Meet Your New Favorite Song: Sunday Candy

It started off a day like any other; I put a random Spotify playlist on shuffle, began my early commute, and mentally prepared myself for the day ahead. I was deep in thought (probably anticipating what I was going to eat for lunch) when the sounds of Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment’s nostalgic new […]

Little Mix’s “Black Magic” fails to cast a spell

If Little Mix’s new single “Black Magic” is any indication of how this album cycle is going to sound, then this Mixer is bracing herself for potential disappointment. The British girl group’s single arrived Thursday, as a follow up to their 2013 release, Salute. After cancelling their US tour last year to continue work on their […]

REVIEW: twenty one pilots – Blurryface

“This is not rap, this is not hip hop, just another attempt to make the voices stop.” Twenty One Pilots is one of those bands that are hard to define, and their sophomore release, “Blurryface” is no different. After an incredible year with a sold out tour, an appearance on the MTV Movie Awards, followed […]

Review: The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski was an emotional, relentless novel. Rutkoski gives the reader no time to recover before being buffeted with a new twist or sudden reveal in the storyline. Her story is set in an alternate world, where one country, Herran, has been recently colonized by another, Valoria. Slavery was used to cut […]

Linkin Park’s “The Hunting Party” Track by Track Review

Two years after their latest release and 14 after their first, Linkin Park don’t slow down and reinvent themselves with each new album. They started off with the then-popular nu metal, then they deviated to forms of punk and classic rock, they experimented with an industrial and electronic sound and with The Hunting Party, they […]

The 100: Season 1 Review

  THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM THE ENTIRE SEASON Based on the Kass Morgan post-apocalyptic book series of the same name, The 100 follows a group of human survivors living in a station called The Ark 97 years after a nuclear war eradicated almost all life on Earth. Following a discovery that a sacrifice needs to […]

REVIEW: Girl Meets World Pilot – “Until you make it your own.”

While the spin-off isn’t set to premiere for at least another month, users of the Disney app, WATCH Disney Channel, got a headstart on Girl Meets World, myself included. (Score!) If you were expecting GMW to be directed towards you, nostalgic millennial, you are sadly mistaken. However, I recently binge-watched all of Boy Meets World, and after watching […]

Snowpiercer Review: Another Climate Change Sci-Fi Effort With Interesting Ideas

Global warming has been a staple in the science fiction world. Many books and films, from fiction to documentaries have discussed this topic and speculated with its immediate and long-term consequences. South Korean director Bong Joon-ho takes on this issue in his English-language debut, titled “Snowpiercer.” With familiar faces like Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, Tilda […]

Homeland Season 3: Mid-season review

***SPOILER ALERT*** This piece contains key details of the show’s current and past seasons, read at your own risk! Showtime’s hit series has been smashing the ratings and earning important awards since it started back in 2011. The show gave us a chance to experience the return to TV of the amazing Claire Danes. In […]

iPhone 5S Review

Many critics go ahead and review things ahead of time. They might not have enough time to actually grasp the pros and cons of the product, they might be having a good day and love everything, or a bad day and the product pays for that. When it comes to smartphones, the first day is […]

Book Blogging the New Norm for Published Titles

(Source: allposters) Once upon a time, upcoming authors used to hold their breath and hope that publishing companies didn’t fumble with the marketing budget on ineffective ads. At most, they could hope for a few, distinguished reviews from big-name sources, and hope that the books really hit it off with a few famous people and […]

The Dark Knight Rose Past My Expectations

The Dark Knight Rises is the final installment in the Batman trilogy. Christopher Nolan was director in the film series. Christian Bale has played Batman in all three movies. The film premiered this weekend and it has an excellent cast. The cast has Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Gary Old man reprise their roles as […]

Snow White and the Huntsman: A New Twist on an Old Classic

The much anticipated film Snow White and the Huntsman opened in theaters this past Friday, June 1st, and has already brought in over $56 million. The plot follows very closely to the story of Snow White that we all know and love, but if viewers are expecting a sweet fairytale then they are in for […]