Tags » Rocket Boys

Memoir Workshop at Hubbard Public Library

The Hubbard Public Library is taking part in the One Book/One Community project, encouraging library patrons to read bestseller Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam, Jr., the book that inspired the movie… 39 more words


Hacklet 68 - Rocket Projects

There’s just something amazing about counting down and watching a rocket lift off the pad, soaring high into the sky. The excitement is multiplied when the rocket is one you built yourself.  519 more words


Snort! 'Snarky' Homer Hickam may have figured out how to track down Lois Lerner's emails

Well, this is unsettling:

Hackers breach some White House computers, Russia suspected http://t.co/wgHYB5h3Pa

— Peter W. Singer (@peterwsinger) October 29, 2014

More from WaPo:

176 more words
US Politics

October Sky

Now that it’s October, I feel like it’s appropriate to talk about one of my favorite movies ever: October Sky. It’s not full of action-packed car races, sympathetic villains, sexy British actors, or whatever draws people to the movies these days. 422 more words

Movies We've Seen

Rocket Boys Festival 2014

The Rocket Boys Festival is this weekend Friday October 3rd through Sunday October 5th in Beckley.  Most of the events will be at the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine… 387 more words


Homer Hickam endorses "Blood in West Virginia"

I proudly announce Homer Hickam, Jr.’s endorsement of my book, Blood in West Virginia: Brumfield v. McCoy. I regard Mr. Hickam, a West Virginia native, as one of Appalachia’s most accomplished living writers.  172 more words


Book Review: The Coalwood Trilogy

When asked to name my favorite movie of all time, I don’t even have to think about it. “October Sky,” I answer without hesitation. 794 more words