Chris M. Arnone

Chris was weaned on comic books and Hardy Boys novels, finding his first literary love in Lord of the Flies, and lasting love through Ray Bradbury. He reads and writes nerdy fiction in equal parts with literary fiction and poetry these days, but his imagination still leans toward the magical. He also performs on many stages in Kansas City, where he lives with his wife Christy and their cats. ​

An In-Depth Guide to Book Sizes

Are your aesthetic sensibilities are offended by dramatically different book sizes? Here's a guide to the method in that madness.

Exactly Who is Moon Knight?

Disney+ is about to launch another exciting Marvel Cinematic Universe show: Moon Knight. This begs the question: Who exactly is Moon Knight?

10 Stories of Heroes Breaking Bad

In comics, the status quo has to be shaken up regularly. Almost as often as we find villains turning good, we see heroes breaking bad.

12 Exciting Marvel Events For 2022

Get ready for these exciting Marvel Events happening throughout the year.

Lesser-Known Harlem Renaissance Writers

Here are eight plays, poetry collections, and novels by or featuring these lesser-known writers of the Harlem Renaissance.

How Does the Harlem Renaissance Resonate 100 Years Later?

We're a century separated from the Harlem Renaissance period. How, after all this time, do the writings of this period still resonate today?

Why I Gave Up Reading The Wheel of Time

It's a fantasy series beloved by many readers, but that doesn't mean it works for every reader.

BookTube vs. BookTok: Which Account Should You Start?

So, you've decided you want in on this hustle. BookTube vs BookTok. Which is better? Easier? Who is watching? Which should you pursue?

How to Read Punctuation in Poetry

You dive into a poem, but then see a comma in a place that doesn't follow any grammar rules you know. How do you read punctuation in poetry?

Quiz: How Many Classics Have You Read?

Ah, the classics. Some are so dense, they need a study guide to understand. How many classics have you read?