Whenever I find myself grasping for a way to illustrate the speed at which technology has been changing the way we consume all kinds of media, I usually don’t end up where I expect.
Happy Star Wars Day! It's May the Fourth, which means it's the best time — at least until "The Force Awakens" opens on Dec. 18 — to celebrate life in a galaxy far, far away where the light sabers glow, bikinis are metal and wrinkly green Jedi masters like this talk.
Told from the perspective of a super-secret super-spy, who goes by many names but adopts the code name Pilgrim for his latest mission, Terry Hayes' debut has many problems, the least of which is an overall feeling of boredom that sets in for roughly 80 percent of the novel.
BLACKSBURG — Pam Puckett Frazier was about to become a work of art, and she was nervous about it.
Saturday's tour, which includes more than a dozen lofts, also will feature a stop at the under-construction Imperial Tobacco Lofts, located in the former home of Estate Specialists, as well as a sneak peek inside the Virginian, apartments that are being converted into a hotel, at 712 Church St.