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Xena and the Heroine's Journey: Symbols, Archetypes, and Deeper Meaning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,250. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Discover the heroine's journey through the groundbreaking series Xena: Warrior Princess. Xena and the Heroine’s Journey explores the symbolism of the costumes, the talismans, the emotional struggles, the allegories of the musical episode. It lays out the journey step by step as Xena and Gabrielle face enemies that reflect their own submerged shadow sides, then plunge into death and rebirth.
Speculative Fiction 2015: The Year's Best Online Reviews, Essays, and Commentary
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,260. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Science Fiction & Fantasy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Speculative Fiction 2015 collects over fifty of the best reviews, essays and media commentary from all facets of SFF. From insightful deconstruction of major blockbuster films, to considered arguments for diversity and inclusivity in science fiction and fantasy, this edition highlights many of the most complex and important events in speculative fiction fandom from 2015.
Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who 2014-2015: The Critical Fan’s Guide to Peter Capaldi’s Doctor (Unauthorized)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,260. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016 by Punked Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
In this book, Steven Cooper covers all 26 episodes broadcast in 2014 and 2015, from the start of the Capaldi era to the 2015 Christmas special. The result vividly captures the journey taken by Peter Capaldi's Doctor, from the angst of his 2014 debut and its effect on his relationship with his companion Clara, to his confident rock 'n' roll persona of 2015.
Act Right
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,810. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016 by Wordeee. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book is designed to help you behave correctly from day one of your career as a professional actor. Our book focuses on technical and professional information. The title of our book – Act Right – has other implications aside from doing what is technically correct from an acting point of view.
Two Lovers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,580. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
The true love story between legendary Hollywood actress Carole Lombard and the singer Russ Columbo. Recently divorced from her first husband, William Powell (The Thin Man), Carole attends a performance to hear popular radio star, Russ Columbo, sing at The Cocoanut Grove, beginning an unforgettable romance. "A must read": Russ Columbo Society.
Shedding Light on the Hollywood Blacklist: Conversations with Participants
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
See for yourself what happened to the innocent, what they went through, how they coped with their persecution, and how they survived the aftermath with their chins up, in dignity.
The Greatest UNAUTHORIZED Doctor Films: Volume One
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,540. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Once upon a time, Doctor Who was a show in Crisis! So fans decided to started making their own. They’ve been doing it ever since... A collection of reviews and essays that chart a hidden history of new Doctors, Female Doctors, Black Doctors, Doctors from around the world, shot from Mayan temples to British mansions. The stories of the Greatest Doctor Who Fan Films ever made.
Gaming Guide - Gambling in Europe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 327,300. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Introduction in gambling: theory, games (including poker), casino, sports betting, strategies. Gambling as a business in Europe and European Union Member States: economics, law, taxes, barriers, problem gambling. Since the emergence of the internet in the 1990s, an increasing number of gambling services have come available on-line or through other new remote communications technologies.
Lifestyles of the Doomed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,100. Language: American English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Let the author of "The Cynic's Dictionary" lead you on a bitterly amusing journey back to the turn of the millennium, as we transitioned from an age of frivolity to an age of terror. Written between 1998 and 2002, these 47 eloquently witty essays form a quirky chronicle of a slow-motion cultural shipwreck. Read them, laugh, shake your head, and get a handle on our perplexing times.
The Official Splatter Movie Guide, Volumes: 1963-1992
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 165,980. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Combining both volumes of the original print editions, The Official Splatter Movie Guide, Volumes I & II is a dream come true for splatter aficionados: a film-by-film guide to more than eight hundred masterworks of blood and gore. Each listing contains the film's movie studio, date of release, running time, director, producer, writer, and actors, along with a synopsis and review of the film.
Gods of Grindhouse: Interviews with Exploitation Filmmakers
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 60,230. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book contains interviews with key figures such as Roger Corman, Herschell Gordon Lewis, Larry Cohen, David F. Friedman and more!
Sounds of Glory Volime 2 The Punk and Ska Years
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This book chronicles the most exciting generation of British music the world has ever seen. After 1976, the subversive firestorm of punk rock kicked open the door for hosts of other scenes. This volume is a unique record of raw and exciting bands, giant characters and radical ideas – all told with a twinkle in the eyes and a smile on the lip.
Sounds of Glory Vol 1 Rocking All Over the World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This is a laugh-out-loud road trip through the glory years of Sounds Magazine and the golden years of rock music…when Rock Gods ruled the earth.
Frozen in Ice: The Story of Walt Disney Productions, 1966-1985
Price: $14.40 USD. Words: 215,980. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
With this book, author and historian Mark Arnold explores the major accomplishments of Walt Disney Productions during the years 1966 – 1985, paying particular attention to their theatrical film output, but also discussing the various new theme park attractions and the TV shows produced during that period.
Forgotten Laughs: An Episode Guide to 150 TV Sitcoms You Probably Never Saw
Price: $14.40 USD. Words: 202,590. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Forgotten Laughs: An Episode Guide to 150 TV Sitcoms You Probably Never Saw contains answers the questions about quickly-canceled, never-aired, and short-run situation comedies.
Flying on Film: A Century of Aviation in the Movies, 1912 - 2012 (Second Edition)
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 128,310. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Flying on Film is the history behind the films. Veterans and aviators from past and present tell the real story of one of the most fascinating genres of motion pictures in Hollywood.
The Are You Afraid of the Dark Campfire Companion
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 74,010. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Strike up your own campfire, and grab this campfire companion as we relive the children’s TV series that made a whole generation afraid of the dark. D.J. MacHale’s Are You Afraid of the Dark? was the Twilight Zone for kids and teens growing up in the 90s.
Flights of Fantasy: The Unauthorized but True Story of Radio & TV's Adventures of Superman
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 163,280. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This new treasure trove of information on The Man of Steel covers comprehensive episode logs for the radio series and the original television series, plus the complete story lines for two unproduced television series episodes, and dozens of "deleted scenes" taken right from the scripts.
Final Cuts: The Last Films of 50 Great Directors
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 116,710. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Critic-producer Nat Segaloff was granted access to private papers, production records, never-before-published interviews, and specialized archives in reconstructing the colorful, touching, and sometimes scandalous stories behind the making of the last films of some of Hollywood’s top directors.
Fibber McGee and Molly: On the Air 1935-1959: Revised and Enlarged Edition
Price: $14.40 USD. Words: 171,120. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This revised and greatly-expanded edition contains 300 additional entries (including 20 for which no transcription exists), more appendices (one tabulating all openings of that famous hall closet), and a new selection of photographs to complement the text.