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Middle-earth Menu: “Spinach Mushroom Salad”

By Astrid Tuttle Winegar It’s springtime and the weather is warm—so it’s the perfect time to make a mushroom salad for lunch or dinner! If you’re in a questing mood, you could try finding more exotic mushrooms; to make your salad sparkle, you could justify buying some chanterelles, enokis, or oysters for fun. If you can find some Hen of ...

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May 4th Special: Guide to Star Wars books

Back in April 2014, Lucasfilm rebooted the Star Wars Expanded Universe, the hundreds of tie-in novels, comics, and games, in order to make way for the Sequel Trilogy. Lucasfilm declared that all tie-in stories from that point on would officially count as canon. Lucasfilm set up a Story Group to oversee the overall Star Wars story and make sure everything ...

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Thrawn: My Favorite Star Wars Character

Star Wars fans who never read the Expanded Universe novels might not recognize Grand Admiral Thrawn, but he’s become one of the most popular characters in the franchise. Thrawn initially appeared in Timothy Zahn’s Heir to the Empire trilogy, which was in the early 1990s as the official sequel to the Original Trilogy. For the first time, we learned what ...

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Middle-earth Menu: “Baggins Stuffed Mushrooms”

By Astrid Tuttle Winegar Serve these substantial mushroom treats with a salad for dinner or as a savory knife-and-fork appetizer at a party. Conversely, you could pick one up and place the whole thing in your mouth at one time, as shown in the photo above. That’s not polite and will probably make a mess, but you never know what ...

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The Talking Dead: Exclusive Interviews with Barbara and Johnny from Game-Changing Zombie Classic “Night of the Living Dead”

    Two of the cast members from “Night of the Living Dead” attended the “Mad Monster Party 2017” event. Judith O’Dea, who played the role of Barbara and will reprise that role in the upcoming “Night of the Living Dead: Genesis,” draws her fans into relaxed conversation with her winsome smile and polished speech. Russ Streiner, who both produced ...

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Hitchhiking to Arrakis: Exclusive Interview with Hollywood Effects Designer Bill Bryan

  With his grandfatherly beard and relaxed disposition, Bill Bryan could be anyone you’d meet on a park bench. But you wouldn’t imagine that he’s the designer of effects for some well-known movies such as “The Village,” worked as the puppeteer behind the killer doll Chucky in “Child’s Play,” and wore the suit of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man in “Ghostbusters.” ...

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Actress Pat Priest Remembers “The Munsters,” Elvis in Exclusive Interview During Final Convention Tour

  It may seem ironic that the niece in a family of monsters oozes class. Pat Priest, whose most famous film credit is Marilyn Munster in the classic family sitcom “The Munsters,” has her own modest explanation: “Do you know a lot of that comes with age? It’s called ‘mellowing out.'” The polished, lady-like actress worked prolifically for television for over ten years in ...

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Legendarium TV Recap: The Originals (Season 4, Episode 5)

The Originals- Season 4, Episode 5 – I Hear You Knocking Marcel and Klaus realize they have both been tainted by The Hollow. It takes the form of Elijah and Klaus to taunt Marcel. For Klaus it takes the form of Mikael. Elijah and Hayley take Hope to the Bayou to visit Mary. Sofya calls a witch that she knows ...

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Legendarium TV Recap: Supernatural (Season 12, Episode 18)

Supernatural- Season 12 Episode 18- The Memory Remains Dean and Sam receive a case from Mick but it is Mr. Ketch using Mick’s phone and computer. He sends to check out a case in Wisconsin. People have gone missing and the sheriff seems to not really care about pursuing the cases. As they continue to investigate the case their eyewitness goes ...

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Legendarium TV Recap: The Originals (Season 4, Episode 4)

The Originals- Season 4, Episode 4 – Keepers of the House Elijah, Hayley, and Klaus arrive in New Orleans and meet Vincent at their old house. He does a cleansing spell on Hope. It seems to work at first but then dead birds start falling from the sky and form a circle around her and Hayley. She asks Hayley if ...

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