Battlestar Galactica: Investigating Flesh, Spirit, and Steel by Roz Kaveney, Jennifer Stoy

By Roz Kaveney, Jennifer Stoy

Of all fresh tv technology fiction sequence, the reimagined Battlestar Galactica is the main hugely praised and regularly artistic and clever. the place the unique exhibit used to be a simple area opera, the hot one is wealthy, unusual and certainly unpredictable. This book explores the hot Battlestar Galactica from starting to finish, overlaying the entire show's imperative subject matters, from the depiction of sexuality in an period of synthetic humans and downloaded thoughts to what it skill to be a member of an army association whilst the stakes aren't victory or defeat yet survival.

Like all of the top indicates in regards to the destiny or the previous -- we're by no means yes while all this can be alleged to be taking place -- Battlestar Galactica is a chain in regards to the current; chapters the following disguise its depiction of the post-9/11 international and such concerns as abortion and workers rights.  This definitive publication at the complete new Battlestar Galactica additionally comprises an interview with Jane Espenson, co-executive manufacturer of the show's final seasons and writer/director of the Battlestar Galactica prequel movie The Plan.

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Dialogue by Lewis Turco

By Lewis Turco

For greater than 10 years, this profitable sequence has helped writers enhance their paintings -- one point at a time. that includes caliber guideline from award-winning authors, each one booklet specializes in a key side of fiction writing, making it effortless for writers to discover the explicit counsel they're trying to find.

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Queer TV by Glynn Davis, Gary Needham

By Glynn Davis, Gary Needham

How will we queerly theorise and comprehend tv? How can the nation-states of tv experiences and queer thought be introduced jointly, in a fashion precious and efficient for either? Queer television: Theories, Histories, Politics is the 1st publication to discover tv in all its scope and complexity – its undefined, construction, texts, audiences, pleasures and politics – when it comes to queerness. With contributions from unusual authors operating in film/television experiences and the research of gender/sexuality, it deals a different contribution to either disciplines. An introductory bankruptcy by means of the editors charts the foremost debates and concerns addressed in the ebook, by three sections, each one vital to an figuring out of the relationships among queerness and tv: 'theories and approaches', histories and genres', and 'television itself'.  Individual essays research the relationships among queers, queerness, and tv around the a number of websites of construction, intake, reception, interpretation and theorisation, in addition to the textual and aesthetic dimensions of tv and the televisual. The booklet crucially strikes past lesbian and homosexual textual analyses of particular television indicates that experience frequently focussed on reviews of positive/negative representations and identities. really, the essays in Queer television theorise not only the queerness in/on tv (the construction group of workers, the representations it bargains) but additionally the queerness of tv as a special medium.

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Digitales Fernsehen — Digitaler Hörfunk Technologien von by Dr. O. Wiesheu (auth.), Dipl.-Ing. Frank Müller-Römer (eds.)

By Dr. O. Wiesheu (auth.), Dipl.-Ing. Frank Müller-Römer (eds.)

Die Digitalisierung, die über kurz oder lang alle Gebiete der Kommunikations- und Informationstechnik erfaßt, wird auch für den Rundfunk (Fernsehen und Hörfunk) von großer Bedeutung sein. Neue digitale Übertragungssysteme werden die technische Qualität bei der Verbreitung von Programmen wesentlich verbessern und weitere Kapazitäten - insbesondere beim Satellitenrundfunk - erschließen.
Der Kongreß des "Münchner Kreises" bzw. die hieraus resultierende Veröffentlichung informiert über den aktuellen Stand der Digitalisierung in Fernsehen und Hörfunk und betrachtet die damit zusammenhängenden Fragen aus technischer, rundfunkpolitischer und industriepolitischer Sicht.

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American Science Fiction TV: "Star Trek", "Stargate" and by Jan Johnson-Smith

By Jan Johnson-Smith

From "The subsequent new release" and "The X-Files", to "Farscape" and "Enterprise", sci-fi tv sequence within the US have elevated because the Nineteen Eighties. Jan Johnson-Smith indicates how, in response to nationwide political upheavals, this vivid and difficult style set approximately increasing the parable of the Western frontier into deep house. She appears to be like on the "sense of ask yourself" or chic that infuses a lot Frontier artwork and technological know-how fiction, and strains a potential ancient precedent to the style within the brilliant and heroic trips of the Classical epic. She discusses narrative kinds and their impacts, from the overarching narrative of "Babylon five" to the episodic formulation of "The Outer Limits", considers how experimental sequence corresponding to "Twin Peaks" problem traditional buildings, and the way and why sci-fi tv has followed new applied sciences. She additionally explores the juxtaposition of arcane language and technological jargon in glossy American sci-fi tv, revealing the terribly alien, but apparently commonplace enviornment it creates.

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Reunion (Pip & Flinx, Book 7) by Alan Dean Foster

By Alan Dean Foster

Utilizing his stronger empathic skills, Flinx finesses his approach right into a top-secret defense set up on the earth. as soon as there, he bamboozles a cosmopolitan AI application into liberating categorized information regarding the Meliorare Society, the sect of renegade eugenicists whose experiments with people had horrified the civilized universe greater than two decades in the past. in spite of everything, as one of many few Meliorare experiments to outlive, Flinx has a correct to grasp approximately his previous. in particular seeing that his telepathic powers appear to be evolving. The query is, evolving into what? The excruciating complications afflicting Flinx with expanding frequency make him wonder whether he'll be alive to discover out…

Originally released 2001 by way of Del Rey.

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Das Haus Pathis (Perry Rhodan Neo, Band 67; Epetran, Band 7) by Oliver Plaschka

By Oliver Plaschka

English intro
Perry Rhodan is the identify of a technology fiction sequence released for the reason that 1961 in Germany, in addition to the identify of its major personality. it's a area opera, facing all significant subject matters of technological know-how fiction. Having offered over billion copies in pulp ebook layout all over the world, it's the so much profitable technological know-how fiction booklet sequence ever written.
Perry Rhodan Neo is a reboot of the storyline beginning within the 12 months 2036 rather than 1971.
For additional information at the subject material, see the English Wikipedia article on Perry Rhodan and/or the corresponding German Wikipedia article.

Deutsche Einführung
Perry Rhodan ist der Titelheld der gleichnamigen deutschen Science-Fiction-Serie, die seit dem eight. September 1961 ununterbrochen wöchentlich in shape von Heftromanen mit einer Druckauflage von etwa 80.000 Heften (Stand: Jahr 2011) erscheint. Insgesamt sind bisher 2700 Hefte mit run 160.000 Seiten erschienen, deren Geschichten einen Zeitraum von über 3000 Jahren umfassen (Stand: Mai 2013).
Am 30. September 2011 startete parallel zur alten Serie eine Neufassung additionally Perry Rhodan Neo, mit dem Untertitel „Die Zukunft beginnt von vorn“. In dieser landet Perry Rhodan erst im Jahr 2036 auf dem Mond. Die Serie erscheint zweiwöchentlich und ist nach drei Staffeln mit je acht Taschenheften ab Heft 25 in Staffeln mit jeweils zwölf Romanen gegliedert.
Während die Perry-Rhodan-Heftromanserie von den geopolitischen Begebenheiten der realen Welt Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts ausging und die Handlung in einer nahen Zukunft beginnen ließ, geht Perry Rhodan Neo 50 Jahre später von der realen Welt des frühen 21. Jahrhunderts aus und beginnt ebenfalls in einer nahen Zukunft. So fliegt Perry Rhodan nicht im Jahre 1971 zum Mond, sondern erst 2036. Die Handlung nimmt somit aufgrund der geänderten Ausgangslage einen alternativen Verlauf. Die klassischen reason der Serie werden ebenfalls in eine nahe Zukunft verlagert und entsprechend interpretiert. Es werden neue Figuren eingeführt und bekannte Figuren in einem neuen Licht gezeigt.
Die Serie ist somit nicht kanonisch in Bezug auf das klassische Perryversum. Nach der Aussage Klaus N. Fricks auf dem five. Weltcon 2011 in Mannheim wird es auch keine Überschneidungen oder Referenzen zwischen den Serien wie zu den Atlan-Serien geben. Perry Rhodan und Perry Rhodan Neo bilden jeweils einen „eigenen Kosmos“.

Zyklus: 7. Zyklus: Epetran
Handlung und weitere Informationen (Achtung: Spoiler!): Perrypedia: PRN67

Wichtig: Um alle diesem Zyklus zugehörigen Hefte auf einmal herunterzuladen, bitte auf den Collections-Link in der Seitenleiste klicken und dann weiter in der Sammlung den .zip hyperlink klicken.

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The Spectacle Of The Real: From Hollywood To 'reality' TV by Geoff King

By Geoff King

Hollywood lighting tricks supply remarkable creations or re-creations that make claims to our cognizance at the grounds in their ‘incredible-seeming reality’. they could look either ‘incredible’ and ‘real’, their attraction in line with their skill to ‘convince’—to seem actual in phrases resembling aspect and texture—and on their prestige as fabricated spectacle, to be favorite as such. At a possible very assorted finish of the audio-visual media spectrum, ‘reality’ tv bargains the spectacle of, supposedly, the ‘real’ itself, a ‘reality’ that levels from the banality of the quotidian to excessive interpersonal engagements (two extremes skilled in gigantic Brother, for example). the 2 additionally overlap, even if, nowhere extra sincerely and jarringly than within the final ‘spectacle of the real’, the destruction of the realm alternate middle in ny, stay tv insurance of which evoked consistent comparability with big-screen fictional photos.

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The Classic Doctor Who DVD Compendium by Paul Smith

By Paul Smith

The discharge on DVD of the unique sequence of medical professional who's essentially the most complete presentation of a tv programme ever produced. not just are the episodes themselves digitally restored to pristine caliber utilizing the simplest surviving fabrics and cutting edge new options, yet every one disc is choked with supplementary positive aspects that learn the making, broadcast and legacy of this ground-breaking convey. Now each disc, each episode and each additional has been collated and chronicled to lead audience previous and new on their trip throughout the fascinating historical past of surgeon Who, all totally listed for simple reference. If you’re simply simply studying concerning the show’s previous then this publication will consultant you thru the journey forward. If you’re nonetheless development your assortment it's going to assist you notice additional tales you’re absolute to take pleasure in. And in the event you have already got each unencumber, then the vintage healthcare professional WHO DVD COMPENDIUM is your final spouse to the entire variety.

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