Review: ‘Outer Range’ a mysterious mixed mag

Review: ‘Outer Range’ a mysterious mixed mag

After a half-dozen episodes of “Outer Range,” my reaction is that of a hung jury.Brian Watkins created this sci-fi neo-Western thriller, w...

May 11th, 2022 |  


Janelle Monáe feels like she’s living her ‘second Earth life’

Janelle Monáe feels like she’s living her ‘second Earth life’

LOS ANGELES — Janelle Monáe has done it all. She’s an accomplished musician, activist, actor, fashion icon — and, with the rele...

May 7th, 2022 |  


Review: ‘Massive Talent’ far from unbearable

Review: ‘Massive Talent’ far from unbearable

By now, you’ve likely heard about or seen the trailer for “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent” – unless you dislike Nicol...

May 4th, 2022 |  



Book review: News anchor Zain Asher writes uplifting memoir

Book review: News anchor Zain Asher writes uplifting memoir

“Where the Children Take Us: How One Family Achieved the Unimaginable” by Zain E. Asher (Amistad) In recounting her family’s struggl...

April 30th, 2022 |  


Review: Brutal ‘Northman’ a powerful mix of fire and ice

Review: Brutal ‘Northman’ a powerful mix of fire and ice

“The Northman” is cinema at its most visceral, raw and brutal.Mercurial filmmaker Robert Eggers — heretofore known professionally fo...

April 27th, 2022 |  


6 new paperbacks to add to your spring reading list

6 new paperbacks to add to your spring reading list

Should you be in need of fresh spring reading, look no further: five lovely novels, and one very thick (but worth the weight!) biography, all newly pu...

April 23rd, 2022 |  


Author’s imagination roams in time-hopping ‘Sea of Tranquility’

Author’s imagination roams in time-hopping ‘Sea of Tranquility’

In 1912, a young “remittance man” — an earl’s third son who aimlessly immigrated to British Columbia — stumbles into a f...

April 16th, 2022 |  


Japanese picnic, Easter activities this weekend

Japanese picnic, Easter activities this weekend

LIMA — The Lima Sister Cities Association will hold a Japanese-themed picnic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Japanese Garden, ...

April 14th, 2022 updated: April 15th, 2022. |  


Editor’s Picks for week of April 15-21

Editor’s Picks for week of April 15-21

TODAY:Good Friday fish dinner: 5 p.m. until gone, Lima VFW Post 1275, 124 E. Elm St., Lima.SATURDAY:Easter celebration: 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Shawnee Al...

April 14th, 2022 |  


Review: Action-packed ‘Ambulance’ fails to pump brakes

Review: Action-packed ‘Ambulance’ fails to pump brakes

LIMA – The thriller “Ambulance” is one of those action flicks whose positive reviewers put me at odds with most critics on Rotten To...

April 14th, 2022 |