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Album: Love Yourself: Tear Artist: BTS Label: BigHit Entertainment Release Date: May 18, 2018 Rating:     Shattering records and taking names –that has become the motto for powerhouse group, BTS over the past year. The dedicated ARMY knew what they were in for when BigHit dropped “Euphoria” back in April, but the rest of […]

Sitting in a dentist office waiting room, I sift through the piles of month-old magazines. Amid the sexy golf fashion magazines (who knew those existed?) and a soap opera playing at an inaudible decibel on the flat screen, I settle on People. It is here where I find an announcement for Absentia, a 10-episode drama […]

The streetlights do little to illuminate the night as the snow crunches under the boots of a lone policeman. In the dark, he remains alert at his post. On his patrol, the officer stops at the construction of a bridge where a severed hand lays on the icy ground and blood drips from above, bespeckling […]

Director: Rian Johnson Studio: Lucasfilm, Disney Release Date: December 15, 2017 Rating:       “You must unlearn what you have learned.” In “The Empire Strikes Back,” this lesson from the wise, mysterious Jedi Master Yoda became a central tenet of Luke Skywalker’s struggle against the ruthless Galactic Empire. Like Luke wrestling with himself to […]

All photos courtesy of Netflix Created by Steve Lightfoot Cast: Jon Bernthal, Amber Rose Revah, Ebon Moss-Bachrach Rating:     Jumping off of Marvel’s Netflix success with “Daredevil” and “Jessica Jones,” and, to a lesser extent “Luke Cage,” comes “The Punisher.” Marvel veered off a bit with “Iron Fist” and “The Defenders,” both being considered […]

Rating:       The long-awaited season 2 of Netflix’s hit series “Stranger Things” released this weekend on October 27. This comes more than a year after the first season, which originally released July 15, 2016. The first season received a very solid 95% on Rotten Tomatoes, which gave Netflix and creators The Duffer Brothers, […]

By: Alissa Reyes and Chyenne Tatum Album: 7 for 7 Artist: GOT7 Label: JYP Entertainment Release Date: October 10, 2017 Rating:       GOT7 released their seventh mini-album, “7 for 7” seven months after their last comeback, “Flight Log: Arrival.” This new album marks the group’s first release since their Flight Log trilogy which […]

Title: American Dream Artist: LCD Soundsystem Label: DFA Records/Columbia Records Release Date: September 1, 2017 Rating:     James Murphy has been losing his edge for nigh on two decades, and throughout that time, he has managed to make every twist and turn of that downward spiral of street cred and old DJ gear look effortlessly […]

Artist: Aaliyah Album: Aaliyah Label: Blackground Records Date: 7/17/2001 Rating: It’s been 16 years since the release of Aaliyah’s third and final studio album before her death. Simply titled “Aaliyah,” the album was her most experimental effort blending together genres such as R&B, Neo- Soul, Pop, dance-pop and even adding in elements of rock and […]

By: Brooke Forrest Last weekend, from Thursday to Sunday, was the 13th annual Nelsonville Music Festival, which took place in the small southeast Ohio town of Nelsonville. These four days of music, art, camping and other entertainment were truly something special.   Admittedly I’ve never actually been to a ‘real’ music festival. I tend to […]


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