Friday, November 17, 2017

Shenanigans Episode 7 - The Stuff They Sell On Amazon

The guys talk a lot about poop and then get distracted by books. Craig announces the pending arrival of the Bibizzle, and then the guys do a little shopping on Amazon. Charlie starts to say a lot more than 7 words in an hour, and Howie retains his title as Shenanigans champion. Once the guys realize Rich is not there, the show comes to an end.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Soaring With the PowerHawks Week 7

After a dominating performance last weekend, the Niagara Falls PowerHawks are prepared to set flight for a pair of roadtrips this week. They start this week’s action with a short trip to Jamestown for a Thursday morning matchup with the Southern Tier Xpress, before heading to Binghamton for a pair of games against the Junior Senators on Saturday and Sunday.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Literally the Best Reviews: The Boat Runner

The Boat Runner -- Devin Murphy
Harper Perennial
400 Pages

There has been quite a bit of historical fiction on the book shelves lately. I find that there are two types of historical fiction. First there is the really good stuff, where the author has done great research and takes the time to make sure the minutiae is correct. The other is where an author sets his or her modern characters in an historic time where they stick out like sore thumbs. Devin Murphy’s debut novel, The Boat Runner, is one from the first category.