George A. Romero is known for inventing the modern zombie with his film, Night of the Living Dead, in 1968. He wrote and helmed several other zombie movies, but felt he couldn’t tell the zombie story he wanted on screen, so he began to write a novel.
Unfortunately, when Romero passed in 2017, the story remained unfinished.
Enter Daniel Kraus, co-author of the New York Times bestseller The Shape of Water (based on the Academy Award-winning movie) and Trollhunters (which became an Emmy Award-winning series) – both with with Guillermo del Toro, and author of The Death and Life of Zebulon Finch (an Entertainment Weekly Top 10 Book of the Year).
A lifelong Romero fan, Kraus was honored to be asked by Romero’s widow to complete this book, which was titled The Living Dead.
The Apocalypse Strain by Jason Parent is set in Siberia at a secret research facility, in a current time frame.
Among the items found in the ice during excavations is an ancient virus, nicknamed Molli. Dr. Clara St. Pierre, one of the leading scientists in the field of medical genomics and bioinformatics, is studying Molli when an astrobiologist named Sergei bursts into her lab and drinks the entire dish.
Here is the list of titles coming to Netflix in August 2020, as well as the ones that are leaving.
Highlights include the Netflix Original Films Project Power (starring Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt), All Together Now (starring Carol Burnett and Fred Armisen), and Work It (starring Sabrina Carpenter).
Netflix series highlights include Lucifer (season 5/part 1), The Rain (season 3), 3% (season 4), Trinkets (season 2), and Teenage Bounty Hunters (season 1).
This month has a little something for everyone, so here is the complete list of Netflix titles arriving and departing in August 2020:
I’m a fan of James Rollins, so when two of his Sigma Force novels popped up on Amazon’s Prime Reading program to borrow, I added them to my reading library. The Demon Crown (Sigma Force #13) was one of those two books.
I read book #12 prior to this one, so I was already caught up on the Sigma Force adventures, but nothing prepared me for the horror unleashed in The Demon Crown.
And I do mean horror.
This week, San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) takes the convention online with Comic-Con@Home July 22-26, 2020, and I have all the details you need to know.
For the first time in its 50-year history, Comic-Con organizers were forced to make the heartbreaking decision to cancel the annual celebration of comics and pop culture for 2020.
But then, they announced they would host an online version to start July 22, the official start date of the originally scheduled convention.
And for the first time, SDCC will be free to enjoy!
I’m a fan of James Rollins, so when two of his Sigma Force novels popped up on Amazon’s Prime Reading program to borrow, I added them to my reading library. The Seventh Plague (Sigma Force #12) was one of those two books.
The story begins as the leader of a lost British archaeological expedition, Professor Harold McCabe, comes stumbling out of the sands, frantic and delirious, but dies before he can tell his story.
My favorite food in the world is tacos, so when I saw the Old El Paso World Taco Kit in a Korean-Inspired BBQ flavor, I had to buy it and try it at home.
This is apparently a new line of taco kits from Old El Paso, and also comes in two other flavors.
I was intrigued by the synopsis of the horror anthology Sharp & Sugar Tooth (Women Up to No Good):
“Containing 22 stories of bad women, and good women who just haven’t been caught yet, it features 22 fearless writers who identify as female, non-binary, or a marginalized sex or gender identity.”
I decided to request it for review and proceeded to dive in.
I was intrigued by this collection of short stories and poems by Mike Allen from the description of the book, so I requested to review it.
What a ride this book is!
Throughout the 23 offerings in “Aftermath of an Industrial Accident – Stories by Mike Allen,” the author offers a considerable range and variety of horror for the reader to enjoy.
July 2020 is a busy month for additions to Hulu, with a lot of new titles getting added to the streaming service.
Highlights include the original movie, “Palm Springs ” (starring Andy Samberg), and the newest installment of the “Into the Dark” movie series, “The Current Occupant” (starring Barry Watson, Sonita Henry, and Marvin ‘Krondon’ Jones III).
Here is everything coming to Hulu in July 2020, as well as everything leaving the streamer:
Disney+ is home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more, and the service will debut several new offerings for viewers to enjoy in July 2020.
Highlights include the world-wide premiere of the smash Broadway show Hamilton, the series premieres of “Muppets Now” and “Rogue Trip,” and so much more.
Get your calendar ready…here is everything new coming to Disney+ in July 2020:
Here is the list of titles coming to Netflix in July 2020, as well as the ones that are leaving.
Highlights include the Netflix Original Films “The Old Guard” (starring Charlize Theron), “Desperados” (starring Nasim Pedrad, Anna Camp & Sarah Burns), “Fatal Affair” (starring Nia Long, Stephen Bishop, & Omar Epps), and “The Kissing Booth 2” (the long-awaited sequel).
Netflix series highlights include “The Umbrella Academy” (season 2), “Cursed” (season 1), “Down to Earth with Zac Efron“ (season 1), “JU-ON: Origins” (season 1), “Unsolved Mysteries (Reboot)” (season 1), “The Baby-Sitters Club” (season 1), “Norsemen” (season 3), and “Warrior Nun” (season 1).
This month has a little something for everyone, so here is the complete list of Netflix titles arriving and departing in July 2020:
Imaginary Friend is the latest novel by Stephen Chbosky. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because he also wrote the coming of age novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
But this book is nothing like that one.
When I saw Bad Parts by Brandon McNulty featured a female rock guitarist as a lead character, I quickly clicked to request this book for review.
In Bad Parts, rock guitarist Ash Hudson suffers a career-ending hand injury during an unexpected attack in the parking lot after a show.
But Ash still has one hope…a secret legend from her hometown of Hollow Hills, Pennsylvania.
Hangman, a 2017 thriller, popped up as newly added to Netflix, and when I saw it starred Al Pacino, Karl Urban, Brittany Snow, and Sarah Shahi, I decided to give it a try.