E23

Riverdale, “Chapter 15: Nighthawks” Review

By Bryce Cross Where’s the best place to go after your friend’s father has been shot and your former teacher murdered? Go out for milkshakes and a night on the town at Pop’s Chock’lit Shoppe, of course! While the newest episode of “Riverdale”, “Chapter 15: Nighthawks” slows down to focus on more mundane issues than […]

E23- October 19, 2017

This week on E23, headlines reporter Mitch Soell talks movies, Obama’s comeback and the world of sports. John Messer and Rachel Zalucki examine the new Justice League trailer. Josie Clark breaks down Beck’s new album “Colors” and goes in-depth with each song. Joseph Hernandez gets to the bottom of Mizzou’s Hackathon and 23News’ Mawa Iqabal […]

The Current State of Microtransactions

By John Messer We’ve all seen them. They’re too pervasive to miss. No free-to-play game would be complete without them: microtransactions. They’re growing in popularity, as the digital frontier makes implementation all the more manageable. Are they a nuisance or an improvement? Are companies just greedy, or is this a realistic industry growth? Most importantly, […]

A Surprising Comeback: “The Meyerowitz Stories” Review

A Surprising Comeback: “The Meyerowitz Stories” Review

By Jonathon Potochnic Adam Sandler has fallen under considerable criticism as of late for his acting roles and the movies made by his studio, “Happy Madison Productions”. Some of his work has a following, and movies like “Billy Madison”, “Happy Gilmore” and “The Waterboy” are even considered comedy gems by some. Over the last few […]

“Battle of the Sexes”: A Fun, Fresh and Feminist Sports Movie

“Battle of the Sexes”: A Fun, Fresh and Feminist Sports Movie

By Michael Donelan “Battle of the Sexes” is an amazing and different sports movie full of female empowerment, smart comedy and incredible performances. In 1973, a tennis match between Billie Jean King (played by Emma Stone) and Bobby Riggs (played by Steve Carell), two of the most famous and skilled tennis players at the time, […]

“Happy Death Day” Review: A Unique Murder Mystery

“Happy Death Day” Review: A Unique Murder Mystery

By Josie Clark Minor spoilers follow. “Happy Death Day” is a new horror-comedy with a “Groundhog Day” twist. Doomed to relive her “death day” until she finds her killer, Tree (played by Jessica Rothe, and yes, her name is Tree) repeats her birthday over and over again. This is an interesting enough premise to keep […]

The Head and the Heart light up Summerfest

The Head and the Heart light up Summerfest

By Ashley Sheppard and Rachel Zalucki In 2009, according to Billboard, The Head and the Heart found their start at open-mic nights in a small Seattle pub. From there, the band began touring around the U.S., opening for various bands such as Vampire Weekend and Death Cab for Cutie. After two successful albums (2011’s “The […]

E23- October 12, 2017

This week on E23, Josie Clark talks about the top five worst tattoos. Resident pop culture expert John Messer talks about the rise of the VHS. Michael Donelan talks Trump, Pence, and sexual assault scandals. Ashley Sheppard goes to MIzzou After Darks’ Coffee and Canvas and our tigers show off the hottest looks this fall. […]

Riverdale Season 2 Premiere Review

By Bryce Cross Teens usually spend their time with friends, shopping, playing video games or going to the beach. This is not the case with those in Riverdale. These kids have more pressing matters: new mysteries to uncover in their deceptive little town of lies, blood and so much drama. The season two premiere, titled […]

“Mr. Robot” Season 3 Premiere Review: Who Is In Control?

“Mr. Robot” Season 3 Premiere Review: Who Is In Control?

By Caitlin Brenner Spoilers for “Mr. Robot” follow. The third season premiere of “Mr. Robot” left fans excited but also very confused. As an avid fan of the show, there is always a common feeling of confusion that comes along with every episode, but “Power Saver Mode” was next level. However, in no way does […]

Dame Dolla, “Confirmed” Review

Dame Dolla, “Confirmed” Review

By Joseph Hernandez Damian Lillard, the NBA player best known by his stage name “Dame D.O.L.L.A.”, released his second studio album, “CONFIRMED”, this past week. Lillard burst onto the hip-hop scene late last year with a respectable debut album, “The Letter O”, paying homage to his Oakland roots. Like this release, Lillard’s newest album is […]

Never Time For Retirement: “Blade Runner 2049” Review

Never Time For Retirement: “Blade Runner 2049” Review

By Jonathon Potochnic A cold, desolate night in the confines of an abandoned building awaits a studied detective. A created body struggles with the futility of understanding what being human means, how it differentiates one from another and what a soul could mean to someone lacking one. The rain is palpable, indiscernible from the perspiration […]

E23- October 5, 2017

This week on E23, Josie Clark brings up the celebrity rule of three, Donald Trump’s golfing habits and more. Resident gaming expert John Messer talks about Nintendo and how the company saved home gaming consoles in North America. Bryce Cross talks about the new Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer. We hit the streets to ask […]

Judah and the Lion brings “Folk Hop N’ Roll” to The Blue Note

Judah and the Lion brings “Folk Hop N’ Roll” to The Blue Note

By Nathan Ford Judah and the Lion is an alternative rock band from Nashville, Tennessee and has been releasing music since 2013. They performed at The Blue Note on Thursday, Sept. 28.

“The Gifted” is a thrilling new superhero drama

By Michael Donelan Marvel’s “The Gifted” is a fast-paced drama full of heart and politics that also stays true to its source material. Set in a world where the X-Men have vanished, “The Gifted” focuses on one group of mutants, or evolved humans with extraordinary powers, who are running from the government. Such mutants include […]