5 Books You Can’t Just Can’t Listen To

5 Books You Can’t Just Can’t Listen To

Book Culture

You read the title, you know what this article is about. With all the hoopla over the last hundred or so years of us asking the same few questions (Will the book die out? Is the book dead?) over and over again, I’ve decided to do something a little more productive than just roll my eyes. I’ve decided to give you five great books that you just can’t listen to. Yes, you may be able to find some actor with the soothing chirp of Michael Caine or the deep drawl of Morgan Freeman, but simply listening isn’t going to give …

5 Books You Can't Just Can't Listen To

5 Books You Can't Just Can't Listen To

Book Culture

You read the title, you know what this article is about. With all the hoopla over the last hundred or so years of us asking the same few questions (Will the book die out? Is the book dead?) over and over again, I’ve decided to do something a little more productive than just roll my eyes. I’ve decided to give you five great books that you just can’t listen to. Yes, you may be able to find some actor with the soothing chirp of Michael Caine or the deep drawl of Morgan Freeman, but simply listening isn’t going to give …

J.J. Abrams’ ‘Spider-Man’ Comic Opens With A Shocking Twist

J.J. Abrams’ ‘Spider-Man’ Comic Opens With A Shocking Twist

Any J.J. Abrams project is going to be full of surprises. Whether it’s television shows like Lost or films like Star Wars: The Force Awakens, there’s always something unexpected when it comes to Abrams’ storytelling. Now, his signature style has extended into the Marvel universe. This week saw the release of Spider-Man #1, the first issue in a new limited series co-written by Abrams and his son Henry. The first issue not only introduces readers with a new villain, but also opens with the shocking death of a beloved character.     WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD   A grown-up Peter Parker …

‘My Glory Was I Had Such Friends’ Adaptation to Star Jennifer Garner

‘My Glory Was I Had Such Friends’ Adaptation to Star Jennifer Garner

Acclaimed actress Jennifer Garner has been cast in a leader role for a new limited series based on the powerful memoir of empathy, illness, and survival My Glory Was I Had Such Friends. After hitting shelves on June 27, 2017, readers learned about how Amy underwent heart transplant surgery at the young age of 25, and, according to her website, had an “‘extraordinary kind of amazing’ medical miracle:” despite a grim ten-year prognosis, her heart continued to beat for three decades, all of which is chronicled in Sick Girl.  But those miraculous thirty years do come to end, and Amy Silverstein’s heart …