Once a ‘Cool’ Gift to the Public Now Goes Public

  by James Moore It’s not a stretch to say that it’s been a good year for the digital age, especially recently.   Facebook can claim all-time highs; they can claim new services, new processes, and have brought ‘freshness’ to an industry that really could go stale after a while. It won’t die, of course; […]

Guffey Colorado, Elevation 8600′

  Guffey, Colorado, now’s here’s a very unique town.  The town is pretty much owned and operated by one man Bill Soux.    Guffey is a “Road Side Attraction” in the truest sense of the words. Plenty of antiques and history to take up most of a day.  Make sure you have time for a few […]

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun

  Kam’s Kapsules: by Kam Williams For movies opening September 27, 2013     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Baggage Claim (PG-13 for profanity and sexuality) Paula Patton stars in this romantic comedy about a marriage-minded flight-attendant’s frantic search to find Mr. Right before her younger sister’s (Lauren London) impending wedding. Ensemble cast includes Derek Luke, Jill Scott, […]

The Gladiators Are Back: Hockey Preseason is a Real Kick

  by Amy Lignor The one thing you can always count on when watching a hockey game is that someone will go overboard. Tempers flash as quick as the sticks out there on the ice. And with the way the NFL season is beginning – with complete and utter shock and awe considering the teams […]

Join Amy Lignor on Suspense Radio 9/28/2013 at 11 AM EST

  Readers! Book Lovers! The author of the amazing ‘Tallent & Lowery’ series – Amy Lignor – will be my guest on Suspense RadioTHIS Saturday! 11:00 AM Pacific/2:00 PM Eastern. “Your insider source for everything that is suspense/thriller/mystery and horror,” will find out about the new release that everyone has been chomping at the bit for. Book III […]

Eco-Conscious Sequel Pits Flint and Friends against Evil Agri-Corporation

  Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Film Review by Kam Williams   When we first met Flint Lockwood (Bill Hader), he lost control of a contraption which turned water into food and triggered a foodalanche which wreaked havoc all across Swallow Falls before being turned off. At the point of departure of this worthy sequel, […]

Stewardess Frantically Searches for Mr. Right in Peripatetic Romantic Comedy

    Baggage Claim Film Review by Kam Williams   Montana Moore (Paula Patton) is in quite a quandary. The pretty stewardess is practically 30 years-old, the age by which her meddling mother (Jenifer Lewis) insists any young lady must marry to be considered respectable. Meanwhile, her younger sister, Sheree (Lauren London), who’s just a sophomore in […]

Heather Graham Returns with Keeper of the Dawn (The Keepers: L.A.)

   by Amy Lignor For anyone who has been a fan of ‘The Keepers: L.A.’ you’ll be thrilled. This is paranormal romance at its finest, with the sexiest ‘dead’ man since Dracula came to town as one of the primary characters. Readers have walked hand-in-hand with Graham’s warriors as they kept the night, the moon, […]

When Did Steven Spielberg Buy the NFL?

  by Amy Lignor It sure seems like the greatly creative Steven Spielberg has gotten together with his best bud, George Lucas, and written a script that’s definitely as out of this world as ‘Star Wars.’   Watching Week 3 of the NFL play out looked a great deal like ‘Indiana Jones’ mixed with a […]

Portraits of Meiji Japan—Photography from the 1880s

  June 13 – December 31 MMA Pacific Street Portraits of Meiji Japan features hand-painted Japanese albumen photography from the Museum’s permanent collection. Approximately ten years prior to the rule of Emperor Meiji (1868-1912), known as the Meiji restoration, Japan re-established diplomatic and trading relations with the rest of the world, marking a dramatic departure from […]