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In Memory of Leonard Cohen: 1934-2016

Singer/Songwriter Cohen was known for his deep voice and topical song lyrics.  He was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008. Books Cohen, Leonard – Leonard Cohen: Poems and Songs Nadel, Ira Bruce — Various Positions: A Life of Leonard Cohen Simmons, Sylvie — I’m Your Man: The Life of Leonard […]

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Halloween Movie Favorites: The Babadook

The Babadook — a brilliant low-budget psychological horror that centers around a sinister storybook — just might be the spookiest movie to watch if, like me, you spend your days literally surrounded by books. Made for $2.5 million by Australian actor and director Jennifer Kent, The Babadook was a labor of love. The idea stemmed from an earlier project […]

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What an Excellent Day for an Exorcism

For as long as I can remember, I have always gravitated towards things with a supernatural, spooky bent. So perhaps it is no great surprise that one of my all-time favorite movies is The Exorcist. The Exorcist is an Oscar-winning, psychological horror film directed by William Friedkin and written and produced by William Peter Blatty, […]

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