By Josh Gates
World adventurer and foreign monster hunter Josh Gates has careened via approximately a hundred international locations, investigating scary myths, chilling cryptozoological legends, and terrifying paranormal phenomena. Now, he invitations lovers to get a behind-the-scenes examine those breathtaking expeditions.
Follow Gates from the inception of the groundbreaking hit exhibit (at the summit of Kilimanjaro) to his hair-raising encounters with harmful creatures within the so much treacherous destinations in the world. between his many adventures, he reveals the flesh-crawling fact of the Mongolian demise trojan horse, demanding situations an historical curse via spending the evening in King Tut’s tomb, descends right into a centuries-old mine to look for an alien entity in subterranean darkness, pursues ghosts within the radioactive shadow of Chernobyl, and explores sightings of Bigfoot from the leech-infested rain forests of Malaysia to the dizzying heights of the Himalayas.
Part trip into the unexplained, half hilarious travelogue, half interesting examine the making of a reality-based television show—and that includes never-before-published images— this Destination fact companion takes readers at the supernatural excursion of a lifetime.
By Gray Cavender,Nancy C. Jurik
By Valerie Estelle Frankel
By Ying Zhu
This e-book explores the political, monetary, and cultural forces, in the community and globally that experience formed the evolution of chinese language primetime tv dramas, and how that those dramas in flip have actively engaged within the significant highbrow and coverage debates in regards to the direction, steps, and velocity of China’s fiscal and political modernization in the course of the post-Deng Xiaoping period. It intertwines the evolution of chinese language tv drama fairly with the ascendance of the chinese language New Left that favors a recentralization of country authority and an alternate course in the direction of China’s modernization and China’s present administration’s demand development a "harmonious society." different types of serial drama are highlighted during this regard, the politically provocative dynasty drama and the culturally ambiguous family drama. The publication additionally offers cross-cultural comparisons that parallel the textual and institutional options of transnational chinese television dramas with dramas from the 3 best facilities of transnational tv construction, the U.S., Brazil and Mexico in Latin the United States, and the Korean-led East Asia sector. The comparability finds artistic connections whereas it additionally explores how the emergence of a chinese language cultural-linguistic industry, including different cultural-linguistic markets, complicates the facility dynamics of worldwide cultural flows.
By Darren Mooney
working for greater than two hundred episodes, the sequence remodeled tv, crafting a postmodern mythology that spoke to the anxieties and uncertainties of the top of the twentieth century. protecting the full sequence from its debut in the course of the moment function movie, this publication examines how author Chris Carter and his group of writers became a scrappy cult favourite on Fox right into a international phenomenon.
By Paula M. Block,Terry J. Erdmann,Ronald D. Moore,Ronald Moore
By Brett Pulley
"In a gripping narrative that's either inspirational and cautionary, Brett Pulley tells us how Robert Johnson equipped Black leisure tv right into a billion-dollar media empire. In a extraordinary feat of reporting, with out Johnson's cooperation, Pulley exhibits what it quite takes to get forward in the USA this present day, and in doing so offers as necessary a cultural as company history."
--James B. Stewart Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling writer of DisneyWar, Den of Thieves, and middle of a Soldier
"Like or dislike? Agree or disagree? Bob Johnson's richly various and interesting existence presses you opposed to the window that Brett Pulley opens widely."
--Bernard Shaw retired CNN anchor
"Through his guess community, Bob Johnson reached the top of capitalism, the billionaire boys membership, within the spirit of legions of pushed, American moguls . . . Veteran enterprise journalist Brett Pulley peels again the layers of this interesting and complicated entrepreneur."
--Teri Agins Senior designated author, the Wall highway magazine, and writer of the top of favor: How advertising replaced the garments enterprise Forever
By Elena M. Watson
Her actual identify is Maila Nurmi and she or he was once the 1st in a protracted line of tv horror motion picture hosts, quite often noticeable on autonomous stations’ late-night “grade Z” choices dressed as a few zany ghoul or mad scientist.
This ebook covers the most important hosts intimately, besides types and exhibit subject matters. item tie-in and fan reactions also are chronicled. The appendices record movie and list credits.
By Ron Masak
By Douglas Pratt
Doug Pratt is uniquely certified to write down this booklet. because the editor and writer of The DVD-Laser Disc Newsletter--the insider’s consultant to the medium--he has been reviewing laserdiscs and DVDs for over 20 years. He has proven a name because the most suitable critic of flicks, movies, and different shows on disc.
His wealth of data in regards to the medium is unsurpassed. After testing Doug Pratt’s DVD you’ll comprehend immediately even if a disc is worthy buying, or which model of a movie to hire. Doug covers even more than simply function movies: the books comprise trenchant observation on tune video clips, operas, documentaries, video artwork, historical television—even erotic DVDs. From A.I. to Zulu you’ll locate the lowdown the following. Doug Pratt brings to this bold task loads of logic and a unprecedented wit.