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DC and Marvel, Enough Movies, Thanks.

DC and Marvel, Enough Movies, Thanks.

John Principio

April 29, 2015


Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Entertainment

Every child fantasizes of attaining supernatural powers, fighting criminals and saving the day. Yet, over the past 10-15 years our infantile idols haven’t been presented to child audiences as much as they have been targeted to adults. The trend of superhero blockbusters have seemed to seize all creativity...

NHL Playoffs: Round 1 Concludes and Leads to Promising Conference Semi-Final

NHL Playoffs: Round 1 Concludes and Leads to Promising Conference Semi-Final

John Principio

April 29, 2015


Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Entertainment

The Stanley Cup is the most coveted trophy in all of sports. Only a small percentage of players in the game's history have ever had the privilege to hoist the cup over their head in triumph.   The journey to the cup is an unconceivable endeavor; the best teams lose, and even the best players can crumble...

The Last & The Curious

The Last & The Curious

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

April 8, 2015


Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Entertainment

Almost fifteen years ago moviegoers around the world fell in love with a crew of underground street racers who perform high-speed heists. The gang was lead by Dominic Torretto (Vin Diesel) whose stocky build and baldhead would intimidate anyone, especially Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker), who takes the...

Traditions

Traditions

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

April 2, 2015


Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll

A short story: The church pungently reeks of oak as the aromas of the pews pierce my nostrils. Vibrant shadows illuminate the altar as the sun explodes through the stain glass windows. Bells ring ominously, echoing through the hollow steeple. I approach my father’s casket, unable to fathom our last...

Bieber Deservingly Roasted

Bieber Deservingly Roasted

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

April 1, 2015


Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Entertainment

The Comedy Central Roasts are always an entertaining program on the beloved network. The concept is simple, compile a panel of comedians and pop-culture icons and publicly humiliate another celebrity, all for the sake of fun and games, of course. The special has featured some of America’s most cherished...

Zoolander 2 Announced to Release in 2016

Zoolander 2 Announced to Release in 2016

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

March 10, 2015


Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Entertainment, Featured Entertainment, Movies and Television

While millions of people tuned into the coveted Paris Fashion Week this March, there were two runway-walkers who may have stolen the spotlight and the story of the entire event. Clad in pieces from Valentino Garavani’s 2015 fall collection, Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and fellow male model Hansel...

SNL Looks Back

SNL Looks Back

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

February 18, 2015


Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Movies and Television

  Studio 8H is a regular production studio as much as it is a Mecca for every pop-culture icon over the past forty years. It has housed actors, comedians, musicians, and athletes of the highest stature. While entertainment royalty has always been welcomed to the studio, they have also always...

Take A Seat, Kanye

Take A Seat, Kanye

John Principio, Entertainment Editor

February 10, 2015


Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Music

Over the past two decades there has not been a rock artist as prolific and eccentric as Beck. Bek David Campbell, or more commonly referred to as Beck, has been playing music since the mid 80’s; he became internationally famous in the early 90’s with the release of what would become a cult-classic,...

Defining Power Pop

Defining Power Pop

John Principio, Impact staff

December 4, 2014


Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll

Power pop is a confusing genre of music, its hard to define, there is a thin line between what classifies a song as power pop and what nulls it. Power pop is rooted from the boogie and jangle of classic rock n roll, it is highly influenced by the grooves of R&B, the harmonies of the sixties girl groups,...

Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler

John Principio, Impact Staff

November 19, 2014


Filed under Anything That's Rock N' Roll, Movies and Television

Another movie review…   “Nightcrawler” is a blood-boiling, pulse-pounding, modern thriller that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. This film tells the story of a persistent yet struggling character named Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal). Gyllenhaal has been recognized for his...

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