Musical Artists Wanted: Dead or Alive?

It’s a booming spectacle all over the Internet: The infamous rapper, late Tupac Shakur, took the stage in digital form at Coachella this year to perform “Hail Mary” and “2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted” with Snoop Dogg. While some lauded the holographic performance, many devout 2Pac fans regarded the resurrection as disrespectful and in bad taste. Amidst […]

Meet Dina Gachman, graphic novelist

Even though I can’t get a date, I’ll often overhear my friends talk about their daft dating lives. Apparently, writer Dina Gachman picked up on people’s chatter, too. But instead of telling them to keep their probably-soon-to-be-failed relationship to themselves, she was inspired to write her popular online graphic novel Fling Girl LA. The premise […]

Tips for Dating, Brought to you by the Leading Men of TV

Whether we like it or not, television has a severe impact on our everyday lives. We look to model the characters in our favorite TV worlds, especially when it comes to sex. We dream about these characters and lust after their extraordinary escapades. So here’s some dating tips, brought to you by the leading men […]

Are dirty pop lyrics pushing a sexual revolution?

“Kiss me. Infect me with your love pen. Fill me with your poison. Kiss me. Want to be your victim. Ready for abduction.” That was awkward to read, right? But it is not awkward to hear. It’s listened to so much, it still gets time on the air waves. It’s so catchy, it was one […]

Don’t Compare Twilight and the Hunger Games. Just Don’t.

With 23.5 million books in print in the U.S. and a highly anticipated movie adaptation, The Hunger Games have taken the teen series spotlight. The first full-length trailer debuted before Twilight Breaking Dawn: Part 1, and it’s expected to experience the same phenomenal success. In interview after interview, the stars of The Hunger Games have […]

A Deeper Look at the 84th Academy Awards

It’s over quickly so paychecks come faster. Football fans either get to cheer on their favorite team in the most intense game of the season, or get closure on another season of double-digit losses. There is a whole day of the shortest month dedicated to celebrating love. And when it comes to arts and culture […]

The Why and How of the Decline in Theatre Attendance

On Dec. 9, the release of The Sitter and New Year’s Eve marked the worst U.S. box office opening since Sept. 5, 2008. The previous weekend, which did not premiere any films, outperformed Dec. 9 by 4%. Think of it like your friend being more likely to visit your house when you’re not there. It’s weird. But […]

Is Streaming The Future Long Tail?

Hulu is heading into the original scripted content route. The streaming service will be the first to show the political comedy Battleground which will be followed by two other original shows including the second season of Morgan Spurlock’s documentary series A Day In the Life and a travel show, Up To Speed, by Richard Linklater. […]

Nolan Respects Fans and Comics in New Batman Film

This is the end for Christopher Nolan – The Dark Knight Rises is the last in his Batman trilogy, which fans agree has been the closest in style and plot to the original comic books (at least compared to Tim Burton’s cartoon-like adaptation). Nolan uses accepted cannon by adhering to several versions of the comic […]