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Photos: Stephen and Owen King at Lindenwood University

Posted: October 1, 2017 at 10:33 pm   /   Books, Celebrity Image Galleries, Local

Acclaimed author Stephen King and his son Owen appeared at Lindenwood University on Sunday night to talk about their new book, Sleeping Beauties. The pair discussed the new book, available now, as well as answered questions from the sold-out audience.  

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Brad Pitt Stars in Adaptation of Max Brooks’ ‘World War Z’ (Review)

Posted: June 21, 2013 at 9:34 am   /   Books, Featured, Local, Movie News

After long delay, I write my first review in months. Competing against a weekend with my favorite superhero Superman and seeing Man of Steel twice last week, “World War Z” was a rough sell in my book. However, I really wanted to see this film as soon as possible. I am a HUGE zombie fan […]

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Comic Book Commentary: Horror Comics

Posted: July 5, 2012 at 10:23 pm   /   Books, Comic Book Reviews, Local

In the 40’s and 50’s, the comic book industry was riding a massive wave of popularity.  DC Comics had taken off with the introduction of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, etc.  Other companies were flourishing as well but for completely different reasons.  The biggest of these companies was EC Comics or Entertaining Comics.  They began a […]

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Comic Book Review: American Vampire #28

Posted: June 29, 2012 at 9:00 am   /   Books, Comic Book Reviews, Local

American Vampire #28 – The Blacklist Part One Written by Scott Snyder Art by Rafael Albuquerque Variant Cover by Greg Capullo   All of us have things in our past we hope will never catch up to us. Demons back that there that keep us up at night.   American Vampire is one of the rare comics […]

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Book Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Posted: September 26, 2011 at 9:50 am   /   Book Reviews, Books, Local, Reviews

It is called Le Cirque des Rêves. It is open from midnight until dawn. No one knows when it will arrive or for how long it will stay. What they do know, is that this circus is like no other. The acts are magical and mesmerizing. People will see things they can only imagine in dreams. […]

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Book Review: ‘The Kid’ by Sapphire

Posted: September 5, 2011 at 4:45 pm   /   Book Reviews, Books, Local, Reviews

The Kid is the follow up to Sapphire’s popular book Push. Push was later turned into the award winning movie Precious. This novel follows Jamal Abdul  Jones, the son of Precious.  It opens with the death of Precious from Aids and continues with Abdul’s (I am calling him Adbul in this review, but he actually […]

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Book Review: ‘A Dance with Dragons’ by George R.R. Martin

Posted: August 29, 2011 at 9:00 am   /   Book Reviews, Books, Local, Reviews

A Dance with Dragons is the fifth book in A Song of Ice and Fire series and it is extremely long. It felt like it took me forever to read. Not just because of the length, but because most of it was rather boring. It seems with each added book to the series comes more added […]

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Book Review: ‘The Help’ by Kathryn Stockett

Posted: August 8, 2011 at 9:00 am   /   Book Reviews, Books, Local, Reviews

Over the past couple of months I have heard talk about a new movie coming out starring Emma Stone. And since I had recently seen Easy A and thought it was crazy good, I was ready for more Miss Stone. Then I heard what it was about and, honestly, I lost all interest in seeing […]

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Book Review: ‘Dexter is Delicious’ by Jeff Lindsay

Posted: August 1, 2011 at 9:00 am   /   Book Reviews, Books, Local, Reviews

I am a huge fan of Showtime’s “Dexter”. So, when I found out it was based on a set of novels by Jeff Lindsay, I had to read them all. I picked up the first one, Darkly Dreaming Dexter, last summer and am finally all caught up. Dexter is Delicious is the most recent installment […]

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Book Review: ‘The Throne of Fire’ by Rick Riordan

Posted: July 25, 2011 at 2:30 pm   /   Book Reviews, Books, Local, Reviews

The Throne of Fire is the second installment to The Kane Chronicles.  Carter and Sadie Kane are back again on another mission to save the world. This time they must stop Apophis, the chaos snake, from rising out of its prison to devour the earth. To do this, they must find Ra, the sun god, […]

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