Here, Kitty, Kitty!

here-kitty-kitty-coverby Matt Quiett

Publisher: Fireside Games
Genre: Family Board Game
Price: $24.99 (retail)
Players: 3-6
Ages: 10+
Playtime: 30 minutes

We all know a crazy cat lady. She feeds all the cats in the neighborhood and has at least a half dozen cats in her house as well. This game allows you to take her role and collect all of the cats you can before your rival neighbors lead them astray. Continue reading

Monkey Wrench

MonkeyWrenchby Philip Durham

Genre: Casual
Developer/Publisher: Blue Ox Technologies
Rated: Everyone
Platforms: Android, iOS
Price: Free (in-app purchases)
Size: 18M (android)

When I am out at restaurants with my son, I will occasionally peruse the activities they may have on the menu or placemat.  For a quick 30-second time-kill, a word search can be a simple test of visual scanning that isn’t without some level of fun. Monkey Wrench takes a word search and adds a level of complexity to reinvent it and keep it interesting. Continue reading

Extant Season 1

movie_Extant_pic copyby Shirley Niedzwiecki

Release Date:  2014
Creator: Mickey Fisher
MPAA Rating:  TV-14
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Cast:  Halle Berry, Pierce Gagon, Goran Visnjic, Grace Gummer
Running Time: 42 minutes per episode
Can be seen on: Amazon Prime

“Ethan taught us something about what it means to be human—how our connection to each other and our ability to love and sacrifice transcends our physical forms. Whether by divine creation or cosmic accident. We exist… And that’s a gift. Rare and beautiful.” Molly Continue reading

Rachel and Miles Xplain the X-Men

rachel and miles copyby Matt Quiett

Host: J. Rachel Ediden and Miles Stokes
Category: Retro Comic Review, Humor
Run time: Around an hour
Website: rachelandmiles.com

Rachel and Miles are huge fans of the X-Men comics. There is so much continuity already established for the X-Men, that it’s hard to even try to figure out where to begin and what’s important. Rachel and Miles are here for you, to keep you from having to ready hundreds, or really thousands, of issues of X-Men comics and spinoffs just to understand why Storm had the coolest mohawk ever, or other confusing issues from over 50 years of comics. Continue reading

Life Expectancy

200px-Life_ExpectancyBy: Jestin Kimmet

Release date: 2004
Author:  Dean Koontz
Genre: Suspense, Psychological thriller, comedy?
Page Count: 496

What is it: When a book is labeled as a comedy one often things of humor, and happiness.     When that author is a well-known thriller/horror writer things can turn dark quickly.  This is a story about love, perseverance, and madness at its core. Continue reading

Cutthroat Kitchen Review

Cutthroat Kitchen
Alton Brown has a delicious dark side and he helps chef contestants sabotage each other in this cooking challenge show.

By Philip DuCutthroatKitchenrham

Genre and Type: Reality Cooking Show
Stars: Alton Brown
Production Company: Embassy Row
Seasons/Episodes: 7 Seasons, 13 episodes each (14 in season 7)
Release Date: 8/11/2013–Present

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