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Cooking With Columbo: Suppers With The Shambling Sleuth - Episode guides and recipes from the kitchen of Peter Falk and many of his Columbo co-stars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Biography
Columbo super-fan, Jenny Hammerton, offers an episode by episode guide, focusing on the food and drink which are so prominently sprinkled throughout the greatest television detective series ever made. She guides you through cherry-picked, episode-specific recipes and suggests ways to make your Columbo dinner party, the talk of the town.
Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who 2014-2015: The Critical Fan’s Guide to Peter Capaldi’s Doctor (Unauthorized)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,260. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018 by Punked Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In this book, Steven Cooper covers all 26 episodes broadcast in 2014 and 2015, from the start of the Capaldi era to the 2015 Christmas special. The result vividly captures the journey taken by Peter Capaldi's Doctor, from the angst of his 2014 debut and its effect on his relationship with his companion Clara, to his confident rock 'n' roll persona of 2015.
The Greatest UNAUTHORIZED Doctor Stories! Volume Two
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,170. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
In 1989, Doctor Who went off the air. But dedicated fans wouldn't let it go. Some of them started producing their own Doctor Who Adventures, and they never stopped. The second volume of reviews and essays that chart a hidden history of new Doctors, Female Doctors, Black Doctors, Doctors from around the world, from the 1990's to the present day. The fan films that rivalled the show itself.
LEXX Unauthorized - Backstage at the Dark Zone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,190. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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LEXX, a subversive, surrealist space opera that billed itself as Star Trek's Evil Twin, from 1997 to 2002 and earned a fanatical cult following. This book tells the story of LEXX both onscreen and offstage, and of the unique personalities and bizarre chains of circumstances that brought it to life.
Orphan Black and the Heroine’s Journey: Symbols, Depth Psychology, and the Feminist Epic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,430. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
On the heroine’s journey, the young woman quests for autonomy, with adversaries who reflect her shadow side. Orphan Black sees Sarah Manning tangle with her violent, cruel sister-clones, as by doing so she achieves individuation
Xena Goes to Camp: On Feminism, Anachronism, and Subversion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,940. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Part of the delight of Xena: Warrior Princess comes from its campiness – she duels with swordfish, beats thugs with a diaper, flips and spins without a thought for gravity. Yet hidden within the silly storylines is an immense dose of subversion. As Xena sneakily saves the day, her unrealistic world underscores an idealized reality – one in which women have always outperformed men.
Xena and the Heroine's Journey: Symbols, Archetypes, and Deeper Meaning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,250. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Discover the heroine's journey through the groundbreaking series Xena: Warrior Princess. Xena and the Heroine’s Journey explores the symbolism of the costumes, the talismans, the emotional struggles, the allegories of the musical episode. It lays out the journey step by step as Xena and Gabrielle face enemies that reflect their own submerged shadow sides, then plunge into death and rebirth.
The Greatest UNAUTHORIZED Doctor Films: Volume One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Once upon a time, Doctor Who was a show in Crisis! So fans decided to started making their own. They’ve been doing it ever since... A collection of reviews and essays that chart a hidden history of new Doctors, Female Doctors, Black Doctors, Doctors from around the world, shot from Mayan temples to British mansions. The stories of the Greatest Doctor Who Fan Films ever made.
Cancelled Sci Fi TV: 1949 to 2015: The Ultimate Guide to Cancelled Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows
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
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
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
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
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.
The Wibbly-Wobbly, Timey-Wimey Trivia Quiz: An Unauthorized Doctor Who Companion
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
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
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
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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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
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
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.