Hellboy, the latest box office invader, started life as a comic book produced by Dark Horse, one of those third-party companies that are allowed to spill more blood and throw out more profanities than your average Archie comic. Since the comic book movie genre has been reignited with movies such as Spider-Man and X-Men, it's only natural that underground superheroes like Hellboy be given a shot at the big time.
After the recent March 2 release of their awesome new album, Guilt Show, The Get Up Kids set off on a worldwide tour that started with four smaller in-store shows, and will end with them playing in England and Japan. On March 13 they arrived in Philly, taking the Trocadero by storm by playing all the crowd's favorites, from both old and new albums.
For a quick bite to eat, nothing is seemingly worse than the college staples of McDonald's and Wendy's. For something a little less processed and a lot fresher, Nara, located in a quaint space on 40th Street, proves to be an excellent option. Although sushi can often be slightly intimidating, Nara has such a fresh taste and comfortable atmosphere, even a first time sushi experience is enjoyable.
Recent estimates fix the total number of Web pages on the Internet at between four billion and six billion. This is a staggering number, but would probably be half as large if all the online casinos, naked ladies and 16-year-old scenester's home pages that riddle the Internet like some pestilent cancer were removed.
Loud and refreshing aggressive rock acts as an introduction on Local H's Whatever Happened to P.J. Soles? "Where Are They Now?" kicks off the CD with loops of screaming that build up the skin pounding of drummer Brian St. Clair. Singer-guitarist Scott Lucas maintains the repetitive theme of the opening track with the yelled lyrics "You're never, you're never, you're never gonna get it!" Actually, beside the screams reminiscent of a pig dying, those are the only lyrics in the song.
A pre-med student from Wisconsin falls in love with the crowned prince of Denmark. Sounds like a typical chick flick, right? Wrong. Prince and Me manages to rise above the norm for "happily ever after" stories. For example, the ending isn't a proposal or a wedding.