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TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 1: William Hartnell (Second Edition)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This all-new, revised, and expanded first volume of essays from the acclaimed blog TARDIS Eruditorum traces the evolving critical history of the hit television show Doctor Who. This volume covers the first three years of the program, with William Hartnell in the starring role. Features extensive revisions and eleven new essays exclusive to this book.
Monkee Magic: a Book about a TV Show about a Band
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: 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.
TARDIS Eruditorum Volume 4: Tom Baker and the Hinchcliffe Years
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,960. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical history of Doctor Who covering Tom Baker's first three seasons on the show, under the producership of Philip Hinchcliffe
Fifty Stories For Fifty Years: An Unauthorised Guide To The Highlights Of Doctor Who
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,960. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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.
Breaking the Silence: The Films of John Pilger
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 167,750. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
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.
How To Get the Most Out of Netflix
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Series: Steve's Here's How 2!. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,770. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Netflix is a virtual trove of entertainment. Its sheer size and endless flux of titles coming and going offers great opportunities for entertaining viewing – if you can locate the right titles, that is. How often have you sat down, and even though you know Netflix teems with content, you are basically stuck for which title to watch? This book tackles that subject head on.
50 Photo, Video & Audio Home Business Ideas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Home-based businesses
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!
News Girls Don't Cry
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 42,950. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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.
So You Want to Be a Stunt Person
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
A beginner's guide to breaking into the stunt industry for both movies and television.
Scavenger Hunt - Hollywood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by BookCaps. Category: 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!
You've Got Talent! You've Got X Factor!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: British English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
Do you watch television talent shows wishing it was you on the stage? Do you say to yourself 'I could do better than that'? Does it annoy you when you know you're better than the majority of X Factor contestants we see on our screens on a Saturday night? Well my frustrated friends, you're not alone – there are thousands of us all thinking the same. Now you can do something about it with this book.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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Have you ever devoted sixteen hours to watching a Korean drama and been left wondering, "Why do dramas do that?" The creators of popular television blog Dramabeans.com deconstruct Korean drama tropes and explain cultural nuances that regularly get lost in translation. An essential guide for longtime drama-lovers and new fans alike.
The Show Bible for TV Pitching
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If you want to pitch your original television show or web series to entertainment industry professionals - from producers and show runners to agents and directors, and especially to network executives -- you need a Show Bible. Learn how to craft an exciting read that will get you meetings, put a professional team together, and understand how networks negotiate so you are fully prepared to win.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This first volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the first season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its adult fans to explore questions about their motivations and experiences, along with the show that inspired them.
Bloodsuckers on the Bayou: The Myths, Symbols, and Tales Behind HBO’s True Blood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
True Blood is more than an HBO show brimming with sex and gore, or another vampire horror story blown up by big media. Independent detective Sookie Stackhouse is following the classic heroine’s journey, as are her friends. From the show’s mythic structure to the maenads, fairies, demonesses, werewolves, and vampires, True Blood swells from its ancient roots to break modern taboos and boundaries.
Between River and Rock: How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,430. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Drenched in gallows humor, Between River and Rock (How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments) is Norman Ball’s scathing report of TV’s—and the Internet’s—insidious impact on the American psyche. Yes, our endless gazing at telescreens has been mocked, scorned and rebuked before but never with such soul-force and literary panache. Before reading Norman Ball, please extinguish all devices.
How to Watch Netflix & Hulu Outside the US with Apple TV
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Series: Steve's Here's How 2!. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,010. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Are you fed up with the quality of programs on Pay TV? This comprehensively researched guide introduces you to the amazing content available worldwide (a lot of it totally free) using streaming or downloading over the internet to Apple TV. It’s a friendly hands-on how-to guide packed with step by step instructions and tips as well as putting everything into perspective.
How to Watch Netflix & Hulu in South Africa with Apple TV
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Series: Steve's Here's How 2!. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,210. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Are you fed up with the quality of programs on DStv? This comprehensively researched guide introduces you to the amazing content available worldwide (a lot of it totally free) using streaming or downloading over the internet to Apple TV. It’s a friendly hands-on how-to guide packed with step by step instructions and tips as well as putting everything into perspective. South Africa specific!
Horror Movies - The Good, The Bad & The So Bad They're Good
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 542,210. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Collected here are over 2000 reviews of horror, fantasy and sci-fi TV shows and movies from the 1950s to the present. From the popular to the obscure, this extensive collection of reviews from Kevin Lindenmuth offers a great insight into a wide variety of titles. The reviews include titles of interest to Kevin, were sent to him for review, or where the filmmaker was a friend.
Throw a True Blood Party: An Unofficial Guide to Partying with Your Favorite Vamps
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,740. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This is the first-ever ebook with a private sale put together by super-shopper and deal-maker Paula Conway. Inside this book is the key to more than $100 in savings on popular and emerging brands from make-up to clothing to food and design. This is a party book on steroids; it celebrates all things vampire while offering a sale on some cool items that won’t take a bite out of your budget.