Thursday, November 23, 2017

Battle Of The Sexes Successfully Executes Humorous Sports Film

Illustration by Grace O'Keefe There’s something super fun about sports movies isn’t there? You already know that the hero will overcome some great obstacle, against all the odds, to win the ultimate challenge; but you...

Food Served With Local and Sensational Music in Berkeley

Photograph by Braelyn Wekwerth If you live in Berkeley, it is undoubtedly true you have been to or heard live music while eating out. Several comfy, casual restaurants are located in the heart of Berkeley...

Cardi B Marks Female Progress in Pop

Illustration by Gemma Fa-Kaji A major event happened on September 25, 2017. Cardi B posted a video of her screaming, then twerking, then singing “Look What You Made Me Do” by Taylor Swift. This was...

Blade Runner Cast Covers Up Drab Script

The highly anticipated sequel to Ridley Scott’s original, Blade Runner is finally out, and I’m proud to say that it’s better than the last. Don’t get me wrong, the original is amazing for all...

Rapsody Weaves Female Views into Album

Illustration by Tanya Bearson Marlanna Evans, better known by her stage name Rapsody, just dropped a new album, which I expected to be chock-full of the usual themes found in modern rap and hip-hop culture:...

Big Mouth Defies Small Expectations

Illustration by Elena Griedel When you imagine an animated show about puberty, you might think of child-appropriate diagrams, medical language, and educational content. Big Mouth — a new Netflix original about kids going through puberty...

Tom Petty’s Musical Inspiration and Powerful Legacy Endure

Illustration by Tanya Bearson “Take On Me” by A-ha is a great example of a band that only had one hit, and still over thirty years after its release, anyone reading this article could sing...

Jhene Aiko’s Trip Fails to Stand Out in the R&B Landscape

Illustration by Clara Hollowgrass It’s hard to believe that it’s been three years since Jhene Aiko, the Los Angeles born R&B singer, released her debut solo LP Souled Out. In that time she’s had more...

“Dolores” Recognizes Prominent Activist

Illustration by Gemma Fa-Kaji “Down with fear! Abajo! Down with lettuce and grapes! Abajo! You know, this really works … Can we live in a world of brotherhood and peace without disease and fear and...

Fergie’s Comeback Album Flounders

Illustration by Anya Chtryowski I’ve always been a big fan of the Ferg. Her hits like “Glamorous,” “London Bridge,” and “Fergalicious” were the soundtrack to my tween years, as they were for many others. So,...