Arts and Entertainment

Basilisk Games Q&A

  BY DEAN MOSES What games will you be playing this summer? Most likely it will be a blockbuster title from a developer backed by a big-budget publisher, who has—undoubtedly—hurled…

Couch Theater/ Movies Coming Soon To Stores Movies Coming Soon To Stores

By Sam Struckhoff These new releases will be available in stores the week of June 15 “Chappie” (R) — In a grungy vision of the near future, cities deploy experimental…

From the Book Shelf / How to Get Your Teen Teenagers to Beome Life Long Readers

(StatePoint) In today’s age of technology, it’s easy for teens to reject books in favor of gadgets. As these emerging technologies become increasingly important in society, parents should reinforce the…

From The Aisle Avengers: Age of Ultron Connects the Dots

Earth’s mightiest heroes have reunited in what has become the second largest domestic cinematic opening weekend of all time,earning an estimated $191.3 million, according to Box Office records. By now you have…

From the Bookshelf: “The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook” Edited by Kate White

This wickedly delightful cookbook features more than 100 recipes contributed by such legendary mystery authors as Sandra Brown, J.A. Jance, Sue Grafton and Mary Higgins Clark. In addition to the…

From the Book Shelf /”American Ghost: The True Story of a Family’s Haunted Past” By Hannah Nordhaus

The La Posada hotel in Santa Fe, New Mexico, was once a grand family home. Built in 1882 by Abraham Staab, a Jewish merchant, for his wife, Julia, and their…

Kanye West Announced New Album, ‘So Help Me God’& Presented His Adidas Collection At NYFW

This is Yeezus season! Music artist turned fashion designer and creative director, Kanye West, also known as “Yeezus or Yeezy,” recently released the name and cover art to his seventh…

Apotheon, An Artistic and Educational Gaming Experience

By Dean Moses Rated: T for Teen Consoles: PlayStation 4 and PC Video games can be a lot of things. Some are great educational tools while others are filled with…

Trouble Over At Cash Money Records: Tyga Album Delayed Again

BY DONOVAN MOORE Rapper Tyga is having issues with his label Cash Money Records, which is housed under Republic Records (formerly Universal Republic Records), a division of Universal Music Group….

“American Sniper,” A Graphic Portrayal

By George Gaffney I am having a very difficult time writing a review of this film, “American Sniper.”  The film tells the fact based story of Chris Kyle, the Navy…

“The Darkest Part of the Forest” by Holly Black (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers)

Reviewed by Ealish Waddell  For generations, the horned boy has lain in his glass coffin deep in the woods outside Fairfold. The townspeople party around him and tourists come to…

Resident Evil: Returning to the Birthplace of Horror

By Dean Moses These days horror video games can be a rare commodity. Most of the well-known titles, such as Dead Space and Silent hill, have been turned into more…

Sun Spots: What’s Happening in and Around our Community in January and February

Saturday, January 17 2 p.m.: Creative Art-Making: “Bound and Unbound” @ The Brooklyn Museum. If you like to make jewelry than this hands-on workshop with designer Zebi Williams is just…

The True Horror within The Evil Within

By Dean Moses Rated: M for Mature Consoles: PS4, PS3, Xbox One and Xbox 360 As a reader you may ask, what is the most frightening thing about the recent…

Big Gaff @ the Movies/ “Selma,” An Emotionally Involved Film

By George Gaffney I won’t be able to review “Selma” like a regular or ordinary film.  This production is far from ordinary, the audience at the showing I attended did…