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Duncan Zowie Haywood Jones is a British film director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known for directing the science fiction film Moon, for which he won the BAFTA Award for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer. He also directed Source Code, Warcraft and Mute.
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The Horned God - Collector's Edition
Pat Mills - Sep 01, 2020
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Brutal sword and sorcery meets Celtic myth in the number one best-selling graphic novel - back in print, bigger and better than ever in a deluxe collector’s edition.For too long the people of Tír na nÓg have suffered under the dominion of the drunes; strange druids who have poisoned the land with their magic. Sláine has had enough of their tyranny ...
Duncan Jones
Jan 04, 2021
@RobBradshaw73 @alexdecampi 16... hmmm... im going to recommend a VERY different kind of book      source
Indiana Jones
The Ultimate Guide
Jim Luceno - May 05, 2008
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Packed with a wealth of information from all four Indiana Jones films--from 1981's Raiders of the Lost Ark to Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, due in theaters on May 22--this ultimate guide provides fans with everything they need to know about the unconventional archaeologist and his world. Full color....
Duncan Jones
Feb 13, 2020
Possibly my favorite book on a movie for sheer fun in its presentation.      source
Masters of Doom
How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
David Kushner - May 11, 2004 (first published in 2003)
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Masters of Doom is the amazing true story of the Lennon and McCartney of video games: John Carmack and John Romero. Together, they ruled big business. They transformed popular culture. And they provoked a national controversy. More than anything, they lived a unique and rollicking American Dream, escaping the broken homes of their youth to produce ...
Duncan Jones
Oct 08, 2019
@dannyodwyer I cant wait to see this. The book is fascinating, and I remember watching with bulging fan-boy eyes during those halcyon days!      source
Practical Ethics
Peter Singer - Feb 20, 2011 (first published in 1979)
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For thirty years, Peter Singer's Practical Ethics has been the classic introduction to applied ethics. For this third edition, the author has revised and updated all the chapters, and added a new chapter addressing climate change, one of the most important ethical challenges of our generation. Some of the questions discussed in this book concern ou...
Duncan Jones
Sep 23, 2018
Fair point! My personal views are mirrored in my understanding of the book Practical Ethics by Peter Singer. That while the use of animals as a resource for food is acceptable, we are beholden to make their lives as pleasant & cruelty free as practically possible.      source
The Age of American Unreason in a Culture of Lies
Susan Jacoby - Jan 16, 2018
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NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe prescient and now-classic analysis of the forces of anti-intellectualism in contemporary American life--updated for the era of Trump, Twitter, Breitbart and fake news controversies.The searing cultural history of the last half-century, The Age of American Unreason In A Culture of Lies focuses on the convergence of social forc...
Duncan Jones
May 02, 2018
OK, gang. I'm late on the book of the month, and I know that means you won't have as much time to order but May is a long month, so suck it up! The book of the month is... Susan Jacoby’s The Age of American Unreason Seems like a good time for it.      source