The air smelled of urine and Chinese takeout. I patiently waited outside of the Broadway Theatre with my father. The girl in front of us was complaining to her mother about how cold she was, her puny, insignificant brain not realizing the unbelievable situation she was about to stumble into.
Scottish alt-rock band Biffy Clyro are no stranger to the top of the charts in the United Kingdom, and their seventh album Ellipsis, released in July 2016, was their second number-one debut.
It’s become a well-accepted part of our culture that nobody reads the terms and conditions contract to which we all consent when using Apple products. After all, why would you? It’s long and boring, and it’s so much easier to click agree and be done with it. Yet I can now say that I’ve not only read it but was also compelled and entertained by it. That’s thanks to Terms and Conditions, a graphic novel adaptation by cartoonist R. Sikoryak.
Do you like the Wu-Tang Clan? Of course you do; It is impossible not to. Assuming that whoever might read this is indeed an avid fan of the RZA, the GZA, Ol’ Dirty Bastard, Inspectah Deck, U-God, Ghostface Killah, Method Man, Raekwon the Chef, the Masta Killa and all their assorted affiliates, I bring good tidings.
It isn’t often that adaptations of “chick-lit” are viewed as meriting the kind of immense resources, star-power and attention that has been given to HBO’s latest mini-series, Big Little Lies (adapted from the Liane Moriarty novel of the same name).
A prequel to the traditional Batman saga, Gotham is one the most unique and compelling superhero shows on television. Currently in its third season on Fox, the show opens with the murder of Thomas and Martha Wayne, witnessed by their 12-year-old son Bruce (David Mazouz), who will grow to become Batman, and 14-year-old street kid Selina Kyle (Camren Bicondova), who will grow to become Catwoman.
Dirty Projectors are an indie rock band headed by singer-songwriter David Longstreth. In the group’s latest, self-titled project, Longstreth explores his recent heartbreak with former bandmate Amber Coffman. Longstreth takes the listener on a textured, winding, emotional journey across the reaction to heartbreak and the acceptance of love lost.
The opening scene of Get Out is maybe its most poignant. LaKeith Stanfield (known for his breakout roles in Atlanta and Short Term 12) walks down the street and faces a typical horror movie scenario. For years the thought of “black horror movie” is synonymous with the Wayans brothers Scary Movie series and Stanfield emulates that series’ “black guy in a horror situation” commentary that made that series so famous.
There is no doubt that the Women’s March was an incredible moment that has already been immortalized as the largest single-day protest in United States history. It was incredibly empowering to see such a diverse range of people come together to make their voices heard.
With everything that is coming to Netflix this season, it is easy to get lost among all the new films and TV series that seem to appear each day. For a regular viewer, it can be hard to decide what to watch (or binge watch) among the many highly-publicized and critically-acclaimed TV series that Netflix has to offer.
How to possibly recap what will likely go down in history as one of the weirdest Oscar ceremonies of all time? From the Best Picture mix-up when La La Land was accidentally read instead of the actual winner, Moonlight, to Jimmy Kimmel pranking a bunch of everyday people on a Hollywood tour (or were they actors?), to candy falling from the sky, to a producer who’s still alive being featured in the In Memoriam segment, it was a wildly entertaining if dysfunctional evening. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s take a few steps back and start with the red carpet.
Poet and photographer Tyler Knott Gregson is best known for his Typewriter Series, which began in 2012 when he stumbled upon an old typewriter at an antique shop and was inspired to type out a poem with it. Since then, Gregson has posted one typewritten poem each day, with the recent addition of one haiku on love per day, gradually gaining a significant social media following in the process.