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The Descendants: A Perfect Movie

My husband's father died when my husband was five. His father fell off a beam while working on a construction job. Jim doesn't remember much, but he remembered something profound…

Movie Review: Is Spider-Man Reboot a HIT?

I've never been a huge Spider-Man fan, although I do find myself sitting in dark theaters in anticipation of the webbed wonder primarily because of the special effects.…

Bloodline by James Rollins: A review

What would you sacrifice for immortality? Would you betray your family, lie, cheat, even murder in order to live forever? Would you betray your country? Bloodline by James Rollins begins…

Book Review: Global Warming Trigger Event

In the plethora of books on global warming it is hard to find one that distinguishes itself. Most are self edifying viewpoints from the world of academia or politically aspired…

Can Think Like a Man Movie Knock off Hunger Games

The story line for "Think Like a Man" is nothing groundbreaking. Every rom-com touches on men wanting sex and women wanting a man to sweep them off their feet —…

You can’t “Beat This” cookbook and bonus muffin recipe

I have a confession. I read cookbooks the way most people read novels. Cookbooks are soothing and inspirational and informative. Cookbooks are meant to instruct and motivate, the main goal…

How Hitler started yet another war

AN Wilson, the historian and broadcaster, is engaged in a public feud with a Third Reich expert who accused him of “repellent arrogance” for publishing a biography of Adolf Hitler.…

Book Review: 11-11-11 by John Rachel

John Rachel has outdone himself with his latest book 11-11-11. I stayed up half the night finishing it and when I turned the last page I was disappointed the…

What will they say when the Iron Sky is falling?

Are Nazis prepared to invade from the dark side of the moon? Find out here.…

“Game Change” My Perspective

I'm not sure how many folks actually took the time to watch the HBO movie "Game Change" which was an inside look at the selection and handling of Sarah Palin…

Erin Nanasi reviews “The Healing” a book by Jonathan Odell

Take my hand, we are going on a journey. A journey filled with grief and joy, birth and death, magic and strength. A journey into a time long ago, when…

Tales from Development Hell: Howard Hughes Movies that Never See the Big Screen

Sometimes the stories behind the movies are far more entertaining than the films themselves, even if you do work for the late Howard Hughes.…

Critics: Nicolas Cage’s “Ghost Rider” ridiculous

Critics agree: Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance is ridiculous. But they're divided over whether the silliness of the sequel, once again starring Nicolas Cage as the devilish superhero, is funny…

Silence of the Lambs: A wonderful exception

Hollywood loves to turn great books into mediocre movies. Dracula with Winona Ryder and Gary Oldman is a perfect example. My God, what an awful movie. Hearts in Atlantis is…

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