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We live in an age where digital distribution has put increased pressure on artists to embrace the album as an art form in its own right. While recalling those days when chart success was less important than raw album sales, different artists are adapting the long-play album in different ways…

Open a show with Paul Rudd clawing his way out of his own grave dressed only in a diaper, and you’re going to hold the viewer's attention for at least an episode. And that’s exactly what Netflix’s “Living with Yourself” does. 

Many companies offer drastically low prices on their products, which can invoke skepticism. Dollar Tree is one of many stores that does not escape this doubt and leads one to wonder about its motive. There must be a reason why the products are at such a low price point, or else the company w…

As the 2010s draw to a close (yes, really), the time has finally arrived for us to sit back and reminisce about the many wonders this decade brought us. For the past decade movie-goers have seen popular teen movies such as 2010’s “Easy A” and 2019’s “Tall Girl” showcasing strong and empoweri…

A common question asked about rock bands is ‘‘how long can they keep this up?’’ This is a bit of a loaded question since it can refer to either touring or recording. How long can a band continue touring? How long can a band keep frequently releasing new material? How long can it stay fresh?

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I had to drive back to my parents’ house in Radford this past week to pick up some things to give to some friends. It was the most inescapably hot day that I have endured in a long time. Even with the air conditioner cranked up as far as I dared on the drive over, I still felt that muggy, st…

Post Malone’s third studio album is finally live and it does not disappoint. Spotify’s United States Top 50 is swept with songs from Malone and the album is soon to be No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. I think it is safe to say that the album is a success. “Hollywood’s Bleeding,” dropped on …

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What could be worse than American actor and comedian Marlon Wayans starring in a Netflix original movie? Marlon Wayans starring as six people in a Netflix original movie.

Ever since Taylor Swift announced her new album in June, I have been counting down the days until the release of “Lover.” I watched every Instagram Live Swift streamed, researched which deluxe edition of the album to get (the one with the original “All Too Well” lyrics duh) and prepared myse…

People who write memoirs generally fall into two categories: those who were talked into it, and those who should have been talked out of it. In the former we have people like electronica musician and DJ Moby, whose first memoir “Porcelain” was a rock-solid account of rising to the top of the…

Anyone can make a bland, bullet-ridden summer action flick and then degrade its message with 17 sequels spanning several generations. The “John Wick” movies, all directed by Chad Stahelski, do none of that. In fact, they have brought a new generation of hip action films to a now increasingly…

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Congratulations seniors! You’ve finally made it to graduation. Whether you’re counting down the days until you hear “Pomp and Circumstance” or you’re dreading what the future will hold, chances are you’ll be reflecting on your college experience before you walk across the stage on May 17. Si…

There’s a reason Jimmy Buffet sang about Margaritaville –– this classic cocktail is an easy, delicious and refreshing drink. Typically made with tequila, lime juice and orange liqueur, the margarita is thought to have originated in Mexico. With the Mexican-American holiday Cinco de Mayo upon…

Glossier is a millennial-targeted makeup and skincare brand that has swept the nation in the past few years. Glossier embodies the idea of no makeup makeup, meaning the products are formulated to enhance your skin, not change the look of it. This brand is a great choice for those days when y…