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Jackaby

Posted by Ultra Violet on 10/23/14

A witty, fun, surprising detective story. What at first seems to be a bit of a Sherlock knock-off, quickly takes an original turn. R.F. Jackaby is a detective in 19th Century New England, but he isn't a classic detective. In fact, he misses many obvious clues that his sharp assistant, Abigail Rook, picks up on. Jackaby can see magical...
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Dad is Fat

Posted by jmurrow on 10/20/14

Branching out from his usual jokes about manatees and hot pockets, stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan’s Dad is Fat is a smart, heartwarming, and side-splittingly funny book that details all the joys and horrors of life with five young children.  Written with his usual wit, Gaffigan covers everything from cousins ("celebrities...
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Chef

Posted by Uncle Will on 10/14/14

Looking for a movie whose mission might make you feel good to be alive? Try actor/director Jon Favreau's latest creation Chef.  It is loosely based on the book ...

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