Author Archives: Joseph F. Berenato

About Joseph F. Berenato

Joseph F. Berenato obtained a B.A. in English and spent four years as the entertainment editor of The Hammonton Gazette before returning to his roots at his family's blueberry farm in Hammonton, NJ. In 2014, Joe conceived, edited, and contributed to New Life and New Civilizations: Exploring Star Trek Comics. He also co-edited three books examining Star Wars and two books examining Planet of the Apes for Sequart with Rich Handley. Joe wrote the introduction for IDW Publishing's Star Trek: Gold Key Archives Volume 3 as well as retrospective essays for that company’s Star Trek #50 and their Star Trek Gold Key 100-Page Spectacular. He also contributed to ATB Publishing's Star Trek anthology Outside In Boldly Goes. He holds a Master of Arts in Writing from Rowan University, and is an adjunct professor with Atlantic Cape Community College in Mays Landing, NJ, where he teaches freshman composition and serves as advisor for the school’s student-run newspaper, the Atlantic Cape Review. You can find Joe at or at, and on Twitter at @JFBerenato.

New Berlin Diner – Berlin, NJ

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Originally posted on Diner Nation:
Hi Everyone! Joe and I were hoping to venture into a new county but a weekend full of grandkids, teenagers and errands kept us close to home. We did however get to venture a bit…

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Silver Coin Diner – Hammonton, NJ

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Originally posted on Diner Nation:
This week, Joe and I stayed close to home and visited the Silver Coin Diner on Route 30 in Hammonton, NJ. The menu is about 7 pages including a full list of chef specialties. Honestly,…

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New Blog Post! New Book!

Good heavens… has it really been fourteen months since my last update? Unacceptable. Simply unacceptable, Joe. At any rate, today — yes, today! — marks the release of the latest collaboration between me and the inimitable Rich Handley: Bright Eyes, Ape … Continue reading

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My Schedule for Philcon!

From Friday, November 20 through Sunday, November 22, the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, NJ will play host to the 78th annual convention of the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society… Philcon 2015! The goodly organizers of Philcon have once again, … Continue reading

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A Long Time Ago: Exploring the Star Wars Cinematic Universe: It’s really a real book! Today!

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The Sacred Scrolls – Your Key to the Planet of the Apes Comics

Originally posted on Biff Bam Pop!:
I am a child of the 1970s, and like owning a vinyl copy of Frampton Comes Alive!, an Evel Knievel stunt set, and a Farrah Fawcett poster – being a fan of Planet of…

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Available NOW! The Sacred Scrolls: Comics on the Planet of the Apes

Originally posted on The Fog of Ward.:
Awwwwwwwwwwwww, yeah. After many months of (im)patiently waiting, Sequart‘s latest tome of pop culture essays has dropped on an unsuspecting fan populace. This time, we journey to the future and a world gone…

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