Holiday Offerings for the Not-So-Traditional

Tue., Dec. 19
Want to get into the yuletide spirit but not a fan of the classic warm and fuzzy "feel-good" stories? Here are some books, movies, and a graphic novel that can be your reason for the season. Edward Scissorhands: A suburban housewife finds a strange boy with scissors for hands, and takes him home to meet the family. Like Tim Burton's other Christmas movie, The Nightmare Before Christmas,…

Horrifying Halloween How-To

Fri., Oct. 20
(Warning: this post includes images of realistic special effects makeup that may be disturbing for some people) It’s October, which means it’s HALLOWEEN!! Well, not quite yet, but here are some spooky makeup looks to get your costume ready (if you’re still trying to think of a costume, check out these titles). First, let’s go over some tools you might use in your Halloween looks.…