Show: GLOW – Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling Where to find it: Netflix My Rating: Solid 7.5/10 Genre: Historical Comedy Drama Action Reality I’m not even sure if it’d be classed as PG-13? R? I’ll rate it HBO, how’s that? If you let your kids watch Game of Thrones, this shit will be tame in comparison….

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The Last Guardian is one of the most bittersweet games I’ve ever played in terms of an overall experience. Team Ico’s latest adventure had me clutching in frustration, and gasping in awe all at the same time. The game has some fantastic moments, and pulls on all the right strings. That being said It also has some…

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Title: The Other Life Author: Ellen Meister Published: February 17th, 2011 By Putnam Adult Pages: 320 Genre: Fiction, Women’s Fiction/Chick Lit, Contemporary, Magical Realism, Adult Series: None Kid Friendly Rating: 13+ Synopsis: Happily married and pregnant, Quinn Braverman has an ominous secret. Every time she makes a major life decision, she knows an alternate reality exists…

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Series: The Underland Chronicles Titles: Gregor the Overlander; Gregor and the Prophesy of Bane; Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods; Gregor and the Marks of Secret; Gregor and the Code of Claw Author: Suzanne Collins Published: 2003 – 2007 Pages: 336; 320; 304; 352; 416 (from Amazon data, but I think these are based on small pages with a…

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3 percent

A chilling 1st-time partnership between Netflix and Brazil. 3% is a show shrouded in mystery and intrigue from the very second Process Leader Ezequiel (João Miguel) walks onto the screen. It is guaranteed to keep you guessing until the final second of the last episode and then continuing questioning everything you just watched. The first…

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  Title: Nevernight Author: Jay Kristoff Published: August 9th 2016 by Thomas Dunne Books Pages: 429 Genre:Fantasy/ Young Adult / High Fantasy/ Adult/ Fiction/ Romance Series: Nevernight Chronicle #1 Kid Friendly Rating: 18+ Not for children Synopsis: In a land where three suns almost never set, a fledgling killer joins a school of assassins, seeking…

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Recent trends in the gaming industry suggest that bigger may not always be better. Despite the huge budget for the PlayStation 4-exclusive The Order: 1886, critics and gamers alike felt that the game was too predictable and didn’t have nearly enough content to justify all the money that went into it. This isn’t a one-time…

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Title: Moana Director: Ron Clements, Don Hall, John Musker, Chris Williams Release Date: November 23, 2016 (US) Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 1hr 47 mins Starring: Auli’i Cravalho as Moana Dwayne Johnson as Maui Rachel House as Gramma Tala   Kid Friendly Rating: Moana is an animated Disney adventure about a Polynesian…

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Oregon Trail Card Game

The Oregon Trail Revisited When I was in elementary school, computers were still fairly new. (The Apple II and Apple IIe were wonders of the time!) But one of the perks about learning how to use them was playing games, like The Oregon Trail. Both educational and addictive, this deceptively simple simulation game left me…

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Title: Trolls Director: Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell Release Date: November 4, 2016 (US) Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 1hr 32mins Starring: Anna Kendrick as Poppy Justin Timberlake as Branch Zooey Deschanel as Bridget Kid Friendly Rating: Trolls is a cute, colorful adventure inspired by the tall-haired troll dolls that first became…

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Luke Cage Season One Review Rating: R Netflix Original Length: 13 Hour Long Episodes Synopsis(No Spoilers): After being introduced in 2015’s Jessica Jones series, Luke Cage(Mike Colter) is back as the most unflappable character in the Marvel Universe. Suave, quick-witted, and bulletproof; Luke is another reluctant hero, struggling to find a balance between helping the…

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Title: Starship Troopers Author: Robert Heinlein Published: 1959 Pages: 263 Genre: Science Fiction Kid Friendly Rating: 13+ The inner workings of outer space warfare might be a little advanced for younger readers, but Heinlein goes easy on the gory details. Click here for the Common Sense Media Guide! Synopsis: In a flimsily-justified effort to “be his own man,” Juan “Johnnie” Rico…

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Check out Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4 , Chapter 5, Chapter 6, and Chapter 7 reviews! Chapter 8: The Upside Down /snark I LOOOOOOOOOVE when the “good guy” lays that “I sent this to the ***” claim of exposure to the bad guys. Can we please stop doing this? It’s as bad as the bad guy revealing…

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Check out Chapter 1, Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 4 , Chapter 5, and Chapter 6 reviews! Chapter 7: The Bathtub. That van though. Dude. That was awesome. If you wanna know, go watch it. Seriously, why are reading this far ahead if you don’t want to watch it? Good job, Lucas. #redeemed. Can I just be the one…

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