By Lawrence M. Krauss

ISBN-10: 0060977574

ISBN-13: 9780060977573

Within the bestselling The Physics of big name Trek, the popular theoretical physicist Lawrence Krauss took readers on an pleasing and eye-opening journey of the famous person Trek universe to determine the way it stacked up opposed to the true universe. Now, responding to requests for extra in addition to to a few contemporary interesting discoveries in physics and astronomy, Krauss takes a provocative examine how the legislation of physics relate to notions from our pop culture -- not just big name Trek, yet different motion pictures, indicates, and renowned lore -- from Independence Day to famous person Wars to The X-Files. what is the distinction among a flying saucer and a flying pretzel?Why did not the extraterrestrial beings in Independence Day need to hassle invading Earth to break it?What's new with warp drives?What's the main most probably situation for doomsday?Are ESP and telekinesis impossible?What do clairvoyance and time shuttle have in common?How may well quantum mechanics finally impact the destiny of existence within the universe?

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By David Morley

ISBN-10: 020398336X

ISBN-13: 9780203983362

ISBN-10: 0415148790

ISBN-13: 9780415148795

This publication brings jointly for the 1st time David Morley and Charlotte Brunsdon's vintage texts, daily tv: national and The national viewers. initially released in 1978 and 1980 those study initiatives mix cutting edge textual readings and viewers research of the BBC's present affairs programme national. In a in particular written advent the authors hint the heritage of the unique national venture and make clear the origins of the 2 books.

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By Alberto N. Garcφa

ISBN-10: 1137568852

ISBN-13: 9781137568854

ISBN-10: 1349849367

ISBN-13: 9781349849369

This e-book examines the function of feelings in modern television sequence. over the last two decades, television fiction has turn into some of the most robust and influential tendencies in pop culture. indicates similar to Mad males, Breaking undesirable, The Sopranos, misplaced and The twine have created a lively televisual panorama the place recommendations in narrative shape, aesthetic engagement and moral issues have raised television leisure to new heights. What makes this quantity precise is its interdisciplinary strategy, because the sequence are analysed from the viewpoint of tv experiences, Literature, Sociology, Philosophy and Media reports. Key ideas constructed contain the relation among ethical emotion and personality id, how serial narrative builds into 'affective moments' as a particular mode of aesthetic adventure, the politics of emotion in collective identities, the intersection of gender and feelings, and the way renowned genres equivalent to terror motion pictures, the mystery and technology fiction deal with the 'emotional flip' that postmodernism has made visible.

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By Robert Giddings

ISBN-10: 0333713877

ISBN-13: 9780333713877

The vintage serial, invented via BBC Radio Drama within the Nineteen Forties, survived and tailored itself to tv, the arriving of color and the worldwide industry in what has develop into a flood of classics with all channels competing for scores and in a foreign country revenues. This booklet lines those advancements and analyzes the genre's reaction to social, fiscal, technical and cultural adjustments, that have re-shaped it into the shape we realize. The booklet comprises interview fabric with performers and media pros.

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By Natalie Coleman, Dale Williams, Larkin Cen

ISBN-10: 1472909003

ISBN-13: 9781472909008

The 3 finalists from MasterChef 2013 beat their fierce pageant with scrumptious, inspiring and noteworthy foodstuff. inside of this pretty cookbook, locate the recipes that John and Gregg enjoyed the main at the television express, and become aware of new, particular foodstuff to cook dinner at domestic. There are ninety dishes to recreate and revel in. Which chef will win your vote? test the easiest recipes from Natalie Coleman, Dale Williams and Larkin Cen! Foreword via Thomasina Miers, the main well-known winner of MasterChef to date.

Natalie Coleman, Dale Williams and Larkin Cen – the 3 proficient finalists of the 9th sequence of MasterChef – have authored this new cookbook, that includes recipes from the television sequence and together with many extra to make at home.

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By Anna Mantzaris

ISBN-10: 1402763050

ISBN-13: 9781402763052

Trivialities buffs of the world—this is your e-book! It’s filled with 1,001 tidbits of data in such different types as foodstuff & Drink, tv, paintings, enterprise, future health, faith, etc. for instance, do you know that each strawberry comprises over two hundred seeds? That the 1st geared up exertions strike within the U.S. happened in Philadelphia in 1786, while neighborhood printers demanded greater wages? Or that Jack London was once the 1st novelist to earn a million cash from his writing? Highlighted with maps and illustrations, this compilation incorporates a wealth of lists, together with the least densely populated international locations, the academic associations of the Ivy League, bands that performed at Woodstock, or even the main demanding clichés, as voted by way of humans in 70 international locations.

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By William Johnston

Assigned to path KAOS's best U.S. assassins to a mystery seminar, Max and spouse ninety nine board a teach and begin trying to find the KAOS killer contingent. they're testing passengers while lunch is introduced. one after the other the entire passengers dossier into the eating motor vehicle . . . and disappear! instead of forget about the "drop-out" state of affairs, Max and ninety nine document the curious incident to the conductor, who conducts them, at gunpoint, to the engineer—KAOS's fast-acting, antiseptic murderer, Arbuthnot. The educate speeds to Arbuthnot's devilish destination—a ghost city with a small yet made up our minds inhabitants: one ectoplasmic prospector and his immortal mule. Max manages to win the western wraith to the part of fine. yet can Max and his supernatural sidekicks cease Arbuthnot? and should Max ever locate his Coolidge-head penny cellphone in time to summon leader and Control's counter-attacking counter forces. As ordinary, Max's blundering booboos and senseless maneuvers risk buddy rather than foe!

Which all provides as much as a ghastly ghost affair that's rather out-of-this-world leisure.

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By Matt Hills

ISBN-10: 1137463325

ISBN-13: 9781137463326

ISBN-10: 1349558931

ISBN-13: 9781349558933

The BBC television sequence medical professional Who celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2013; this publication analyses how merchandising, commemorative item and 3D cinema screenings labored paratextually to build a 'popular media occasion' whereas occasionally uneasily integrating public provider values and consumerist logics.

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By Lindy DeKoven

High heels, hijinks, and head honchos in Hollywood

Alexa Ross has risen to the pinnacle of the Hollywood boys’ membership. because the vice chairman of comedy improvement at Hawkeye Broadcasting method, Alexa has positioned her early years operating as an assistant to Jerry Kellner, her sex-crazed former boss, in the back of her.
However, nepotism lands Jerry a plum spot at HBS…reporting to Alexa! quickly Jerry’s malicious habit is destroying every thing reliable in Alexa’s existence, from the younger pupil she tutors to the romance she notion she’d by no means locate. Can Alexa win the conflict for scores and holiday throughout the glass ceiling, whether it destroys her—and every little thing she loves?
Sharp, witty, and heartwarming, Primetime Princess is an unforgettable sneak peek into the specific behind-the-scenes drama that happens over the process one television improvement season.

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