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- Pan Macmillan Australia 2007; US$ 14.54
A TRUE STORY OF DEATH, GRIEF AND THE LAW In October 1997 a clever young law student at ANU made a bizarre plan to murder her devoted boyfriend after a dinner party at their house. Some of the dinner guests-most of them university students-had heard rumours of the plan. Nobody warned Joe Cinque. He died one Sunday, in his own bed, of a massive dose... more...
- Touchstone 2013; US$ 16.99
A phenomenal account, newly updated, of how twelve innovative television dramas transformed the medium and the culture at large, featuring Sepinwall?s take on the finales of Mad Men and Breaking Bad. In The Revolution Was Televised, celebrated TV critic Alan Sepinwall chronicles the remarkable transformation of the small screen over the past... more...
- Smith and Kraus Inc 2003; US$ 9.99
Finding the right audition monologue can be crucial to an actor's career. The audition monologue is an important marketing tool that introduces and showcases an actor's talent to agents, casting directors, and producers. In The Perfect Audition Monologues , Glenn Altermen covers every aspect of the monologue audition, from entrance to exit. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95
Based upon the successful Jeff Lindsay novel 'Darkly Dreaming Dexter', Showtime's and FX's 'Dexter' continues to raise the bar on television drama, as it chronicles the grisly exploits of a police blood spatter expert who moonlights as a serial killer (or vice versa). Unlike other serial killers, however, Dexter only kills the bad guys, a distinction... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
This bibliographic guide covers the "Buffyverse"--the fictional worlds of the acclaimed television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003) and its spinoff Angel (1999-2004), as well as the original Buffy feature film of 1992. It is the largest and most inclusive work of its kind. The author organizes and describes both the original texts... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 14.95
Groundbreaking! Does for TV shows what Leonard Maltin?s guides do for movies! Forget movies! Sales of TV DVDs are outpacing all other categories, according to Video Store magazine. The Simpsons, 24, Lost, Desperate Housewives, Alias , even old chestnuts like Columbo and Home Improvement are blowing out of the stores as fans and collectors rush... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99
Sociopaths are pervasive in contemporary television, from high-brow drama all the way down to cartoons -- and of course the news as well. From the scheming Eric Cartman of South Park to the seductive imposter Don Draper of Mad Men , cold and ruthless characters captivate us, making us wish that we could be so effective and successful. Yet... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
The first part of this book assesses how television presents viewers with information - contrasting the ?official reality? of news and current affairs programmes with the anarchic view of the world put out by such as Morecambe and Wise and the two Ronnies. It challenges the politics of programme schedules and takes care to consider the language used... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Originally published in 1991, this introduction to studying the television audience discusses developments in semiology and cultural studies and their contribution to our understanding of the power of television. How, in the most precise and intricate sense, does television influence the way we think about the world? What ideological role does it... more...