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The Bionic Book Reconstructed
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 125,190. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. 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 Ben Ohmart. 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.
I've Met All My Heroes from A to Z
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 27,990. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The Sheriff from Murder She Wrote shares his personal heroes with you.
The Gilmore Girls Companion
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 174,170. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The Gilmore Girls Companion provides the first detailed account of the creation of this groundbreaking series, based on dozens of exclusive interviews with the actors and behind-the-camera talent who brought Stars Hollow to life.
Gangway, Lord, (The) Here Come the Brides Book
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 266,140. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. 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 Ben Ohmart. 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 Ben Ohmart. 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.
Being A Film Actor: A Practical Guide
Price: Free! Words: 28,930. Language: British English. Published: May 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This guide will take you step by step through the whole process of being a film actor. It is full of useful advice: tips and tricks, good practical information, helpful hints, and solid ideas so you, too, can be a real actor on film. This book is full of the most practical advice you are likely to find anywhere; it's not about theory, it's about reality.
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.
The Very Soil: An Unauthorized Critical Study of Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,180. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical study of the hit 2011 anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica, covering the original television series, three spinoff manga, and the film Rebellion. From Buddhist belief and paper theater to Walpurgisnacht and the commedia dell'arte, this is a must-read for fans and scholars alike!
Watching Emergency! A Viewer’s Off-the-Wall Guide – Seasons 1-3
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,730. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015 by Jean Louise. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A fun, tongue-in-cheek review of episodes from the classic TV show Emergency!, the 1970s TV show about paramedics and firefighters at the fictional Station 51 and the staff of Rampart General’s emergency department. Far from being an “official” guide, this book has NO connection to the show’s writers, producers, or actors, and is simply the unprofound musings of each episode (seasons 1-3).
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 Catch-up Guide to Doctor Who: Repeat Characters, Plot Arcs, Heroes, Monsters, and the Doctor All Made Clear
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,840. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This book explains showrunner Steven Moffat’s complex story arcs from beginning to end along with running jokes and unseen references to previous stories. Get the quick simple histories of the Daleks, the Brigadier, and all the top characters and species. Read a quick overview on each Doctor and companion, plus their favorite tools and accessories. It's all inside.
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.
So You Want To Be On TV
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,150. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Whether you are fresh out of school, making a career change or working with a brand whose marketing plan includes TV exposure, this book So You Want To Be On TV, provides you with practical tools to make it in the television industry.
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.
The Pop Culture Holiday Sampler The Hunger Games, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Sherlock, Buffy, Firefly, The Avengers, and More
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
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?