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5 Reasons Netflix’s Daredevil Is Awesome

5 Reasons Netflix's Daredevil Is Awesome
May 6, 2015

Netflix's Daredevil has made its debut on the streaming service and in a brief period of time has been hailed as one of the greatest Netflix Original Series ever. Fans expected a great show, but Marvel...

The Foundation of Horror Films (As Told by Halloween 1978 & 2008)

The Foundation of Horror Films (As Told by Halloween 1978 & 2008)
May 6, 2015

Horror films are built on the foundation of society’s fears and function by making them into a reality. Alongside this basic rule, the classic tropes of Horror come into play, as well as new contemporary...

Response: American Hustle Cannot Be A “Film Nior”

Response: American Hustle Cannot Be A
May 6, 2015

Although, I’ve only spent a brief few months learning about all the different aspects of film noir in my Dark Genres class, I can say with profound confidence that American Hustle is as close to a film...

May The Fourth Be With You: Why “Star Wars” Is So Important

May The Fourth Be With You: Why
May 4, 2015

“A long time ago in a galaxy far far away” has become synonymous with one of the most well-known and culturally significant movies of our time, Star Wars. Star Wars is a narrative sci-fi epic spanning...

Record Store Day: A Holiday For Vinyl Enthusiasts

Record Store Day: A Holiday For Vinyl Enthusiasts
April 26, 2015

Record Store Day is a special holiday that lands on every third Saturday in April for all audiophiles, collectors, and casual listeners to gather 'round their local record shop and appreciate the fine...

Vaping On Campus

Kevin Power's favorite flavor: Drunken Monk
April 23, 2015

Similar to a book, smoking has evolved from a tangible activity involving papers, into a technological endeavor that has evolved the way the product is consumed. No, that man holding the metallic instrument...

The Hypocrisy of Personality Tests

The Hypocrisy of Personality Tests
April 9, 2015

I feel that we live in a world where we’re told that our sense of self, our integrity and independence comes second to "so-called" reality. In terms of working and being a productive member of society,...

How PAX East Saved My Life

How PAX East Saved My Life
April 2, 2015

  Getting trapped in the monotony of your day-to-day can cloud your long term goals. Trudging week after week through the daily schedule of work, school, bills, and general responsibilities...

Marvel’s “Star Wars” Comics Make The Franchise Better

Marvel's
April 2, 2015

The Star Wars saga has returned to Marvel, dishing out canon storyline of our favorite heroes and villains from the original trilogy, helmed by acclaimed writer Jason Aaron and artist John Cassaday. The...

What Video Games Taught Me About Life

Now! This is it! Now is the time to choose! Die and be free of pain, or live and fight your sorrow! Now is the time to shape your stories! Your fate is in your hands!
April 1, 2015

My gaming credentials as a kid was nothing short of typical. My library of games for the most part consisted of mascot main characters—Mario, Sonic, Crash Bandicoot. I never really played a game for...

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