Pride and Prejudice and Zombies?

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies grossed $10.9 million in North America and $5.5 million in other territories for a worldwide total of $16.4 million, against a budget of $28 million. I remember seeing the advertisements for it and thinking, "Ugh, not another zombie movie. They killed a classic! It looks stupid." I love the classics … Continue reading Pride and Prejudice and Zombies?

What is Gothic Literature Anyway?

You’ve seen the genre and heard the term, but you’re not sure what Goth Literature is. You may be thinking all sorts of things from black lips to torn fishnet stockings worn with combat boots. Goth literature has actually been around for a very long time, and some of your favorite books and movies are actually in the … Continue reading What is Gothic Literature Anyway?

Nerd alert: Reading is good for your health

By Jen Christensen, CNN (CNN)Clients who seek solace by pouring their hearts out in Alison Kerr Courtney's office don't get rewarded with a Xanax or Prozac prescription. Instead, they walk away with a reading list. The founder of BiblioRemedy isn't a licensed therapist, nor is she currently an English teacher, although she did work as … Continue reading Nerd alert: Reading is good for your health