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Entertainment

The World of Comedy Podcasts

It seems as though more and more people are choosing podcasts over radio as their medium of audio entertainment. Podcasts empower listeners to engage in conversations that interest them. More specifically, podcasts allow people to tune into specific topics of interest or particular personalities without the added interruption of advertisements as found on the radio. […]

Entertainment

How Taylor Swift’s Easter Eggs Brought Us Midnights

Only Taylor Swift could create palpable excitement in both fans and peripheral listeners when re-releasing Red— an album we first heard almost ten years ago. The 32-year-old singer-songwriter is notorious for leaving “easter eggs” before she makes an official album announcement or release. Dictionary.com defines easter eggs as “a hidden message, cryptic reference, iconic image, […]

Entertainment

Licorice Pizza: Not Your Usual “Love” Story

An overly confident 15-year-old boy and a directionless 25-year-old woman floating from job to job. Not exactly who you’d picture as best friends; but they are the leads in Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest work “Licorice Pizza.” Set in the early seventies, Southern California, the time period is captured so naturally, it makes the viewer feel […]

Entertainment Featured (List)

The Many Saints of Newark: The Origin of TV’s Most Iconic Characters

Tony Soprano. Silvio Dante. Paulie Walnuts. Christopher Moltisanti. Junior Soprano. Anyone who has seen the iconic early 2000s HBO show The Sopranos is instantly familiar with these names. And starting Oct. 1, fans of the wildly successful and iconic show were able to see the origin story of these characters, along with stories of new […]

Politics

AOC Wears “Tax The Rich” Dress to Met Gala

On Sept. 13, the annual Costume Institute Gala (colloquially better known as the Met Gala) took place at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. To onlookers, it perhaps seemed a little unusual to see a congresswoman at an event which is usually designated for the top designers, actors, singers, and models of the moment, but […]