• Dune Is Pure Sci-Fi Excellence

    Dune Is Pure Sci-Fi Excellence

    November 16, 2021 Desmond Leake 0
    “Dune: Part One” is the third adaptation of  Frank Herbert’s sci-fi book series of the same name. The book is notoriously hard to adapt, and many have questioned why Villeneuve is attempting such a bold project  The 2021 version of “Dune” does this by creating one of the best sci-fi movies in years, with the combination of excellent performances of its star-studded cast, breathtaking set pieces and gorgeous special effects.  Despite being a glorified prologue, [...]

  • King Vamp: The Formation Of The Cult of Carti

    Atlanta rapper Playboi Carti is a bit of an enigma. Due to his mysterious public persona or distinctive baby voice, Carti has recently managed to amass a large fanbase of hardcore fans.  Back in 2017, [...]
  • Atlanta’s E-scooter Controversy

    The city of Atlanta is infamous among Americans for its heavy traffic and ongoing issues with public transportation.  A 2019 study found that Atlanta ranks as one of the worst cities in the United States [...]
  • Takeover Tour at The Tabernacle

    Twenty One Pilots took the stage last Thursday, this was the first of three stops that they had made for the Take Over Tour in Atlanta. The band made their first stop at The Tabernacle, [...]
  • Atlanta’s 13th Annual Chastain Arts Festival

    Chastain Park, located in Buckhead, is home to many events throughout the year. November 6th and 7th, the park will be alive with art as about 175 artists gather for one of the nation’s top [...]
  • Zoo Atlanta Welcomes Kiazi, a Female White Rhino

    On October 11, 2021, Atlanta Zoo welcomed a 19-year-old female white rhinoceros named Kiazi to its year-old African Savanna exhibit.  Kiazi lived in the San Diego Wildlife Alliance before moving to Zoo Atlanta, where she [...]
  • Ten Of The Best Albums of 2021 So Far

    CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST: The Creator’s follow-up album, Tyler, is a return to the rap he’s known for after his heavily neo-soul influenced album “IGOR.”  “CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST” is essentially [...]
  • The History Behind Día De Los Muertos

    Day of the Dead, or Día De Los Muertos, is celebrated every November 1st through November 2nd. It is an honorable holiday as its purpose is to remember and reunite the living with deceased loved [...]
  • The top seven binge-worthy Netflix and Hulu thrillers

    As Halloween creeps its way around the corner, nothing is better than kicking the spooky season off with some binge-worthy thrillers. If you want to stay inside and watch a terrifying flick, Hulu and Netflix [...]
  • ADHD after 18: symptoms don’t just disappear

    At 14, Sage Whitty struggled to focus on school assignments, experienced severely low self-esteem and was the victim of constant bullying. He performed well on tests and aced every pop quiz, but unfinished homework and [...]
  • GRAMMY predictions in a post committee world

    The GRAMMY Nomination period closed on September 30th, making it the perfect time to speculate on potential winners. The GRAMMY’s recently changed their voting process, doing away with their secret committees after a controversy surrounding [...]
  • Shaky Knees brings rock and soul to Atlanta

    For the first time in over two years, the Shaky Knees rock music festival returns to Atlanta with a diverse mix of music ranging from rock to indie to everything in-between.  The festival, usually held [...]
  • The Blizzard lawsuit and its consequences

    The game industry is behind the rest of the entertainment industry in coming to terms with a post #MeToo world. Executives silenced abuses in the game industry for the most part.  Generally, gaming press coverage [...]
  • When memes aren’t funny

    Nowadays, anyone could type anything into Google, add “meme” to it, and discover an endless scroller full of modern jokes related to their topic of choice. This rule applies to everything from travel, adorable cats [...]
  • The top breweries in Atlanta

    Although Atlanta is not famous for beer, breweries are weaved throughout the city, popping up in corners of town conveniently located for beer connoisseurs and brewery lovers alike.  With the arrival of fall, lower humidity [...]
  • The importance of equal representation in film

    For many people of color, nothing is more special than seeing someone on a TV show or in a movie that looks like them. For children, this representation in films is vital because it gives [...]