Bill Forness as Johnny Cash, playing the FOLSOM PRISON EXPERIENCE at the Liuna Event Center in south St. Louis March 16 and 17, 2019. Image courtesy of Bill Forness.
Monday, March 18, 2019
Posted by Jeff Ritter
Johnny Cash was a legend in country music and pop culture. His deep baritone voice grabbed the listener’s attention like a fire and brimstone preacher. He sang romantic ballads, colorful yarns about life on the road, somber ditties of crime and punishment, and witty tunes about life’s oddities,... + continue reading
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical runs 3/12/19 to 3/17/19 at The Fabulous Fox Theatre.
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Posted by Jeff Ritter
Carole Klein was born in Brooklyn, New York, just a couple of months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. She grew up playing the piano with her parents, who could tell at an early age that she was gifted with perfect pitch. By the time she reached high school, Carole changed her name to King and... + continue reading
Mary Poppins Returns
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Posted by Critical Blast Staff
Finally, a giveaway that's practically perfect in every  way! Up for grabs this time, Critical Blast is proud to offer the Blu-ray combo pack of Walt Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS, starring EMILY BLUNT as the iconic magical nanny, and LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA as her streetwise friend, Jack.... + continue reading
Supergirl in political chains
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Posted by S.J. Mitchell
The current season of Supergirl has gotten so political, it has become difficult to watch. But the most recent sin was so bad that I can honestly say that other than character names, this isn't a show about Supergirl. Pitting Aliens against Earthlings in some political parallel with today's... + continue reading
Monday, March 11, 2019
Posted by Bill Casticart
(Article Image: "Roulette" (CC BY 2.0) by Sonny Side Up!) Roulette is one of the most famous and iconic casino games on the planet, and even people uninterested in staking money on things are familiar with the table game. Ever since the spinning wheel was invented by Blaise Pascal... + continue reading
Bill Forness as Johnny Cash, playing the FOLSOM PRISON EXPERIENCE at the Liuna Event Center in south St. Louis March 16 and 17, 2019. Image courtesy of Bill Forness.
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical runs 3/12/19 to 3/17/19 at The Fabulous Fox Theatre.
Mary Poppins Returns
Supergirl in political chains

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Bill Forness as Johnny Cash, playing the FOLSOM PRISON EXPERIENCE at the Liuna Event Center in south St. Louis March 16 and 17, 2019. Image courtesy of Bill Forness.
Monday, 18/03/19
Johnny Cash was a legend in country music and pop culture. His deep baritone voice grabbed the listener’s attention like a fire and brimstone preacher. He sang romantic ballads, colorful yarns about life on the road, somber ditties of crime and punishment, and witty tunes about life’s oddities, such as the strange names peculiar parents sometimes... + continue reading
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical runs 3/12/19 to 3/17/19 at The Fabulous Fox Theatre.
Thursday, 14/03/19
Carole Klein was born in Brooklyn, New York, just a couple of months after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. She grew up playing the piano with her parents, who could tell at an early age that she was gifted with perfect pitch. By the time she reached high school, Carole changed her name to King and began writing songs with a friend from the... + continue reading

Movies

Fantastic Beasts Crimes of Grindwald Blu-ray Harry Potter Wizarding World
Thursday, 07/03/19
EDDIE REDMAYNE returns as the gawky and awkward (gawkward?) Newt Scamander in this second installment of the Pre-Potter series, FANTASTIC BEASTS. The unlikely hero is saddled with a quest from no... + continue reading

Television

Supergirl in political chains
Tuesday, 12/03/19
The current season of Supergirl has gotten so political, it has become difficult to watch. But the most recent sin was so bad that I can honestly say that other than character names, this isn't a... + continue reading

Music

2CELLOS play beautiful songs. They are very romantic.
Friday, 22/02/19
My third time seeing 2CELLOS, aka Stjepan Hauser and Luka Šulić, at the Fabulous Fox Theatre was every bit as exciting as my first time. The Croatian sensations took the internet by storm back in... + continue reading

Books

Story of Rap Story of Rock
Monday, 04/03/19
The Story of Rock begins with blues music then goes on to discuss rock and roll. This book illustrates Elvis and the Beatles. It goes on to discuss Woodstock and later mentions the... + continue reading

Comics

Astonishing Gaters
Sunday, 10/03/19
If you are a comics fan who goes to your local shop, checks the shelves for new items, spends a few minutes in the back issue boxes, and goes home to enjoy your purchase, you live in the best of all... + continue reading

Interviews

Anime Matsuri
Friday, 08/03/19
If you're even slightly aware of anime and have a social media account, you've no doubt seen the hashtags #KickVic, #IStandWithVic, and #VicKicksBack. The hashtag battles refer to the allegations... + continue reading

Live Entertainment

Bill Forness as Johnny Cash, playing the FOLSOM PRISON EXPERIENCE at the Liuna Event Center in south St. Louis March 16 and 17, 2019. Image courtesy of Bill Forness.
Monday, 18/03/19
Johnny Cash was a legend in country music and pop culture. His deep baritone voice grabbed the listener’s attention like a fire and brimstone preacher. He sang romantic ballads, colorful yarns about... + continue reading

Home Video

Mary Poppins Returns
Tuesday, 12/03/19
Finally, a giveaway that's practically perfect in every  way! Up for grabs this time, Critical Blast is proud to offer the Blu-ray combo pack of Walt Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS, starring... + continue reading

Sports

Gene Okerlund
Wednesday, 02/01/19
When you watched wrestling back in its heyday, before the WCW got gobbled up by the WWF (which later became the WWE), you had a host of colorful, unbridled, over-the-top personalities all itching to... + continue reading

Geek Chic

Bombshell March 2019 DC Doll
Friday, 01/03/19
The breezes of March are upon us, and in some of the southernmost parts of the country trees are already blossoming. (For those of you still buried under record snows, be patient.) The month that's... + continue reading

Culture

Astonishing Gaters
Sunday, 10/03/19
If you are a comics fan who goes to your local shop, checks the shelves for new items, spends a few minutes in the back issue boxes, and goes home to enjoy your purchase, you live in the best of all... + continue reading

Trailers

Thursday, 19/07/18
During San Diego Comic Con, there was a panel to celebrate the 10th anniversary of STAR WARS: CLONE WARS.  The panel ended with one hell of a surprise: 4 years after being cancelled, CLONE WARS... + continue reading

Gaming

Monday, 11/03/19
(Article Image: "Roulette" (CC BY 2.0) by Sonny Side Up!) Roulette is one of the most famous and iconic casino games on the planet, and even people uninterested in staking money on... + continue reading

Toys

iTop Challenge
Saturday, 22/12/18
Goliath Games proves you don't have to have a completely original concept to introduce an interesting and playable toy. Sometimes, all you need to do is take something that's been around a while--and... + continue reading

Contests

Mary Poppins Returns
Tuesday, 12/03/19
Finally, a giveaway that's practically perfect in every  way! Up for grabs this time, Critical Blast is proud to offer the Blu-ray combo pack of Walt Disney's MARY POPPINS RETURNS, starring... + continue reading