Category Archives: Entertainment

What is happening on the tube, big screen, and in the airwaves. Reviews, previews, and more.

Freebie Friday: Free Redbox movie rental TODAY!

So "Freebie Friday" is supposed to be, well, on Friday, but here is a bonus for this week! Do you know of a Redbox movie kiosk close to where you work or live? Heads up: TODAY ONLY you can get a FREE movie rental by using the promo code THANKS2U. Use the code at a kiosk only and a valid credit card required. For the rest of the fine print, if you're interested, read the disclaimers posted on the company's website. If by some chance you miss out or are unable to stop by a Redbox today, ... Continue Reading

Freebie Friday: e-Books

So we come to another week and another Freebie Friday... again with the painfully unoriginal title that I frankly don't care about. Happy March, by the way, and 15 days until one of my favorite holidays, St. Patrick's Day. Friday was a good day to choose for this, in light of the one Freebee that I have to share with everyone today. But I'll get to that in a minute. Let's talk about e-Readers. I received a Nook Color for my birthday last year and, like many, was baffled by Barnes ... Continue Reading

Dexter: Season 6 Premier Episode on Youtube

Finally, Dexter is back! Unfortunately, I don’t have Showtime so I’ll have to find another way to watch the series, but at least the first episode is available on Youtube. Censored is better than nothing, I guess…

Coming Soon: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)

You know people like to suggest that the book is usually better than the movie interpretation of it? I don't think that is always the case. I enjoyed reading Fight Club as much as I enjoyed seeing the movie, and the same goes for Silence of the Lambs. It comes down to the overall abilities of the director to interpret a story from one medium to another, which isn't easy when you consider how much detail a book can offer versus a two hour long movie. It's an admirable talent. Maybe I didn't give ... Continue Reading

Review: Double Cross by James Patterson

Double Cross is James Patterson's 13th novel in the Alex Cross series. I can't remember if I read any of the others- I probably have, but it's been a while. Needless to say, I saw this for $1.00 when I went to a used book store last weekend and had to pick it up, along with Red Dragon, which is the only Thomas Harris book of the "Hannibal" series that I have not read. In Double Cross, Alex Cross, who retired from law enforcement and opened up a private psychiatry practice, finds himself up against ... Continue Reading