Category : Lifestyle

Was ‘The Interview’ the Stupid Funny film of 2014?

Stupid Funny: the best words to describe Sony Pictures most recent release, The Interview.  The film focuses on the plot to “take out” North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. From the opening scene, one will be able to tell that nothing…

0 Comments / 247 View / January 9, 2015

TLC Not Backing Down Despite Controversy Surrounding “My Husband’s Not Gay”

Regardless of the intense wave of controversy that has appeared in the last week over its one-hour special “My Husband’s Not Gay”—TLC has no plans to cancel the show. The special is scheduled to air on TLC on January 11….

0 Comments / 115 View / January 9, 2015

The Imitation Game Rises to the Biopic Challenge

If you’ve heard of, but have not yet been able to see The Imitation Game, there’s a very good reason for it. The distributors of the film, the Weinstein Co., are playing a carefully calculated game of their own regarding…

0 Comments / 149 View / January 9, 2015

The Year of the Boy

2014 was a year for a new, fervent wave of feminists. With powerful, inspiring lists such as Mic’s 39 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2014, movement endorsements from celebrities like Taylor Swift, Emma Watson, and Joseph Gordon Levitt, and films like Reese Witherspoon’s…

0 Comments / 103 View / January 7, 2015

On Finding and Dealing with a Roommate

It’s that time of year—where college seniors are receiving acceptance letters and making decisions on where they’re going to be spending the next four years of their life. They’re joining groups named “‘(insert college/university name here) Class of 2019” on…

0 Comments / 145 View / January 4, 2015

Review: The Theory of Everything

Time. In the first few seconds of the critically acclaimed film The Theory of Everything, it is apparent that time is the central subject. This is no accident, but rather a deliberate and stylistic choice of Director, James Marsh, directly…

0 Comments / 138 View / December 23, 2014

In Honor of Disney’s Birthday: The ‘Partners’ Statue and American Iconography

One hundred and thirteen years ago, on December 5, 1901, American icon Walt Disney was born. This sounds entirely too long ago for a man whose legacy is still so imbued in present American popular culture. The ubiquity of this…

0 Comments / 636 View / December 11, 2014

Watch What You Post Online

Social media is more active than it ever has been before. Parents are buying their little infant babies iPads, and there are toddlers running around with iPhones. Children are starting their forays into the online world much earlier than the…

0 Comments / 151 View / December 11, 2014

Coping With The Loss of a Fellow Student, Ferguson, and Finals

With finals approaching, what we are told to focus on is our academics. Study for the rest of our exams, polish our final papers, review 100s of pages of reading—it’s the rhetoric that comes full force in the last few…

0 Comments / 153 View / December 10, 2014

Remembering Philip Seymour Hoffman in light of Mockingjay Part One

When an actor passes away, the world goes abuzz before falling into the silencing shock of memoriam. The temporary media phenomenon following a star’s death, especially if it is accidental, is often fueled with speculation, rumors, and outrageous tabloid headlines…

0 Comments / 172 View / December 2, 2014