Day 358: Jaws

On June 20, 1975, Jaws was released. The film was directed by Steven Spielberg, based on the Peter Benchley novel. The film is set in Amity Island where a giant man-eating Great White shark starts to attack beach goers, causing the Police Chief to join forces with a marine-biologist (and a professional shark hunter) in order to…

Day 329: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

May 22 is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s birthday. Arthur was a Scottish writer who is most known for his novels about detective Sherlock Holmes, which are still highly regarded in terms of crime fiction. With Sir Arthur’s birthday, I of course have chosen to dress as his leading character, Sherlock Holmes.   Photo credit: Totally  …

Day 271: Tolkien Reading Day

March 25 is Tolkien Reading Day. Tolkien Reading Day is an annual event originally suggested by Sean Kirst (a columnist) and launched by The Tolkien Society in 2003. It aims to encourage the reading of J. R. R. Tolkien books. March 25 was chosen to mirror the fall of Sauron in The Lord of the Rings. With…