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COLUMN: Please wear a mask

Logan Raschke, Senior Designer

July 23, 2020

Since this pandemic started, just about every person I’ve spoken with, democrat or republican or anything in between, has said the same thing: COVID-19 and wearing masks should not be politicized, yet they still are. As more and more small businesses, grocery stores and schools adopt strict mask...

Column: In conversation with Walter Martin

Ryan Meyer

July 23, 2020

Multi-instrumentalist Walter Martin of Jonathan Fire*Eater, the Walkmen, and his own self chatted with me on Wednesday about his bands’ histories and evolutions. It was a pleasure to talk to him, as I have always admired his work. Martin plays every instrument associated with indie rock, and others...

Popcorn Talk: ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ (2006)

Logan Raschke, Podcast Editor

July 16, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/episode/47nH9cSqZbZjM6nKPHm3eH?si=hjLP04F5RgeoyC79e8ssww • This podcast is also available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts and five other platforms! Click here to find out more Guillermo del Toro's 2006 historical and fantasy film "Pan's Labyrinth" is the epitome of quality f...

Column: In conversation with GRMLN

Ryan Meyer

July 15, 2020

After writing a review of GRMLN’s new record, Morning Star, I reached out to Yoodoo Park, the man behind the music, to discuss his history as a musician, his recording process, and inspiration behind some of my favorite guitar music of the decade. As a southern California high schooler, Park spe...

Popcorn Talk: ‘Eraserhead’ (1977)

Logan Raschke, Podcast Editor

July 9, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1YjwSGYzjVz3YkYjEgwJPy?si=1BWtfNNBSoeX67ql3KDJ4w • This podcast is also available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts and five other platforms! Click here to find out more. David Lynch's 1977 indie horror/surrealist film "Eraserhead" is one that cannot be explained, no m...

Column: Another gem from GRMLN

Ryan Meyer

July 8, 2020

Yoodoo Park, who writes music under the moniker GRMLN, released his 13th album, Morning Star, on July 1. One may think that, with 13 albums in less than a decade, Park is surely running out of quality material. But this album, and not to mention the 12 before it, is filled to the brim with catchy, g...

Don’t ‘cancel’ people; hold them accountable, demand change

Logan Raschke, Senior Designer

July 3, 2020

Just because people have done wrong and are held accountable for their actions does not mean they should be stripped of the opportunity to learn from their mistakes and do better. Instead of promoting a toxic, ominous "Cancel Culture,"  we need to demand change and uphold our standards as consumers...

Popcorn Talk: ‘Perfume: The Story of a Murderer’ (2006)

Logan Raschke, Podcast Editor

July 2, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3HwaoYWZtC45cSyGTyPq7N?si=xTAAgzgER5WL6_NB_d1kGA   • This podcast is also available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts and five other platforms! Click here to find out more. More people should know about the 2006 film "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer." Dire...

Column: Americans couldn’t be any less together

Ryan Meyer

July 1, 2020

The mottos, mantras and maxims are everywhere. They claim togetherness, camaraderie and perseverance in times of hardship. We’ve all seen companies utilizing slogans to encourage us to keep our chins up, and while they’re up, consider buying their product. Musicians have capitalized as well, with...

Column: Celebrating the 20th anniversary of a great filmmaker’s debut

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief

June 29, 2020

Sometimes the talent of a filmmaker is evident right away. That was certainly the case with the great Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu, whose debut film “Amores Perros” recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. The title is loosely translated into both “Love Dogs” and “Lov...

Falling out of friendship: A sad, necessary learning experience

Logan Raschke, Senior Designer

June 26, 2020

"Falling out of friendship" with someone, or eventually losing touch with a person who was previously a good friend, feels like getting stabbed with a million little needle pricks of gloom and unrest. But it's a bittersweet part of life that's necessary in everyone's individual development. I guess...

PODCAST: Stream Fiends (‘You’ S2, E5+6)

June 25, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5vCpchRTATP5paoPw3GGYJ?si=MQqIBdZuScCRWgoADMNLlw • This podcast episode is also available on Anchor, Apple Podcasts and five other platforms! “Stream Fiends” is a podcast dissecting TV shows on streaming sites, such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime (or anything else that broke college students can afford). Stream Fiends is...

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