Book Review: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid by Jan Harold Brunvand

Urban legends are wonderful things, not just because of the gross, macabre stories themselves but for the fact that they're constantly changing. You hear one when you're a teen and then years later there's a variation of the same story doing the rounds on Facebook. Brunvand collects retellings of various urban legends, and it's an … Continue reading Book Review: Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid by Jan Harold Brunvand

Book Review: The Best in The World…At What I Have No Idea by Chris Jericho

This is the third memoir of wrestler and rock singer Chris Jericho. I'm a big fan of Jericho and he'd definitely make my top 10 favourite wrestlers list (which I might post soon), and enjoyed his first two books which detailed his early years and time at WWE, where he became the first Undisputed champ. … Continue reading Book Review: The Best in The World…At What I Have No Idea by Chris Jericho

Book Review: This Van Could Be Your Life by Mishka Shubaly

I've read a few of Shubaly's short memoirs before and I'm a big fan of his writing, which is insightful, darkly comic and incredibly honest. In previous books he's recounted his time on the road as a musician, a failed attempt on reality TV, getting shipwrecked and becoming an ultra runner which helped to get … Continue reading Book Review: This Van Could Be Your Life by Mishka Shubaly

Book Review: Monty: His Part in my Victory by Spike Milligan

Having rather enjoyed the first two volumes of Milligan's war memoirs, I decided to return to the series. The book picks up shortly after the ending of part two, with Milligan and his comrades celebrating the fall of Tunis, and covers the four month period following this until Milligan's unit is sent to Italy. The … Continue reading Book Review: Monty: His Part in my Victory by Spike Milligan