Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Maniac Mansion’ is the cult classic you should have grown up with

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Maniac Mansion’ is the cult classic you should have grown up with

Christmas time is obviously here in Northeastern Pennsylvania, and as I am wont to do, I often think back to the holiday seasons of the past, those great mornings when you’d wake up and hopefully find those video games and consoles you were pining for all year underneath the tree. Well, this month, during “A […]

 Brad Patton

CONCERT REVIEW: Brian Setzer rocked Christmas tunes like Santa on a hot tin roof in Wilkes-Barre

CONCERT REVIEW: Brian Setzer rocked Christmas tunes like Santa on a hot tin roof in Wilkes-Barre

The holiday season in Northeastern Pennsylvania got off to a swinging start on Wednesday, Nov. 25 when the Brian Setzer Orchestra brought its 12th annual “Christmas Rocks!” tour to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts in Wilkes-Barre. The Thanksgiving Eve concert featured a fine mixture of holiday tunes from the big band’s three […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Altus Gravitas by Finch’s Beer Company

Beer: Altus Gravitas Brewery: Finch’s Beer Company Style: American Barleywine Age: 2012 ABV: 9.00% Welcome to another week of dropping multiple reviews a day on the Massive Beer Reviews YouTube channel! With Thanksgiving falling mid-week, instead of going with the typical “one brewery a day” theme, we decided to embrace the “what we’re thankful for” […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Turtles in Time’ is as radical now as it was in TMNT’s heyday

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Turtles in Time’ is as radical now as it was in TMNT’s heyday

It was quite the daunting task to come up with a game for this, the Thanksgiving edition of Turn to Channel 3, when contemplating just what game I am the most thankful for when choosing the four games to review this month, but the more I discussed it among friends and family, the more I […]

 Brad Patton

CONCERT REVIEW: Joe Nardone’s ‘Best of Doo Wop’ impresses even with last-minute lineup changes

CONCERT REVIEW: Joe Nardone’s ‘Best of Doo Wop’ impresses even with last-minute lineup changes

The golden oldies filled the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts once again on Saturday, Nov. 21, but the show almost did not go on. “It’s been a rough 48 hours,” concert promoter Joe Nardone said as he welcomed the audience to “The Best of Doo Wop.” First, he said, the Platters called two […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: The Plague by Draai Laag Brewing Company and an interview with the brewer

Beer: The Plague Brewery: Draai Laag Brewing Company Style: Wild Stout Age: 2015 ABV: 9.00% We’ve got some double duty goodness for today’s Massive Beer Review! First up is a review of a beer we traveled down near Pittsburgh to snag, a wild stout brewed with all kinds of funk, berries, and goodness – Draai […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Mega Man X’ was the 16-bit upgrade the franchise needed

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Mega Man X’ was the 16-bit upgrade the franchise needed

Here at Turn to Channel 3, the opinions presented here are just that – opinions – and should never be taken too seriously or as “the law” as far as retro video games go. More often than not, as with anything we are passionate about, we find ourselves involved in debates within the varying opinions […]

 Mathew Dapkins

MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Higher Math 20th Anniversary by Dogfish Head

Beer: Higher Math 20th Anniversary Brewery: Dogfish Head Style: American Strong Ale Age: 2015 ABV: 17.00% If you don’t know, then you don’t know… How’s that some “Higher Math” for all ya’ll? This is a golden ale (though it’s much better classified as a strong ale) brewed with chocolate and sour cherry juice, and it […]

 Nick DeMarco

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Final Fight 2’ is blow by blow a better Super Nintendo game

TURN TO CHANNEL 3: ‘Final Fight 2’ is blow by blow a better Super Nintendo game

Sometimes, whether you’re a collector or just a small business owner, you have to travel outside of your comfort zone or deal with other business owners like yourself in order to find games you have been searching for an extended period of time. In the case of today’s topic here on Turn to Channel 3, […]

 Chris Hughes

CONCERT REVIEW: Postmodern Jukebox thrills nearly sold-out crowd with old school flair at Lackawanna College in Scranton

CONCERT REVIEW: Postmodern Jukebox thrills nearly sold-out crowd with old school flair at Lackawanna College in Scranton

What happens when you combine about a dozen superbly talented musicians, some of the biggest pop hits from the last three decades rearranged as jazz and doo-wop standards, and one of the dopest hype men to pick up a tambourine in years? If you ask the nearly 900 people that saw them perform at Lackawanna […]

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