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The Front Bottoms release new EP

Andrew Heller, Practicum Writer
October 30, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The Front Bottoms are an indie rock group formed in 2007 out of Woodcliff Lake, N.J. Fronted by lead guitarist and vocalist Brian Sella, The Front Bottoms have released five studio albums and six EPs since their formation. With each record, The Front Bottoms have increasingly solidified th...

The sound of streaming

Eric Ryan, Entertainment Editor
October 30, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

In yet another debacle revolving around Kanye West’s neurotic life, he recently announced that any collaboration with longtime friend Jay Z on “Watch the Throne 2” would be put off indefinitely, as the two are feuding over both personal and business reasons. West first broke the new...

Wahlberg shines in “Deepwater Horizon”

Eric Ryan, Entertainment Editor
October 24, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Continuing the streak of playing real-life Americans put against all odds, Mark Wahlberg stars in “Deepwater Horizon,” a biopic of the BP oil spill of 2010. Directed by Peter Berg, Wahlberg and Kurt Russell star as Mike Williams and Jimmy Harrell, two oil workers aboard the titu...

BoJack: Hollywoo celeb

Samara Rosenfeld, Practicum Writer
October 24, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Netflix original “BoJack Horseman” stars actor Will Arnett as an alcoholic, self-deprecating horse, who struggles with life after stardom. In their fictional reality, BoJack starred in the ’90s hit sitcom “Horsin’ Around,” where he raised three human children. With few acting outlets t...

A day at The Meadows

A day at The Meadows

Gabe Sinko, Special to The Quad
October 17, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

I’m a big music festival kind of guy. There’s just a pleasant vibe in the air at these events, knowing everybody is enjoying the same music as me. Whether it be Firefly, Musikfest or Made In America, I’ve spent a lot of time and money going to these events. But they’re always so worth it because...

A series of unfortunate legal battles

Doménica Castro, Special to The Quad
October 17, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Jim Carrey. Some of you may know him as the Grinch who stole (and then felt bad about stealing, so he returned) Christmas, the guy from“The Mask,” and/or the dummy from the classic “Dumb and Dumber.” But within the past year, the famous comedian/actor has been portraying a lead character embroiled...

Anthony Green and the pixie queen

Anthony Green and the pixie queen

Mike Naples, Staff Writer
October 2, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

A good song is like a cherished memory; it can take you back in time to a moment that has been sketched like a harmony only you can hear. Consequently, this review is admittedly biased, written through a haze of nostalgia and longing for another walk along the beach with...

Gazing into the black mirror

Dimitri Kandilanaftis, Copy Editor
October 2, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

“Full, unsimulated sexual intercourse with a pig broadcasted live on television.” These are the words uttered by a teary-eyed and kidnapped Princess Susannah, a much-loved member of the esteemed Royal Family. The words, a demand from the anonymous kidnapper,...

Making your town “lit”

Amanda Saleh, Staff Writer
September 26, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

When two childhood friends put their idea together, it ignited a pink and black flame on smartphones across the country. Mark Weiss, 21, and Avi Jerushalmy, 21, realized they were wasting too much time and money on their nights out, so they took matters into their own hands. ...

The personalized Beatles experience

The personalized Beatles experience

Samantha Mineroff, Editor-in-Chief
September 26, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Friday, Sept. 23 WCU Live! presented Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience at 7:30 p.m. in the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall. Unlike most cover bands, Billy, Ryan and Mathew McGuigan did not impersonate, dress up or act like the Beatles. Their performance was solely based on the i...

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