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Goodbye Hyper Scape. You were bad but I loved you.

My favorite battle royale is dead. It died, officially, on January 27th 2022, at 5:00 EST, when Ubisoft announced that it would be shut down on April 28th. It was... Read more

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The Voice predicts the 2022 Grammys

Album of the Year by Adora Adeyemi Prediction: SOUR (2021) Should Win: SOUR, Planet Her (2021), or Evermore (2020) While one would have expected music to slow down in the... Read more

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Lucy Dacus revisits bittersweet memories in new single “Kissing Lessons”

Lucy Dacus has done it again on her new single “Kissing Lessons.” By “it” I mean that she has, in her signature style, taken a seemingly mundane moment of the... Read more

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Albums we love: Phrazes for the Young

The year 2022 marks the upcoming thirteenth anniversary of Julian Casablancas’ debut solo album Phrazes for the Young (2009). Why is this significant? It’s not, really; I just wanted a... Read more

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Looking back: Madonna’s Ray of Light 24 years later

On February 22, 1998, singer-songwriter Madonna released Ray of Light, her seventh studio album. An introspective, psychedelic, and electronica-influenced album which reflected Madonna’s study of Hindu scripture and conversion to... Read more

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The Weekly List: Downstairs Leo’s edition

Whatever you may have to say about downstairs Leo’s, if you’re living on campus, it’s a part of your life. Trust me, I’m not a huge fan of the crispy... Read more

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The Weekly List: Georgetown Day

With Georgetown Day just around the corner, it’s hard to believe another year has gone by on the Hilltop. We’ve survived through 365 days of classes, jobs, internships, applications, club... Read more

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“Nosedive”: Black Mirror‘s Turbulent Season 3 Premiere

Black Mirror has returned for a third season. This time, the show has brought its reflections on the dark side of technology to our side of the pond. Like many... Read more

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How to Get Away With Murder Returns for Season 3

September 3rd brought the return of ABC’s How to Get Away with Murder, the hit TGIT show that revolves around mystery and drama. The opening of season 3 reminded viewers... Read more

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Artist Spotlight: Our Last Night

You could listen to pop music, but maybe that’s too mainstream for your angsty, alternative self. Might I recommend the Punk Goes Pop albums? They’re exactly what they sound like:... Read more

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The Walking Dead Season 7 Premiere: Bats, Bodies, and Blood

After ending Season 6 on the cliffhanger to rule them all, Negan and Lucille came out swinging (see what I did there?) in the Season 7 premiere of AMC’s The... Read more

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A Case for the Classics: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Being made up of movies filmed on dry, punishing landscapes and populated with reticent, tobacco-chewing male characters cloaking their fragile masculinity with some good ol’ American blood and guts, the... Read more

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The Art of the Movie Trailer

I’ll admit it: I look forward to watching the trailers before a film when I go to the movies. I try not to publicize this fact too much because then... Read more

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Movies We Love: Moon

This summer’s mainstream box office was utterly disappointing. I can bring to mind only a few movies that were above average, and a handful that middled at okay. An overwhelming... Read more

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Saturday Night Undead

Wayne’s World protagonists Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar said it best when they mocked the media’s criticism of Saturday Night Live as Saturday Night Dead, both dismissing the banality of... Read more

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Issa Rae’s Insecure: Comical Yet Candid

On October 9th, 2016, Issa Rae, star of the web series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, moves to television with her new HBO comedy, Insecure. The show is about... Read more

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The Reel Pulpit: The Death of the Modern Movie Star

Hollywood, like any business, is always concerned about the bottom line. There was a time when a film’s success could be made or broken by who starred in the film.... Read more

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The Reel Pulpit: Why Ben Affleck is the Best Batman

If you had told me right after the Dark Knight Rises that I would be writing an article about Ben Affleck being the best Batman, I would have laughed you... Read more

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The Halftime Report: Week of 1/18

Welcome to the first ever edition of the Halftime Report! Every week we’re going to bring you the best of the best in entertainment for the week to come, from... Read more