It is a sitcom deemed the new “Friends,” and it has won numerous critical awards. It is “The Big Bang Theory.” Unexpectedly, all of those things describe what appears to be the most hated show on television. This unanimous hate seems to have sprung out of nowhere. While “The Big Bang Theory” aired its first […]

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By Elly Hu, Staff Writer @xoellyy When I was younger, I used to watch “My Super Sweet Sixteen” and see all the mega-wealthy teens get kickass cakes for their party. That interest then led me to watch shows that centered only around cake decoration.  Have you seen some of these cakes? They are incredible. The […]

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By Cat McCarrey, Staff Writer “Awake: The Life of Yogananda” celebrates just that: the life of Paramahansa Yogananda, a guru and “mystic” who introduced yoga and meditation to America in the early 20th century. Documentarians Paola di Florio and Lisa Leeman track his life and his influence, using Yogananda’s celebrated book “Autobiography of a Yogi” […]

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By Kate Ebeling, Staff Writer @kebbietot For a musician to take hold of an audience at first song, to enthrall them and draw them in is a feat that even weathered professionals find hard. But, for the relatively infantile Charli XCX, the crowd was sucked in at the first track “What I Like” off of […]

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By Ross Hsu, Staff Writer The style that made Mathangi “M.I.A.” Arulpragasam famous is all but decimated on her new release: “Matangi.” Her songs used to be direct and simple, not on a stylistic level, but emotionally. The songs were easy to engage and enjoy, requiring little to no deciphering or decoding. But “Matangi” is […]

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By Sydney Moyer, MUSE Editor “Haven’t we met before? Amongst the buzzing?” The chorus of a gratuitously synth-y track off of Brooklyn indie-pop duo Chairlift’s sophomore album, Something, resounded and bounced off the shabby-chic brick walls of Brighton Music Hall. And an appropriate refrain it is for such a band.

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By Sam Coyle, Muse Staff Writer Bienvenidos to the world of Armando Alvarez, where the cattle roam free across the rolling hills of rural Mexico, where los rancheros maintain a complacent life in the outdoors, and where the harmless pleasures of the ranch are slowly being imposed upon by los narcotraficantes, or “drug traffickers.”

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By Jane Kelley, Muse Staff Writer David Wain’s new movie, Wanderlust, follows George (Paul Rudd) and Linda, (Jennifer Aniston) a newly married couple who, upon finding themselves suddenly unable to pay for their shoebox apartment in New York City, decide to move to a hippie community called Elysium. The couple must adjust to life in […]

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