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Title:
How to survive a horror movie : all the skills to dodge the kills
Author:
Grahame-Smith, Seth.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : Quirk Books ; San Francisco : Distributed in North America by Chronicle Books, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
175 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Summary:
Teaches readers how to cope with every kind of horror movie obstacle, from ax-wielding psychopaths to haunted Japanese VHS tapes.
Language:
English
Contents:
Welcome to the terrorverse -- Slasher survival school- masks, gloves, and motels -- Inanimate evil- the manmade instruments of death -- Crypt-ography- ghosts, zombies, and the reanimated -- Fangs of fury- aliens and beasts -- The satanic "versus"- curses, demons, and the devil himself.
ISBN:
9781594741791
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.
 
From ghosts, vampires, and zombies to serial killers, cannibalistic hillbillies, and haunted Japanese videocassettes, How to Survive a Horror Movie shows how to defeat every obstacle found in scary films. Readers will discover:
 
     *  How to Perform an Exorcism
     *  What to Do If You Did Something Last Summer
     *  How to Persuade the Skeptical Local Sheriff
     *  How to Vanquish a Murderous Doll
     *  How to Survive an Alien Invasion
     *  How to Tell If You've Been Dead Since the Beginning of the Movie
 
and much, much more. Complete with useful instructions, insane illustrations, and a list of 100 important films to study, How to Survive a Horror Movie is essential reading for prom queens, jocks, teenage babysitters, and anyone employed by a summer camp.


Author Notes

Seth Grahame-Smith is an author and a film and television writer/producer. His books include How to Survive a Horror Movie: All the Skills to Dodge the Kills, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Unholy Night, and The Last American Vampire. In addition to adapting the screenplay for his novel Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, he also wrote Tim Burton's film Dark Shadows.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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