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Movie Trailer Monday: Stephen King’s Carrie

October starts tomorrow, and that means all things Halloween — including the upcoming movie release of Carrie, the remake of one of Stephen King’s creepiest stories. When a book morphs into a movie, we pay attention. Will the characters live up to our imaginations? Will everything be just as we […]

Shop Small: This Introvert Gets Social

I’m throwing a party tomorrow night, and it’s making me crazy. There’s no drama, no venue problems, nobody backing out at the last minute — none of the usual party problems. No, the only issue with this party is that I’m an introvert, and I’d honestly rather be hiding in […]

Kumbaya, WordPress

A couple of weeks ago, most of us at Infomedia went away to summer camp. Okay, we didn’t actually leave Birmingham. And there was a (somewhat unfortunate, if you ask me) lack of s’mores and friendship bracelets. But we learned a lot that we can put to work for our […]

A Night of Art and Conversation

  We’re so happy to be partnering with Beta Pictoris Gallery Tuesday night for a fantastic event spotlighting women and art. Deanna Sirlin will be signing her book She’s Got What It Takes: Women Artists in Dialogue, a wonderful collection of Deanna’s profiles of talented female artists. Her interviews were […]

Movie Trailer Monday: Romeo and Juliet

Because Mondays need a little more romance, today we’re bringing you the trailer for the upcoming Romeo and Juliet interpretation. Reimagining Shakespeare is a tradition for lovers of theater and literature, and we’re excited to see this classic story told one more time when it’s released this October. Want to […]

Looking for Your New Book Club? Join Church & Oak!

If you love books, our Crestline neighborhood really can’t be beat. You can buy some great titles from our shop on Church Street, and take a two-minute walk to Oak Street to see our neighbors at Emmet O’Neal Library. I have to brag for a second and point out that […]

Movie Trailer Monday: Austenland

We’re pretty excited that Austenland has come to Birmingham, premiering this past Friday at The Edge. Austen fan films and books are a dime a dozen, but we think this one might be different. With actors Keri Russell (Waitress, Felicity), Bret MacKenzie (Flight of the Conchords) and Jennifer Coolidge (Best […]

Book Review: Heads in Beds

Reading Heads in Beds is like getting a drink with your most smart, funny, cynical co-worker. You know, the one who takes the bland, soul-sucking parts of your day and turns them into hilarious anecdotes that make your struggles sound epic and interesting? The book is technically about the hotel […]

New J.K. Rowling Wizarding Stories Coming to a Theater Near You!

J.K. Rowling plans to bring us new stories from Harry Potter’s Wizarding World by turning Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them into a series of films. Although the Harry Potter books are closest to our hearts, we’ve also enjoyed Rowling’s other fiction — check out our reviews of Cuckoo’s Calling […]

Heads in Beds: A Really Good Story about the Worst Job Ever

Reading Heads in Beds is like getting a drink with your most smart, funny, cynical co-worker. You know, the one who takes the bland, soul-sucking parts of your day and turns them into hilarious anecdotes that make your struggles sound epic and interesting? The book is technically about the hotel […]

Movie Trailer Monday: Salinger

This weekend saw the release of the new Salinger documentary, all ready to capitalize on the news that new work by the author will be released soon. From what we know about Salinger’s life so far, maybe less is more. We’re not sure we want to know even more about […]