Archive for 10/2017

Staff Picks

Books That Go Bump in the Night

I have loved horror stories since I was a little monster.

I cut my baby fangs on R.L. Stine's Goosebumps books before ripping through the stories of Shirley Jackson and H.P. Lovecraft. I murdered most of Dean R. Koontz's novels before devouring all the works of Stephen King.

Like a ravenous vampire, I'm always thirsting for more, and I lap up horror stories like, well, like a small pool of blood collecting in the hollow of a throat.

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Pint & Click Podcast 33 Now Available!

On a special Halloween-themed episode of the Pint and Click Podcast, Dave, Tony and Joel begin by discussing the writing and legacy of H.P. Lovecraft, specifically his short stories The Call of Cthulhu, The Whisperer in Darkness and The Dunwich Horror. In the second half of the episode, they dissect Stephen King's It - the 1986 novel, the 1990 miniseries and the 2017 feature film. Take a listen below!

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Kids & Parents

When Inside and Outside Don’t Match

Have you ever looked in the mirror and been startled by what you see?

If you’re of a certain age (and I certainly am) then you’ve probably experienced the sensation of feeling 18 on the inside when you’re most assuredly not on the outside.

For others, it might be an issue of being slender but feeling fat.

But age and body image aren’t the most challenging instances of outward appearance not matching internal self-image.

Someone who is transgender or gender fluid can experience this disconnect every day. 

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