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Green Day’s inimitable, and yet endlessly imitated, style of fast and fun punk rock has been around since the late ‘80s. In the time since, listeners have witnessed the band go from irreverent southern California rockers singing about the boredom of youth culture to more pointed social comme…

It’s evening in a glorious palace on the Bosporus Strait. The stars are out, and the night is lit not just by them, but also by a sea of torches and campfires that surround the city of Constantinople, the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. This realm was brought into the world by Constanti…

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As “1917” marks its wide release this weekend to history buffs and film lovers alike, director Sam Mendes takes us all into the hellish, largely unspoken world of World War I France.

If you haven’t seen the second season of “You” or even the first, stop reading now as there are spoilers ahead. The second season of the hit Netflix series “You” premiered Dec. 26 with a total of 10 new episodes. Starring “Gossip Girl” fan favorite Penn Badgley as main protagonist Joe Goldbe…

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Apple TV Plus released “The Morning Show” on Nov. 1. The 10-episode series starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell ended its first season Dec. 20. It’s the one where Aniston and Witherspoon reunite to star as co-anchors on a popular New York City-based morning news show…

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One thing Hokies can bond over is our collective love of pizza. From global chains such as Domino’s and Papa John’s to college favorite Benny’s, pizza is definitely a highly sought out food for Virginia Tech students.

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On Nov. 12, 2019, Disney took a step into the growingly competitive streaming service market. With competing services such as Netflix, Hulu (albeit Disney owns a majority share of Hulu), Amazon Prime Video, HBO and Sling TV, Disney’s foray into this territory was no doubt a bold move, one th…

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 …