“Good satire comes from anger. It comes from a sense of injustice, that there are wrongs in the world that need to be fixed. And what better place to get that well of venom and outrage boiling than a newsroom, because you’re on the front lines.” -Carl Hiaasen The seventies… [Read More]

Social Media Killed the Movie Star

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to mourn the loss of someone we never really knew, and maybe never really loved. But, as the old adage goes, we either wanted to be them – or be with them. They were glamorous. They were mysterious. They made cigarettes look cool… [Read More]

Fall Movies and Their NFL Counterparts

The fall movie season has always been an intriguing one to me. Often, this is when the best films of the year are released, but then they all get shoehorned into a commercial and artistic rat race, trying to hold their own at the box office while earning their directors… [Read More]

Drunk Movie Review: ‘Interstellar’

Back in February, I wrote about Matthew McConaughey’s recent string of good decisions, and the article ended with speculation on whether or not his latest project, Interstellar, would continue the trend. The movie has finally been released, and naturally, I longed to sate my curiosity. There was one hiccup. I… [Read More]

5 of the Weirdest NBA Stories From the Season So Far

Now 4 weeks into the 2014-2015 NBA season, there are already so many interesting storylines brewing across the league. For starters, we now know that the Cavs won’t be winning 70 games, the poor man’s Memphis Grizzles are a league best 10-2 and the LA Clippers oddly seem more deflated now… [Read More]

The Net Neutrality Manifesto

Internet Service Provider and Internet user, patrician and plebeian, Apple and Samsung, restricted Wi-Fi and Instagram-master, in a word, oppressor and oppressed, stand in a constant opposition to one another, carry on an uninterrupted, once hidden, now widely searchable hashtagged fight. A fight that will this time end, either in… [Read More]

10 Things Our Grandkids Will Make Fun of Us for in 2070

Everyone besides Pharrell gets old eventually. It’s inevitable. Sure, if you’re a millennial or younger, that’s hard to imagine right now. But the process of you becoming old, aka uncool, is already in motion. There are kids in diapers at this very moment that will be cooler than you in… [Read More]

How to Prepare for Your Winter Body

It finally dipped below 70 degrees in my city and I’m taking it as a sign from our Father Nature Al Gore that it is officially winter. Winter is an underrated season, overshadowed by its polar opposite, summer, but let me tell you — winter has PERKS. First of all,… [Read More]

Examining Spotify’s “Falling in Love” Playlist

I’ve spent the last few hours listening to a series of love songs. More specifically, the Spotify playlists titled “Falling in Love” made by the Romeos over at Spotify. Why? Maybe because I’m a masochist, but also because there 24,606 people subscribed to this playlist, meaning that these 17 tracks… [Read More]

Grumpy Cat Won’t Steal Christmas (or Your Heart)

Remember 2012? I almost do. It was the year of the London Olympics, Facebook’s IPO, Gangnam style, Obama Part 2, and most importantly, the year the world met a sour-faced little Siamese Snowshoe cat named Tardar Sauce. The internet knows her, affectionately, as Grumpy Cat. The meme exploded during April… [Read More]