The Weekender

The Gift of Gizmos

6 months ago Garry Sjodin Comments Off on The Gift of Gizmos
Everybody has that one relative or one friend that they struggle to find a gift for. Many will wait till the last minute in hopes that the more stores they visit then they’re bound to see something jump out at them, but that’s not always the case. Have no fear! Amazon is here! Amazon offers Read More

A mean green reboot

6 months ago Nica Nakagomi Comments Off on A mean green reboot
Get ready for small hearts to grow three sizes big as Dr. Seuss’ “The Grinch” reminds its audience what this holiday season truly is about. That is, Christmas does not lie in external things, but is a special feeling that lives in one’s heart. Those who grew up reading the book, seeing the 1966 television Read More

Movie Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

6 months ago Nica Nakagomi Comments Off on Movie Review: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’
The music is the message. Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Maybe it doesn’t really matter. Rami Malek, with his pronounced teeth, 70s rock star locks and flamboyant fashion, brings forth an exhilarating performance as Freddie Mercury in the biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Both casual and hard core Queen fans will sing along Read More

Farewell Apu

6 months ago Garry Sjodin Comments Off on Farewell Apu
The Simpsons bid farewell to Apu this year after a public outcry for the removal of the character based on prejudicial and stereotypical representations of southeastern Asians. The outcry began to catch traction after comedian Hari Kondabolu released the documentary, The Problem with Apu, in 2017. Since then Hari has appeared on talk shows, such Read More

The Human Element

6 months ago Rebecca Schamel Comments Off on The Human Element
Wednesday night, Oct. 24th, at Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach, those who attended were treated to an eye-opening film premiere of James Balog entitled The Human Element.  If there was ever a doubt about the actual realism of climate change, this film should be viewed by everyone. There was a very Read More

Top 5 scary video games to play this Halloween

7 months ago Tony Tann Comments Off on Top 5 scary video games to play this Halloween
Halloween is upon us once again. Watching horror movies to get spooky for the season is such a cliche. The characters always make dumb decisions that leave you screaming “NO! WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT?”  Why watch someone else make dumb decisions when one can make dumb decisions themselves? Scary video games are just what Read More

After Fight Fiasco

7 months ago Terry Bosiako Comments Off on After Fight Fiasco
Khabib Nurmagomedov stunned the world when he defeated Connor McGregor at UFC 229 on Oct. 6 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This fight was considered as one of the biggest fights in the history of the sport and was highly demanded by UFC fans because of the different techniques both fighters are Read More

Google+ Goodbye

7 months ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Google+ Goodbye
Google is going to shut down its social media network Google plus, after suffering a disaster of a data breach exposing the information of a few thousand who used the network. According to the Crunch.com, a security bug allowed third-party developers to access user profile data since 2015 until discovered by Google in March of Read More

A simple review of ‘A Simple Favor’

8 months ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on A simple review of ‘A Simple Favor’
Strong martinis, blunt words, incest, murder and pure confusion is what you can expect from seeing the film, “A Simple Favor.” “A Simple Favor” follows two women as they strike up an unlikely friendship that quickly develops to “best friends” title within a couple of days.                Blake Lively plays a sassy but yet mysterious Read More

Fashion Week faux pas

8 months ago Ashllee Spurlock Comments Off on Fashion Week faux pas
Every year during the first weeks of September the world’s biggest icons, critics, lovers and designers gather to see who and what is ripping the runway. Yes, Marlins,  another fashion week has come and gone, and we’re still daydreaming about the bralettes , bold animal prints and the brawls taking place during New York Fashion Read More