1999: Part 2
Jul 23rd '19

1999: Part 2

The year 1999 was only 20 years ago, but it seems so last century. Who can forget the race against time, as companies scrambled to update their computer software amid fears that the rollover of the clocks on December 31, 1999 to January 1, 2000 would set all the internal clocks in the computers back […]

40 Years of Cosmic Horror

40 Years of Cosmic Horror

Like JAWS, I cannot think of or talk about this movie (or its sequels) without typing its name in all caps. It has been forty years since we were introduced to the Lovecraftian horror of ALIEN, and even in the hopefulness of new beginnings that is spring (of the dead heat of summer), it’s a […]

COLUMBINE: A Dark Anniversary

COLUMBINE: A Dark Anniversary

When it happened on April 20, 1999, the events that unfolded at Columbine High School in Littleton, CO immediately shook the nation. Two students dressed in trench coats and armed with shotguns walked into their school and opened fire. Though the two members of the so-called “Trenchcoat Mafia” killed 13 of their fellow students, their plan was […]

ON WAX: KEVIN ABSTRACT DROPS ‘ARIZONA Baby,’ ANDERSON .PAAK’S ‘OXNARD’ FOLLOW-UP, & 070 SHAKE DROPS TWO SINGLES

ON WAX: KEVIN ABSTRACT DROPS ‘ARIZONA Baby,’ ANDERSON .PAAK’S ‘OXNARD’ FOLLOW-UP, & 070 SHAKE DROPS TWO SINGLES

KEVIN ABSTRACT RELEASES ARIZONA BABY While we wait for new releases from Brockhampton, the boyband’s mastermind, Kevin Abstract, dropped a short EP. At just under nine minutes, ARIZONA Baby is a blend of Kevin’s influences. Experimental at times, the project explores hip-hop, indie rock, pop, jazz and rock. According to his Instagram, the rest of the project will […]

What I’m Reading: Vol. II

What I’m Reading: Vol. II

I’ve got a question for you: When’s the last time you read a book? One you weren’t explicitly assigned to read. Not for class. For fun. I’m willing to wager it’s been a while. Instead of binging The Office for the fourteenth time in a row, hit the library and open one of these page-turners. Don’t be […]

ON WAX: JUICE WRLD’S ‘DEATH RACE FOR LOVE,’ YBN CORDAE’S ‘HAVE MERCY,’ AND THE RELEASE OF ‘GERM HAS A DEATH WISH’

ON WAX: JUICE WRLD’S ‘DEATH RACE FOR LOVE,’ YBN CORDAE’S ‘HAVE MERCY,’ AND THE RELEASE OF ‘GERM HAS A DEATH WISH’

JUICE WRLD ARRIVES Juice WRLD has been connecting with the young trap fanbase to the aesthetics of a emo lifestyle. Death Race For Love is a project where Juice WRLD dwells with the duality of being a famous rapper and a depressed teenager. While he flexes in typical trap fashion, he also manages to deliver depressing bars […]

Cole Bennett, Boy Genius

Cole Bennett, Boy Genius

The hip-hop music video game is being taken by storm by a 22-year-old director and producer by the name of Cole Bennett, and his self-made empire, Lyrical Lemonade. Young as he is, he is talented far beyond his years. Boy genius Bennett has worked with, created for, and is a friend to all of your favorite rap artists—from […]