//MUSIC
Mastodon: Emperor of Sand

Mastodon

Emperor of Sand

Emperor of Sand is by no means a bad album, but there's little here that the band hasn't already explored.

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Daniel Brandt: Eternal Something

Daniel Brandt

Eternal Something

Daniel Brandt commits himself to his vision and challenges the expectations behind typical song composition to produce a sound all of his own.

Peter Silberman: Impermanence

Peter Silberman

Impermanence

Antlers' frontman Peter Silberman releases the solo LP Impermanence which works wonderfully as a peaceful protest among louder glitchier new releases.

//FILM
'Life': A Mainstream Action Fare or a Ridiculous Monster Movie?

'Life'

A Mainstream Action Fare or a Ridiculous Monster Movie?

Stylistically, Life owes more of its inspiration to David Cronenberg than Ridley Scott.

'Life': Wait, Haven't We Seen This Before?

'Life'

Wait, Haven't We Seen This Before?

Life disregards its genre predecessor, Alien to the detriment of the film.

//BOOKS
//TV
The Show Must Go Wrong

The Show Must Go Wrong

"From Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction to the 2017 Academy Awards, the gaffe reveals that the system is not just broken; breaking is the system."

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'Shots Fired' Puts a Dramatic Twist on Police Shootings of Unarmed Teens

“We just really wanted to put a human face on this,” said writer-director Reggie Rock Bythewood.

//CULTURE

From Janet Jackson's wardrobe malfunction to the 2017 Academy Awards, the gaffe reveals that the system is not just broken; breaking is the system.

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//GAMES
'Steep' Loves Its Mountains

'Steep' Loves Its Mountains

"SSX wanted you to fight its mountains, Steep wants you to love its mountains."

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'2Dark' Is Not Too Dark

In 2Dark, a cartoon aesthetic quickly alters the gravity of what would otherwise be some very heavy subject matter.

//COMICS

To go from the brink of extinction to a friendly baseball game is a journey that requires a lot more than 20 issues and a crossover event.

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//Pop Ten
The Improbable Birth of American Rock Writing
Paul Williams, the 17-year-old founder of Crawdaddy!, believed that rock 'n' roll could reach the aesthetic, political, and social equal of any other art form. Read More
Spoon: Hot Thoughts
These '70s Avant-Garde Jazz Musicians Blew Freely, Fiercely, and Reverently
Decoding the Message: An Interview with Thievery Corporation
//Mixed media