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The changing "nerd culture" and TITANS Part II: DC and Marvel
Where was I? Oh yeah. The early 2000's and the changing face of the “super-hero”. THE DARK KNIGHT and IRON MAN were colossal hits that...


Looking Back- Thinking Forward: Blackwell Hospital
OUR BLACKWELL HOSPITAL – Part I If there ever was a time in our city’s history to be galvanized in unity, it is now. Our combined vision will...


The changing of nerd culture and gritty "TITANS"
It's been a month or so since I talked about the DC Universe streaming series TITANS, the gritty live action adaptation of the iconic Teen Titans...


Jordan Green: What makes a man?
There's an old expression that goes, “This will separate the men from the boys.” Patrick Deffner has crossed over that threshold into...


Letter to the Editor: Thanksgiving Meal
Dear Editor, My, what a beautiful way to celebrate a Thanksgiving Holiday – and what an inspiring New Tradition that the Richard Mitchel Family...


Review: RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET (Wreck-It Ralph 2)
“When you break the Internet you don't literally have to *break* the Internet!” Disney's RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET, or Wreck it Ralph 2, opened...


Jordan Green: What Blackwell should look for in a new City Manager
Our town is in desperate need of a leader that will bring our community into the future. The news broke last week that embattled Blackwell City...


Review: WIDOWS
“The best thing we have going for us is being who we are...because no-one thinks we have the balls to pull this off.”
 Steve McQueen's WIDOWS...


Dale McGaha: Looking Back- Thinking Forward
There just aren’t enough good words to emphasize the value and importance of our local health care facilities in Blackwell. I have recently been a...


Review: OVERLORD
“A thousand year Reich needs thousand year soldiers.” Julius Avery’s World War II horror/thriller OVERLORD dropped this past weekend and carries...


Review: VENOM
“Alright, f___ it, let’s go save the world.” VENOM released at the beginning of October, but I just now finally got the chance to see it...


Jordan Green talks "Opinion vs News"
As a frequent reader of newspapers – and as a writer for one – I am well aware of the fact that the Journal-Tribune does not do something many...


Entertainment: Films for Veterans Day
“Grandpa, were you a hero in the hero? And Grandpa said no…but I served in a company of heroes.”

 Veteran’s Day is this Sunday, November 11,...


Our View (October 31)
Our message is simple: Get out and vote on November 6. Here at the J-T, one of our primary focuses as a newspaper is to provide you with...


Entertainment: Top 5 movies for Halloween
Every time a holiday comes up or if I’m feeling especially lazy and have nothing to talk about, I’ll go deep dive into a list of things to rattle...