Bob & Amy’s May Movie Radar

This is our soon to be monthly Movie Radar. In it we will rank how excited we are to see each movie coming out in the month and why.  The amount of excitement for each title will be out of 5 Radar Beeps (Beep, Beep, Beep,Beep,BeepBeep) The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (May 2) Bob I liked…

An Outsiders First Comic Book

Comic books have long had a strong subculture of avid fans.  I am not one of them and I never have been.  In Junior High I was forced to read a graphic novel about a family of rats that I’m pretty sure was allegorical representation of World War 2.  I didn’t dislike it, but it…

Redbox Roundup #1

Over the weekend, the Mrs, Mason, and I like to hit up the Redbox for movies to watch. This week, we caught ‘Prisoners’ and ‘Runner Runner’. First up, ‘Prisoners’ – Staring Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), Jake Gyllenhaal, Terrence Howard, Viola Davis, and Melissa Leo. This kidnapping thriller was directed by Denis Villeneuve, but more importantly it…

5 Things You May (Not) Already Know About Emily Bronte

 Emily Bronte was an English poet and novelist.  She was born in 1818 and died at the age of 30 from tuberculosis after refusing to be helped by doctors or take any medication.  At the time of her death she had published only one novel but had written and published many poems.  Bronte’s life largely…

Book Review: The Tea House on Mulberry Street

The Tea House on Mulberry Street by Sharon Owens My rating: 3 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this book, which I listened to via audio recording. Muldoons Tea room feels like a place that you can sit quietly on an afternoon to read a good book when this trail of character’s walk through and…

Given the choice: Book or Movie?

Books have been made into movies since the dawn of time.  Well not quite, but as long as movies have been entertaining the masses they have been drawing from the wide world of literature.  There has been a butt load of discussion about it recently with the movie release of the Great Gatsby.  It’s very easy…

Getting your Writing “There”

“Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.” – Mark Twain   I have focused a lot of my research lately on the best ways to get my book out to the masses, or even just to make the masses aware of its existence, and I have come up…