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The Pop Culture Holiday Sampler The Hunger Games, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Sherlock, Buffy, Firefly, The Avengers, and More by Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: Free! Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Sample chapters of the greatest fannish guides by Valerie Estelle Frankel: Covering Sherlock, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Outlander, Divergent, Hunger Games, Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Cabin in the Woods, The Avengers, Doctor Horrible, comics, and more. Delight your fannish impulses with guides to all your favorite shows--a free download for all!
Toddler TV: a Befuddled Father's Guide to What the Kids are Watching by Michael Curry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
One of the problems of becoming a father in my late forties that I DIDN'T expect was watching television with my pre-schooler: “Daddy, can we watch Barney?” “Sure! The Andy Griffith Show is on in a few minutes!” “No Daddy, the purple dinosaur.” “Dino? I LOVE The Flintstones...” Reviews and commentary on over 100 shows aimed at ages 0-5 from the 1960s to now! Just what ARE our kids watching?
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two by Jed A. Blue
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!
TARDIS Eruditorum: An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 5: Tom Baker and the Williams Years by Philip Sandifer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,740. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical history of Doctor Who focusing on the final four years of Tom Baker's run as the Doctor (1977-81).
Nobody Does It Alone: Whispers from the LOST Community by Meg Donhauser, Heather Hersey, & Cathy Stutzman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,870. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Brien Gorham. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Recapture of the magic of television's LOST through the eyes of its devoted fan base. "Losties" from all around the globe recount their favorite moments and discuss the show's themes and mysteries through the lens of their own lives. It's time to go back to the Island once more.
Robin Williams: A Biography by Tracy Parsons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Robin Williams: A Biography is a tribute to Williams' career of entertaining audiences in various ages and times. He was nominated for an Oscar for best actor award three times, and won an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor who reached the hearts of his audience personally in all of his characters. He lived a great life, rest in peace Robin Williams.
Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who 2012-2013: The Critical Fan’s Guide to Matt Smith’s Final Series (Unauthorized) by Steven Cooper & Kevin Mahoney
Series: Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by Punked Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
At over 90,000 words, this is the most comprehensive fan guide yet published to the 2012-2013 season of Doctor Who, and its 50th Anniversary. This series was the most demanding yet for Steven Moffat; no other Doctor Who showrunner had previously faced an assignment like writing a series finale, an anniversary story, and a combined Christmas Special/Doctor finale in quick succession.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Silver, Christopher Columbus, Jar Jar Binx, Lois Lane, Voyager Love Triangles, and Magical ME 19th, Volume 47 by Rod Island
Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 43. Price: Free! Words: 54,050. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Volume 47 is a continuation of Volume 46. It covers news articles for 8/5 of 2014 of Psychic Significance. It examines Leif Erikson and Christopher Columbus. It takes a look at the name Lois Lane as an Acronym. It also links the character Jar Jar Binx from “Star Wars” to Miranda Kerr regarding the Kerr Mason Jar.
The Classic Doctor Who DVD Compendium by Paul Smith
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 235,120. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The Classic Doctor Who DVD Compendium collates and chronicles every disc, every episode and every extra to guide viewers old and new on their journey through the intriguing history of Doctor Who, all fully indexed for easy reference.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Technetium, Columbo, Model of Modern Major General, Pirates of Penn’s Aunts, and Magical ME 3nd, 4th, & 6th, Volume 43 by Rod Island
Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 39. Price: Free! Words: 40,620. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Magic, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Volume 43 is a continuation of Volume 42. It cites a Psychic Prediction regarding Leonardo DiCaprio "Cheering" Orlando Bloom hitting Justin Bieber vs. "Cheers." Russell Brand gets into a spat with Sean Hannity born 12/30. A Hammerhead Shark was seen in Navarre Beach, Florida. Julia Roberts played "Face Ball" with Jimmy Fallon.
Funny Bones - My Life in Comedy by Freddie Davies
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
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Calcium, Twin Peaks, Reaper, Sir William Blackstone, Zechariah Chafee, and Sunflower Diaries 17th, Volume 20 by Rod Island
Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 16. Price: Free! Words: 40,420. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Volume 20 is a continuation of Volume 19. It covers news articles from 7/7 of 2014 that were cited in the previous volume on 7/6 of 2014. It covers the Fair Use of Copyright Law and the 4th Dimension by Hermann Minkowski. It also discusses the story of "Twin Peaks" and how it links to "Lone Ranger."
This Day in Game Show History: 365 Commemorations and Celebrations, Vol. 1 (January through March) by Adam Nedeff
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 93,350. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This Day in Game Show History is a remarkable four-volume set chronicling the best stories—on camera and off—and the most noteworthy milestones for every day in the year.
Twitter Who Volume 2: The Second Doctor by Hannah J. Rothman
Series: Twitter Who, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,910. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Whofolk, you are hereby invited back to epic quest of one lone fan traversing the vast realm of Classic Who through the eyes of a New Whovian. Bursting from the pages of Outside In, Hannah J. Rothman returns to the '60s as she Tweets and commentates her way through the complete Patrick Troughton era of Doctor Who, reconstructions and all.
Symbols in Game of Thrones: The Deeper Meanings of Animals, Colors, Seasons, Food, and Much More by Valerie Estelle Frankel
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.
Cheers Trivia: It's a Little Known Fact . . . by Dennis Bjorklund
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.
Wild Hairs by David J Schow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Winner of the 2001 International Horror Guild Award for Best Non-Fiction The essays by David J. Schow, whose regular column in Fangoria was well known for its rants and raves in the tradition of Dennis Miller, Harlan Ellison, and Professor Irwin Corey, are collected here for the first time. Schow spouts off on a wide variety of subjects.
Swimming With The Sharks - Updates From The Tank - Season 1 by Hardy McDonald
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.
2024: The Future of Television by Zoë Clapp
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.