“Get In Loser, We’re Going to Broadway”

On April 30, 2004, America’s favorite movie about a clique of high school plastics was released. Starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Lacey Chabert, and Amanda Seyfried, Mean Girls tells the story of Cady Herron (Lohan), a 16-year old who has just moved back to the United States with her parents and is thrust into the stereotypical high school setting that is stricken with cliques, social standards, drama, and the Queen of it all, Regina George (McAdams). However, an article written by Nadia Aror, author for GRAZIA, has revealed that this screenplay, written by Tina Fey, could soon find itself center stage on Broadway.

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Slytherin to Harry Potter’s New World

For every muggle living in the human world, the unveiling of Universal Orlando Studios’ The World of Harry Potter back in 2010 gave the chance to explore a world only seen in books and movies. This expansion of the Islands of Adventure theme park truly did JK Rowling’s Harry Potter justice, and since then, people […]

The Magazine Girls

Looking through fashion and beauty magazines I begin to get a little upset because it makes me notice just how many flaws I truly have. There’s a 4-page spread in Allure on how to maintain “perfect skin” and apply makeup “just right” and lose “tons” of weight in “so little” time. Exaggerations like these are what […]

The Boondocks: Season 4 & More from Aaron McGruder?

Known for its illustrious roots as a comic strip and humorous satire as an animated television sitcom, “The Boondocks,” has provided viewers with an entertaining perspective on lifestyles, stereotypes, and social affairs since 1999 when it was first published in newspapers and more so in 2005, when it landed a spot on Cartoon Network‘s late night […]

This Should be the Last Article You Read On #CancelColbert

Let me start this off with a short story: It was my sophomore at Arizona State University. I was still bright eyed, bushy-tailed, and full of hope for the future. In my African American studies class a controversial topic came up: you see ASU had a ‘black out’ game to celebrate their new uniforms. A […]

Where is home? A rare piece of American and German History

The 75th anniversary of World War 2 so here’s an interesting piece of history to learn about. The documentary is called Brown Babies by WUSA executive producer and award winning journalist, Regina Griffin. This documentary gives a very different view on what it means to be African-American. Griffin takes us back to World War 2 […]

World Cup Draw: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The die is cast. In a short and simple draw, the groups for the 2014 FIFA World Cup have been determined. One thing’s for sure, and that is that we’ll experience world class entertainment. Without further ado, these are the groups: Group A: Brazil Croatia Mexico Cameroon Group B: Spain Netherlands Chile Australia Group C: […]

Kanye’s “Black Skinhead” Vid-Slip: What Does it Mean for His Empire?

“Talent is God-given. Be humble,” said basketball Hall of Fame inductee John Wooden. “Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.” The ubiquitous Kanye West comes to mind in the wake of Wooden’s wise words. The recently leaked “Black Skinhead” video—rather, a very rough cut of the video, which West claims was leaked before it […]

Despite the drama, Miley Cyrus is all about the music

The twenty-year old pop star takes to Twitter to let fans know about her upcoming album and dismisses haters all in one fell swoop. While the former Disney princess hasn’t released an album since 2010’s Can’t Be Tamed, a day rarely goes by without a headline highlighting Miley Cyrus. Instagram photos, breakup rumors, and now […]

A Negative Reaction to The Color Purple

The more I research the topic of the different ways society reacts to different movies, the more I learn. Before this week I had only heard positive things about the movie “The Color Purple.” However, after doing some research I have started to rethink my opinion of the movie. According to A Review of Contemporary […]

The Influence of Star Wars

It is pretty safe to say just about everyone in the United States, and a good portion of people around the world have at least heard of, if not seen, the very popular Star Wars movies. Is it really possible for one movie to change society drastically? Well apparently it is. Time Magazine wrote a […]

Nicki Minaj Denies Mariah Carey’s Gun Threats

After a video surfaced Tuesday night of “American Idol” judges Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey battling it out during an audition, Carey is now claiming that Minaj threatened to shoot her. After the accusation was put out, Minaj took to Twitter to deny the claim and fired back at Carey putting up, “Ironically no camera […]

Discovering the Beauties of France with Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Combine the elegance of France with the magical directing skills of Jean-Pierre Jeunet and you get the birth of a beautiful french film called Amelie. From the mesmerizing script to the heavenly sound of French accents, Jeunet’s Amelie, starring the divine Audrey Tautou, is the enchanting romantic tale of a young irregular French woman, Amelie, […]

“Need For Speed” Races Onto the Big Screen

If you’re living life in the fast lane, or at least wish you were, you’ll be excited to know that DreamWorks has announced they will be making a “Need for Speed” movie modeled after the popular video-game series. Producer and director Steven Spielberg purchased the rights to the franchise from Electronic Arts (EA), while screenwriters […]

Rihanna Gets Emotional On Oprah Interview: Says She Misses Chris Brown

On her last appearance on Oprah, Rihanna openly confessed to the 58 years old talk show host that she missed her ex-boyfriend, 23 year old, Chris Brown. Rihanna tells Oprah, “I am reminded by a lot of things. A lot of good memories we had. By the slightest things: hotel rooms, tour venues. Any little […]

Amy Winehouse Legacy

Today is the first anniversary of Amy Winehouse’s death. In the past year she has put out an album and opened up a foundation for music in the UK. That’s a lot for someone that hasn’t been alive for a year. She contributed to so much when she was alive with just her music and […]

Love Show Fanatics

The new craze on television is shows about finding true love. Recently, shows like “Love in the Wild” and “The Choice” have provided people you can find love with; well you can find love on a well-scripted show. The shows target audiences are young to middle-aged women that want “true love”. Even though there have […]

Lust for Megan Fox

Born May 16, 1986, Megan went from being the teen dream girl to a sex symbol for the media. once she became a famous actress and model. She started acting in 2001 with little television and film roles before she got her first big break as a regular on “Hope & Faith”. But her real big […]

4D Movies: No Longer Just Theme Park Rides

If you’ve ever been on “Transformers: The Ride” in Universal Studios or something like it at a museum, you’ve felt the seat-rumbling, mist-spraying simulation that is 4D movies. Combined with the already established 3D effects, it is meant to fool a person’s five senses. What is surprising to realize is that specialty movie chains in […]

Losing Nora: Beloved Writer and Filmmaker Has Died

The woman behind movies such as “You’ve Got Mail”, “Sleepless in Seattle”, and “When Harry Met Sally” lost her battle with leukemia on Tuesday, June 26th at the age of 71. Nora Ephron was many things all at once. She was a screenwriter, a novelist, an essayist, a cookbook writer, a mother, a wife, and […]