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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!
Chain of Fools: Silent Comedy and Its Legacies, From Nickelodeons to Youtube
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 134,210. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Chain of Fools traces the art of slapstick comedy from its pre-cinema origins in the ancient pantomime through its silent movie heyday in the teens and twenties, then on to talkies, television, and the internet.
Beyond Fear Reflections on Stephen King, Wes Craven, and George Romero's Living Dead
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 114,840. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Beyond Fear draws on decades of interviews to reveal the worldviews of three modern masters of horror - from the romantic idealism of George Romero to the intellectual spirituality of Wes Craven.
Ten Thousand Pub Quiz Questions and Answers
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 121,770. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
This huge book is filled with pub quiz questions which are the answer to every pub quizzers dreams! It contains a massive 10,000 quiz questions
Short Stories - Collection
Price: Free! Words: 77,110. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Short story enthusiasts, this book is for you. It is a collection of my favourite short stories written over a span of approximately 25 years. During this interval I was privileged to work in various jurisdictions on 6 continents of the world. At each locale I chose to live as closely as possible with the populous therein, thus maximizing my chance to collect intriguing material for this treatise.
Strangers Have the Best Candy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
What kind of real-life person would not only take candy from strangers, but would turn it into a life-long passion? Meet Meps, a curious, open-hearted traveler who has turned talking to strangers into a way of life. In her award-winning book, she shares hilarious and provocative tales of conversations and adventures with strangers in North America and beyond.
The Ephemeris Encyclopedia Galactica: Unexplored Space
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 88,340. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015 by Nomadic Delirium Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
All of "Unexplored Space" can now be yours to explore, and it's all in one volume. This book outlines everything of interest in Sectors 22-41 of the Ephemeris universe. Find new species, new mysteries, the ruins of ancient civilizations, and unexplored worlds just waiting for exploration.
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.
Adventures in Hollywood
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 163,000. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Autobiography of one of the greatest of the classic Hollywood era.
Theatrical Magic Omnibus Edition: Turning Tricks Into Theater
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,230. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
In his book Theatrical Magic, John Pyka teaches the reader how to create theatrical presentations for by presenting the reader with creativity exercises, essays and audience tested scripts for classic and commercially available close-up and stage magic.
Dragon Ball Culture Volume 4: Westward
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,410. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Goku goes west! His grand adventure begins anew as his martial arts master tells him to travel the world to increase his power. But what will happen when this naïve boy enters the real world and meets people who want to harm him? Will he be able to find his grandpa’s 4-Star dragon ball, or will the villainous Red Ribbon Army get to it first?!
The Cinematic Misadventures of Ed Wood
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 79,160. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Authors Andrew J. Rausch and Charles E. Pratt, Jr. investigate this claim while providing in-depth looks at the 29 existing films written and/or directed by Wood.
A Star Is Born and Born Again: Variations on a Hollywood Archetype
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 96,250. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This comprehensive, deftly written book examines the visual and thematic connections between the four most famous American films to deal with the movie industry and the making of a star.
Dr. Firesign's Follies
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Ben Ohmart. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Dr. Firesign's Follies combines Ossman's insights on the Art of Radio and the creation of Firesign's audio oeuvre.
China Teaching Behind the Great Firewall & Other Inadvisable Things in a Country Shaped Like a Chicken
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,700. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
An irreverent and often satirical armchair adventure about teaching English in mainland China by a woefully overeducated former lawyer and part-time university music lecturer and teacher.
Postflop Vol 1 & 2
Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 92,550. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
This is a must-read, ground-breaking poker book devoted to the subject of postflop play. Ben's simple and easy to follow writing style, along with over 100 sample hands, ensures that this book will appeal to both intermediate and advanced players. His opinions are based on facts and figures, not just gut feel and are backed up by hard data, having analysed millions of hands in Holdem Manager.
Tots (Dedicated to the A-Team)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: Australian English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Life as an A-cup (Or AAA..is that even on the scale?) in an uncensored and unclassified manner. Do you share similar experiences? Are you able to resonate with the woes of having tiny tots? Whether it be you; your best friend (BFF to be precise); your sister; or your colleague who have cried out “Why me?” “Why do I deserve these molehills?” The A-team deserve a platform to be heard and spoken for!
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.