…Have A Spine

It’s Banned Books Week, which provides the perfect opportunity to discuss censorship. (Sounds riveting, right?) Books and reading are near and dear to my heart. The idea that anyone would be threatened by a book used to be laughable (emphasis on the “used to”). In the past few years, we’ve all become all too well…

…Try to Make It Real

Talk about a dream, Try to make it real. Bruce Springsteen, “The Badlands” Today, I’m wrapping up our summer of blockbusters with a film that is the perfect finale for this summer of cinema. Firstly, it is not a blockbuster, which is very on theme for this year’s lineup. Secondly, it centers around music and…

…Go the Distance

This post was intended to be a simple list of summer reading suggestions, but as I flipped through the pages of the books listed below I had a different idea pop into my head and made some last additions/changes. I won’t spoil anything, but I did want to say that a good book is always…

…Still Surprise You

‘Hobbits really are amazing creatures…You can learn all that there is to know about their ways in a month, and yet after a hundred years they can still surprise you at a pinch.” Gandalf, “The Fellowship of the Ring” Take a moment and think of your favorite fantasy novel or novels. Now think about what…

…Fight Like a Girl

Okay, anyone who hasn’t seen last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones,” out of the post. Seriously. Don’t even take a moment to glance at the title again, just GET. OUT. NOW. This is usually a spoiler-free zone, but not today. If you’re looking for something spoiler-free checkout Stephanie’s review of “Avengers: Endgame” — here….

…Work Around

Well, it’s Monday again. This one feels a bit different. Maybe it’s the spring weather. Perhaps it’s the looming Tax Day deadline. Or it could be the fact that “Game of Thrones” finally returned last night. This is a spoiler-free zone, so if you were trapped under something heavy or were otherwise engaged last night…