Derek Warren

CULT CORNER: ’80s Italian horror classic ‘Demons’ is a gory good time at the movies

CULT CORNER: ’80s Italian horror classic ‘Demons’ is a gory good time at the movies

The surname Bava is synonymous with horror, but more in reference to Italian director Mario Bava. However, his son Lamberto Bava has proven that he also possesses a keen eye for horror. Lamberto has a few great horror films under his belt, such as “Macabre” and “A Blade in the Dark.” His talent truly shines, […]

 Derek Warren

DRINK IT DOWN: Roadsmary’s Baby Pumpkin Ale by Two Roads Brewing Company

DRINK IT DOWN: Roadsmary’s Baby Pumpkin Ale by Two Roads Brewing Company

Beer: Roadsmary’s Baby Brewer: Two Roads Brewing Company Style: Pumpkin Ale ABV: 6.80% Description: Roadsmary’s Baby pours a deep copper brown with a thick tan, off-white head that leaves a thin lacing on the glass. The aroma is filled with pumpkin spice notes, with cinnamon and nutmeg leading the charge, followed by hints of caramel […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Orange Is the New Ale by Susquehanna Brewing Company

Beer: Orange Is the New Ale Brewery: Susquehanna Brewing Company Style: Fruit Ale Age: 2017 ABV: 4.75% While it seems popular locally and the NEPA Scene Podcast crew enjoyed it on their show this week, Massive Beer Reviews has a different take on Orange Is the New Ale by Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston. With […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: New blood (and console) makes ‘Castlevania: Bloodlines’ worth hunting down

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: New blood (and console) makes ‘Castlevania: Bloodlines’ worth hunting down

As a devoted Nintendo consumer through most of my youth (with the exception of the Nintendo 64 (which caused me to jump ship to the Sony PlayStation for several years), I was always puzzled to see franchises that were firmly established on Nintendo consoles take a dip in the Sega waters. They normally seemed so […]

 Jason Riedmiller

CONCERT REVIEW: Jim Thorpe gets with the ‘Program’ as Living Colour rocks Penn’s Peak

CONCERT REVIEW: Jim Thorpe gets with the ‘Program’ as Living Colour rocks Penn’s Peak

“Is this an Amish meeting hall? Was it raised in a day?” vocalist Corey Glover asked of the cavernous wood-lined concert hall after Living Colour’s blistering cover of Robert Johnson’s “Preachin’ Blues” opened their show at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Friday, Oct. 13. Glover’s stage banter seemed uncomfortable all night, as he knew […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Super Castlevania IV’ whipped the franchise into shape for 16-bit era

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Super Castlevania IV’ whipped the franchise into shape for 16-bit era

In the gaming industry, as in any other form of entertainment, there are no guarantees for success. This is especially true whenever an established franchise makes the leap from one console to the next. In the case of the Super Nintendo, adding the word “Super” to the title of a franchise that earned its cred […]

 Derek Warren

CULT CORNER: ‘Popcorn’ should be consumed by more than just ’90s horror fans

CULT CORNER: ‘Popcorn’ should be consumed by more than just ’90s horror fans

Let’s face it – the 1990s were not the strongest decade in horror history. Sure, there were a few gems like “Scream,” “Candyman,” “Cemetery Man,” “The People Under the Stairs,” and “Dead Alive,” but many of the horror movies released in that decade seemed to be a rehashing of already told tales. Many of these […]

 Joe Rovinsky

HAUNTED REVIEWS: Halls of Horror in Palmerton challenges bloody guests to face their fears

HAUNTED REVIEWS: Halls of Horror in Palmerton challenges bloody guests to face their fears

Located in the tranquil, peaceful town of Palmerton, Pennsylvania sits an unassuming nightmare that will leave you in a state of pure shock, questioning how such a haunted house could scorch your psyche. This nightmare will leave you second-guessing your sanity, will expose your innermost fears, and will change your entire perspective on what a […]

 Derek Warren

DRINK IT DOWN: Rumpkin Imperial Pumpkin Ale by Avery Brewing Company

DRINK IT DOWN: Rumpkin Imperial Pumpkin Ale by Avery Brewing Company

Beer: Rumpkin Brewer: Avery Brewing Company Style: Imperial Pumpkin Ale ABV: 16.90% Description: Rumpkin pours a deep amber brown reminiscent of a fall evening, with a rocky off-white head that leaves little in the way of lacing on the glass. The aroma is filled with rum notes and pumpkin spices with sweet caramel malts. The […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Simon’s Quest’ is an NES ‘Castlevania’ misstep, but not a horrible curse

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Simon’s Quest’ is an NES ‘Castlevania’ misstep, but not a horrible curse

Welcome to October here on Turn to Channel 3, where I’m all about the cheese factor, so let’s amp it up with a truly “Spooktacular” month of “Castlevania” games! Did you do read that last part and then go “Ooooooh, spooky!” because if you didn’t, that’s something you need to work on as we make […]