Go Set A Watchman – Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird Sequel

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee Scout Finch is all grown up. The central figure from Harper Lee’s award-winning novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, is now twenty-six and going by her given name of Jean Louise Finch. In Lee’s long awaited sequel, we get to experience a different side to Jean Louise’s family life […]

American War – Novel By Omar El Akkad

American War by Omar El Akkad It’s 2075 and the US is again fighting a civil war although there’s rarely anything civil about such bloodshed. Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi have banded together and declared themselves the Free Southern State (FSS). South Carolina would also have been in that grouping if not for the lethal virus […]

White Doves At Morning – Novel By James Lee Burke

White Doves At Morning by James Lee Burke Burke’s back, and what a return he makes! James Lee is at his very best in this scintillating chronicle of Louisiana before, during and after the US Civil War. It’s a story of family, friendship, love, loyalty, war and the horrors of a conflicted society rife with […]

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly – Final Gunfight

This clip shows the final three-way (ooo err, sounds rude) gunfight between Blondie,¬†Tuco and Angel-eyes. This is one of the best finales to be found in any movie, ever. It also has the greatest soundtrack of any movie, ever. OK, ladies, maybe it’s a guy thing but still, try to understand our weaknesses. If you […]

Orangeman Carson Must Follow General Lee Into Oblivion

There is a movement across the US to remove all statues of General Lee, the Confederate who fought to preserve slavery. One such monument has already been torn down in Durham, North Carolina. Understandably, General Lee is offensive to those in the black community. In the Occupied Six Counties (OSC) of Ireland, we have a […]

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad ¬† by Colson Whitehead Cora is a slave. Her mother Mable is a slave. Her grandmother Ajarry is a slave who was, in the words of Bob Marley, stolen from Africa, brought to America. Yet Cora is strong like Ajarry. She has dreams like Mable. Cora intends to be free. Set in […]