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Book Review: ‘Forgotten, The Untold Story of D-Day’s Black Heroes, at Home and at War’ by Linda Hervieux


In 'Forgotten,' Hervieus tells the story of this group of freedom fighters as she also imbues the work with the tensions of the racial politics of the time as well as the human bravery for a group fighting for freedom and for many giving up their lives for something they had yet to earn for themselves. Read More »

SXSW Film Reviews: ‘The Diabolical’ and ‘Roar’ – Learning from Mistakes with Tipi Hedren and Ali Larter


Film fans and writers we can learn something from other people’s mistakes, for example, the SXSW screenings of 'The Diabolical' and 'Roar.' Read More »

Book Review: ‘Room of Tears’ by Linda Merlino


In 2041, a Catholic friar is given evidence of the events of September 11, 2001... Read More »

Interview with Linda Merlino, Author of ‘Room of Tears’


" If my muse fails to collaborate it is likely because she is bored with my attempts to override her suggestions." Read More »

Anthem Film Fest – Telling the Truth Could Get You Killed

Courtney Balaker

If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise, they'll kill you. -- Oscar Wilde Read More »

When Good Shows Go Bad

Today's favorite television program may be tomorrow's barely-watchable pile of crap. Why? Read More »

Book Review: Heroes for My Daughter by Brad Meltzer

This would also be a fantastic book for a reading or discussion group. Read More »

Book Review: Notes from the Firehouse by Doug McCourt

McCourt describes this tight-knit fraternity in exquisite detail. Read More »

A School Lunch Hero for Disabled Children

What 10-year-old Charles Graff did to help his classmates receive lunches is an example for all to follow. Read More »

Sada Mire, Archaeologist Hero of Somalia

In a country with no government, decades of war, and famine, Sada Mire braves the chaos, working to save Somalia's ancient heritage. Read More »