PAX Prime delivers, with plenty of swag

PAX Prime (Penny Arcade Expo) is one of the largest yearly gaming conventions in existence. Passes sold out almost immediately after they went on sale and acquiring one after the fact could cost a sm...

Top five classics to read before you die

“’Classic.’ A book which people praise and don’t read.” –Mark Twain Twain was right. Classic books receive praise left and right and are known world-wide by a variety of cultures. Yet as many classic...

Tacoma's Triangle District

From rare vintage pieces to romantic gothic clothing and accessories, Downtown Tacoma’s Triangle District has an eclectic group of clothing stores that are sure to meet the needs of most styles...

Drive-in movies: Catching up with the past

If you spent the summers of your youth visiting a drive-in movie theater, you likely have a soft spot for this kind of movie-going today. I still harbor an ancient fear from having witnessed “Gremlin...

Louie Fest 2012

Hey, Tacoma music fans! Have you ever heard of the band The Wailers or the song “Louie Louie?” Well if you grew up in the fifties or sixties or have parents from that era then you’ve more then likely...

Pride & Prejudice and Twilight

Can you picture Elizabeth Bennet and Bella Swan exchanging laughter and giving each other relationship advice over tea and cookies? No, I think not. The characters of Elizabeth and Bella are far apar...