A New Twist On An Old Story of Sherlock Holmes-Elementary


What would Sir Arthur Conan Doyle think of the new Sherlock (Jonny Lee Miller) and Dr. Joan Watson (Lucy Liu)? I believe he would want to watch the story unfold as Sir Doyle was way ahead of his time. He was a free-thinker, this came out in some of his novels especially his Sherlock Holmes…

One Hundred and One Nights- Book Review


Author Benjamin Buchholz weaves a touching story, with twists and turns, in One Hundred And One Nights. You can feel the anguish coming through Abu Saheeh, the book’s main character. His return to his homeland Iraq gives Abu cause to review his life past and future. Abu’s story tells heart-wrenching stories of the different people in his new place…

Culture Shocked Story Contest


Don’t procrastinate…be one of the first to tell your stories. Each story will be judge by brouhaha-access. Then be sure to vote for your favorite of the five finalist, one who will be the winner wi $25 prize. The way to make your voice heard is to speak out! Click on this link to get more…

The Journey Home: Culture Shock


Well folks, I have had an amazing six years in Germany.  I will miss my little town I have grown to love. Unfortunately, my family and I are packing up and heading back to the US of A. I will certainly miss all the friends I have made here. I have to say that I…

Cook & Impress: Easy Recipe For Chinese Dumplings


Homemade Chinese Dumplings. A nice addition to any meal. Even if you are not a master chef, you can be a pretty good chef. Use the internet to find easy recipes from around the world. You’ll be surprised at how easy some of your favorite restaurant dishes are to make at home. Take control of your kitchen…

Bones Season 8 Premiers Sept 17th; S7 Preorder & Release Date Details


  Bones Season 8 Premiers Sept 17th; S7 Preorder & Release Date Details. Did you watch the Bones Season 8 premier? What did you think about it? Check out my blog on Newsforshoppers.com and learn about the pre-order and release date of Season 7 on Blue-Ray and DVD. I love watching Bones and the chemistry…

Commemorate The Lives Of Those Lost In The Tragedy For All Nations


    It is  9/11 and my thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families who have been left without the ones they cherishes the most. Regardless who caused the tragedy the outcome remains the same. The tragedy was not prejudice in who it took only that it did. Remember their lives and celebrate…

Hamburger Fiesta


I love monterey jack cheese and freshly made pico de gallo. Even better a hamburger topped with my two fave ingredients. Cooking for a large family is a challenge especially in this economy. Day after day making the same meals can become boring, and the food becomes tasteless. So here I was, faced with making dinner,and not feeling…

Grim Tales: The Wishes Collectors Edition


Originally posted on Jud's PC Game Reviews & Problem Solving:
by ELEPHANT GAMES; BIGFISH GAMES Jud’s Game Rating: Graphics ****  Player participation (PP) *****  Satisfaction Factor (SF) ***** Frustration Factor (FF) *   Fair Play (FP) ****  Tedium Factor (TF) Nil EXCELLENT! As with the previous GRIM TALES games, THE WISHES continues with well imagined…

Redemption Cemetery: Grave Testimony CE


If you like spooky then, this is a game for you. Redemption Cemetery: Grave Testimony is not as difficult as other hidden object games, but the storyline and the interaction makes up for that. The graphics are colorful, and the game uses live actors to interact with as you play through the game. The narrator’s…

Hotel Hell: The Ferrari of Hotels


Gordon Ramsey: Hotel Hell Gordon Ramsay does it again! What can I say, but that I love watching Gordon Ramsay. Sure he’s tough, sometimes tough love is needed, but he is one of the few TV personalities who can make curse words a necessary part a show. First Gordon titillates us by tackling Kitchen Nightmares…