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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
Animated Discussions: Critical Essays on Anime
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,360. Language: American English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Whether they’re tracing depictions of the apocalypse from their roots in the ancient Near East to hit anime of the 90s and 2000s, exploring the ways in which certain mecha and magical girl shows equate trauma and heroism, or just trying to figure out why Utena turned into a car, the essays in this collection combine an accessible style with literary analysis to present anime in a new light!
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!
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Three and Derivative Works
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,440. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This third volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the third season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with analysis of both licensed derivative works and a selection of fanworks to explore these questions and the show which inspired them.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
This second volume of essays in the My Little Po-Mo series combines critical analysis of the second season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its fandom, with a focus on what might be called the "dark side" of the latter. Sex, death, and chaos, handled as only a children's cartoon can!
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
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.
The Human Comedy Irish Version
Series: THE MADNESS OF THE MODERN MAN. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,870. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
This book is meant to be a satirical look at the crazy and dysfunctional world in which we live. Also, is meant to be a cold shower to all who read it, simply because the the need for us ALL to wake up has become urgent! The book exposes, the way i see it, the ideas that make this place the way it is, in the hope that the people will start using their brain as much as possible!
Hollywood Mysteries
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 77,070. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Haldolen. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A book that reveals some of the most starkly startling stories beyond the headlines about the mysterious deaths of Hollywood stars during the early development of the film industry. Read about: Fatty Arbuckle, William Desmond Taylor, Jean Harlow, Thelma Todd, Lana Turner, Marilyn Monroe
Ultra-Actors: William Shatner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,930. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The Ultra-Actor series of books offers a retrospective look at the careers of the world's greatest overactors. These are actors who can always be counted on to provide oversized, operatic, or eccentric performances, often in the maddest films ever made. This first book in the series looks at the films William Shatner made in the 60s and 70s.
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 6: Peter Davison and Colin Baker
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 170,290. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The sixth volume of TARDIS Eruditorum, a critical history of Doctor Who, covering the Peter Davison and Colin Baker eras.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Have you ever devoted sixteen hours to watching a Korean drama and been left wondering, "Why do dramas do that?" The creators of popular television blog Dramabeans.com deconstruct Korean drama tropes and explain cultural nuances that regularly get lost in translation. An essential guide for longtime drama-lovers and new fans alike.
Music, Mayhem, and Bad Decisions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,580. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
During her teenage years, award-winning author Sharon E. Cathcart dreamed of working in the music business. She lived that dream for seven years, beginning at age 18. Unfortunately, she learned that dreams can turn quickly to nightmares.
You Won't Believe Your Eyes: A Front Row Look at the Sci-Fi/Horror Films of the 1950s
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 99,170. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book takes a light-hearted (and light-headed) look at those movies, as seen through the eyes of the children who saw them and the actors, directors, producers and writers who made them.
16 Secrets Revealed by Professional Screenwriters
Series: Professional Screenwriting. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Lono Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Reference » Screenwriting
Those who can’t do teach. And those who can’t write professionally somehow end up writing books about screenwriting. This book is DIFFERENT -- written by a PROFESSIONAL currently working in Hollywood as a Screenwriter and Film Producer. Successful Professional Screenwriters REVEAL A SECRET about what led to their SUCCESS. 34,000 words of original text!
Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories Vol. 1
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Gathered during three decades of Hollywood research, Unscripted: Hollywood Back-Stories, Vol. 1 is a fascinating collection of little-known stories from behind the scenes of the greatest movies of all time, tales of the lives of legendary stars from the famous to the forgotten, and slices of the history of the most talked-about industry in the world.
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.
Minstrel Magic
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 179,520. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017 by Saron Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The Black and White Minstrel Show was one of the greatest BBC shows. Yet after an unprecedented twenty-one years, the BBC airbrushed it from history. But the George Mitchell Choirs were more than the Minstrels and their story spans fifty years of light entertainment. Founder George Mitchell produced an entertainment phenomenon which deserves to reclaim its rightful place in show business history.
And The Oscar Didn't Go To...
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,390. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Throughout its long history, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has honored many fine films. But sometimes, it gets it wrong. This book is a very funny, light-hearted (but deeply informed) look at Oscar upsets throughout history: who won, who should have won, and the given circumstances, political, cultural and otherwise, contributing to decisions that history has proven wrong-headed.
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.
El Método Zugzwang
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: Spanish. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Por lo general, todo el jugador que quiere progresar se encuentra en la encrucijada de tener que decidir qué estudiar y durante cuánto tiempo. Aunque existen infinidad de libros de ajedrez, el jugador puede perderse entre la ingente cantidad que existe. El Método Zugzwang viene a dar respuesta a este problema tan frecuente.