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Tricon a convention for the fans, by the fans

April 29, 2013 The Tri-State Comic Convention in Huntington is the kind of event I’d be going to even if I wasn’t trying to get people to check out the webcomic I’m writing and maybe buy some stuff. more »»

Asian beetles, weeds and deer...oh my

April 1, 2013 I’m a gardener. Sort of. What I mean is, when I want an exercise in frustration, I go out and look at my garden, trying to form some kind of battle plan. Yes—battle plan. This is war. The gardener vs. more »»

America’s whitewater wonderland in good ol’ W.Va.

April 1, 2013 Water released from the Summersville Dam every fall provides the most intense whitewater rafting east of the Mississippi; that’s why the Gauley is called the “Beast of the East. more »»

Free Comic Book Day: Tips for the best experience

April 1, 2013 Over the last 11 years, Free Comic Book Day has gone from a novelty marketing idea to an annually anticipated event. more »»

WV zombie ‘extra,’ & state indie film icon at Tricon

April 1, 2013 A famous zombie “extra” and WV State University independent filmmaker will attend the Tricon, April 6 at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington. more »»

Hello, cabin fever – goodbye, common sense

February 28, 2013 I don’t know what it is about cabin fever that rots our brains, but there have been times I’ve found myself having a lightsaber fight in the toy aisle at Wal-Mart at 4:30 in the morning, or taken a... more »»

Tips to travel smart, travel safely this Spring Break

February 28, 2013 1. Book a hotel in a central location to limit the need to drive. more »»

Travel spots: What’s hot for spring/summer 2013

February 28, 2013 There are two kinds of travelers out there: those who plan and those who wing it. But what they have in common is a love of travel and exploring new destinations. more »»

Love gone wrong songs from the heart of Appalachia

January 31, 2013 By Marc Minsker The penning of a classic love song can be the touchstone in an artist’s career, particularly in pop music. Think Neil Diamond or Paul Anka. more »»

Most overused pieces of dating advice

January 31, 2013 I hate unsolicited relationship advice. Next to cheesy pick-up lines, it is possibly the most irritating thing a single person has to deal with. more »»

WVU, Syracuse at Pinstripe Bowl

December 26, 2012 The Pinstripe Bowl. West Virginia University fans better get used to it. more »»

Marshall doesn’t have a repeat of 2011

December 26, 2012 HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — One year after backing itself out of a corner and earning a bowl invitation, Marshall University couldn’t duplicate the magic in 2012. more »»

Understanding this thing called football

December 26, 2012 I have no interest in football. I’ve watched games, I’ve gone to games, but they don’t hold my attention. All I see is a bunch of big guys running around and slamming into each other. more »»

The big corporate takeover of the NFL

December 26, 2012 Football means many things to many different people, and everyone has an opinion. more »»

The Armageddon playlist

November 29, 2012 Graffiti staff picks for the albums you must hear before the world explodes, implodes, evaporates, disappears or whatever...or hey, if aliens take over, share these gems. 1. Sgt. more »»

Mayan doomsday is highly overrated

November 29, 2012 Calm down. Take a deep breath. Tweet. NASA, the Pope and the Mayans themselves tell us that December 22, 2012’s sunrise will be as spectacular as any other da. more »»

Comic book must-have list in time for the holidays

November 29, 2012 Looking for a comic-related gift for a friend or loved one? Or are you a comic reader looking for something on which to spend your Christmas money? I’ve got a few suggestions for you: - “Batgirl”... more »»

How to make snow, Seven Springs style

October 31, 2012 At first thought, it might not seem like making snow would be very difficult. more »»

Kanawha Players presents ‘Evil Dead: The Musical’

September 26, 2012 CHARLESTON — Evil Dead is a campy rock-musical directed by Ginger Basham-Workman and based on the cult classic Evil Dead/Army of Darkness movie. more »»

Shockacon - It ain’t just a 70’s funk diva

September 26, 2012 South Charleston — Ever since Janet Leigh met an untimely end to her shower in “Psycho” and Robbie the Robot appeared in “Forbidden Planet,” people have long been fascinated with the themes of horro... more »»

 
 

 

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