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  • Amusing Ourselves to Death

    Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business

    by Neil Postman and 1 more

    What happens when media and politics become forms of entertainment? As our world begins to look more and more like Orwell's 1984, Neil's Postman's essential guide to the modern media is more relevant than ever."It's unlikely that Trump has ever read Amusing Ourselves to Death, but his ascent would not have surprised Postman.” -CNNOriginally published in 1985, Neil Postman’s groundbreaking polemic ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Line Becomes a River

    Dispatches from the Border

    by Francisco Cantú

    **NAMED A TOP 10 BOOK OF 2018 BY NPR and THE WASHINGTON POSTWINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE IN CURRENT INTERESTFINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE NONFICTION AWARDThe instant New York Times bestseller, "A must-read for anyone who thinks 'build a wall' is the answer to anything." --Esquire**For Francisco Cantú, the border is in the blood: his mother, a park ranger and daughter ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Your Career in Animation (2nd Edition)

    How to Survive and Thrive

    by David B. Levy

    **A Newly Revised Edition of the Comprehensive Go-To Guide for Any Animation Artist!“Your Career in Animation is the most comprehensive and valuable book on animationcareers that you’ll ever need.” —Bill Plympton, Animator / Producer**Whether you want to break into the animation industry or “toon up” to a better career, this comprehensive guide will show you how. A leading animation professional ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Springfield Confidential

    Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons

    by Mike Reiss and 2 more

    Semi-Finalist for the 2019 James Thurber Award * One of Vulture's Top-10 Comedy Books of 2018 * A "Must" pick by Entertainment Weekly * An A.V. Club Best Books selection * A "New and Noteworthy" selection by USA TodayIn celebration of The Simpsons thirtieth anniversary, the show’s longest-serving writer and producer offers a humorous look at the ... ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Downton Abbey Script Book Season 3

    by Julian Fellowes

    series Downton Abbey #3
    Engross yourself in Julian Fellowes’ multi-award winning drama with the full script of Season Three, which includes previously unseen dialogue and drama as well as two 8-page color photo inserts.Downton Abbey fever is stronger than ever!The most successful British drama of our time continues to captivate viewers with its riveting storylines, stunning costumes, and unforgettable performances by its ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • K-ZOMBIE

    Korean zombie

    by Goggas Editorial

    series Digging Up Korea #2
    After the release of the British hit 28days later, the zombie genre emerged and later crossed over to genres like action comedy and teen romance. There were frequent attempts to make decent zombie movies in Korea too. The first article explains how director Yeon Sang-ho's style has been changed and what needed to be done through his first feature film Train to Busan, Psychokinesis, and his ... Read more

    $1.00 USD

  • Sunshine on Putty: The Golden Age of British Comedy from Vic Reeves to The Office

    by Ben Thompson

    The definitive history of a golden age in British show-business, Sunshine On Putty is based on hundreds of interviews with the leading comedians of the era, as well as managers, agents, producers, directors, executives and TV personalities.In the 1990s, British comedy underwent a renaissance – shows like The Fast Show, The Day Today, Shooting Stars, The League of Gentlemen, The Royle Family and ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Story

    Style, Structure, Substance, and the Principles of Screenwriting

    by Robert McKee

    Robert McKee's screenwriting workshops have earned him an international reputation for inspiring novices, refining works in progress and putting major screenwriting careers back on track. Quincy Jones, Diane Keaton, Gloria Steinem, Julia Roberts, John Cleese and David Bowie are just a few of his celebrity alumni. Writers, producers, development executives and agents all flock to his lecture series ... Read more

    $25.99 USD

  • Dangerously Funny

    The Uncensored Story of "The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour"

    by David Bianculli

    An unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the rise and fall of The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour -- the provocative, politically charged program that shocked the censors, outraged the White House, and forever changed the face of television.Decades before The Daily Show, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour proved there was a place on television for no-holds-barred political comedy with a decidedly ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • On the Couch

    by Lorraine Bracco

    **In this candid, conversational memoir, actress Lorraine Bracco openly reveals the details of her struggle with depression, the treatment that helped her triumph, and her experience playing psychiatrist Dr. Jennifer Melfi on HBO’s The Sopranos—the role that helped to save her life.Here, Lorraine shares the deeply personal story of her spiral into—and back from—the depths of depression; how she ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Bionic Book Reconstructed

    by Herbie J Pilato

    Before Hiro on Heroes, there was Steve Austin - The Six Million Dollar Man. Before Buffy Summers on Buffy The Vampire Slayer, there was Jaime Sommers - The Bionic Woman. Now, television's classic wonder people of the 1970s are back and stronger than ever in - THE BIONIC BOOK: THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN AND THE BIONIC WOMAN RECONSTRUCTED, written by best-selling author Herbie J Pilato (Bewitched ... Read more

    $9.95 USD

  • Guarding the Golden Door

    American Immigration Policy and Immigrants since 1882

    by Roger Daniels

    As renowned historian Roger Daniels shows in this brilliant new work, America's inconsistent, often illogical, and always cumbersome immigration policy has profoundly affected our recent past.The federal government's efforts to pick and choose among the multitude of immigrants seeking to enter the United States began with the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. Conceived in ignorance and falsely ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Twilight Zone

    A Fifth-Dimension Guide to Life

    by Mark Dawidziak

    Can you live your life by what The Twilight Zone has to teach you? Yes, and maybe you should. The proof is in this lighthearted collection of life lessons, ground rules, inspirational thoughts, and stirring reminders found in Rod Serling’s timeless fantasy series. Written by veteran TV critic, Mark Dawidziak, this unauthorized tribute is a celebration of the classic anthology show, but also, on ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Screenwriting is Storytelling

    Creating an A-List Screenplay that Sells!

    by Kate Wright and 1 more

    While most screenwriting books focus on format and structure, Kate Wright explains how to put story at the center of a screenplay. A compelling story, complete with intriguing characters and situations created with these screenwriting tricks of the trade can become a box office blockbuster film.Screenwriters will learn:- Developing themes within the plot- Using structure to define the story- ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Por orden de los Peaky Blinders

    by Matt Allen

    BIENVENIDO AL MUNDO DE LA BANDA DE GÁNSTERES MÁS BUSCADA DE LA HISTORIA.Por orden de los Peaky Blinders es el primer libro oficial con el que descubrir los rincones secretos y más sombríos de la serie de culto Peaky Blinders. Presentada por el periodista Matt Allen, y con introducción del creador de la producción Stephen Knight, esta guía contiene todo tipo de material exclusivo:... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Platinum Age of Television

    From I Love Lucy to The Walking Dead, How TV Became Terrific

    by David Bianculli

    Television today is better than ever. From The Sopranos to Breaking Bad, Sex and the City to Girls, and Modern Family to Louie, never has so much quality programming dominated our screens. Exploring how we got here, acclaimed TV critic David Bianculli traces the evolution of the classic TV genres, among them the sitcom, the crime show, the miniseries, the soap opera, the Western, the animated ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Up Till Now

    The Autobiography

    by William Shatner and 1 more

    After almost sixty years as an actor, William Shatner has become one of the most beloved entertainers in the world. And it seems as if Shatner is everywhere. In Up Till Now, Shatner sits down with readers and offers the remarkable, full story of his life and explains how he got to be, well, everywhere.It was the original Star Trek series, and later its films, that made Shatner instantly ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • One Billion Americans

    The Case for Thinking Bigger

    by Matthew Yglesias

    **NATIONAL BESTSELLERWhat would actually make America great: more people.**If the most challenging crisis in living memory has shown us anything, it’s that America has lost the will and the means to lead. We can’t compete with the huge population clusters of the global marketplace by keeping our population static or letting it diminish, or with our crumbling transit and unaffordable housing. The ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Xena: Their Courage Changed Our World

    by AUSXIP Network and 1 more

    Xena: Warrior Princess is a cult classic starring Lucy Lawless & Renee O'Connor. September 04, 2020 is the 25th Anniversary of a show that changed lives forever. A phenomenal fandom - the Xenaverse - was born at the birth of the internet. It set the standard for all other fandoms to follow! Celebrate with us and discover the rich tapestry of the Xenaverse.It has taken an Amazon Village to produce ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Apple TV Crash Course

    The Unofficial Beginners Guide to Using Apple TV

    by Thomas Bell

    Mac. iPhone. iPad. Apple TV? While Apple TV may not get the same press is other Apple products, that is about to change. For years, Apple TV was touted on Apple’s hobby product—something they tinkered with occasionally, but not something they put as much effort in as other Apple products. This changed in 2012. Apple announced a slimmed down version of the media device at a price people could ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Downton Abbey Script Book Season 2

    by Julian Fellowes

    series Downton Abbey #2
    The full scripts of award-winning Downton Abbey, season two including previously unseen commentary from Julian FellowesOpening in 1916, as the First World War rages across Europe, Season Two is the next dramatic installment of the much-loved, award-winning drama. The Crawley family and their servants play their parts on the front line and back at home as their lives are intensified by the strains ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • 101 Reasons the '90s Ruled

    Ten Years of Living La Vida Loca

    by M.C. King

    The '90s were so money! Sit back and relive ten of the best years of your so-called life...Presidential scandals, rap feuds, Baywatch -- the '90s had it all. It was the decade during which we first visited 90210 and had coffee with our Friends. We got on the Web and started to Google and lol. We learned that a show about nothing can definitely be something, and that men and women hail from ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • TV (The Book)

    Two Experts Pick the Greatest American Shows of All Time

    by Alan Sepinwall and 1 more

    Is The Wire better than Breaking Bad? Is Cheers better than Seinfeld? What's the best high school show ever made? Why did Moonlighting really fall apart? Was the Arrested Development Netflix season brilliant or terrible?For twenty years-since they shared a TV column at Tony Soprano's hometown newspaper-critics Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz have been debating these questions and many more, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Perfectly Amanda: Gunsmoke's Miss Kitty

    by Beckey Burgoyne

    More than just a typical biography, Perfectly Amanda is the story of Amanda Blake and the legendary character of Miss Kitty she portrayed on Gunsmoke. ... Read more

    $10.69 USD