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Curious Goods: Behind the Scenes of Friday the 13th: The Series
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
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"!!
Life Story - The Book of Life Goes On
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 113,940. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Now, the creation, development, and ever-increasing popularity of this this ground-breaking and heartwarming small screen classic is explored in Life Story - The Book of Life Goes On: TV's First and Best Family Show of Challenge, written by best-selling author Herbie J Pilato (Bewitched Forever, The Kung Fu Book of Caine).
Close-Ups - Conversations with Our TV Favorites
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 81,420. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Interviews with TV legends! Bewitched/Designing Women: Alice Ghostley The Big Valley: Peter Breck Father Knows Best / The Andy Griffith Show: Elinor Donahue Hazel: Lynn Borden - and more!
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
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.
Car 54, Where Are You?
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Created by Nat Hiken, this television program now receives a superb review including biographies on the lead actors, the creation of the series, detailed listings of all 60 television episodes, broadcast history, cast list, plot summaries and lots of behind-the-scenes stories.
The Bionic Book Reconstructed
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 125,190. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Much more than a mere TV trivia guide, THE BIONIC BOOK explores in-depth the social, psychological, medical and scientic influence, appeal and message behind two of the most popular and heroic science fiction television programs of all time.
Riverboat: The Evolution of a Television Series, 1959-1961
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 91,880. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Riverboat maintains a devoted fan base. S.L. Kotar and J.E. Gessler, are webmasters of Darren and Kathie Browne's authorized web site, and wrote the highest-rated episode in Gunsmoke's twenty-year history.
Gangway, Lord, (The) Here Come the Brides Book
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 266,140. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Including commentary and ‘making of the episode' anecdotes from guest stars, guest writers, and guest directors, ‘Gangway, Lord! (The) Here Come the Brides Book' offers very strong evidence that the 1960s and ‘70s was truly THE REAL GOLDEN AGE OF TELEVISION!
Alias Smith & Jones: The Story of Two Pretty Good Bad Men
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 177,400. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The complete history of TV's last major western series is here! Contains many RARE photos, interviews with cast members, detailed history of the show and episode guide!
And Now, Back to Mannix
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
And now, back to mannix is not a TV log book, or even a behind the scenes book, but a behind the myth book, making the case that some TV characters have singular power to make societies and individuals better, interspersed with discussion of the richness of character, symbolism, and scenes in the series.
Scots, Sassenachs, and Spankings: Feminism and Gender Roles in Outlander
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.
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
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
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
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.
Joss Whedon’s Names The Deeper Meanings behind 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
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
With Whedon’s superhero names, goddess names, flower names, saint’s names, and dozens of British names, he’s filling his world with references from Shakespeare to manga, delighting fans who look closer. Examining Whedon’s naming through his five shows, plus his movie scripts and dozens of comics, reveals fascinating patterns for his dedicated followers.
History, Homages and the Highlands: An Outlander Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
With oodles of steamy romance, paranormal time travel, adventure, and much more, Outlander is sweeping the nation. Discover the facts behind it: from kilts and bagpipes to selkies and the fair folk. Bonnie Prince Charlie, Doctor Who, folklore, fantasy, customs, cities, festivals, and much more.