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  • 'The Genius Files: From Texas with Love' by Dan Gutman: The mad trip continues
    'The Genius Files: From Texas with Love' by Dan Gutman: The mad trip continues
    "The Genius Files: Mission Unstoppable" was the first book in the "Genius Files" series by super-author Dan Gutman, who has published many, many books for middle grade readers and who is also responsible for the "My Weird...
  • Nothing Special by A.E.  Via
    Into the Mind of an Author: A.E. Via
    Tell us a little bit about yourself, anything you’d like your readers to know:Absolutely! My name is Adrienne Via, but I write under the name A.E. Via.While I’m still considered a fairly new author, only having written five books, I...
  • Cid
    'Final Fantasy' series character: Cid
    Appearing in almost every instance of a “Final Fantasy” creation, Cid is a very large part of the series as a whole. Usually depicted as mechanically savvy and knowledgeable on a variety of subjects, Cid takes on many forms throughout...
  • The Bullet Catch by John Gaspard
    Murder meets magic in The Bullet Catch by John Gaspard
    In the world of magic, the Bullet Catch is an illusion in which a magician appears to catch a bullet fired directly at him. The magician catches the bullet in his mouth or, sometimes, his hand.In John Gaspard’s novel, The Bullet Catch,...
  • Gilgamesh
    'Final Fantasy' series character: Gilgamesh
    Throughout the “Final Fantasy” series, many different characters each with their own unique personalities and goals associated with them are encountered. Every character in the “Final Fantasy” series is individual in their...
  • What on earth can dolls offer in stories
    What on earth can dolls offer in stories
    Hello New York Doll Collectors and all doll collectors of the world!We talked in our last article about doll story books, that bring to us, inspiration, in addition to being a collectible. I brought up my own book of short stories, as an example...
  • Bay Areaq Docs
    THE ROXIE launches BAY AREA DOCS, a monthly film series devoted to local docs
    The Roxie presents a new monthly series spotlighting up-and-coming local Bay Area documentary filmmakers. Bay Area Docs is a new monthly documentary showcase that will take audiences on a tour of the most innovative and consciousness-raising, non...
  • Brother, can you spare a dime?
    Book Review - 'Brother, can you spare a dime?' by Ken Dalton
    Ken Dalton has created a sub-genre of fiction all his own—the comedic mystery. Murder isn't supposed to be funny, but somehow he makes it so. Not the act of killing per se, but more like the personalities of his two investigators,...
  • Into the Mind of an Author: Dori Lavelle
    Into the Mind of an Author: Dori Lavelle
    Tell us a little bit about yourself! Tell us anything that you’d like your readers to know:I'm a wife and mother by day, and a dreamer by night. I've been writing since primary school, and wrote my first novel in high school. I write...
  • The 2014 Emmy nominations are in and so are Netflix and HBO
    The 2014 Emmy nominations are in and so are Netflix and HBO
    This year was an exciting year in television as it was the first big year where audiences were looking elsewhere to watch their favorite series. These alternate viewings took place primarily on Netflix and HBO's streaming websites. The Emmy...
  • Kings, Rangers get another battle
    Kings take second shot at clinching Stanley Cup in a Game 5
    The Stanley Cup finals have undergone a familiar pattern for the Los Angeles Kings. The Kings opened up the 2014 finalswith two overtime wins over the New York Rangers, shut them out in Game 3 andfailed tolift the Stanley Cup in Game 4. This is...
  • Canadiens back in series
    Canadiens survive Game 3 overtime to stay alive against Rangers
    The Montreal Canadiens were starting ata humiliating exit from the Stanley Cup playoffs. Although the Canadiens had only gotten this deep in the Stanley Cup playoffs once before in the last 21 years, their poor performances against the New York...
  • Alien Intervention Series by JK Accinni
    Into the Mind of an Author: JK Accinni
    Tell us a little bit about yourself, anything you’d like your readers to know:I am an animal nut. I put creatures before people. There is so much for people. Animals have ONLY their lives and we systematically steal that from them for money...
  • Canadiens advance late
    Canadiens first to advance in Stanley Cup playoffs by sweeping Lightning
    The Montreal Canadiens had a lot to prove in the Stanley Cup playoffs. After their last postseason ended in disaster, the Canadiens probably didn't expect to have it easier in this year's playoffs. But after finishing a sweep of the Tampa...
  • 'The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret: Series 2'
    Review: 'The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret: Series 2'
    Since the first season was amazing, it was heartbreaking that 'The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret: Series Two' never came out on DVD for no apparent reason.When the opportunity to breeze through the second season arose, it...