Reviews


Murder By Death at Cafe 939

By Grant Himmler
Promotional Director

Dubbed in certain circles as “the poor man’s Cursive,” Bloomington, Indiana’s Murder By Death defiantly stomped all over that undeserved label at Café 939 this past Saturday, November 15th.  Heading into the 4th week of …


Slumdog Millionaire

By Zac Taylor
Editor-in-Chief

One of the best films of the year is, without a doubt, Slumdog Millionaire. Director Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, 28 Days Layer, Millions) paired with screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (The Full Monty) adapted …


The Whigs, We Are Scientists, & Kings of Leon

By Zac Taylor
Editor-in-Chief 

Loud. Three bands that know how to crank their tube amps to 11 on the same bill for two sold out nights at the Orpheum Theatre. LOUD. The Whigs from Athens, Georgia kicked things off with …


Cardinology

By Zac Taylor
Editor-in-Chief 

The reigning king of brilliant, erratic singer-songwriters’ latest offering Cardinology is as grown-up as anything he’s done to date, mostly. Seeing as how it’s not a solo release, but rather, a record with his trusty Cardinals …


Role Models

By Dan Htoo-Levine
Staff Writer

Since the days of Mel Brooks and Woody Allen, the comedy genre has lost integrity and originality. Its rebirth has been a long time coming. Like predecessors Anchorman, The 40 Year Old Virgin, and


Synecdoche, New York

By Callum MacKenzie
Staff Writer

Synecdoche, New York  is best described as the sort of movie that you just have to see; a short review in a newspaper simply can’t begin to describe the characters and events that occur in …


Storytellers Fall 2008

By Callum MacKenzie
Staff Writer

On November 10, David Friend Recital Hall was jam packed for Storytellers, directed by Didi Stewart and Alizon Lissance. A select group of students talked about the inspiration of their tunes, and performed them with …