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- The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 21.95
The host of The Bob Edwards Show and Bob Edwards Weekend on Sirius XM Radio, Bob Edwards became the first radio personality with a large national audience to take his chances in the new field of satellite radio. The programs' mix of long-form interviews and news documentaries has won many prestigious awards. For thirty years, Louisville native Edwards... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 18.95
A smart philosophical look at the cult hit television show, Arrested Development Arrested Development earned six Emmy awards, a Golden Globe award, critical acclaim, and a loyal cult followingand then it was canceled. Fortunately, this book steps into the void left by the show's premature demise by exploring the fascinating philosophical... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 18.95
A lighthearted meditation on the philosophical quandaries of the hit television show The Big Bang Theory Ever wonder what Aristotle might say about the life Sheldon Cooper leads? Why Thomas Hobbes would applaud the roommate agreement? Who Immanuel Kant would treat with "haughty derision" for weaving "un-unravelable webs?" Andmost importantlywhether... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 25.99
This book traces the history of television journalism in Britain from its austere roots in the BBC's post-war monopoly to the present-day plethora of 24 hour channels and celebrity presenters. It asks why a medium whose thirst for pictures, personalities and drama make it, some believe, intrinsically unsuitable for serious journalism should remain... more...
- John Blake 2008; US$ 9.99
The Costa Del Sol is a paradise for many. Sun, sea, beaches, and a laid-back lifestyle?no wonder it attracts so many ex-pat Brits. But for women who find themselves alone or trapped in stalled marriages, it can be a version of hell. That's where Dean Saunders comes in. The handsome 20-something Essex boy has what any man would consider a dream job.... more...
- NYU Press 2000; US$ 75.00
Archie Bunker. Jed. Laverne and Shirley. Cliff Huxtable. Throughout the entire history of American prime-time television only four sitcoms have been true blockbusters, with Nielsen ratings far above the second- and third-rated programs. Weekly, millions of Americans of every age were making a special effort to turn on the set to see what Archie, Jed,... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 40.96
Hauptbeschreibung Die Philosophie der Komödie: von Aristoteles bis Roberto Benigni. Trotz ihrer 2.000 Jahre alten Tradition liegt bisher noch keine Theoriegeschichte der Komödie vor. Stephan Kraft konzentriert sich in seiner Studie auf ein zentrales Element, das in der Theoriegeschichte der Komödie omnipräsent ist: das Happyend. Mal ist es als Voraussetzung... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 13.74
What happens when love doesnt add up? Dr Paul MacMillan is a professor of Chaos Theory. Specialist subject: storm patterns. A month after the death of his father, Pauls life has ground to a halt. With his itinerant neer do well brother, Chancer, in his spare room, his girlfriend Emma pushing for a future and the arrival of a beautiful... more...
- Open Court 2012; US$ 19.95
Breaking Bad , hailed by Stephen King, Chuck Klosterman, and many others as the best of all TV dramas, tells the story of a man whose life changes because of the medical death sentence of an advanced cancer diagnosis. The show depicts his metamorphosis from inoffensive chemistry teacher to feared drug lord and remorseless killer. Driven at first... more...
- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 25.99
Fred Friendly (1915-1998) was the single most important personality in news and public affairs programming during the first four decades of American television. Portrayed by George Clooney in the film Good Night and Good Luck , Friendly, together with Edward R. Murrow, invented the television documentary format and subsequently oversaw the birth... more...