Jun. 2, 2017
‘Motown: The Musical’ returns to the Academy
Nothing has the power to unite people quite like the power of music.
Jun. 2, 2017
Book to silver screen: ‘American Gods’ TV adaptation succeeds
Adapting a beloved novel is always a tough proposition, especially when the author in question has a devoted following.
May. 19, 2017
Ansari sticks landing with ‘Masters of None’ Season Two
The rise of streaming services have provided a wealth of new shows that bring new viewpoints and ideas to the table. Netflix has been a blessing, providing shows as varied as depressed horse comedy “Bojack Horseman” to the women’s prison show “Orange Is The New Black.” But the most subtly ambitious of these was revealed to be Aziz Ansari’s “Master of None,” its second season finally dropping May 12 after its 2015 premier.
Apr. 14, 2017
‘Review’ season 3 delves deeper into Forrest’s psyche
How does one begin to describe “Review”? The premise is rather simple: the show follows Forrest MacNeil, the bookish, rather ordinary man played to perfection by Andy Daly, who hosts a show called “Review. You may know him from his numerous side gigs in television and film or from his numerous podcast appearances on shows like “Comedy Bang! Bang!” or “Superego.”
Feb. 28, 2017
‘Pokemon Go’ Gen 2 update includes new Pokemon
By now, most “Pokemon Go” fans are aware that it’s possible to choose Eevee’s evolution with a simple naming trick. But did you know that players can now evolve Eevee into Espeon and Umbreon too?
Feb. 3, 2017
Parquet Courts pull through with solid UT performance
Parquet Courts know what Parquet Courts want. They’re self aware, experimental and on track to become one of marque indie rock acts of the 2010s, the same way Spoon and the National were for the aughts.
Jan. 27, 2017
NBC’s ‘The Good Place’ offers philosophical takes on life
Imagine a place where there are frozen yogurt shops on every corner. You get to live in your dream house, with a person who is guaranteed to be the perfect match for you. Every day, for the rest of eternity, is spent in this paradise as your reward for being a good person. This is where we find Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) at the start of “The Good Place,” and it’s pretty much exactly that.
Oct. 21, 2016
Things starting to heat up for HBO thriller ‘Westworld’
Things are really starting to ramp up for sci-fi Western thriller “Westworld.” If you aren’t yet caught up on the series’ first three episodes, you’re missing out on what’s very quickly becoming a sensational start to an otherwise dark and mysteriously twisted amusement park adventure.
Sep. 16, 2016
Flume treats Electric Factory to signature IDM, distorted visuals
Australian electronic musician Flume brought his infectious lights and sounds to the Electric Factory last week in support of his sophomore album, “Skin.”
May. 27, 2016
Midway through Season Six, GOT ‘holds the door’ open for major conflict
The fifth episode of season six “Game of Thrones” aired on Sunday, May 22, marking the midseason on the wildly popular series. Now that we are at the halfway point, let’s take a look back at what we’ve seen so far in Westeros (we’ll save Daenerys and Arya for another time) and what it means for the future of the show and the wars to come. Beware: Spoilers Ahead.