Category Archives: Entertainment

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Using Geek Culture to Bring a Love of Music to the Masses

Using Geek Culture to Bring a Love of Music to the Masses

In the heart of the Ozarks, Conductor and Music Director of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Kyle Wiley Pickett, uses geek culture to introduce instrumental music to a broader, non-traditional audience. I sat down with the Conductor to talk about his influences, his approach to programming, and how to instill a love of music in children. Read More

Mickey Mouse Is Back in ‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers’

Mickey Mouse Is Back in ‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers’

Mickey Mouse is about to return to Disney Junior, along with the whole gang, in the brand-new series ‘Mickey and the Roadster Racers.’ The look and feel of the show and characters is very much in line with ‘Mickey Mouse Clubhouse,’ which was a staple of the Disney Junior lineup for almost a decade. So if your kids (or you) have felt the loss of that show recently, then you can rest easy. Read More

‘Penny Dreadful’ Is Perfect for Your 2016 Hangover

‘Penny Dreadful’ Is Perfect for Your 2016 Hangover

If you know me, you may be shocked that I only just now started watching Penny Dreadful from Showtime. As a writer, dark, Victorian horror has long been a staple for me. My husband is often amused at how very creepy and strange my own writing is, considering I generally avoid traditional horror in film. It’s true, I’m not a fan of slasher films or dismemberment movies. But give me something profane, Victorian, and steeped in the influence of the Romantic poets and Mary Shelley, and I am all over it. Read More