Twenty Five Mystery Science Theater 3000 Films That Changed My Life in No Way Whatsoever

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ISBN: 0692751971
Release Date: 2016-08-15
Number of pages: 104
Author: Frank Conniff
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Download and read online Twenty Five Mystery Science Theater 3000 Films That Changed My Life in No Way Whatsoever in PDF and EPUB In 1990, Frank Conniff joined the staff of Mystery Science Theater 3000. First he was hired as a writer, then he was called upon to play TV's Frank, the bumbling yet lovable Mad Scientist henchman in Deep 13. And then he was given the sacred duty of finding the films that would be riffed on the show. Thus, because of his actions, the world now knows of Manos: The Hands of Fate, Monster A-Go-Go, The Brain That Wouldn't Die, Teenagers From Outer Space, and many other cheesy movies that the world would just as soon not know about. In these essays, TV's Frank focuses on twenty-five of the Mystery Science Theater 3000 films he found and riffed with his fellow MST3K writers and cast mates. It tells the story of how a comedian who was lucky enough to work on beloved Peabody Award winning TV show was transformed into a comedian who was lucky enough to work on a beloved Peabody Award winning TV show. It's a story that will stay with you for the rest of your life, if you happen to die just as you finish reading the book.


The Big Slam

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ISBN: 0822216922
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Number of pages: 73
Author: Bill Corbett
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

Download and read online The Big Slam in PDF and EPUB THE STORY: In THE BIG SLAM we follow Orrin, a shy young student of history, who gets caught up in the '90's incarnation of the self-help movement via his friend Russell, a handsome seducer in whose shadow Orrin has always lived. Russell is on a que


Growing Up with Manos

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ISBN: 1593939221
Release Date: 2016-03-26
Number of pages: 154
Author: Jackey Neyman Jones
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Download and read online Growing Up with Manos in PDF and EPUB For Jackey Neyman Jones, who played Debbie in Manos: The Hands of Fate, the "worst movie ever made" is, at its heart, a home movie that just happens to be shared with the world. Equal parts memoir/family saga/film book, Growing Up with Manos: The Hands of Fate shares the behind-the-scenes story of the making of Manos: from creator Hal Warren's alleged bet with TV producer Stirling Silliphant that "anyone could make a movie," to the tragic suicide of John Reynolds (Torgo), right up through the newest Manos-related projects that are carrying the film into the digital age. Jackey's stories dispel much of the Manos mythology while crystallizing a unique time and place in America, where a crew of actors with a bad script and a rented camera set out to make a bad movie-and succeeded beyond their wildest dreams. Jackey Neyman Jones is a professional artist living in the Great Northwest. Laura Mazzuca Toops is a writer/editor with more than 30 years' experience in business and fiction writing. She is the author of three historical novels.


The Comic Galaxy of Mystery Science Theater 3000

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ISBN: 9780786496785
Release Date: 2015-01-13
Number of pages: 180
Author: Chris Morgan
Publisher: McFarland

Download and read online The Comic Galaxy of Mystery Science Theater 3000 in PDF and EPUB One of the most original shows in the history of television, Mystery Science Theater 3000 is a beloved cult hit built on the back of another cult phenomenon: the bad movie. The show's premise involved a man and some robots watching cheesy movies and cracking jokes. Over its 197 episodes, MST3K developed a passionate fan base that took it from a local UHF show in Hopkins, Minnesota, to a major motion picture. This is the story of MST3K from the beginning to the end. Twelve of the episodes, along with some shorts and the movie, are covered, giving an in-depth look at the show, its ethos and its comedic style. The films screened in these episodes are discussed critically, as are the episodes themselves.


Visible Identities

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ISBN: 0198031416
Release Date: 2005-12-22
Number of pages: 344
Author: Linda Mart?n Alcoff
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Download and read online Visible Identities in PDF and EPUB In the heated debates over identity politics, few theorists have looked carefully at the conceptualizations of identity assumed by all sides. Visible Identities fills this gap. Drawing on both philosophical sources as well as theories and empirical studies in the social sciences, Mart?n Alcoff makes a strong case that identities are not like special interests, nor are they doomed to oppositional politics, nor do they inevitably lead to conformism, essentialism, or reductive approaches to judging others. Identities are historical formations and their political implications are open to interpretation. But identities such as race and gender also have a powerful visual and material aspect that eliminativists and social constructionists often underestimate. Visible Identities offers a careful analysis of the political and philosophical worries about identity and argues that these worries are neither supported by the empirical data nor grounded in realistic understandings of what identities are. Mart?n Alcoff develops a more realistic characterization of identity in general through combining phenomenological approaches to embodiment with hermeneutic concepts of the interpretive horizon. Besides addressing the general contours of social identity, Mart?n Alcoff develops an account of the material infrastructure of gendered identity, compares and contrasts gender identities with racialized ones, and explores the experiential aspects of racial subjectivity for both whites and non-whites. In several chapters she looks specifically at Latino identity as well, including its relationship to concepts of race, the specific forms of anti-Latino racism, and the politics of mestizo or hybrid identity.


Nursing Ethics

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ISBN: 9781284059502
Release Date: 2015-03-30
Number of pages: 546
Author: Janie B. Butts
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

Download and read online Nursing Ethics in PDF and EPUB Each New Print Copy Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access That Unlocks A Comprehensive And Interactive Ebook, Student Practice Activities And Assessments, A Full Suite Of Instructor Resources, And Learning Analytics Reporting Tools Nursing Ethics: Across The Curriculum And Into Practice, Fourth Edition Integrates The Concept Of Nursing Ethics Across The Curriculum By Preparing Students And Professionals For The Moral Issues Encountered In Practice. The Fourth Edition Has Been Revised To Reflect The Evolution Of Nursing Ethics Within Healthcare The Text Is Divided Into Three Sections: Foundational Theories, Concepts And Professional Issues; Moving Into Ethics Across The Lifespan And Ethics Related To Special Issues Focused On Specific Populations And Nursing Roles. Key Features: Coverage Of The ANA Code Of Ethics With Interpretive Statements As Appendix Legal Features Sections Included In Most Chapters Appendix Of Case Studies And Suggestions For Discussion Ethical Reflections Questions In Each Chapter Author Recommendations For Additional Supplemental Information Per Chapter


My Pretty Vampire

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ISBN: 9781683960201
Release Date: 2017-08-02
Number of pages: 108
Author: Katie Skelly
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books

Download and read online My Pretty Vampire in PDF and EPUB Clover — the “pretty” vampire of the title — is a Bardot-esque blonde who dreams of the (now dead) girl she once was four years ago before becoming a fanged bloodsucker. She is being kept prisoner by her brother, Marcel, who fears Clover will be hunted by the outside world (and who may have other, more selfish motivations as well). Clover’s curiosity, however, will not be suppressed: impetuous, sensual, strong-willed, and fearless, she plans her escape. The resultant havoc would make Dario Argento proud. My Pretty Vampire is a sexy, sophisticated horror romp that heralds author Katie Skelly as a powerful voice in comics. Her inherently sexy work wears its colorful Pop sensibility and keen fashion sense on its sleeve; that her strong visual style and sex-positive attitude is in the service of such strong female characters and emotionally rich work makes for a wonderfully moody, progressive, and engaging read.


The Churchill Factor

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ISBN: 9781444783049
Release Date: 2014-10-23
Number of pages: 416
Author: Boris Johnson
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online The Churchill Factor in PDF and EPUB 'The must-read biography of the year.' Evening Standard 'He writes with gusto... the result is a book that is never boring, genuinely clever ... this book sizzles.' The Times 'The point of the Churchill Factor is that one man can make all the difference.' On the eve of the fiftieth anniversary of Winston Churchill's death, and written in conjunction with the Churchill Estate, Boris Johnson explores what makes up the 'Churchill Factor' - the singular brilliance of one of the most important leaders of the twentieth century. Taking on the myths and misconceptions along with the outsized reality, he portrays - with characteristic wit and passion - a man of multiple contradictions, contagious bravery, breath-taking eloquence, matchless strategizing, and deep humanity. Fearless on the battlefield, Churchill had to be ordered by the King to stay out of action on D-Day; he embraced large-scale strategic bombing, yet hated the destruction of war and scorned politicians who had not experienced its horrors. He was a celebrated journalist, a great orator and won the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was famous for his ability to combine wining and dining with many late nights of crucial wartime decision-making. His open-mindedness made him a pioneer in health care, education, and social welfare, though he remained incorrigibly politically incorrect. Most of all, as Boris Johnson says, 'Churchill is the resounding human rebuttal to all who think history is the story of vast and impersonal economic forces'. The Churchill Factor is a book to be enjoyed not only by anyone interested in history: it is essential reading for anyone who wants to know what makes a great leader.


Kate Warne Pinkerton Detective

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ISBN: 1939547334
Release Date: 2017-05-16
Number of pages: 44
Author: Marissa Moss
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Download and read online Kate Warne Pinkerton Detective in PDF and EPUB When Kate Warne applied for a job with the Pinkerton Agency, Pinkerton assumed she wanted to cook or clean, but he agreed to try her out as an agent. Assigned to a tough case with high stakes, Warne went undercover and not only found the stolen money, she got almost all of it returned. The Adams Express Case made the reputation of the fledgling Pinkerton Agency, turning it into the biggest, most prestigious detective company in the world. Warne went on to direct an entire women's division of detectives and Pinkerton relied on her for his hardest cases. A history well worth knowing!


Garfield s Sunday Finest

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ISBN: 9780345545626
Release Date: 2013-11-12
Number of pages: 256
Author: Jim Davis
Publisher: Ballantine Group

Download and read online Garfield s Sunday Finest in PDF and EPUB Sunday Is a Fun Day! “Every Sunday morning, after doing the farm chores, Dad, Mom, Doc (yes, he’s real), and I would settle in with the Sunday paper for at least a half hour of chuckling, snorting, and laughing out loud.”—Jim Davis Settle in with thirty-five years of the best Garfield Sunday funnies, handpicked and annotated by celebrated Garfield cartoonist Jim Davis. This special anniversary collection presents the comics in their full glory (complete with title and drop panels), along with an assortment of original sketches and never-before-seen rejected strips. It’s Garfield the fat cat in his Sunday finest!


Nobody Died at Sandy Hook

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ISBN: 0692594949
Release Date: 2015-12-06
Number of pages: 426
Author: Jim Fetzer
Publisher: Moon Rock Books

Download and read online Nobody Died at Sandy Hook in PDF and EPUB A 425-page compilation of the purported 12/14/2012 shooting incident at Sandy Hook Elementary School by 13 contributors, including six Ph.D. college professors, who show the school had been abandoned by 2008 and was used to conduct an elaborate drill, and that no children were present and therefore no children died. Book was banned by Amazon.com.


101 Uses for a Dead Cat

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ISBN: 0517545160
Release Date: 1981
Number of pages: 95
Author: Simon Bond
Publisher: Clarkson Potter

Download and read online 101 Uses for a Dead Cat in PDF and EPUB Darkly humorous cartoons show a variety of facetious uses for a deceased pet


Animal liberation

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105036488968
Release Date: 1975
Number of pages: 301
Author: Peter Singer
Publisher:

Download and read online Animal liberation in PDF and EPUB