Apothecary Coffee House – Review

By | December 29, 2018

The best coffee in Armstrong County is at Apothecary Coffee House. Its location is a little hard to find, though. You’ll need a few prepositional phrases to guide your way. From downtown Kittanning, head towards Market Street, over the bridge, up the hill, and along Butler Road, past the DMV. Park across from the Sunoco, outside… Read More »

Novotny’s – A Contractor-Grade Pizza

By | December 18, 2018

For every western Pennsylvania family with a house, finishing your basement is a rite of passage – one full of great stress, tension, and expense. From the flooring to the wall color to the TV location, every decision matters and drastically affects timelines and costs. Getting good contractors and subcontractors (you know, ones that actually show… Read More »

A Shrouded Mystery Continues In ‘Hero Killer’

By | November 14, 2018

Mainstream comics have been grabbing a lot of headlines as of late and not for the right reasons. Creators are attacking each other, shock tactics are overshadowing storytelling, and flashy covers are being used to sell lackluster stories. It seems like it’s getting harder to find that diamond (of a comic) in the rough. And… Read More »

Digital Comics vs Print: Dawn of the Digital Age

By | July 15, 2018

I have been collecting comics for about twenty-four years and things have certainly changed since my first trip to the comic book store. I still remember walking into Bad Guy Comics and being mesmerized by Dennis Janke’s cover of Man of Steel #1. I just had to have it. Back then, I was limited to… Read More »

Star Wars Gets Despecialized, And It’s Spectacular

By | February 7, 2018

  My love of Star Wars began a long time ago when I was just thirteen years old. I saw the original trilogy when it played on TV as a holiday special.  Back then, Live-TV and On-Demand didn’t exist, and consequently the trilogy was interrupted by commercials, and edited. Although it wasn’t the ideal way… Read More »