NITRO: The Incredible Rise and the Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner’s WCW

Since the fall of WCW and the end of WWE’s Attitude Era there have been countless books, podcasts, documentaries and shoot interviews (interviews with wrestlers out of character) about the last great boom period in professional wrestling.  With his book NITRO, author Guy Evans enters an already crowded marketplace.  Did he succeed in his goal…

The Down Goes Brown History of the NHL

Sean McIndoe, the man behind the often hilarious hockey blog Down Goes Brown, presents an abridged account of the National Hockey League over its one hundred year history. If you’re looking for an intricately detailed history of the NHL, you’re probably going to be disappointed.  However, that’s not what this is.  You can’t expect a…

Elevation

With each passing day, Scott Carey weighs less and less, however, he continues to retain mass.  What will happen if he hits zero?  That’s not Scott’s only problem, either.   A young lesbian couple next door walk their dogs every day in front of Scott’s home only to have the dogs relieve themselves on Carey’s front…

Still Life

Over Thanksgiving weekend in the small Quebec Township of Three Pines, the body of a beloved resident is found lying amongst the leaves in the forest.  Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec is called in to investigate what appears to be a murder.  Can this picturesque town and close-knit community survive a…

Hallowe’en Party

Shortly after confessing she had once witnessed a murder, thirteen year old Joyce is found having drowned in an apple-bobbing tub during a Halloween Party.  Famed investigator Hercule Poirot is brought in to uncover the killer. I’m not going to lie, for a book that seems to be heavily marketed as a Halloween-centric novel, I…