Tag Archives: television

Calling All Anglophiles

~posted by Frank Are you an Anglophile who just can’t get enough period drama, droll humor, gray skies or visions of the British countryside? If this describes you, then check out these dozen new television programs and miniseries from BBC, ITV, Channel 4, and … Continue reading

Posted in FILM & TV | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Death Comes Knocking

Because I could not stop for Death, He kindly stopped for me. The Carriage held but just ourselves And Immortality. -Emily Dickinson A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore is an edge-of-your-seat read. After seeing a man in mint green at … Continue reading

Posted in BOOKS, CULTURE, Fiction, FILM & TV, Mystery and Crime | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What was on the Tube in 1962

On the 50th anniversary of the Seattle World’s Fair, we look back at that year’s popular books, music, movies and TV shows. This week, what was on TV in 1962. Television looked different in 1962. Nine out of ten American … Continue reading

Posted in FILM & TV | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Reading Dead: A Zombie literary salon.

AMC’s The Walking Dead has risen again for a second season, but the aisles of your local library are already crowded with zombies, including Robert Kirkman’s original graphic novel series upon which the show is based (and what isn’t based on graphic novels at this … Continue reading

Posted in BOOKS, FILM & TV | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bigfoot Sighted at the Library

Many of us look back at the 70’s with fond embarrassment. Feathered hair, down vests, CB radios. This was the decade in which Clint Eastwood co-starred with an Orangutan, and we liked the idea so much that for three years we … Continue reading

Posted in CULTURE | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bite Me

“Vampire? Such a provocative word, wrapped in too many clichés and girly novels.” -Uncle Will, The Radleys Yup, more vampires…admit it, you love them…or love to hate them, but either way they are here to stay. They are making their … Continue reading

Posted in BOOKS, CULTURE, Fiction, FILM & TV | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Stupid Cupid

Oh, Valentine’s Day … how I utterly dislike you. Every year I try to avoid this holiday like the plague and try to come up with different ideas so the day doesn’t choke me with its pink tulle grocery store … Continue reading

Posted in BOOKS, CULTURE, Events, FILM & TV, Food and Gardening, LOCAL INTEREST, Nonfiction | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment