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The Buzz: Monsters, Animals and Nicolas Cage

Posted by Will Ashton on March 17, 2016 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)

It's fitting to see the topics for my third edition of The Buzz come together on their own, especially since the theme of this week’s column is all about the unexpected. In a time where we feel we need to know everything about anything from day one, sometimes it’s refreshing to not completely know what you...

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Femme: Penelope Cruz

Posted by Nathan Vinson on March 1, 2016 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)



What’s going on, y’all? Welcome back to our monthly edition of Femme, where we highlight one beautiful woman and talk all bout what makes her special. This month is the “Timeless Beauty” edition, and who is more timeless and beautiful than actress and model Penelope Cruz? Let’s jump right in!


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Headphones: The 1975 + Rihanna + More

Posted by Nathan Vinson on February 26, 2016 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Happy Friday, everyone! Welcome to another edition of Headphones! This week we’ll be covering The 1975’s new album, as well as Rihanna, The Scott Brothers, and much more. Let’s jump right in!



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The Buzz: Witches, Lawyers and Soul-Crushing

Posted by Will Ashton on February 24, 2016 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Since I’m back for a second round of “The Buzz,” perhaps it would be appropriate to make returns the theme of this week’s column. Returns are always tricky; namely, depending on how well you left things off in the first place. And as you might have guessed, I use the word “return” loosely here. It could ...

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Headphones: The Grammys + More

Posted by Nathan Vinson on February 19, 2016 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (0)



Welcome to this week’s edition of Headphones! This week we’re covering some slammin’ new music and, in lieu of an album review, we’ll cover the Grammys as well. Let’s jump into it!


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Throwback: Carl Cox

Posted by Nathan Vinson on February 18, 2016 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)



Think about the modern DJ; you know, like Skrillex, Diplo, Jack U, Major Lazer, David Guetta, Armin van Buuren, etc. Contrary to belief, DJ’s still set trends in music industry. They know what’s going to get the crowd jumping at festivals, raves, and clubs- and it shows. “Lean On,” by Major Lazer and Diplo, was the most played song on S...

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Nostalgia Critic

Posted by Will Ashton on February 18, 2016 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Though it’s meant to evaluate the arts, film criticism — or any sort of criticism, really — is an art form in-and-of-itself. It takes great practice, a mastering of the language, an unapologetic gaze, a fiery tongue, and a ferocious respect, not to mention deep admiration, for the content at hand. It takes g...

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Headphones: New Music, Who's This?

Posted by Nathan Vinson on February 12, 2016 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)



Welcome back to another edition of Headphones! The last couple of weeks have seen the return of many popular artists, and this week we highlight a few of them, from 2015 breakout stars like Fetty Wap and G-Eazy to mainstays Future and Coldplay. Let’s jump right into it!


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The Buzz: Deadpool, Clowns and Amy Schumer

Posted by Will Ashton on February 12, 2016 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)



This week doesn’t come sour in the comedy department. Whether it’s highlighting a return-to-form for the comic book genre, or recognizing the bizarre near-brilliance of one of television’s most promising freshmen dramedies, or simply looking out for what’s to come from one of the comic scene...

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Artist You Should Know: Bryson Tiller

Posted by Nathan Vinson on February 9, 2016 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)



It’s that time again! This week’s edition of “Artists You Should Know” covers Kentucky native Bryson Tiller, who had a huge year in 2015 thanks to his debut album, T R A P S O U L. His R&B crooning meets trap influenced production has proven to be a winning combination for the 23 year-old, an...

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Femme: Olivia Munn

Posted by Nathan Vinson on February 3, 2016 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)



So, welcome back for another edition of Femme! This week we’re covering rising star Olivia Munn. Don’t worry, I didn’t know who she was until about 45 minutes ago. But, almost is never enough, and never late is better, or something to that effect. Let’s jump right in!


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The Curse of "Doing Too Much"

Posted by Justin Tucker on December 23, 2015 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)



Let me begin by expressing my sincerest appreciation to those individuals who understand and live by the phrase, “Less is more.” These are generally the guys who may not necessarily own the room, but are capable of holding their own as they remain true to their style preferences. To be completely honest, these guys sho...

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Out on the Town: Hitting the Slopes

Posted by Justin Tucker on December 16, 2015 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)



Heavy-duty waterproof coat? Check. Chunky sweater? Check. Durable snow boots? Check.

 

It looks like someone’s preparing for the annual family ski trip. It’s probably the one time of the year when many of us actually don’t mind being out in the cold. Who wouldn...

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A Glass of Red for Your Steak

Posted by Justin Tucker on December 16, 2015 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)



Is it a neutral or a statement color? This is the question many men appear to be asking when it comes to the shade of red which sits somewhere between burgundy and that of red wine. It has always been a color of great prestige, as was commonly worn during more formal events of the Victorian era. Even today, it isn’t uncommon to witness what many m...

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Greek Cuisine

Posted by Jamar St. on December 12, 2015 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)



For the second installment of the Entrée column is the hidden but magnificent wonders of Greek food. Being known for their delicious Gyros, Greek cuisines is a Mediterranean cuisine that has a modern Greek palette that includes olive oil, lemon juice, assorted vegetables, and various herbs, grains and bread. The...

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Man on the Move: Disturbing the Peace

Posted by Justin Tucker on December 12, 2015 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Have a look at any one of the chained, safety-pinned or studded outerwear garments from Andreas Melbostad’s Fall/Winter 2015 menswear collection for Diesel Black Gold, and you’re likely to see the words “Black Gold Subversion League” printed on one of the patches. Surely, one look at the collection is enough to make any st...

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Embracing the Pearly White Lifestyle

Posted by Justin Tucker on December 10, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



What do guys like Tom Cruise, Michael B. Jordan, Harry Styles and even Justin Bieber have in common? Okay, so maybe they’re all extremely wealthy, and might I add, exceptionally good-looking. They also probably share a great disliking for the paparazzi, as one can only imagine. But there’s one other th...

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Out on the Town: Away On Business

Posted by Justin Tucker on December 9, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



It might be time to get over that fear of flying which has troubled you since that one experience of really bad turbulence. Just when you thought you’d never have to step foot in an airport again, you’re boss surprises you with an e-mail invitation to a mandatory compan...

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Man on the Move: From the Beach to the Office

Posted by Justin Tucker on December 7, 2015 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)



What does a man who has decided to leave the surf ‘n’ skate behind and pick up and everyday 9-to-5 look like? One might imagine an ill-fitting suit paired with long, golden locks and a pair of retro sneakers as he makes his way to his new office – where there are tables, chairs and fingers pounding away at keyb...

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Out on the Town: The Industry Party

Posted by Justin Tucker on December 2, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Remember how hard you worked to get your foot in the door of what you perceived to be your dream career? Think about all of those years spent pursuing higher education, perfecting that resume and cover letter, making your rounds to various companies of interest to fill out endles...

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