Resilient: How to Peach Review: A Special Throwback
Dec10

Resilient: How to Peach Review: A Special Throwback

While recent years have seen bands who bear more than a passing similarity to our flannel-clad forefathers, it feels incorrect to ascribe the grunge distinction to any band past 1999. The reason is simple: Despite what some brand-marketing executives might have you believe, the label “grunge” has always referred to an ethos and aesthetic, rather than a sound. The Smashing Pumpkins never had much in common with Nirvana, and if we’re...

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Voice of Addiction: The Lost Art of Empathy Review: Keeping Punk Alive
Dec07

Voice of Addiction: The Lost Art of Empathy Review: Keeping Punk Alive

“Punk is dead.” It’s a sentiment nearly as old as the genre itself, and yet, punk exhibits signs of life, in recent years by adopting contemporary sounds, and occasionally, and momentarily becoming culturally relevant. While the days of CBGB’s and basement shows are behind us, there is still some life left to live for the average punk who is willing to accept trace amounts of modernity. Voice of Addiction might just be one of those...

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10 Best Batman Villains
Dec04

10 Best Batman Villains

Over the years, the Caped Crusader has protected the citizens of Gotham City from god knows what. Crawling out of the dark abyss, sewers, having a mental breakdown or just the need to kill people, these are the men, women and creature that never gave the big bat a break. Here are the top 10 best Batman villains. 10: Poison Ivy: Can you say Mother Nature? This sexy redhead controls the vines of the earth with her own blood fused with...

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Hand of Fate 2 Review: The Epitome Of Excellent Deck Building
Dec03

Hand of Fate 2 Review: The Epitome Of Excellent Deck Building

“Hand of Fate 2” is a surprisingly engaging experience that’s on its way to becoming an indie classic. Developed by Defiant Studios, this RPG adventure blends “Dungeon & Dragons” with in-depth action elements. This game takes you back to medieval times, where you’re allowed to design your route through a series of mini side stories that keep the game feeling fresh with every varying objective. With solid presentation, this is a...

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Planetarium Review: Portman and Depp Star in Misleading Adventure
Nov29

Planetarium Review: Portman and Depp Star in Misleading Adventure

Natalie Portman and Lily-Rose Depp take on the role of sisters able to communicate with the unknown in “Planatarium,” leading them to become the center of attention from filmmaking vultures. However, the bond between these sisters is not something you can add special effects to for a movie. Ironically, “Planetarium” is filled with historical context and a bond between sisters, but no actual connection to its title. The end...

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10 Books You Must Read This Holiday Season
Nov28

10 Books You Must Read This Holiday Season

In the beginning of December, everyone is caught up in Christmas shopping. The festive mood is everywhere – the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, Macy’s holiday window display, and Winter Village at Bryant Park. You sing along to “Let It Snow” and work on your New Year’s resolution list. Curl up in your favorite chair and wrap a fleece blanket around you. All you need is a warm cup of cocoa and a holiday book. You might want to read...

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