Sacha Baron Cohen Wants to Break American Politics
Jul 17th '18

Sacha Baron Cohen Wants to Break American Politics

The American public is no stranger to Sacha Baron Cohen, a well known prankster who sports a wide variety of personalities, such as Ali G, Borat and Bruno. Each of these personalities was born out of The Ali G Show (2000, 2003-2004), an HBO short run series that features Cohen undercover as each character in an […]

Bathroom battlegrounds: Debunking Trans Myths

Bathroom battlegrounds: Debunking Trans Myths

Since President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have taken office, it hasn’t been very easy for LGBTQ+ Americans, especially transgender individuals. The Trump administration hasn’t tried to hide their extremely anti-LGBTQ+ policies; notable efforts include Trump’s failed transgender military ban and Secretary of Education Betsy Devos declining to follow through and rescinding Obama-era […]

The Live Nation / Ticketmaster problem

The Live Nation / Ticketmaster problem

What do Matchbox Twenty and the United States Department of Justice have in common? They’re both pretty skeptical of how the merger between Live Nation and Ticketmaster has played out since it was approved by federal officials back in 2010. The merger was approved in hopes of boosting competition with other ticketing and booking services, […]

The Trump Films Are Coming, And We Might as Well Get Ready Now.

The Trump Films Are Coming, And We Might as Well Get Ready Now.

I am not rich, I am not White. I am younger than 40, I am from California, and I have a college degree. Basically, I am the inverse of the stereotypical supporter of President Donald Trump (except for being male). I’m also a film junkie who can recognize when real life is just a screenplay […]

A look at the music modernization act, and if it will actually change anything.

A look at the music modernization act, and if it will actually change anything.

Issues surrounding copyright and royalty fees have at least one thing in common with virtually everything else that existed before the 21st century: things got a lot more complicated thanks to the Internet. Before the advent of things like streaming services and Youtube, royalties were pretty much paid in two categories. Mechanical royalties were paid […]

Both sides of Trump’s “Good People”

Both sides of Trump’s “Good People”

“But listen, you don’t need to be worried about these Alt-Right guys. They don’t want to fuck with Black guys. They just really hate the Jews.” It is one week after 32-year-old Heather Heyer was struck and killed by a James Alex Fields with his silver Dodge Challenger while protesting the White suprematists’ rally to […]

To Boldly Go: Star Trek And Its Place In History

To Boldly Go: Star Trek And Its Place In History

Star Trek: Discovery premiered Sunday, September 24, 2017 to less than stellar reviews. Set a decade before Star Trek: TOS (The Original Series), Discovery follows the exploits of the USS Discovery during the Federation/Klingon Cold War. (For the uninitiated, the Federation is a sort of interstellar United Nations, while the Klingons are, well, the bad […]

The Hypocrisy of the Radiohead Vs. Lana Del Rey situation

The Hypocrisy of the Radiohead Vs. Lana Del Rey situation

In the post “Blurred Lines” age of music law, copyright infringement is being more overseen. The newest case comes in the form of Radiohead vs. Lana Del Rey. Radiohead is claiming a song of Lana’s latest LP, “Get Free,” is similar to that of Radiohead’s biggest hit, “Creep.” While the similarities can be heard, it’s […]