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The Classic-Gaming Bookcast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
From the author: The Classic-Gaming Bookcast is an entertaining book about old video games. If you enjoy what's commonly known as retrogaming, you'll have a lot of fun reading these forty game-specific chapters. The prose is lively, provocative and often humorous. The book even contains strategies, insights and philosophies. I didn't want it to be like any other game-related book out there.
The Show Bible for TV Pitching
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If you want to pitch your original television show or web series to entertainment industry professionals - from producers and show runners to agents and directors, and especially to network executives -- you need a Show Bible. Learn how to craft an exciting read that will get you meetings, put a professional team together, and understand how networks negotiate so you are fully prepared to win.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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.
Big Fish to Rubber Ducky
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
It wasn’t my fault. All I said was that we’d had some good times on a houseboat. No sane, normal couple with two kids under three could possibly take this as an invitation to drive three thousand miles through mountain passes and bushfires to spend a week racing a couple of steel barges up a fast-flowing, shark infested, tidal river. But then again, I wasn’t talking to any sane, normal couple.
Full Throttle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Full Throttle is an entertaining account of an amazing man’s life in aviation that is sure to leave the reader laughing and head-shaking as the pages turn quickly. It is a compilation of short stories told by John Deakin over the years on Compuserve's AVSIG Forum. Some of Deakin’s stories are funny, some are sad, and a few are shocking for the amount of trouble Deakin managed to get himself into.
Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Right Hand to the Champ is the highly anticipated memoir chronicling twelve years Tasha Robinson-White spent working for the iconic boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. As she became the CEO of Mayweather Music and the President of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation, her life and career were forever changed by the complicated working environment she was a part of.
TARDIS Eruditorum Volume 4: Tom Baker and the Hinchcliffe Years
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,960. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical history of Doctor Who covering Tom Baker's first three seasons on the show, under the producership of Philip Hinchcliffe
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 1: William Hartnell (Second Edition)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This all-new, revised, and expanded first volume of essays from the acclaimed blog TARDIS Eruditorum traces the evolving critical history of the hit television show Doctor Who. This volume covers the first three years of the program, with William Hartnell in the starring role. Features extensive revisions and eleven new essays exclusive to this book.
Horses in the City -Tales and Reflections of a Memphis Carriage Driver
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Ever wonder what it's really like inside the commercial horse-and-carriage industry? Let me, a long-time carriage driver, take you on a journey through the ins and outs of life on the carriage. This book is a meaningful study of my relationship with my carriage horse working in an urban environment (Memphis, TN) and why it is so good for working horses to work. Come take a ride!
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
A Klutz's Confessions
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This is a humorous auto-biographical account of some of my own klutzy behavior. Beginning just after April Fool's Day this year, I pledged to write a few confessions giving accounts of daily hang-ups to make you giggle and see the humor in day-to-day anxieties and frustrations. Together, let's chuckle at our own silliness and feel better.
Hippie Or, Like, There Was More to The 60s Than THAT, Man!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Walk through the world of Hippie: its origins, behavior and misbehavior, its outrages and beauty, its seque into today. Non-fiction adventure meets social drama in an originally-told, originally-illustrated first book from a widely and wildly experienced individual.
BBQ Pizza A Flaming Expose on Macho Cooking
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Methods / Barbecue & Grilling
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The most hilarious cookbook ever! With 47 simple, tasty recipes, (Had to be odd, so the Pina Coladas count!) and easy to find ingredients. This book will get you started making delicious pizzas quickly! This book is a “what NOT to do” book. Save yourself from fire department visits by learning from our mistakes. Happy Grilling! "Erma Bombeck meets Ina Garten! Fabulicious!” ~~ G. M. DePriest
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.
Reflection on the Looking Glass (Thoughts on being an Actor in our Times)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Reflection on the Looking Glass, (Thoughts on being an Actor in our times). In a jaunty ride through the world of acting, Peter James Haworth, actor/director/teacher brings his years of experience to vivid life in Reflection on the Looking Glass. He hones in on the essentials of storytelling, and makes the case that to give drama its true power the actor "needs to get out of the way."
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unauthorized Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 2: Patrick Troughton
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,360. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The second volume of essays from the acclaimed blog TARDIS Eruditorum traces the evolving critical history of the hit television show Doctor Who. This volume covers the latter years of the 1960s, when Patrick TRoughton starred on the show.
Miner* Celebrity: How An Underground Artist Found Fame In NYC.
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Chronicles some of the events and episodes leading up to Marcus Taylor aka Marvalous, successfully selling his music on the streets of NYC for 7 years. Included in his many supporters are an inordinate amount of celebrities, along with some not as recognized, but none-the-less interesting characters. This so-called underground emcee relates amusing, sobering, and insightful recollections.
Sell Your Idea to Television
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by Dee LaDuke and Mark Alton Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
You dream of a career in television. Or you currently work in television and can’t wait to get to the level where you can create and sell your own show. We're here to tell you that it can be done. You can have a career in television. You can sell your idea to television.
One For Sorrow Two For Joy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Mary Cook's book of short stories are full of memories of a more gentle time in our history..an era called the Dirty Thirties. Cook transports us back to that time with humor and sometimes pathos, but always with a warmth unmatched by writings of that genre. She introduces us to characters, who turn out to be real people from her past; we can actually picture them romping through the pages.
Los Mejores Chistes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,190. Language: Spanish. Published: September 23, 2011 by Editorialimagen.com. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Una divertida recopilación de los chistes latinoamericanos más graciosos Esta divertida obra le ofrece un gran abanico de chistes y situaciones cómicas que le divertirán y le proporcionarán, al mismo tiempo, una amplia gama de recursos humorísticos no sólo para su propio disfrute, sino también para animar reuniones. Más de 80 páginas de humor con chistes sanos.