About Erich Appelhans

Erich is the author of the thriller, Is Love Everlasting? He has a BA in Communications from Colorado State University. He lives in Arvada, Colorado with his cat, who always tries to help him with his writing. He enjoys watching movies, writing poetry, or reading a great book. Follow Erich on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/erichswritingspot.
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7 Reasons to Watch ‘Stranger Things’ Second Season

I say, “By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes!” A young boy vanishes on his way home from a friend’s house. It is 1983, Hawkins, Indiana where Will Byers and his friends have just finished a campaign in a fantasy role-playing game. He rides his bike home like he usually does. […]

The Next Gen is 30! Celebrating the Star Trek Legacy

Where were you in autumn of 1987? That question could be asked of any date in time. If one was a television junkie and especially a science fiction aficionado, then one cannot forget such an important time in history. Thirty years ago Star Trek was reborn and revitalized in the form of a new series. […]

Movie 43: Time Heals This Bad Film

A Review of an Uncelebrated, Odd, But Worthy Anthology Urb Rating: 7 out of 10 stars   Movie 43 is a film comprised of many interconnected short sketches. Each of these segments was helmed by different directors. Peter Farrelly directed three of these. They are some of the better segments. Some of the acting talents […]

Wonder Woman – Seen the Film? Now Read the Rest of Her Story

The Amazon Princess of Themyscera About seventy-five years ago, a character was created that would change the comics book world forever. At the time, superheroes were just beginning to dominate the comics book scene. Spurred by the success of figures like Superman and Batman, the fledgling company the would eventually be known as DC Comics […]

Star Wars 40 Year Anniversary – The $10M Wonder

On May 1977, a small movie was released. All the major studios passed on producing it because they either did not understand the concept or did not want to take the risk of undertaking a massive production only to have it bomb at the box office. They even rejected distributing the film by this up-and-coming […]

Bending the Roles: 12 Best Gender Switching Films

People dressing up as the other gender? Isn’t that strange? Maybe, it depends on one’s point of view. There are many different and often overlooked categories of movies. One of them is the gender-bender. It has nothing to do with Aang or Korra. Although, that might be an interesting and funny concept for a parody. […]

The Evolution of Star Trek

50 Years And Beyond The original Star Trek series is fifty years old! The series portrayed images of space exploration, starships, phasers, and Vulcans. Created by Gene Roddenberry in the 60’s, this series set a precedent for being the first show to have two pilot episodes filmed. The network executives loved the concept of the show, […]

The Evolution of Batman

For a man beyond his 75th birthday, Batman doesn’t appear to have aged one bit. But from the standpoint of his character, suit, vehicles and gadgets… he has come a very long way from the comic book caped-crusader that Bob Kane and Bill Finger introduced to the world back in 1939. The film Batman v Superman: […]

12 Greatest Adversaries of Batman

Batman has been around for a long time. He is one of the oldest comic book characters in existence fighting crime in all of its forms. From petty thieves, to mob bosses and their organizations, to psychotic clowns, Batman has just about seen it all. Starting with the more recent additions and going back the […]

Femme Fatales of Batman

  Bruce Wayne, aka Batman, has a reputation as a playboy. In fact, he designed it that way so that he would not have to deal with a relationship and the pitfalls that would accompany it. The major one being an adversary finding out about a particular relationship and using that information against him. He […]