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YouTube launches the career of many new musicians

YouTube launches the career of many new musicians

September 25, 2019

YouTube is a unique platform that has allowed people to gain fame and fortune at an accelerated pace since 2005. Since then, many people have flocked to the site for entertainment, learning experiences and connection. This site has also birthed YouTube musicians. For the sake of this article I will...

Count down from ‘9’ and enjoy a modern classic

Count down from ‘9’ and enjoy a modern classic

September 25, 2019

Humans? Gone. Machines? Rule. Will civilization ever be regained? That is the question. The 2009 film, “9,” depicts what a society ruled by great machinery looks like. “9” is a PG-13 animated movie that was originally based on a 2004-2005 short film. It takes place many years from now in a post-apocalyptic...

You’ll float too if you see ‘It: Chapter 2’

You’ll float too if you see ‘It: Chapter 2’

September 18, 2019

Something is coming. We can all feel its presence. It is . . . the spooky time of the year. Insert cheesy lightning and thunder sound effects here. Yes, it’s true, just as people start playing Christmas music way too early in the year, as soon as September comes around, everyone across this great...

Eerie childhood classic film ‘Coraline’ still frightening

Eerie childhood classic film ‘Coraline’ still frightening

September 18, 2019

As children we have grown up playing with dolls. However, most dolls we play with do not look like us and are not found in a stranger’s chest from many years ago. Sometimes we wish for different parents or a different life, but we must be careful what we wish for. Talking cats, button eyes and tons...

‘The Fall of Hobo Johnson’ needs to reach more listeners

‘The Fall of Hobo Johnson’ needs to reach more listeners

September 18, 2019

There is a lot to unpack with Hobo Johnson’s third album, “The Fall of Hobo Johnson.” Between the distorted vocals, the funny social commentary and the emotional rawness there is something to be said about every song. This album starts off with “Typical Story,” which was one of the first songs...

Upcoming Schuster play brings wintry weather, magic

September 18, 2019

The first Schuster Theatre production of the year is sweeping in next week with an icy breeze and heartwarming storyline. “Almost, Maine” follows the interweaving stories of nine couples as their relationships begin, change and end over the course of a bitterly cold winter night. The sparsely populated...

Jonas Brothers concert leaves fans burnin’ up

Jonas Brothers concert leaves fans burnin’ up

September 11, 2019

The Jonas Brothers are back and better than ever. Recently, my sister and I had the privilege of seeing them play at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. The crowd was an interesting mix of longtime fans in their 20s, new fans in their teens and indifferent boyfriends who were just along for the ride. I...

Movie poster mock-ups on display in Schuster Gallery

September 11, 2019

Attention all shower-singers, vacuum-wielding dancers and secret stars: you may never make it to the big screen, but you sure can live vicariously with the aid of digital graphics. Schuster Gallery currently has a plethora of digitally created movie “fauxsters,” with students as the stars, on display...

Post Malone’s ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ lives up to hype

Post Malone’s ‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ lives up to hype

September 11, 2019

Post Malone’s album “Hollywood’s Bleeding” dropped last Friday, Sept. 6. This album contains two previously released songs, “Sunflower” and “Wow.,” which were already hits. I knew before listening that if the album was anything like the preceding singles, then it would be a hit. Throughout...

Classic teen horror flick ‘Carrie’ still holds up

Classic teen horror flick ‘Carrie’ still holds up

September 11, 2019

If you love autumn as much as I do, then you are probably already wearing sweaters, drinking pumpkin spiced coffees and watching horror-related movies on Netflix. Although the season does not officially start until Sept. 23, it is never too early to start watching fall-themed movies. If you like the...

Bawdy Canadian sitcom delivers big laughs

Bawdy Canadian sitcom delivers big laughs

September 4, 2019

The first time you watch “Letterkenny,” you’ll be scratching your head at most of the dialogue. But if you think something is a sexual innuendo, you’re probably right. Letterkenny is a fictional town in rural Ontario where adult siblings Wayne and Katy run a produce stand. Sounds innocent...

Sony pulls Spider-Man from MCU

Sony pulls Spider-Man from MCU

September 4, 2019

If you follow the news that surrounds the seemingly never-ending parade of superhero movies that Hollywood keeps putting out with any regularity, then you have definitely caught wind of the ongoing squabble between Sony and Disney about their deal over the film rights of the character of Spider-Man. But...

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