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All in the name of comedy

All in the name of comedy

| Thursday, September 3, 2015

Earlier this year comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld made comments regarding his refusal to perform on college campuses. Blaming the environment of hyper-sensitive political-correctness, Seinfeld is not alone in his dislike of our demographic, as both Larry the Cable Guy and Chris Rock avoid preforming at colleges. Seinfeld professed that college read more

‘Poison Season’ review

‘Poison Season’ review

| Thursday, September 3, 2015

Dust is tucked into the grooves of “Poison Season.” Singer/songwriter Dan Bejar, stage name Destroyer, has a habit of spinning his lyrics with the aged beauty of faded paintings and yellow-paged narratives. The scenes and characters in Bejar’s work are alternatively personal and historical, his perspective alternatively romantic and read more

Scene in South Bend: Blaze Pizza

Scene in South Bend: Blaze Pizza

| Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Across the street from the much-beloved Chipotle lies a shiny new Mecca of comfort food. Blaze Pizza opened its doors on Eddy Street in July and made the off-campus dinner debate that much harder. The chain launched in 2012 and has since taken the nation by storm, opening over read more

Ant-Man: The Unloved Avenger

Ant-Man: The Unloved Avenger

| Wednesday, September 2, 2015

As the summer box office draws to a close, we can now take a final look back at all of our favorite blockbusters and glean whatever we can from the data in the hopes of making sense of what the future looks like for these franchises. Some films, like read more

‘Narcos’ begins strong

‘Narcos’ begins strong

| Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Drug culture has become a popular theme in TV dramas from “Weeds” to “Breaking Bad,” and now we have a new series focusing on the cocaine industry of the ’70s and ’80s. The new Netflix original series “Narcos” tells the story of Colombian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar as he read more

Dance with MisterWives

Dance with MisterWives

| Tuesday, September 1, 2015

The atmosphere was vibrant at the MisterWives concert in Covington, Kentucky, the first stop on their Scrapbook Tour. In an old mansion-turned-concert venue with an upper-level allowing for full 360-degree fan engagement, MisterWives didn’t know what they were in for. Tears were shed, larynxes were tested, and words were read more

‘Mr. Robot’ season finale preview

‘Mr. Robot’ season finale preview

| Monday, August 31, 2015

For the vast majority who have missed out, now is the time (especially before classes go into full-swing) to binge-watch your new favorite show, “Mr. Robot.” Premiering on USA Network, the show might not have had all the fanfare of an AMC show — “Better Call Saul,” “ Fear the Walking read more