Rory Gilmore Reads

by Julie T. Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, the four-part revival on Netflix, felt like catching up with old friends. At the time of the original series run (2000-2007), I aged alongside Rory Gilmore. The struggles she faces in the revival are similar to those of so many other early 30-somethings. Snappy pop […]

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In the Bleak Midwinter

by Lindsey I desperately wanted to include an animated gif of Tommy Shelby from the gritty and beautifully paced BBC television series Peaky Blinders, since the title of this post comes from a poem by English poet Christina Rossetti that is frequently referenced in the series. Alas, it would spoil the show for those who have not seen it. While the poem […]

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Prepping for Stranger Things

by Grant Stranger Things debuted on Netflix earlier this year to near universal acclaim mostly because it was completely amazing. An homage to the some of the best 80s films, music and typeface. While we all wait for for it to be released on DVD, here is a slew of films that inspired or are similar to […]

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Television Championship Belt

by Grant The championship belt; in boxing a belt was first given as a prize as early as 1810.  Belts are also given in Pro Wrestling and MMA fighting.  The reigning champ is often referred to as the “belt holder.”  In another blatant attempt to start arguments with my coworkers and blog readers, I have […]

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Awards Round-up: September 2016

by Lindsey & Ruth Welcome to the September Awards Round-up! A combination of literary and media awards were handed out this month. Here is a brief overview of these awards and their winners. The Emmys The Emmy Awards recognize excellence in various areas of television and emerging media. They are selected by the sisters organizations Television Academy, […]

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Fictional Tourism

By Stacey In September I will be traveling to Boston for a family wedding. My husband and I decided to build a vacation around the event. My daughter opted in for a few days, so I asked her where in New England she would like to go. Her answer, Stars Hollow. That got me thinking […]

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Awards Round-up: August 2016

by Brian Welcome to The Biblio Files’ August Awards Round-up!  We are covering two award categories this month. Both bring a certain measure of spectacle and controversy. The Hugo Awards, presented annually since 1955, are science fiction’s most prestigious award.  Since 2013 the nomination process has been in a bit of turmoil.  Author George R.R. Martin discusses the impact […]

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Awards Round-up: June 2016

by Liz Welcome to The Biblio Files’ June Awards Round-up. This month’s awards are quite the eclectic mix! A little something for everyone, as the saying goes!  First up this month, we have the BAILEYS Women’s Prize for Fiction. One of the UK’s most prestigious literary awards, the WPFF is awarded annually and celebrates the best full-length fiction […]

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“Supernatural” Diversions

by KP Saving People. Hunting Things. The Family Business.  Now that season 11 of CW’s Supernatural has wrapped up, it’s time to settle in for the long wait until season 12’s premiere. I don’t know about you, fellow hunters, but I’ve got my rock salt ready and I’m brushing up on some obscure lore. For […]

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Awards Round-up: May 2016

by Marina Welcome to a new feature here on The Biblio Files! The Awards Round-up! In this, and each of the following posts we’ll gather together the book, movie, television and music winners for that month. We’ll also take this chance to highlight a few lesser known items. Be ready to know more about awards than you ever thought […]

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