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  • Hollywood on Strike!: An Industry at War in the Internet Age - The Writers Guild (Wga) Strike and Screen Actors Guild (Sag) Stal

    by Jonathan Handel
    t was a Hollywood meltdown ... The Writers Guild went on strike in 2007. The big issue: fees for programs released on new media such as the Internet. The strike was settled one hundred turbulent days later - but then the Screen Actors Guild spiraled out of control, unwilling to accept the same terms but unable to muster a second strike. As the national economy collapsed, idled writers and actors sacrificed millions of dollars in film and TV wages in order to pursue pennies in new media. All t... more
  • The New Zealand Hobbit Crisis: How Warner Bros. Bent a Government to Its Will and Crushed an Attempt to Unionize the Hobbit

    by Jonathan Handel
    All was not well in Middle-earth . . . After the third Lord of the Rings movie premiered in 2003, fans of the series eagerly anticipated production and release of its prequel, The Hobbit. It turned out they had a while to wait, as a series of troubles delayed production for years. Then, in September 2010, when almost everything seemed resolved, U.S. and international actors unions issued a public alert advising their members “not to accept work on this non-union production.” Warner Bros.... more
  • Pulp Friction

    by Kurt Isensee

    PULP FRICTION is an adult coloring book, mashing up Tarantino movie characters, with characters from 80's movies, TV, and more.

  • Conversation with a Student: (How did these kids make it this far in life!?)

    by J. Lloyd Morgan
    To keep from going insane, a professor wrote down actual conversations with today’s students as a form of therapy. Read at your own risk.
  • Have a Nice Life Asshole: Breakup Stress Reliever Adult Coloring Book

    by Creative Collective Design
    Revenge is a dish best served cold, but sometimes you can't wait that long. 50 unique hand curated best breakup insults to color. Each Swear word and insults are designed with flowers, animals, and patterns; and each coloring page is designed for fun, humor and relaxation. There are a variety of pages for every skill level. Each coloring page is printed on a separate sheet to avoid bleed through. It’s called a breakup because it is broken.
  • Serket's Movies: Commentary and Trivia on 444 Movies

    by Cory Hamblin
    I love watching movies in a variety of genres, including new, old, popular, independent, and foreign. The diverse genres allow you to enjoy a film during any mood and about any subject. Compared to other books that review movies, my approach is more casual and my rating based on the overall feel of the video. The trivia touches on several topics such as film production, revenue records, locations, and historical background. Sometimes movies portray a message about politics or our culture. I co... more
  • Stop Licking That

    by Karin Mitchell
    "Stop licking that!" is a phrase Karin Mitchell exclaimed so many times to her children over the years that she decided to write a book about the insanity that is parenting. Similar to books like I Heart My Little A-Holes and I Just Want to Pee Alone, Stop Licking That takes on the reality of parenting with an honest and strong voice. Stop Licking That is as easy to say as it is hard to accomplish stopping your kids from doing, much like many things in parenting - simple to say, hard to do.... more
  • The Dark Side of Liberace

    by Spero Pastos
    During Liberace?s trial in the late fifties, Lee, as he was familiarly called, was critically reviewed by Cassandra (a former colonel in the British army) in his daily column in London?s Daily Mirror. Cassandra wrote, ?He is the summit of sex, the pinnacle of masculine, feminine, and neuter. Everything that he, she, and it can ever want. This deadly, winking, sniggering, snuggling, chromium-plated, scent-impregnated, luminous, quivering, giggling, fruit-flavored, mincing, ice-covered heap of mot... more
  • Is That a Cricket In Your Pocket?

    by Haley Jacobson
    It's hard to end up in China by accident. But when you do, you'll be prepared--so long as you take this handy pocket manual with you. With more than three years of experience apartment-hopping through China, Haley writes with piercing insight about cultural differences and mundane life events with a flair for the absurd. Get ready for hilarious food misadventures, ebike crashes, attempts at learning a musical instrument, and what it's like to be in the presence of insect royalty.
  • Last Laugh

    by Mirfarhad Moghimi
    Last Laugh is a collection of jokes,thought provoking points,anecdotes,sayings bizarre conversations,events and stories to tweak our moral conscience intended for general amusement but also to broaden and challenge the reader's knowledge of life. Spanning a wide range of subjects,the entries caan be used to entertain oneself,friends and family,jollify presentation and dull lectures,and spice up personal and business correspondence. ( ISBN : 978-1-85756-5720 ) .(http://www.januspublishing.co.uk/p... more
  • Vagabonding with Kids: Australia

    by AK Turner
    AK Turner wants to cuddle with a wombat. She wants it bad. In the hilarious sequel to Vagabonding with Kids, the nomadic family of four continues their journey with a two-month trip Down Under. AK Turner indulges her fascination with prisons, with no understanding of why her husband would rather spend every day at the beach. Their daughters aren't motivated by either, and are instead enthralled with the wonders of public toilets. As the Turners wind their way through Australia, all eyes are on t... more
  • How to swear & love in Dutch

    by Ingeborg Stinissen
  • Road Tales

    by Darragh J Brady
    Road Tales is a crazy trip across the world and documents a period of time in a British musician's life, when all that mattered was the music and the road ahead. It is a testament to other peoples stories rather than the writer, and digs into the mantle of what makes people tick while some people thrive others dive. The Author was intrigued by the amount of different tales he was hearing from the Aboriginal stolen generation, pushed back to a meagre existence on the fringes of society, to Gua... more
  • Vibes from the Screen: Getting Greater Enjoyment from Films

    by Bob Moss
    Bob Moss builds his book around the words of the great filmmakers including Hitchcock, Sayles, Storaro, Caine and Streep. Through them, he introduces readers to the elements of film, filmmakers' techniques, and how to find the meanings portrayed. This dynamic guide also provides an understanding of how various people involved in making a film think about their craft. From these glimpses, the viewer gains better insight into recognizing the themes communicated through the images and sounds of a f... more

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