Star Wars Day 2023

Star Wars Day 2023 Happy Star Wars Day again! It's been a while, so here's some more Star Wars for fans from a galaxy not-so-far away. Looking to catch up with movies and TV shows that have come out recently? In preparation for May 4th, here's a brief run-down, all of which can be found…
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The Ghibliotheques

Hot off the press and taking the otaku world by storm, fans of anime and Studio Ghibli have a pair of new definitive books to enjoy. Ghibliotheque Michael Leader, host of the podcast of the same name , is a huge fan of Studio Ghibli and all their films. Alongside Jake Cunningham and Steph Watts, the…
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YA Spotlight: Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

After the explosive success of the Harry Potter franchise, many wondered what the next book and film series would captivate the world next. Released eight years after Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, a new challenger appeared: Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief. Originally published in 2005, the story follows Percy (birth name Perseus) Jackson, an…
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Christmas in Slidell

It's the most wonderful time of the year~ Looking for some Holiday Cheer? Check out below for some fun local events quite near! This year Slidell kicked out Christmas with the Bayou Jam Christmas Spectacular on December 1st. In attendance was Vince Vance and the Valiants, best known for their hit "All I Want for…
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100 Years of King Tut

November marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamen. Possibly the most famous king of ancient Egypt, Tutankhamun (commonly known as King Tut to modern people). He was one of the last pharaohs of the 18th dynasty, possibly the son of Akhenaten. Tutankhamen was nine years old when he ascended to…
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National Chess Day

October 9th is National Chess Day! In 1976, President Gerald Ford declared October 9th to be National Chess Day, in observance of the internationally renowned board game. Though the earliest origin of Chess can be found in 7th century India, Chess as we know it evolved around the 15th century in Spain. By this point…
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