It’s been a whole 10 years since the Canadian duo Tegan and Sara released their fifth studio album “The Con.” To me, and to thousands of others, this album means so much. The album can basically be described as a punk orchestra playing a symphony with loads of guitars. Although they’re identical twins, they always […]

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Every time the seasons change, I get a desire to listen to some new music. Here are some emerging artists that are definitely worth a listen.   Shoffy Alex Shofler, of LA, just embarked on his first tour around the United States. His music ranges from songs that you should be dancing to at a […]

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It has been a rough couple of weeks. I was supposed to write an article about the best television shows written by women, but wow, does that seem beside the point now. Last week, sexual misconduct allegations against comedian Louis C.K. were reported. According to The New York Times, five women claim that Louis C.K. […]

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“The Disaster Artist,” starring the Franco brothers and set to premiere Dec. 8, documents the tempestuous relationship between filmmaker Tommy Wiseau and his on- and off-screen best friend, Greg Sestero, as they film what is widely considered the worst movie ever made, “The Room.” To both emotionally and mentally prepare for this celebration of wonderfully […]

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She just turned 21 this past Tuesday, has already toured the world two times over, enchants us with her music and is way cooler than you. That’s right. This article is all about modern-day poet and singer extraordinaire Lorde.   Ella Yelich-O’Connor, who goes by the stage name Lorde, is one of the fastest rising, […]

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Patty Jenkins made history this summer when she became the first woman to direct a superhero movie. But women have been making a splash in the independent film world for quite some time. Here are six films directed by women that are perfect to watch on a chilly fall day — all you need is […]

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  Fall is the perfect time for artists to release their news songs and albums before the end of the year hits, when all anyone listens to is Christmas music. While many hits at the moment were released in previous months, there are still songs released this month that definitely made an impact on the […]

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Girls of punk rock are seeping through the indie music scene, attacking with a fervor that has culminated over generations of gender inequality and oppression. Working double time to achieve the same status as their male counterparts, girl bands are rising like a phoenix from the ashes of a grim and patronizing past. Screaming into […]

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Your favorite artist releases a new song. You press play, and suddenly you hear something that sounds quite familiar. It’s a song you’ve heard before, but it’s not by this artist. This phenomenon is known as sampling. When musicians use pieces of work from others to create new content, they are sampling. Not to be […]

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When most people think of video games, usually what comes to mind are games like “Call of Duty” and “Halo,” very fun first-person shooters where you can just turn off your brain and play. While, in the past, puzzle games and shooters dominated the gaming landscape, today, with easily accessible game creation programs like “Unity” […]

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