• ‘Kite’ and ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’

    I watched “Kite” without any background information, but I immediately had the feeling the movie was a spin-off of some kind of animation. “Kite,” directed by Ralph Ziman, is the retelling of a 1998 anime video of...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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  • Fetish on the Farm

    Every year, at the end of “harvest season,” Fetish Brewing Company has a party. On Sunday, the CSA (community supported agriculture) brewery and their devoted following gathered at Hopeland Farm in Elizabeth Township. Approximately 100 people showed...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Actor spotlight special: Robin Williams

    For most of us, it will go down as one of those times you remember exactly what you were doing when you heard the news: Robin Williams is dead. My oldest son told me just before we...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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  • The best of the Fests

    Probably the grandest brew fest of all time rolled through our area last weekend. In order to mark their East Coast expansion by adding a brewery in Asheville, N.C., California-based Sierra Nevada Brewing Company created Beer Camp...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • Think pink!

    EPAC presents “Legally Blonde the Musical” Pulling up a personal anecdote to connect myself with EPAC’s presentation of “Legally Blonde the Musical” was going to be difficult. I can’t say I’ve ever been misjudged for having a...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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  • ‘Tammy’ and other new movies

    Funny just not selling Blame it on whatever — the weather, maybe — but folks just weren’t showing up at the movie theater over the blockbuster Fourth of July weekend. Last year on the holiday weekend “Despicable...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Mug clubs are (almost) back!

    Mug club, (noun) \\’mg ‘klb\\: a group of similar minded people who frequent an establishment drinking ale from designated vessels called mugs. These groups often receive incentives or discounts from the establishment. Bars are ultimately social places....

    • Posted July 1, 2014
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  • ‘Chef’ and ‘22 Jump Street’

    Foodies and funnies Oh my goodness, make sure you eat before you head to theaters to see “Chef!” This culinary tale will make your mouth water and no amount of high quality popcorn will satisfy the rumbling...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Weisse, weizen and whatnot!

    Wheat beers can have many monikers: weisse, weissbier, hefeweizen, white beer-witbier. What they all have in common is an abundance of wheat in place of malted barley in the brewing process. So, why all the different, strange...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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  • EPAC’s ‘Agnes’ is killer entertainment

    When I was young — just barely old enough to remember — I got booted from Sunday school. You see, I had just learned about the digestive system. I was fascinated with the fact that stomach acids...

    • Posted June 18, 2014
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