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The Moaning of Life: The Worldly Wisdom of Karl Pilkington
The Moaning of Life: The Worldly Wisdom of Karl Pilkington
by Karl Pilkington
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Karl Pilkington is back on the road, and this time he's on a journey of self-discovery, in The Moaning of Life, the follow-up to An Idiot Abroad Karl Pilkington is 40 years old. He's not married, he doesn't have kids, and he has a job... (read more)

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Inside Pee-Wee's Playhouse: The Untold, Unauthorized, and Unpredictable Story of a Pop Phenomenon
Inside Pee-Wee's Playhouse: The Untold, Unauthorized, and Unpredictable Story of a Pop Phenomenon
by Caseen Gaines
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Between 1986 and 1991, nearly ten million people a week watched Peewees Playhouse, the critically acclaimed and widely successful childrens program broadcast on CBS. Now, on the 25th anniversary of the show, the complete behind-the-scenes story is being... (read more)

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The Age of Movies: Selected Writings of Pauline Kael
The Age of Movies: Selected Writings of Pauline Kael
by Pauline Kael
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"Film criticism is exciting just because there is no formula to apply," Pauline Kael once observed, "just because you must use everything you are and everything you know." Between 1968 and 1991, as regular film reviewer for The New... (read more)

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Inside HBO's Game of Thrones
Inside HBO's Game of Thrones
by Bryan Cogman
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HBO's Game of Thrones reigns as cable's highest-rated series. This official companion book gives fans new ways to enter this fictional world and discover more about the beloved (and reviled) characters and the electrifying plotlines. Hundreds of set... (read more)

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Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark
Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark
by Brian Kellow
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The first major biography of the most influential, powerful, and controversial film critic of the twentieth century Pauline Kael was, in the words of Entertainment Weekly's movie reviewer Owen Gleiberman, "the Elvis or Beatles of film criticism... (read more)

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Star Trek: The Next Generation 365
Star Trek: The Next Generation 365
by Paula M Block
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With the launch of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Gene Roddenberry somehow managed to recapture lightning in a bottle. This new incarnation of Star Trek was an instant hit, and its popularity inspired four films and three spin-off television series. To... (read more)

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Goodnight, John Boy: A Celebration of an American Family and the Values That Have Sustained Us Through Good Times and Bad
Goodnight, John Boy: A Celebration of an American Family and the Values That Have Sustained Us Through Good Times and Bad
by Earl Hamner
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For eight wonderful years The Waltons, the story of a family living in the foothills of Virginia@s Blue Ridge Mountains during the Depression, entertained America and the world. Yet this television show was more than entertaining. Each episode combined... (read more)

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The Gilmore Girls Companion
The Gilmore Girls Companion
by A. S. Berman
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From 2000 to its final episode in 2007, Gilmore Girls raised the bar for television writing, redefined the dramatic comedy, and cultivated a dedicated fan base not seen since the heights of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. However, unlike Buffy, little has been... (read more)

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The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present
The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present
by Tim Brooks
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AMERICAS #1 BESTSELLING TELEVISION BOOK WITH MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COPIES IN PRINT- NOW REVISED AND UPDATED! PROGRAMS FROM ALL SEVEN COMMERCIAL BROADCAST NETWORKS, MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED CABLE NETWORKS, PLUS ALL MAJOR SYNDICATED SHOWS! This is the must-... (read more)

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Life signs :the biology of Star Trek
Life signs :the biology of Star Trek
by Susan Jenkins
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It's a routine mission. The Enterprise-D is in synchronous orbit over a Class-M planet to be surveyed for possible colonization. Commander Riker calls the life science team to its station, then Captain Picard orders a "search for life signs." As the... (read more)

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The Moaning of Life: The Worldly Wisdom of Karl Pilkington
The Moaning of Life: The Worldly Wisdom of Karl Pilkington
by Karl Pilkington
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Karl Pilkington is back on the road, and this time he's on a journey of self-discovery, in The Moaning of Life, the follow-up to An Idiot AbroadKarl Pilkington is 40 years old. He's not married, he doesn't have kids, and he has a job... (read more)

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Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years
Star Trek Federation: The First 150 Years
by David A. Goodman
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For the first time, an ‘in universe’ history of Star Trek, complete with excerpts from Starfleet records and intergalactic intelligence, including James T. Kirk’s official biography and newly translated Klingon reports. Star Trek... (read more)

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5001 Nights at the Movies
5001 Nights at the Movies
by Pauline Kael
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The intelligent persons guide to the movies, with more than 2,800 reviews Look up a movie in this guide, and chances are youll find yourself reading on about the next movie and the next. Pauline Kaels reviews arent just provocative---theyre... (read more)

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Love You to Death, Season 4: The Unofficial Companion to the Vampire Diaries
Love You to Death, Season 4: The Unofficial Companion to the Vampire Diaries
by Crissy Calhoun
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With a foreword by co-creator Julie Plec, the fan-favorite Love You to Death series returns with an essential guide to the fourth season of The CWs hit show The Vampire Diaries. This season four companion delves headlong into the twists and turns of each... (read more)

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Roger Ebert's Book of Film
Roger Ebert's Book of Film
by Roger Ebert
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If going to the movies has been the twentieth century's most popular source of artistic pleasure, reading about the movies may not be far behind. For this delicious, instructive, and vastly enjoyable anthology Roger Ebert has selected and introduced an... (read more)

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The Who's Who of Doctor Who: A Whovian's Guide to Friends, Foes, Villains, Monsters, and Companions to the Good Doctor
The Who's Who of Doctor Who: A Whovian's Guide to Friends, Foes, Villains, Monsters, and Companions to the Good Doctor
by Cameron K Mcewan
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The Who’s Who of Doctor Who is the must-have handbook exploring the dynamic cast of characters in Doctor Who over the past half century. Discover details about the intimate relationships between characters, their loyalties, their... (read more)

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Sound & Vision: The Music Video Reader
Sound & Vision: The Music Video Reader
by L. Grossberg
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Music video is one of the most important emergent cultural forms in contemporary popular culture. It has had a profound impact both on music, fashion, and youth culture and on the codes and forms that operate across television, film, and advertising. But... (read more)

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Sontag & Kael: Opposites Attract Me
Sontag & Kael: Opposites Attract Me
by Craig Seligman
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In this witty, erudite, and stylish study of two of the twentieth century's most influential cultural critics, Craig Seligman penned the sleeper success of last year. Not a dry ponderous think piece, but a lively, highly readable examination of the work... (read more)

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The Starfleet Survival Guide
The Starfleet Survival Guide
by David Mack
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The whole is illustrated throughout with explanatory black & white line art illustrations, easy to follow in a crisis -- especially valuable when a reader is stranded on a downed shuttlecraft with only a com-badge and a self-sealing stem-bolt.... (read more)

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The Doctor Who Programme Guide: Fourth Edition
The Doctor Who Programme Guide: Fourth Edition
by Jean-marc
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"The Doctor Who Programme Guide" is the complete guide to every "Doctor Who" story shown on television. The stories are listed in order of broadcasting, starting with the first episode broadcast in 1963. Each entry includes the storyline, the cast list... (read more)

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