Hump Day Update 4/25/18

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news.   To start off with some very sad news,…

MCS Records Holds its Release Show

By Avani S. Jurakhan, Contributing Writer Last Friday, March 30, was a microcosm for the artistic potential of America’s youth. Music label MCS Records, founded by CAS alum Ferris Yang, held their release show at The Cutting Room in Midtown. The venue was spacious and flooded with blue and pink lights backed by psychedelic visuals….

Hump Day Update 4/18/18

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news.   Kendrick Lamar won a Pulitzer Prize this week…

Hannah Gadsby’s “Nanette” Gets Real

By Nina Donoghue, Contributing Writer Hannah Gadsby has mastered the art of keeping people on their toes. Her one-woman comedy show “Nanette” may not be one for the casual comedy fan. During the show’s five-week stint at the Soho Playhouse, audiences are treated to 20 minutes of a delightfully deadpan, often lesbian-centric Gadsby set, recalling…

The Darkness Reunite with New Album

By Robert Frezza, Contributing Writer The Darkness is a glam rock metal band from England that saw their ups and downs in the music industry in the early 2000s. The band consists of Justin Hawkins on lead vocals and guitar, his brother Dan Hawkins on guitar, Frankie Poullain on bass and Rufus Tiger Taylor on…

An Ode to The Comic Convention

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer This past weekend was the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art Festival, an independent comics event produced yearly since 2002. Hyped as the largest independent comics, cartoon and animation festival by the Society of Illustrators, this year’s event housed over 400 exhibits. Said exhibits include panels, artist booths singing, Q&A’s,…

Hump Day Update 4/11/18

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news. Cardi B prepared us for bigger news sometime this…

Goldie Vance: Review

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer One of my favorite properties in literature is Nancy Drew. I’ve always been partial to the mystery/detective genre, but it can be tough to ignore that the genre is hyper-masculine, with most of our signature literary ‘detectives’ being male. So, Nancy stands not only as an excellent example of the…

Hump Day Update 4/3/18

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news.   The Chainsmokers have a new video for their…

The Legend of Wonder Woman: A Mini-Review

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer In my quest to cover some of the best comics we can find from female creators, I would be remiss not to bring up one of my favorite adaptations of my favorite characters. While my original intention was to avoid any and all super hero comics,  I feel like I…

Hump Day Update 3/28/18

By Rachel A.G. Gilman, Staff Writer Welcome back to Hump Day Update, the place to find out everything you need to know about what’s been going on in the entertainment world for the week. I’m Rachel A.G. Gilman. But enough about me, let’s get to the news.   Cardi B released the news that she will…