All publicity, in fact, is not always good publicity
BY NUHA ISLAM After a year’s hiatus from social media, rapper Kanye West returned to the platform to promote his two upcoming albums. Amid a flood of philosophical shower thoughts and emoji stylistic preferences, came political declarations that sparked much controversy. “You don’t have to agree with trump but... Read more
Nothing Bundt Cakes is nothing but delicious
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE One of the many jokes cracked in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” that has resonated with its viewers is its reference to bundt cakes, something that instantly comes to mind when entering  Nothing Bundt Cakes bakery in the Pembroke Crossings shopping center. But surprisingly enough, the... Read more
This is a masterpiece: Childish Gambino’s commentary shines in “This is America” music video
BY ABBIE TUSCHMAN Symbolism, startling scenes and stunning visuals are just a few things to look out for in Childish Gambino’s latest music video “This is America,” released May 5. Donald Glover, also known by his musical stage name Childish Gambino, released the music video for his single “This... Read more
“Creep” is an underrated horror anthology everyone should see
BY ELENA VALDEZ Horror movies in the twenty-first century are made for profit, not for fear. Whatever is popular will show up on the screen, and this has led to the disregard of horror’s true art – the ability to provide a terror that transcends the screen,  to create... Read more
“Infinity War” is ten years worth of awesome
BY NOAH CASTAGNA Readers be warned: this review contains no explicit spoilers of “Avengers: Infinity War” but does allude to some major events of the film. It all started with Jon Favreau’s “Iron Man.” And now, a little under ten years later, the near-decade long build up has finally... Read more
Give it a listen: Best podcasts
BY DARIAN SABLON Although a relatively recent audio phenomenon, podcasts have exploded in popularity. On iTunes alone, the number of available podcasts has jumped from 10,000 in 2008 to over 250,000 by 2013. Every day, more and more people are turning to podcasts as alternatives to what can sometimes... Read more
The Quiver: The world is ending
BY ELENA VALDEZ The world has one day left before aliens come and enslave us all. Well, maybe. On March 13, 2018, Twitter user Ty @strayedaway posted a screen recording of a cryptic voicemail he received earlier that day and asked the internet for guidance. Part of the voicemail... Read more
Truth or dare: Don’t get played into viewing
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Truth or dare is a simple game- do the truth or do the dare, that’s all there is to it. Trying to transform this game into a movie, in the horror genre at that,  has led to a film with an unimpressive plot and few jump... Read more
“A Quiet Place”: The terrifying silence
BY JULIA WENGIER A tale of horror that hits close to home for many of its viewers, “A Quiet Place” effectively grasps the emotions of those watching and keeps the stakes high at all times. It mixes sheer horror with issues that kids and parents face daily to result... Read more
“Legion” gets weirder with its Season 2 premiere
BY NOAH CASTAGNA In similar fashion to its stellar first season, one promise can be made with the second season of FX’s “Legion”: the viewer will not understand most of what’s happening. But in the case of creator Noah Hawley’s psychological dive into the superhero genre, that’s not necessarily... Read more