The run-up to Amazon's Black Friday is starting, with a lot more deals on gift-type items.
Today's Kindle Daily Deal is Steve Martin's The Pleasure of My Company
In case you missed them over the weekend (or during the storm), the Blu-Ray Deal of the Week is either set of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood - Complete Collection
for $29.99 (57% off) each; and the TV Deal of the Week is Twin Peaks -- The Complete Series (Gold Box Collection)
for $36.49 (59% off).Tim Burton's Corpse Bride
is $7.99 (47% off) on Blu-Ray. Incidentally, have I mentioned how much I hate the fact that Tim Burton and John Carpenter attach their names to movies like that? Especially after reading Shock Value
and realizing how flawed the very notion of auteur theory often is.The Princess Bride: 25th Anniversary Edition
on Blu-Ray is back on sale for $10 (50% off). Likewise, the Blu-Ray Complete Indiana Jones Adventures
is $49.99 (50% off) again.
The complete Deadwood
on Blu-Ray is $68.49 (62% off). That's about a penny a cuss word. The complete Rome
on Blu-Ray is $45.99 (62% off).
In recent releases, the Blu-Ray version of Rock of Ages
(complete with digital copy) is $9.99 (67% off); ditto for the Blu-Ray of Dark Shadows
The ridiculous 3D/Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital combo pack of Prometheus
is $19.99 (60% off) again.
The standard DVD/digital copy of The Amazing Spider-Man
(now with way fewer awkward dancing scenes than any Spidey movie in the last seven years!) is $17.96 (42% off).
The two-disc Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital edition of The Campaign
(which I adored) is $18.96 (47% off).
Other cheap DVDs include the complete Sex and the City
TV series for $71.49 (59% off), the complete Six Feet Under
for $62.99 (58% off), Gilmore Girls: The Complete Series Collection
for $93.99 (64% off), and season 4 of Metalocalypse
for $9.99 (50% off).
In video games, the Deal of the Day is FIFA Soccer 13
for $39.99 (33% off) for Xbox or PS3. You can also pre-order Hitman: Absolution
for $49.99 (17% off).
The Legacy Interactive Bundle
-- containing a bunch of licensed downloadable PC games including House
, Murder, She Wrote
, and Doctor Who
-- is $4.99 (95% off).
In nifty kitchen stuff, the Hamilton Beach 32229 22-Quart Roaster Oven
is $39.97 (45% off, and $30 below most other prices after shipping), but you have to find it under "More Buying Choices" on the right.
The Waring Professional Cool Touch Toaster
is $29.24 (63% off/$12 below other prices), and the Oster 6706 6-Cup Plastic Jar 10-Speed Blender
is $20.88 (69% off/$12 below other retailers).
Finally, Cards Against Humanity
is still an even $25, cheaper than just about anywhere else (and even better, actually available!).