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From the illustrious George Washington and the infamous J. Edgar Hoover to brilliant imaginer Walt Disney and bad boy of baseball Ty Cobb, Freemasons have influenced every aspect of American life. Yet this secret society remains as controversial and mysterious as ever. In this book, you'll learn the truth about: The power and meaning behind the symbols, rites, and rituals Alleged connections with Jack the Ripper, the KKK, and the Holy Grail Freemasons vs. the Nazis The centuries-long rivalry with the Catholic Church Freemasonry's growing influence here and abroad As the largest - and oldest - fraternal organization, the Freemasons will continue to shape the world we live in for the foreseeable future. With this tell-all guide, you'll unravel the mystery of this intriguing society - one secret at a time!
Filmmaking is a notoriously difficult field to break into - a script's chance of making it to production is a staggering 1 in every 140,000. But the millions of aspiring filmmakers can up their odds with this engaging, easy-to-follow guide. Go step-by-step through the filmmaking process, including: writing a marketable script; understanding all aspects of pre-production; shooting on location; working with the cast; editing and post-production; distributing the finished film, and more!
For thousands of years, one clandestine organisation has been rumoured to control the destinies of men, cities, even nations: Freemasonry. Often traced back to the stonemason guilds of the Middle Ages, Freemasons were supposedly to be found among all the great minds of the Renaissance, including Da Vinci. The Freemasons have claimed such illustrious personages as Mozart, Benjamin Franklin, Darwin, FDR, Churchill, W.C. Fields, Herbert Hoover, and many others as members. Even today, Freemasonry boasts Masonic lodges all over the globe. "The "Everything" Freemasons Book" examines all the aspects of this fascinating organisation, including: myths, legends, and stories of this ancient order - what's true and what's not; the closely guarded secret rituals, symbols, and esoteric arts; the freemasons' enemies - from the Catholic Church to the Nazis; and, the many controversies surrounding this secret society - past and present.
The Everything Pirate Book will take you on a pirate tour from ancient times to their Golden Age to the modern-day search for buried treasure and reveals the truth behind the Hollywood hype.
From Bram Stoker's "Dracula", to Stephenie Meyer's "Twilight" series, vampires have fascinated and frightened young and old alike for centuries. Whether it is an evil, sharp-fanged creature who appears from the mist, or a handsome, erotic man or woman of mystery, the vampire in all its incarnations is one of the most popular and intriguing characters of literature and film. Vampires alternately terrorize and become objects to be idolized and desired. This book examines their notorious history and legends, their evolution and portrayal in books, television, and cinema, and the on going fascination with the 'vampire lifestyle'.
The good news is: He's tall, dark, and handsome. The bad news is: He's a bloodsucking creature of the night. Not to mention arrogant, predatory, and immortal. What's a girl to do? No worries'in this guide, girls learn everything they need to know about these romantic rogues, including how to: Know when they've met a vampire Avoid falling prey to a nightstalker's charms Resist even the most aggressive advances Protect themselves against the undead Destroy a vampire'using everything from holy water to decapitation Complete with a review of vampire books, TV shows, and films as well as accounts of real-life encounters with vampires, this book is all girls need to surrender to the night'and still make sure they're around to see another day! Barb Karg (Pacific Northwest) is a veteran journalist, author, screenwriter and lifelong vampire aficionado currently at work on a vampire novel. She's authored or coauthored twenty-two books.
The good news is:He's tall, dark, and handsome. The bad news is:He's short-tempered, a bit hairy, and has a tendency to howl at the full moon. . . . Which makes bringing him home to meet mom and dad a bit difficult. How do you expect him to meet the family when he's shedding on the furniture and sharpening his nails? Will he have more in common with the family dog than you? Will he leave you for a hairy hottie? No worries'in this guide, you will learn everything you need to know about these wild boys, including: How to spot a werewolf What to do when he changes shape How to avoid his animalistic mood swings How to destroy the savage beast (before he destroys you!) The best'and worst'werewolf books and films With this book, all ladies in love with lycanthropes learn how to tame their creatures of the night!
The good news is: He's tall, dark, and handsome. The bad news is: He's short-tempered, a bit hairy, and has a tendency to howl at the full moon. ... Which makes bringing him home to meet mom and dad a bit difficult. How do you expect him to meet the family when he's shedding on the furniture and sharpening his nails? Will he have more in common with the family dog than you? Will he leave you for a hairy hottie? No worries! In this guide, you will learn everything you need to know about these wild boys, including: * How to spot a werewolf; * What to do when he changes shape; * How to avoid his animalistic mood swings; * How to destroy the savage beast (before he destroys you!); * The best and worst werewolf books and films. With this book, all ladies in love with lycanthropes learn how to tame their creatures of the night!
Women everywhere can see how their men stack up when they take this laugh-filled, eye-opening relationship exam. Ladies find out if their partner really cares through assessments like: the Big "O": Orgasms are the quintessential peak of any intimate relationship, and one that in the past was rarely discussed. But times have changed and now every aspect of a love dance is fair game. When it comes to the big "O", your guy has opinions: A. Orgasms? Isn't that the art of Japanese paper folding? B. You're no Meg Ryan, but you can -and do-fool him on a regular basis. C. He caught you faking and insisted on a "getting to know you" lesson. You've never had to do it again. D. He's your sex slave.And then find out how he scores...This humorously prescriptive book will have readers plucking flower petals no more!
The Washington Monument The pyramid on the $1 bill The Skull and Bones Society at Yale University Common American icons--or secret symbols? From our founding fathers to our most prestigious institutions, this is a nation built on such secret symbols, rites, and rituals. So forget the textbook version of history--and embark on a fascinating and fantastic journey of America's hidden past. This tell-all handbook is your personal guide to the secret-laden people, places, and things of our great nation, including: Sign-filled national treasures in museums from coast to coast Ancient mysteries of our most familiar cities, landmarks, and parks Hotbeds of current Masonic, Kabbalistic, and Rosicrucian activity Freemason-planned architecture of Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D. C. Covert clubs, societies, and associations of the ultra-rich and powerful From the U. S. Capitol in Washington, D. C. , to the Institute of Noetic Sciences in Petaluma, California, this book is all you need to discover the true nature of the oldest republic on Earth--past, present, and future!
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