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Jonze explores digital love in “Her”

Jonze explores digital love in “Her”

Marisa Gartland

February 16, 2014


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Spike Jonze has presented us yet another aesthetically pleasing picture to add to his collection alongside Where the Wild Things Are and Being John Malkovich, this time in the form of a love story. The film takes place slightly in the future – advancement in the digital world is evident, but not quite...

WFPK brings Waterfront Wednesdays indoors for winter

WFPK brings Waterfront Wednesdays indoors for winter

Taylor Ferguson

February 12, 2014


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Free, live music by artists featured on a local radio station with refreshments to boot; WFPK offers not only Waterfront Wednesdays in the summer but also Winter Wednesdays for the second year in a row at the Clifton Center. John Harris, Executive Director of the Clifton Center, said Winter Wednesdays...

Kelly graces IUS with the sounds of jazz

Kelly graces IUS with the sounds of jazz

Ashley Sizemore and Erica Farley

January 22, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

On stage, dazzling in shiny gold and black pants of a damask pattern, Grace Kelly plays the Sax. As she wiggles and stomps with the beat of the music, her audience involuntarily nods their heads and taps their feet. A soulfulness fills the air as the room becomes thick with the multiple layers and sou...

Bing, Bowie and the great “Little Drummer Boy” incident of 1977

Bing, Bowie and the great “Little Drummer Boy” incident of 1977

Gail Faustyn

December 19, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

  The year was 1977, and David Bowie seemed to become a commercial success overnight with the release of his album "Low", and the hit single "Heroes." Until this point, while Bowie did have quite a following with his glam rock subculture, he was never considered a “popular artist.” Teenagers...

“Hangover Part III” movie review

Samantha Frazier

November 17, 2013


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Synopsis: When Allen suffers a very personal loss and spirals out of control, the rest of the Wolf Pack ban together for a road trip to see their craziest member get help. On the way to the treatment faculty, things take an unexpected turn. With every second more precious than the last, our three he...

Review: Deer Tick at Headliner’s

Review: Deer Tick at Headliner’s

Taylor Ferguson

November 7, 2013


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A chicken suit, a selfie and an on-stage kiss between band members; if you attended Headliners’ Music Hall on Monday Nov. 4 you already know that I’m referencing: Deer Tick’s performance. Known for their usually sweaty, rowdy, beer-and-brown-liquor-induced gigs, Deer Tick didn’t disappoint. The...

Review: Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die

Review: Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die

Hannah Ash

October 8, 2013


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Panic! At the Disco’s fourth studio album, “Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die” may not bring the decadent, inexperienced sounds of “A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out,” the Beatles-esque ballads of “Pretty. Odd.” or the polished sing-ability of “Vices and Virtues,” but the album still provides...

Review: Don Jon

Review: Don Jon

Aprile Rickert

October 7, 2013


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Movie: “Don Jon” Release: Sept. 27, 2013   Synopsis: Don Jon, played by Joseph Gordon Levitt, is called “Don” by his friends for his ability to bring home an attractive lady every night. He is is addicted to porn and dissatisfied with real-life women when he meets Barbara, Scarl...

Movie Review: The World’s End

Movie Review: The World’s End

Samantha Frazier

September 26, 2013


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  The World's End Director: Edgar Wright Writers: Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg Starring:  Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freemen Release Date:  Aug. 23,  2013 (US), July 19, 2013 (UK) I harbor no shame or secrets in the statement “I live for the world of cinema.” ...

Cherub at The New Vintage: A Review

Cherub at The New Vintage: A Review

Jims Porter

September 25, 2013


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If you walked into The New Vintage—located in the old Uncle Pleasant’s on Preston St. in Germantown—at 8 p.m.Wednesday Sept. 18, you’d find yourself in a typical hole-in-the-wall bar: a small crowd composed of clusters of friends drinking bourbon and beer, heads bobbing to the DJ’s music...

Album review: MGMT

Album review: MGMT

Zak Kerr

September 24, 2013


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MGMT’s third studio album finds the duo moving even further from the sound that brought them their initial success. Their first album was loved for its weird, instantly catchy and danceable singles like “Kids” and “Electric Feel.” But their sophomore release saw the band moving away from...

Video: 90s Boogie Featuring DJ LEGIT

Angestasia Grover and Melissa Spaide

September 12, 2013


Filed under Entertainment, Video

On Sept.5 Student Program Counsel and Zeta Pi hosted a 90s boogie competition between student organizations. DJ Legit was there to provide music for the competition. We took some time to talk with Legit to learn about what peaked his interest in becoming a deejay....