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Do’s and Don’ts of Halloween

| Friday, October 31, 2014

Halloween is upon us, and perhaps you’ve already started celebrating. For those of you just getting started or still coming up with costume ideas for a night or two (or three) of festivities, here’s a list of dos and don’ts for the upcoming weekend.   Do: Dress as something read more

‘Mr Noah’ a Sign of What’s to Come

‘Mr Noah’ a Sign of What’s to Come

| Thursday, October 30, 2014

Animal Collective’s Noah Lennox, who records under the name of Panda Bear, has been relatively silent for most of 2014. Lennox is one of the most prolific and critically-acclaimed artists of the past decade — but besides a mixtape in September, he’s been all but missing since his scene-stealing appearance read more

Horror Films Are Horrible

Horror Films Are Horrible

| Thursday, October 30, 2014

I sit at home, eyes closed, crying on the couch because of you. No, this is not a lyric off Taylor Swift’s “1989,” but rather, a description of my typical reaction to scary movies. I am admittedly the worst at watching scary movies. Usually I don’t necessarily “watch” as read more

FOMO

FOMO

| Wednesday, October 29, 2014

  FOMO. If you say you’ve never experienced this phenomenon, you’re probably lying. If you are unfamiliar with FOMO, then you are most likely feeling it right now, as you become overwhelmed with feelings of anxiety and exclusion at the prospect of having missed out on this experience. Fear read more

Shake in fear at “ShakesFear”

Shake in fear at “ShakesFear”

| Wednesday, October 29, 2014

  Dim the lights. Find your seat — no, wait — actually, do that before you cut the lights and save yourself … a trip to the emergency room. Now, feel your bones quake in your skin and behold (cue flash of lightning) the literary trailer for the Not-So-Royal-Shakespeare-Company’s read more

Serially Suspenseful

Serially Suspenseful

| Tuesday, October 28, 2014

For the past year, NPR’s Sarah Koenig has pined over every detail she could gather regarding the 1999 murder of a Baltimore high school student, Hae Min Lee. More acutely, the “This American Life” producer compiled various timelines, mined through countless records and documents and tracked down every conceivable read more

“Run the Jewels 2″: Album Review

“Run the Jewels 2″: Album Review

| Tuesday, October 28, 2014

“You might wanna record the way you feelin’ like history bein’ made!” If there was ever a moment that could capture what “Run The Jewels 2” is, this opening rant by Killer Mike on opening track “Jeopardy” would be it. Aggressive, explosive and straight to the point, “RTJ2” throws read more

Britney’s Still Got It

Britney’s Still Got It

| Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Nothing says “washed-up pop star” like playing nightly shows in Las Vegas for months on end; once a musician reaches this point, it pretty much means they are done touring for good. However, when I saw that Britney Spears would be performing a show titled “Piece of Me” during read more