Tete-A-Tamasha

By Pragya Gianani, Staff Writer Welcome to Tete-A-Tamasha, your weekly dose of a brown girl playing into the brown girl stereotype of incessantly talking about Bollywood. “Tamasha” is Hindi for “a great disturbance” or “a grand performance”, which I think sums up the contradictory nature of South Asian film quite succinctly. I don’t know what a…

A Tribute to Adam West: The Batman

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer One of the reasons I wanted to start this semester talking about “Wonder Woman” is to give me more time to put my thoughts into words for this. Over the summer, Adam West, most well known for his role as Bruce Wayne in the 1960’s Batman television series, passed away….

Hump Day Update 9/20/17

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. In local music news, Sir Paul McCartney took…

Wonder Woman, Dog Pee, and the Power of a Woman’s Presence

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer Since I saw the film in June, I knew I wanted to talk about “Wonder Woman”. In a particularly strong summer for filmmaking, there was only one film that had me in actual tears. I could make a 7 article series about every little nuance I love about Dianna Prince’s…

Hump Day Update: 9/13/17

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 love of my life Stephen Colbert will…

Marvel’s Maddening Modern Mistakes

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer Well, this one isn’t going to be fun to write. At the Marvel Retailers Summit late last March, Vice President of Sales David Gabriel made a comment that suggested that he — and by extension, the company — potentially saw the effort to mix up their lineup with new, diverse…

Hump Day Update: 5/3/17

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 Netflix series “Thirteen Reasons Why” is still…

Hump Day Update: 4/26/17

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. NBC is debuting its latest project “Great News,”…

Hump Day Update: 4/19/17

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 Walking Dead” and “Fear the Walking Dead”…

Off the Wall: In the Absence of a Path

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer University students are well acquainted with the idea of searching for a prescribed pathway, and the struggles it takes to not stray outside the lines. In college, the vast universe of options available and their infinite implications on one’s future is an overwhelming weight. This fear and uncertainty, the quest…

An Amendment to My Previous Comments on “Ghost in The Shell”

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer As mentioned previously, I wrote my piece on the futility and nihilism around the “Ghost in the Shell” whitewashing controversy before the film had been released, meaning I had little context for the actual content of the film. Now that it is out, and pundits are making sense of its…

Hump Day Update: 4/12/17

2By 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. ABC is reportedly in the works to make…