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“California” entertains

By: Taylor Fulkerson ~Managing Editor~ A variety of post-apocalyptic novels have cropped up in recent years, addressing a variety of ways to imagine what a dystopian world might look like. Themes include zombie attacks or a far-off future, but Edan Lepucki wants to address the world we know. Set a mere 50 to 60 years … Continue reading

“Ender’s Game” review

By: Sean McMahon It has been a long 28-year journey from novel to Hollywood blockbuster for Orson Scott Card’s “Ender’s Game.” Calling it “highly anticipated” is an understatement, especially for the book’s fans, who rave it as the movie event of the season. Even those who didn’t read the novel will enjoy this rendition of … Continue reading

“October Mourning” offers touching poetry

By: Kira Covin A beautiful life is cut short in the story depicted in Leslèa Newman’s new book, “October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard.” The work is a collection of poems describing the beating and eventual death of Matthew Shepard on October 6, 1998 in Laramie, Wyo. due to his sexual orientation. The work … Continue reading

“Dexter” finale disappoints

By: Grant Vance “Dexter” has had its drastic ups and downs as a television series, with its inevitable (and extremely necessary) ending being one of the aforementioned “downs.” This past Sunday marked the end of Showtime’s “Dexter” after an eight-season run. Season eight of “Dexter” is simply one of the worst seasons of television ever … Continue reading

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