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Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00 from 1 review)
Creeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeekkk! Welcome… to Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers— The tomb door swings open, and grizzled tomb-tender Stephen Bissette offers you a grisly guided tour to the millennial horror, crime, and cult feature films released on video and DVD from 1999-2001. Open the coffins—er, pages—and they’re all here.
The Someone You're Not: True Stories of Sports, Celebrity, Politics & Pornography
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,970. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by The Sager Group. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Bestselling author Mike Sager’s fourth collection showcases his deftly-written journalism at its best and most mature, a riveting marriage of crime reportage and you-are-there literary anthropology. The centerpiece examines the rise and fall of football's RoboQB, Todd Marinovich. Also: Paris Hilton, Dana White, Vetville, Bobby Jindal, Ugly, Pete Carroll, an innocent man jailed for 29 years, more.
Modern Perspectives on Game Design
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Second Edition! The Second Edition of Phillies and Vasel's Contemporary Perspectives in Game Design, now with more material, more discussion problems, and a complete course syllabus from Phillies' university-level game design course.
Wonders! Millennial Marvel Movies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,810. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Welcome to Wonders! Millennial Marvel Movies, Stephen Bissette’s guided tour of the millennial science-fiction, fantasy, and animated feature films released on video and DVD from 1999-2001. They’re all here, from Battlefield Earth to The Matrix, from Akira to Yellow Submarine!
Queens Of Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
They are comedy legends: Lucille Ball, Phyllis Diller, Carol Burnett, and Joan Rivers! Cinderella had a glass slipper, but comics have clown shoes that leave footprints on our fannies and handprints on our hearts. Queens of Comedy includes Dr. Sue’s personal interviews with great stars, show business advice, comedy secrets, and insights into humor and gender.
Diary of a Lollipop in a Peanut Factory
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012 by Decadent Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
…The story of an unexpected life… Take the train into the station. Step on the platform. Walk to Broadway and open the curtain into the backstage world of New York City—Join designer Jane Elissa as she meets sports, entertainment, and fashion celebrities while raising money to wipe out Leukemia.
Designing Modern Strategy Games
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
"Designing Modern Strategy Games" is the definitive textbook on game design. It offers rules descriptions, a synoptic analysis of design elements, recommendations of great game designers, more than 100 design projects, and an inspiring essay by Greg Costikyan. This, the second edition of Phillies and Vasel's 2006 text, includes three course plans from Phillies' college-level game design course.
Out Spoken: A Vito Russo Reader, Reel Two
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,330. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by White Crane Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Entertainment
Now assembled as a special two-volume edition for the very first time, A Vito Russo Reader is a companion piece to VITO, the highly-acclaimed new HBO documentary by filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz. Reel Two contains the segments: Politics and Power, Out Takes, I'll Take Manhattan and Postscripts (with writing by Larry Kramer, Anne Russo and Assotto Saint).
Out Spoken: A Vito Russo Reader, Reel One
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,970. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012 by White Crane Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Entertainment
Now assembled as a special two-volume edition for the very first time, A Vito Russo Reader is a companion piece to VITO, the highly-acclaimed new HBO documentary by filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz. Reel One contains the segments: Show People, A Lavender Lens and Russo on Film
Dog-Ma, The Zen Of Slobber
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,510. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Barbara's vivid and dramatic stories, told with a wicked sense of humor, will make you laugh out loud. She definitely gets what living with rescued dogs (nine of them!) is all about. This book will inspire you with the couple's unstinting love, devotion, and respect for dogs as family members. You'll be glad to include it in your treasured collection of great dog books.
Random Acts of Travel: Featuring Trepidation, Hammocks and Spitting
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,860. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Travelling through our diverse and fascinating world can be invigorating, uplifting and life changing. Of course, it can also be baffling, disgusting, aggravating and ridiculous. This hilarious tribute to world travel is full of humorous stories and shocking advice that will inspire you, make you laugh out loud and slowly but surely convince you to stock up on hand sanitizer.
The Maybelline Story and the Spirited Family Dynasty Behind It
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,740. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
A fascinating and inspiring story of secrecy, ambition, and luck; a tale both epic and intimate, alive with the clash, the hustle, the music, and dance of American enterprise. “A richly told story of a forty-year, white-hot love triangle that fans the flames of a major worldwide conglomerate.” —Neil Shulman, Associate Producer,Doc Hollywood “Salacious! Engrossing! Destined for film!”—New York Post
Master and The Green-Eyed Hope
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,940. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Johanna Kern - filmmaker/multiple award winning author, tells her story of an unusual encounter with the Master whom she met while spontaneously falling into trance one day. Filled with fun “scenes” from the Ancient Temple and stories from the filmmaker’s life, this book entertains while exploring the Master’s unique approach to psychology, self-development, quantum physics, philosophy & religion.
Америка - как есть
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,910. Language: Russian. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
История Америки для тех, кто не любит историю. Читается как роман.
The Longest Honeymoon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
2 years, 5 homes and 20 countries - a true story (with some omissions to avoid getting into any more trouble), this is more than travel anecdotes and self-mockery.
Steven Moffat's Doctor Who 2011: The Critical Fan's Guide to Matt Smith's Second Series (Unauthorized)
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Series: Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,150. Language: British English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Punked Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
At over 90,000 words, this is the most comprehensive guide yet published to the 2011 season of Doctor Who.
250 Recent Movies You Will Like If You See Film as Art
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Reviews of 250 feature-length movies are listed. Reviews are short, to give a sense of what the movie is about and if you would like it. The movies are artistic and thoughtful, which does not necessarily mean “serious.” There are plenty of humor, horror, romance, animation, musicals, documentaries, and kids’ movies. You will find a lot to like.
Videojournalismus: Funktionalität-Geschichte-Empirie
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Price: $6.10 USD. Words: 103,630. Language: German. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Deutschlands größte wissenschaftliche Studie zum Thema Videojournalismus.
American Business and Daytime Dramas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,220. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Essay » Business
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
On Thursday, April 14, 2011, ABC/Disney Television unleashed a nationwide firestorm in concurrently announcing that it was cancelling two of Daytime television’s longstanding prized soap operas created by the legendary writer, Agnes Nixon, “One Life to Live” and “All My Children.” Nationwide, fans immediately began protesting against these cancellations.
Eagles In The Flesh
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Based on a true story about men who experience the adventure of a life time. Men who become birds at will, and soar with wings over Mountains and Jungles, who dance among Mother Natures up drafts. Feel what it is like to fly free as a bird flying over exotic lands and strange cultures while soaring like Eagles and Partying like Vultures. Soar in the days sun and party wild in the stars.