The Magic School Bus: Inside the Human Body – The Magic School Bus series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

"Gurgle." - Warning panel on the Magic School Bus Before I started elementary school, I knew about The Magic School Bus. Important book series from Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen, this collection of science adventures introduced me at an early age to many scientific concepts important to our everyday life, our world, and how objects around … Continue reading The Magic School Bus: Inside the Human Body – The Magic School Bus series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

The Magic School Bus Inside the Earth – The Magic School Bus series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

"Follow that bus!" - Mrs. Frizzle Before I started elementary school, I knew about The Magic School Bus. Important book series from Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen, this collection of science adventures introduced me at an early age to many scientific concepts important to our everyday life, our world, and how objects around us work. … Continue reading The Magic School Bus Inside the Earth – The Magic School Bus series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

The Magic School Bus At the Waterworks – The Magic School Bus series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

"I knew I should have stayed home today..." - Arnold Before I started elementary school, I knew about The Magic School Bus. Important book series from Joanna Cole and Bruce Degen, this collection of science adventures introduced me at an early age to many scientific concepts important to our everyday life, our world, and how … Continue reading The Magic School Bus At the Waterworks – The Magic School Bus series – Joanna Cole (author) and Bruce Degen (illustrator)

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (子連れ狼 死に風に向う乳母車) – Lone Wolf and Cub (子連れ狼) series – Kenji Misumi (三隅研次) (Director) and Kazuo Koike (小池一雄) (Screenwriter and original co-creator) and Goseki Kojima (小島 剛夕) (Co-creator)

Incredible third chapter released, like its two predecessors, in 1972 While looking at Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (子連れ狼 死に風に向う乳母車), I was amazed at how consistent the quality control for these first three movies has been. Within the script, the editing, the music, and the direction, all three chapters have presented to … Continue reading Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart to Hades (子連れ狼 死に風に向う乳母車) – Lone Wolf and Cub (子連れ狼) series – Kenji Misumi (三隅研次) (Director) and Kazuo Koike (小池一雄) (Screenwriter and original co-creator) and Goseki Kojima (小島 剛夕) (Co-creator)

Kamouraska – Anne Hébert (auteur)

Tragédie du passé rejoignant le présent d'une femme maudite Après le succès de son premier roman Les chambres de bois, Anne Hébert travailla sur d’autres projets fructueux. Parmi ceux-ci, Kamouraska. Chef-d’œuvre qui l’a consacré au rang des plus importants auteurs de la francophonie, du Canada, et du Québec. Un classique vertigineux inspiré d’un fait réel qui s’est … Continue reading Kamouraska – Anne Hébert (auteur)

Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (子連れ狼 三途の川の乳母車) – Lone Wolf and Cub (子連れ狼) series – Kenji Misumi (三隅研次) (Director) and Kazuo Koike (小池一雄) (Screenwriter and original co-creator) and Goseki Kojima (小島 剛夕) (Co-creator)

Excellent second installment in a classic Samurai series that influenced many like Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill Following the events of the first film in the Lone Wolf and Cub series, Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (子連れ狼 三途の川の乳母車), is another excellent release directed by Kenji Misumi and written by Kazuo Koike; … Continue reading Lone Wolf and Cub: Baby Cart at the River Styx (子連れ狼 三途の川の乳母車) – Lone Wolf and Cub (子連れ狼) series – Kenji Misumi (三隅研次) (Director) and Kazuo Koike (小池一雄) (Screenwriter and original co-creator) and Goseki Kojima (小島 剛夕) (Co-creator)

What’s That Sound? An Introduction To Rock and Its History – John Covach (co-author) and Andrew Flory (co-author)

A superb volume for everyone who wants to know more about the music culture of the twentieth century. In 2019 and 2020, I did extensive research on Michael Jackson's work and life. And from these exhaustive studies, which explored serious topics about the production and history of Rock (ex: racism and exploitation black artists endured … Continue reading What’s That Sound? An Introduction To Rock and Its History – John Covach (co-author) and Andrew Flory (co-author)

Les fous de Bassan – Anne Hébert (auteur)

"Le sable coule entre ses doigts." - Olivia de la Haute Mer Des romans d'Anne Hébert, Les Fous de Bassan est le premier de sa collection que j'ai lu au Cégep. Un livre prenant et mystérieux, avec un style de narration diversifié qui interpelle et intrigue le lecteur. Avec des personnages tournant autour d'une communauté, … Continue reading Les fous de Bassan – Anne Hébert (auteur)

Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (子連れ狼 子を貸し腕貸しつかまつる) – Lone Wolf and Cub (子連れ狼) series – Kenji Misumi (三隅研次) (Director) and Kazuo Koike (小池一雄) (Screenwriter and original co-creator) and Goseki Kojima (小島 剛夕) (Co-creator)

"I am the Second designated by the Shogunate... Ogami Itto." - Ogami Itto Any followers of the manga medium will inevitably hear about the gekiga culture. Part of an important revolution in the 1960s and 1970s, these mangas were a chance for artists and writers to present more adult-oriented stories. Featuring content that went beyond … Continue reading Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance (子連れ狼 子を貸し腕貸しつかまつる) – Lone Wolf and Cub (子連れ狼) series – Kenji Misumi (三隅研次) (Director) and Kazuo Koike (小池一雄) (Screenwriter and original co-creator) and Goseki Kojima (小島 剛夕) (Co-creator)

Un Dollaro Tra I Denti (A Stranger in Town) – Vance Lewis (Luigi Vanzi) (Director), Giuseppe Mangione (Jone Mang) (Screenwriter), and Warren Garfield (Screenwriter)

Absolutely delightful spaghetti western with an amazing soundtrack. Among the various movie genres in the history of cinema, I have always had fondness for spaghetti westerns. Through their stories, we discover the Far West culture from an european angle. An age of exploration and survival in the savage plains of states like Texas, Wyoming, Dakota, … Continue reading Un Dollaro Tra I Denti (A Stranger in Town) – Vance Lewis (Luigi Vanzi) (Director), Giuseppe Mangione (Jone Mang) (Screenwriter), and Warren Garfield (Screenwriter)