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The fraud of Fyre and our addiction to it

The fraud of Fyre and our addiction to it

| Friday, February 8, 2019

As viewers of either of the two documentaries that dive into the mystery and twisted failure of April 2017’s Fyre Festival — either Hulu’s “Fyre Fraud” or Netflix’s “Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened” — know, the event was billed by its co-creators as the cultural experience of read more

Scene in South Bend: Jesús Latin Grill

Scene in South Bend: Jesús Latin Grill

| Thursday, February 7, 2019

The creative minds behind Evil Czech Brewery and Corndance Tavern have ventured into new territory with Jesús Latin Grill, a uniquely inspired Latin-fusion restaurant — but if you’re expecting typical chips and salsa or Chipotle-esque burritos, look elsewhere. The new eatery isn’t afraid to move past the classics, instead read more

Finstas and rap music: Yung Lean as Jonatan Leandoer127

Finstas and rap music: Yung Lean as Jonatan Leandoer127

| Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Jonatan Aron Leandoer Håstad’s latest album, “Nectar,” is to his musical career what a finsta is to a rinsta.  For readers without Instagram accounts, let me explain: the “finsta” is the latest social media trend that has captured the hearts of young people everywhere. Finsta, an abbreviated term for “fake read more

‘The Final Table’ showcases culinary finesse

‘The Final Table’ showcases culinary finesse

| Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Countries collide in Netflix’s newest addition to its collection of culinary coverage. “The Final Table” provides a glimpse into worldwide cuisine with a competitive edge. Twenty-four chefs from around the world team up in pairs to cook for a spot at the final table amongst nine legendary chefs from read more

The draw (and danger) of the docuseries

The draw (and danger) of the docuseries

| Tuesday, February 5, 2019

“The Innocent Man.” “Serial.” “OJ: Made in America.” Two Ted Bundy themed endeavors marking the 30th anniversary of his death. It seems as though true-crime docuseries have become utterly pervasive in popular culture. The medium’s rise in popularity began with the smash success of 2015’s “Making a Murderer” and has read more

‘We All Shine’ says YNW Melly. Listen.

‘We All Shine’ says YNW Melly. Listen.

| Tuesday, February 5, 2019

YNW Melly keeps going to jail. When Melly was 16, he was imprisoned for the first time on weapons charges for shooting guns near a school and was imprisoned for 13 months. During this stint, he wrote “Murder on My Mind,” his breakout single. The quality of the track’s read more

Postmodern Jukebox plays sold-out show at DPAC

Postmodern Jukebox plays sold-out show at DPAC

| Monday, February 4, 2019

“Let’s do what we do best: dancing to hot jazz and drinking bootleg gin,” vocalist and emcee Michael Cunio said at Saturday night’s Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ) concert, a statement that perfectly captured the mood of the evening. Featuring numerous costume changes, bottles of beer and glasses of liquor, PMJ read more

‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt:’ Mr. Frumpus gets #MeToo-ed

‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt:’ Mr. Frumpus gets #MeToo-ed

| Monday, February 4, 2019

The final installment of Netflix’s first original comedy, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” follows friends Kimmy, Titus, Lillian and Jacqueline in one last series of adventures. Writers Tina Fey and Robert Carlock (who collaborated on “30 Rock”) tackle issues such as the #MeToo movement, gentrification and Scientology with ferocity, not holding read more