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Wild Hairs
By David J Schow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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.
How to Watch 10000 Movies & TV Shows in South Africa with Apple TV
By Paul Stevens
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. 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!
A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You: The Monkees From A Fan's Perspective
By Fred Velez
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,990. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You: The Monkees From A Fan's Perspective chronicles the stories of fans and their personal experiences with the 60's Pop music group, Fred Velez, known for over 40 years as a Monkees super-fan, writes about the TV show, the music, the concert tours, the different career paths the members of the group took, and the personal interactions with their loyal fans.
Doctor Who - The What, Where, and How: A Fannish Guide to the TARDIS-Sized Pop Culture Jam
By Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
All the clever references to pop culture and science fiction canon in the new Doctor Who--a big treat for fans the world over.
Televisión Social: Psicología, Ficción y Nuevas Tecnologías
By leonellac
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
Lost, House MD, Dexter, Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Friend, Modern Family, Game of Thrones, 24, How I meet your Mother, CSI, Glee, Los sopranos, Gossip Girl, The Mentalist, Los Simpson, Family guy son algunas de las series más vistas, habladas y descargadas. Son historias, son ficciones que en esta era conquistan al sujeto que ya no se encuentra tan sujetado...
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 1: William Hartnell (Second Edition)
By Philip Sandifer
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
By Melanie Mitchell
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
By Philip Sandifer
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
By Andrew Hickey
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
By Anthony Hayward
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.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
By Jed Blue
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.
Between River and Rock: How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments
By Norman Ball
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.
Horror Movies - The Good, The Bad & The So Bad They're Good
By Kevin Lindenmuth
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.
A Brief History of Time Travel
By John Rasor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A Brief History of Time Travel – while indeed relatively brief – is quite a comprehensive compilation of fictional time travel. It is chock-full of detailed recaps and interesting facts about time travel stories from books, films, and television. If you aren’t a time travel enthusiast yet, you will be after reading this – because, as Mr. Spock might have said, “Time travel is fascinating.”
Winning the Game of Thrones: The Host of Characters and their Agendas
By Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This book explores characters’ agendas, from Sansa’s secret schemes to Arya’s ultimate goal. What is Cersei’s true fear? What do trout or golden roses symbolize? Is the show a feminist success or a male playground? This book answers all these and more, revealing the enigmas and surprises hidden deep within the series.
Seinfeld Ultimate Episode Guide: Insider Details About Each Episode, Show Secrets Found Nowhere Else, Most Comprehensive Source Ever, Written By Authoritative Expert
By Dennis Bjorklund
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,790. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Praetorian Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Seinfeld Ultimate Episode Guide is the best book for accurate information about the show. Each episode is summarized in detail with supporting and technical credits. You get an insider scoop about each episode with all the secrets, little known facts, and interesting trivia (how writers came up with episode plots, alternate endings, deleted scenes, and more. No source offers more episode intrigue.
Twilight Zone Curse of the Stars Volume 3 Resigned to Suicide
By Wayne Rollan Melton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,410. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Fresh on the heels of his other riveting "Twilight Zone Curse" of the Stars books, investigative journalist Wayne Rollan Melton uncovers the shocking details of why and how dozens of former stars of the iconic series and their closest friends have committed suicide. The suicide curse began during the iconic series from 1959 to 1964, still continuing today without letup.
Twilight Zone Curse of the Stars Volume 2 Resigned to Drowning
By Wayne Rollan Melton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,610. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Journalist Wayne Rollan Melton has chronicled 14 drowning deaths of "Twilight Zone" stars, their relatives and friends. This curse continues non-stop, an average of at least one new drowning every month ~ nearly a half century after the iconic TV series ended its initial run on CBS. As a result, all major stars refuse to work in any future "Twilight Zone" shows or films
Paranormal State: The Comprehensive Investigation
By Kirby Robinson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,460. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / General
Includes the eBooks “Paranormal State Exposed” and “Never Mock God: An Unauthorized Investigation into Paranormal State’s ‘I Am Six’ Case.”
Broadcast Journalism Street Smarts: The 2013 Survival Guide for Today's Television Newsroom
By Randy Tatano
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013 by Accio Books. Category: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Media
Volume Two for 2013! It's time for reporters to get street smart. And not just about reporting. There's more to the television news business than gathering facts and getting your face on camera. You need to navigate the minefield present in every newsroom in America.