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Lemony Snicket’s Who Could That Be At This Hour?

It would have been too easy to include the trailer or a clip from the move adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s… read more Lemony Snicket’s Who Could That Be At This Hour?

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Nika Lubitsch’s 7th Day

It’s chapters are easily divisible by the mock news clips she provides to give you a quotient of interconnected episodes from a series about a woman on trial for murdering her husband. … Regarded as a classic, the discriminating observer cannot ignore that the story pushes the boundaries of coincidence: Kim Novak’s character happens to resemble the woman depicted in a painting, who happens to have a tragic backstory, and then Jimmy Stewart’s character happens to catch a glimpse of Kim Novak’s character, leading the movie’s conclusion (neatly wrapped up in Kim Novak’s confession).

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Infographic: Comparing Ebooks and Books

Listing as a book reviewer at the Indie View has opened my world to a dynamic culture of ebook authors…. read more Infographic: Comparing Ebooks and Books

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Atsushi Ohkubo’s B. Ichi Volume One

WARNING! Possible SPOILERS! The Soul Eater anime put out by Funimation was my introduction to the work of Atsushi Ohkumbo…. read more Atsushi Ohkubo’s B. Ichi Volume One

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My First Otakon

This year Otakon celebrated its 20th anniversary and I celebrated my first Otakon! According to Wikipedia, Otakon is “one of… read more My First Otakon

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Scott Snyder’s American Vampire Volume 5

The Meteors playing “My Daddy is a Vampire” to clips of Christopher Lee (my favorite Dracula). WARNING: SPOILERS! The fifth… read more Scott Snyder’s American Vampire Volume 5

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Osamu Tezuka’s Book of Human Insects

This animated film by Charlie Ramos is one of my favorite portrayals of Gregor. WARNING: SPOILERS! Where Kafka’s Gregor struggled… read more Osamu Tezuka’s Book of Human Insects

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Lisa Simmon’s Sugar Weather

In Sugar Weather, Lisa Simmons sows the imagination with the seeds of a great gothic romance (in the English Lit… read more Lisa Simmon’s Sugar Weather

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Katey Schultz’s Flashes of War

I was going to go with the traditional protest song “War” but then thought this Austin Powers clip delivered the… read more Katey Schultz’s Flashes of War

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Life with the Street Gang

If given the opportunity to speak with Joan Cooney and the other surviving Sesame Street founders, the first question I… read more Life with the Street Gang