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Hammer House of Horror

Looking for a scary movie? Try one of the many films from Britain’s Hammer Studios. These classic horror films update the familiar monsters from Universal’s horror cycle with added gore and special effects. A true delight for fans of the genre.

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Travel Turmoil

No matter how careful we plan a vacation, sometimes it all falls apart. never fear, follow these easy steps on how to deal with last minute changes and cancellations.

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Celebrate Your Right to Read

Each year, the Book Community comes together to celebrate the freedom to read materials that may include unorthodox or unpopular ideas and viewpoints. Books featured during this week have all been targeted for removal from school or public libraries and even bookstores. 2012 marks the 30th year of celebrating your right to read through this national […]

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The Films of John Ford

In the history of Hollywood, few directors have had the impact of John Ford. Whether westerns, war movies or comedies, John Ford’s mastery of the medium sets him above the rest.

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Weird and Wacky Festivals

September-October 2012 From comic books shows to chili cook-offs, fun fairs and festivals are held all across America.  Whatever your interest, I’m sure someone, somewhere is celebrating it. Kansas City Renaissance Festival, Bonner Springs, KS, September 1-OCtober 14 Step back in time to an age of chivalry and magic.  Each weekend hosts a different theme, from […]

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The Kansas State Fair!!

Experience the very best of our state at the Kansas State Fair, September 7-16!

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Greetings From Las Vegas

Here I am in Las Vegas!  It’s our third day and the agenda is already pretty full.  Vegas is definitely the town for everyone.  Whatever your interest, I’m you can find it here. Old School-Although, many of the iconic resorts are no more, there is still the opportunity to experience the town as it used […]

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National Bookmobile Day!

Wednesday, April 11 is National Bookmobile Day, a part of National Library Week. Learn what surprises await you this week on a bookmobile.

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Titanic on Film

April 14-15 marks the 100th Anniversary of the sinking of RMS Titanic. Want to know more of the story? Look for these films about the “unsinkable” ship.

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Weird and Wacky Festivals

Fiesta, Jazz and Robots!
From comic books shows to chili cook-offs, fun fairs and festivals are held all across America. Whatever your interest, I’m sure someone, somewhere is celebrating it.

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The Golden Age of the TV Miniseries

Historicals epics, steamy romances and lizard-faced aliens. From the mid-1970s to the late 1980s, one of the most popular television formats was the miniseries. Airing over the course of several nights these multi-part tales attracted huge audiences.