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Xena Goes to Camp: On Feminism, Anachronism, and Subversion by Valerie Estelle Frankel
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 by Valerie Estelle Frankel
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.
Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who 2014-2015: The Critical Fan’s Guide to Peter Capaldi’s Doctor (Unauthorized) by Steven Cooper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,260. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016 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 Films: Volume One by D.G. Valdron
Price: $7.99 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.
Action: Insight into the economic, creative, and business side of the film industry by Dylan Welch
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The film and television industry is worth more than $100 billion dollars. This book will teach you how to begin your career in the film industry. Whether you want to work on a film set, start a production company, invest in films, or sell a script, this book will tell you everything you need to know.
The Are You Afraid of the Dark Campfire Companion by BearManor Media
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 74,010. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Strike up your own campfire, and grab this campfire companion as we relive the children’s TV series that made a whole generation afraid of the dark. D.J. MacHale’s Are You Afraid of the Dark? was the Twilight Zone for kids and teens growing up in the 90s.
Flights of Fantasy: The Unauthorized but True Story of Radio & TV's Adventures of Superman by Michael J. Hayde
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 163,280. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television(2.00 from 1 review)
This new treasure trove of information on The Man of Steel covers comprehensive episode logs for the radio series and the original television series, plus the complete story lines for two unproduced television series episodes, and dozens of "deleted scenes" taken right from the scripts.
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.
Conversations at Warp Speed by Anthony Wynn
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 87,180. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Conversations at Warp Speed features insightful interviews with actors who were there at the inception of the original Star Trek television series (Grace Lee Whitney, George Takei, and James Doohan) and more.
Above & Below: The Unofficial 25th Anniversary Beauty and the Beast Companion by Edward Gross
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 53,520. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A behind-the-scenes look at every episode through the eyes of the various writers and directors who helped bring it to life, among them George R.R. Martin, creator of Game of Thrones.
The UK Scriptwriters Survival Handbook by Tim Clague
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Want to get out there and start earning a living as a writer? Sure, we all have dreams of selling a script for big bucks. But what can we do while we wait for that to happen? How do we give up the day job and be a working writer? That's what this book covers.
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.
Loretta and Me by Edward J Funk
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Loretta’s idea was to charm me and then I’d write a book based on my impressions of her. This is that book …. but not exactly as Loretta might have envisioned it. Over time Loretta recognized my penchant for candor. So, although I grew very fond of Loretta over the last decade of her life, this is exactly what I think. I served as Loretta’s escort on many occasions with the rich and famous.
Spinning Laughter: Profiles of 111 Proposed Comedy Spin-offs and Sequels that Never Became a Series by Richard Irvin
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 71,370. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Discover rare summaries of treatments, scripts, and pilots along with comments from fifty writers, directors, producers, and actors involved with proposed spin-offs and sequels.
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.
Conquering the Film and Television Audition by Kevin Scott Allen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,910. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Detailed guide to giving a great Film and Television Audition
Curious Goods: Behind the Scenes of Friday the 13th: The Series by Alyse Wax
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 186,690. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
In the first-ever examination of the Friday the 13th TV series, author Alyse Wax delves into the series episode-by-episode, with more than sixty exclusive interviews with the cast, writers, directors, and producers, as well as nearly fifty never published behind-the-scenes photos from the cast and crew’s personal collections.
TV's M*A*S*H: The Ultimate Guide Book by Ed Solomonson & Mark O'Neill
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 254,270. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
With a foreword and all new M*A*S*H dialogue by Larry Gelbart, a "History of MASH" with commentary by William Self and even more interviews and commentary from most major players, the original producers, writers, directors, guest stars, a technical adviser for William Christopher's character and even a stunt man, we think you'll find this to be "The B*E*S*T Book Anywhere"!!