefly to Avengers to comics, and AA to zombies, shwarma to Star Wars, for the truly avid Whedon fans.
Total Nonstop Attenuation: How TNA Escaped The Asylum And Put The Lunatics In Charge by Mark Moore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,990. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A detailed look at the near four year disastrous period of Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff helping run TNA which not only drove away fans at the time but something the promotion is still paying the price for to this day. A must read for all wrestling fans Total Nonstop Attenuation tells how the wrestling world came so close to a true alternative only for it to be ripped away.
The Fearmakers by John McCarty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,580. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Since the advent of moving pictures, filmmakers have sought to scare the viewer. Fear remains one of the deepest, primal emotions, and this book profiles twenty directors who have tapped into it. McCarty coined the phrase "splatter films." He covers the spectrum of "fearmakers" from George A. Romero to Jacques Torneur and Roman Polanski, from Roland West to John Carpenter and David Cronenburg.
So You Want To Be On TV by Deborah Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,150. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Whether you are fresh out of school, making a career change or working with a brand whose marketing plan includes TV exposure, this book So You Want To Be On TV, provides you with practical tools to make it in the television industry.