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Hulu movie ‘Little Monsters’ mixes horror with comedic fun and a touch of romance

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

October 16, 2019

If you enjoyed the comedy/zombie thriller “Shaun of the Dead,” Hulu’s “Little Monsters” might hit your funny bone and entertain with the typical zombie action. “Little Monsters” is a delightfully hilarious and wonderful story of how a horrible situation can change someone’s life for the be...

DC’s ‘Joker’ breaks October domestic box office record on opening weekend

DC’s ‘Joker’ breaks October domestic box office record on opening weekend

Written By Tia Bailey, Co-Features/A&E Editor

October 9, 2019

On Oct. 4, DC released “Joker” to theaters, starring Joaquin Phoenix as Batman’s infamous villain. The movie is advertised as a drama/thriller film, and it has an R rating with a two hour and two minutes runtime.  “Joker” shows the backstory of the villain before he became the Joker; his n...

Netflix documentary series to bring insight on immigration laws

Written By Hannah Walden, Co-Features/A&E Editor

October 9, 2019

On Oct. 2, Netflix released a six episode documentary series about the lives of undocumented immigrants and the hardships they face. In 2018, eight undocumented families took the extraordinary risk of allowing film crews to chronicle their lives as they faced potential deportation. “Living Undocumented”...

‘The Fall of Hobo Johnson’ signals anything but

Written By Matthew Bright, For The Globe

October 2, 2019

While there may be an urge to write Hobo Johnson off as an example of everything that’s wrong with hip-hop, it’s hard to deny that he’s created a sound that sets him apart from peers. To the uninitiated, Hobo Johnson, real name Frank Lopes Jr., found himself at the center of viral fame last y...

Twin-sister duo Tegan and Sara release album with reworked demos from their teenage years

Twin-sister duo Tegan and Sara release album with reworked demos from their teenage years

Written By Hannah Johnston, Sports Photo Editor

October 2, 2019

The Canadian indie pop twin-sister duo Tegan and Sara are back again with their ninth studio album, “Hey, I’m Just Like You.” The album features re-recordings of cassette-tape demos from their teen years. This album marks a slight return to the edgy, indie rock sound of their early albums, ma...

Fitz and the Tantrums misses opportunities

Fitz and the Tantrums misses opportunities

Written By Mya Burns, Copy Editor

October 2, 2019

Fitz and the Tantrums recently released their fourth studio album, “All of the Feels.” This album continues the infectious, upbeat sound that the pop-rock group has cultivated since their formation in 2008. From the title track to the end of the album, most of the songs are about loving yoursel...

Nineties pop-punk icons seek self-reflection and maturity on ‘NINE,’ band finds new creative space

Nineties pop-punk icons seek self-reflection and  maturity on ‘NINE,’ band finds new creative space

Written By Matthew Bright, For The Globe

September 25, 2019

“NINE” may not be the album that gains Blink-182 a legion of new fans, but for the diehards that have followed the group through its ups-and-downs, it’s sure to satisfy. The name of the record is slightly facetious and has stirred some deliberation among fans, as the official starting point of the band’s stud...

‘Hustlers’ features star-studded cast

Written By Nardos Haile, For The Globe

September 25, 2019

The premise of “Hustlers” is simple: Four New York City strippers, led by mentor Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Keke Palmer and Lili Reinhart, scheme and manipulate Wall Street men for money. Think of it like a modern-day Robin Hood but with more edge, complexities and is very female-driven. While t...

Rob Zombie movie sequel fails to live up to original film

Written By Jared Murphy, News Photo Editor

September 25, 2019

Having cheated death and escaped from prison, the Firefly Family is back again causing mayhem on the back roads of rural Texas. Rob Zombie’s “3 From Hell” played in select theaters on Sept. 16, 17 and 18 with a DVD and Blu-Ray release set for Oct. 15.  “3 From Hell” is a direct sequel to Zomb...

Post Malone wows with new album

Post Malone wows with new album

Written By Anna Veul, For The Globe

September 18, 2019

Post Malone has finally dropped his third album that fans have all been waiting for. Longtime fans of Post Malone, you are aware of his deeply emotional songs. It is this unique characteristic that sets Post Malone apart from the rest of the rappers in the industry. “Hollywood is Bleeding” is no exception, rut...

Homeless Gospel Choir keeps pop-punk alive in Pittsburgh

Written By Kylie Thomas, For The Globe

September 18, 2019

Derek Zanetti gets up onto The Club stage at Stage AE in front of a cramped crowd in the small space. He has an acoustic guitar around his neck. It’s actually a Frank Iero and the Patience show, yet as Frank Iero brings Zanetti onto the stage, he has captured every person in that room. The chords fall ...

‘Leave It All Behind’ and listen to SWS’s sixth studio album

Written By Kylie Thomas, For The Globe

September 18, 2019

Sleeping With Sirens recently released their sixth studio album, “How It Feels to Be Lost,” on Friday, Sept. 6. With the release of their new album comes a flashback to their past music style which brings a happy fanbase. Sleeping With Sirens is an alternative-rock band that started in 2009. The band s...