So much of Black History Month focuses on the negative. It is also especially important to remember the positive contributions as well.
This is 15th year that TNT and TBS will marathon "A Christmas Story" from 8 p.m. Christmas Eve through Christmas Day. Perhaps it is time that we look for another Christmas-themed movie to entertain us for the day.
It's the holiday season with the whoop-de-do and hickory dock. And don’t forget to hang up your sock, 'cause just exactly at 12 o'clock, the Tribbles will be coming down your chimney with the perfect gifts for that special geek in your life.
An abandoned warehouse, relic of a city's former industrial prowess, stands awash in shadows brooding against the 21st century skyline. A throng of citizens numbering in the hundreds lines its gates. The history of the edifice is likely an interesting story — an old cotton mill? a steel manufacturer? — but that's not what brings the people to 2200 Swanson Street.
The Black Tribbles invite you to check out some interesting news items, intriguing tidbits, divergent points of view and just plain ol' funtastic geekirific thingies that you may have missed while you were sleeping.
The cable television fantasy drama "Game of Thrones" features one of the most awe-inspiring opening sequences on television today. The map of Westeros comes alive as castles, towers, bridges and trees grind and unfold and spiral upward to take shape before your eyes. The incredible sequence comes to mind when I read Fran Wilde's imaginative tale, "Updraft" (Tor Books).
The world of horror cinema lost one of its masters on Aug. 30, when director Wes Craven succumbed to cancer at the age of 76. His work lives on — but what of his legacy? Who will be the "scream king" of the early 21st century?