Adam West Day Celebration in Walla Walla, Wash.

Walla Walla, Wash., is celebrating the life of one of its own — Adam West — on Tuesday, Sept. 19. When Adam West died on June 9, I honored him on my Facebook page with this banner, so when I heard of this event, I just had to share. In case you’ve been living in […]

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Carrie Fisher to be Honored Over Pizza

The NYC Star Wars Fan Club has organized a tribute to Carrie Fisher tomorrow at Champion Pizza in Manhattan. All fans dressed in Stars Wars attire will get free pizza. Fisher, who played the iconic role of Princess Leia in the original Star Wars trilogy, as well as last year’s The Force Awakens, died at […]

Carma Spence, The Genre Traveler, holding Classic Tales of Science Fiction & Fantasy

Gift Guide: Classic Tales of Science Fiction & Fantasy

If you haven’t read these classics yet, now’s your chance to do so in style. This leather-bound collection is perfect for your genre book collection. All the tales in this collection are on the “must read” list for any science fiction and fantasy literature fan. Stats Title: Classic Tales of Science Fiction & Fantasy Series: […]

Gift Guide: Two Tolkien Coloring Books

Enter the world of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic tales of fantasy. Illustrator Mauro Mazzara brings the creatures and scenes of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings to life in two coloring books suitable for all ages. Stats – A Bestiary of Tolkien: A Coloring Book Illustrators: Mauro Mazzara and Andrea Piparo Paperback: 96 pages […]

Gift Guide: Mister Sam Shearon’s Creepy Christmas

If your taste leans toward the macabre and you’d like to spend some relaxing time coloring, this adult coloring book might be right up your alley. Stats Title: Mister Sam Shearon’s Creepy Christmas (A Merry Macabre Coloring Book) Author/Illustrator: Mister Sam Shearon Paperback: 166 pages Publisher: Vesuvian Books (October 18, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: 1944109226 […]

Travel Reads: 101 Sci-Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die

Are you looking for a definitive list of the best of the best science fiction films? This small, illustrated tome claims to be just what you’re looking for. Stats Title: 101 Sci-Fi Movies You Must See Before You Die Editor: Steven Jay Schneider Paperback: 416 pages Publisher: Apple Press (October 1, 2016) Language: English ISBN-10: […]

Travel Reads: Doctor Who: The American Adventures

Written for readers aged 9-12, this collection of new adventures set in the United States pits the 12th doctor against aliens, robots and alien technology attempting to muck up history. Stats: Title: Doctor Who: The American Adventures Author: Justin Richards Age Range: 9-12 years Grade Level: 4-7 Hardcover: 192 pages Publisher: Penguin Group (UK) (October […]

Review: Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe

The 2015 Chinese adventure action film, Chronicles of the Ghostly Tribe, is being released in DVD and Blu-Ray this coming week. Based on the 2006 best-selling novel Ghost Blows Out the Light by Tianxia Bachang, it tells a supernatural story with touches of fantasy and science fiction. Summary Hu Bayi is working in a government […]

Ready for the Zombie Outbreak?

Do you think you’re ready for a zombie virus outbreak? Why not test your mettle at Panic Mountain, the first annual “Stop the Infection” Zombie Apocalypse LARP (live-action role play) to be held at Pali Mountain. The LARP is an overnight adventure that challenges participants with a series of obstacles and puzzles leading to the […]