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For the Love of Pop Culture: I know you …

Greetings, Gothamites! It’s Thursday, Thursday, gotta- … actually, I don’t know what you’ve gotta do on a Thursday because no one has written a song about it that subsequently went viral. If you don’t get that reference, it’s probably for the best.  Let’s dive into the run down for this week’s For the Love of […]
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For the Love of Pop Culture: Hot crustacean band

Greetings, Gothamites! Last week I talked about trying to ensure I remember why I love the things I love by revisiting them. These included weekly visits to the worlds of Disney, DC Universe Animated Original Movies (DCUAOM) and b-grade horror. For the DCUAOMs, I’ve decided to start them again chronologically. But for the b-grade horror […]
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Weekly update: Let me Trixie Mat-tell you what’s up

Greetings, Gothamites! It’s been an interesting week as 2019 starts to settle in and make itself at home. It’s all but got its feet up on the coffee table at this point. I’m still getting back into the groove of pop cultural goodness, but I have managed to immerse myself in some beauties and beasties […]
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The Outsider by Stephen King (2018)

Review by CJ Page count: 561 pages ISBN: 9781501180989    When an 11-year-old boy is horrifically murdered, all of the evidence points to the small town’s Little League coach, Terry Maitland. It is only after Terry is publicly arrested that strong evidence is discovered that also proves his innocence. With solid evidence indicating that Maitland […]
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Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King (2017)

Review by CJ Page count: 718 [including Authors’ Note] Format: Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-473-66519-4   The women of the world are falling asleep and not waking up. Instead they grow a cocoon and fly into a zombie-like rage, killing anyone who tries to remove the wrapping. There is one woman though who can awaken after sleep. […]
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1922 (2017)

Review by CJ Director: Zak Hilditch Starring: Thomas Jane, Dylan Schmid, Molly Parker Other notable appearances: Kaitlyn Bernard, Brian d’Arcy James Running time: 101 minutes Watch this if you liked: The Mist, Pet Sematary, The Invitation, A Good Marriage   Wilfred James (Jane) is a proud farmer who loves his son (Schmid) but has come […]
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The Mist: Season One

Review by CJ Director: Adam Bernstein, David Boyd, Nick Murphy, T.J. Scott, Richard Laxton, James Hawes, Matthew Penn, Guy Ferland Writer: Stephen King (based on the novella by), Christian Torpe, Peter Macmanus, Peter Biegen, Andrew Wilder, Amanda Segel, Noah Griffith, Daniel Stewart, Daniel Talbott Starring: Morgan Spector, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney, Russell Posner, Danica Curcic, […]
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It (2017)

Review by CJ Director: Andy Muschietti Starring: Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Wyatt Oleff Other notable appearances: Nicholas Hamilton, Jake Sim, Logan Thompson, Owen Teague, Jackson Robert Scott Running time: 135 minutes Watch this if you liked: Lights Out, Evil Dead, The Conjuring   […]
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The Dark Tower (2017)

Review by CJ Director: Nikolaj Arcel Starring: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor Other notable appearances: Jackie Earle Haley Running time: 95 minutes Watch this if you liked: Warcraft, The Last Action Hero    Jake Chambers (Taylor) is haunted by nightmares of the Man in Black (McConaughey) killing children and using their psychic abilities to […]
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Gwendy’s Button Box by Stephen King and Richard Chizmar (2017)

Review by CJ Page count: 175 ISBN: 978-1-473-67209-3   In the summer of 1974, Gwendy Peterson is twelve years old. Every day, she runs herself breathless to the top of Castle View’s ‘Suicide Stairs’. One day after this journey, she is greeted by a man with a special plan for Gwendy — one that will […]
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