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Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ lives up to horror hype

Written By Tia Bailey, Social Media Coordinator

March 26, 2019

In 2017, actor and comedian Jordan Peele released “Get Out,” a movie that redefined the horror genre. This year, he gave audiences “Us,” which turned out to be a box office success. “Us” centers around the family of Adelaide Wilson, played by Lupita Nyong’o (“Black Panther”). The m...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame plans induction

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

March 19, 2019

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame may not be as prestigious or highly regarded as it was in the previous century, but that doesn’t mean there’s not renewed interest and debate every time the committee announces the year’s inductees. The 2019 class has sparked conversation in regards to diversity in both race...

‘Queer Eye’ preaches self-care in new season

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

March 19, 2019

The realm of reality TV, or entertainment in general, was a senseless slog until a newly branded Fab Five returned to our screens with a modern reboot of “Queer Eye” last spring. The new cast of Netflix’s “Queer Eye” have quickly become the needed role models of a generation in an overarchin...

Brie Larson defies critics in ‘Captain Marvel’

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

March 12, 2019

For all the kerfuffle caused by critics and incessant social media commentators in the weeks before its release, “Captain Marvel” was set up to be the downfall of an entertainment empire. Instead, the first female led Marvel movie gives rise to a pertinent new hero fit to helm the next wave of t...

Warped tour turns 25 with 3-city celebration

Written By Matthew Bright, For The Globe

March 12, 2019

In true punk rock anti-fashion, the Vans Warped Tour has retired about as long a single Ramones song; and aging dads with residual angst are lacing up their Doc Martens and moshing with delight. The summer of 2018 was billed as “the final cross-country Warped Tour ever” – although Kevin Lyman,...

‘Vinegar Tom’ captivates Playhouse audience

Written By Kaisha Jantsch, For The Globe

March 5, 2019

Caryl Churchill’s 1976 feminist retelling of England’s 17th century witch hunts, Vinegar Tom, debuted at Point Park University’s Pittsburgh Playhouse, Friday and the production, while slightly flawed, proves nothing short of impressive. The play, which features a band that, in this making, is led ...

Jonas Brothers reunite, release new song ‘Sucker’

Written By Payton Comunale, Co-Features Editor

March 5, 2019

We’re “Burnin’ Up” for the Jonas Brothers’ new single! Nick, Joe and Kevin released their new hit, “Sucker,” on March 1, and it immediately reached the spot of No. 1 single on iTunes. The single was accompanied by a new music video as well, and this one featured all three of the JoBros’...

‘Isn’t It Romantic’ is a rom-com for the realistic

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

February 19, 2019

Everyone has moments where they feel invisible. It may be at school, work, walking down the street, whatever, but when you’re in a rom-com - the world moves around you. That’s the case for “Isn’t It Romantic,” a comedy with a commentary regarding how unrealistic standards and expectations a...

Jeff Goldblum delivers jublient jazz show

Jeff Goldblum delivers jublient jazz show

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

February 19, 2019

It may as well have been the Jeff Goldblum variety hour this past Valentine’s Day at the Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead. The eccentric actor best known for his meme-worthy role as Ian Malcolm in “Jurassic Park” - or for a trove of titillating interviews found across YouTube - returned to his hometo...

‘One Day at a Time’ shows growth in third season

Written By Amanda Myers, Co-Features Editor

February 12, 2019

The sitcom format has become a troupe of TV that often assumes the form of cheesy, forced laughter.  With “One Day at a Time,” however, Netflix finds a comfortable spot for a rebooted sitcom that is accessible for all generations. Now on its third season, the show has proved a propelling force...

Streaming Rom-coms getting steamy this Valentine’s Day

Written By Dara Collins, Editor-Elect

February 12, 2019

Love fills the air as Valentine’s Day grows near every year, and couples and singles alike begin looking for a new way to celebrate the Hershey kiss-filled holiday. It comes as no surprise that many college students prefer a cheap celebration. The dormitories on campus come equipped with cable t...

Netflix’s ‘The Ted Bundy Tapes’ examines a maniac

Written By Tia Bailey, Social Media Coordinator

February 5, 2019

On Jan. 24, Netflix released a four-part documentary series titled “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes.” The series uses “present-day interviews, archival footage and audio recordings made on death row,” and tells the story of serial killer, kidnapper, rapist, burglar and necrophile...