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The Poetic Risk: “mother!” Review

The Poetic Risk: “mother!” Review

By Jonathon Potochnic A young man finds himself toiling away at his job just like every other Friday. A slow Friday he finds himself in. He has an article to write, a movie review that is, but his job keeps him from both the movie and the review. The young man’s manager approaches him and […]

Heritage Festival showcases Missouri history

Heritage Festival showcases Missouri history

By Skyler Navarro The 40th Annual Heritage Festival and Craft Show was hosted this past weekend by the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department at Nifong Park. Through carnival-style food, engaging activities, demonstrations of lost arts, storytelling and performances, the Annual Heritage Festival educated grown-ups and children on the lifestyles present in 1800s Missouri. The free […]

Absurdly Generic: “American Assassin” Review

Absurdly Generic: “American Assassin” Review

By John Messer Minor spoilers follow for “American Assassin”. Michael Cuesta’s “American Assassin” released this weekend to little fanfare and even less critical praise. The movie maintains a run-of-the-mill military thriller plot, and action scenes that are equal parts lazy Jason Bourne and store-brand Jack Reacher. Budget cuts are noticeable in places. Story points are […]

“Bojack Horseman” Season 4 Review

“Bojack Horseman” Season 4 Review

By Ashley Jones This article contains minor spoilers for “Bojack Horseman”. Back in the ‘90s, he was in a very famous TV show. He’s Bojack the horse, and don’t act like you don’t know. If these words carry any meaning to you, then you are well aware of the dilemma our favorite horse gets into […]

Third annual Berlin Bazaar is a boisterous success

Third annual Berlin Bazaar is a boisterous success

By Josie Clark Café Berlin hosted its third annual Berlin Bazaar Saturday which boasted over 40 vendors, food from Café Berlin and activities for children. It also featured live music from local artists. A mix of Columbia residents and out-of-town visitors came to be a part of the festivities.   Local residents Sidney Hanson and […]

“Fear The Walking Dead” Midseason Premiere Review

“Fear The Walking Dead” Midseason Premiere Review

By Caitlin Brenner This article contains spoilers for “Fear The Walking Dead” season three. The return of “Fear The Walking Dead” brought the shock factor and surprises that everyone expects from one of AMC’s biggest hits. However, even with moments of action and fan favorites getting plenty of screentime, “Minotaur/The Diviner” left fans worried for […]

Jack Johnson’s “All the Light Above It Too” Is More of the Same, in a Good Way

Jack Johnson’s “All the Light Above It Too” Is More of the Same, in a Good Way

By Jacob Douglas, E23 Executive Producer From the opening chords of “All the Light Above It Too,”, Jack Johnson fans knew they were in for another stylistically pleasing album. Johnson is back to his usual laid-back style that his fans have waited four long years to hear. Before releasing this album, the surfer turned musician […]

You’ll Float Too: “It” Review

You’ll Float Too: “It” Review

By Jonathon Potochnic Stephen King is a household name thanks to his beautifully strange, detailed and terrifying writing. His writing is so impactful and visually resonant that it was only a matter of time before his books were going to be adapted to the screen. Starting with “Carrie” in 1976, over 60 movies have been […]

Tyler, The Creator, “Flower Boy” Review

Tyler, The Creator, “Flower Boy” Review

By Ashley Jones Tyler, The Creator is a special character in my book. Tyler’s music can be pretty hard to digest because his lyrics are vulgar, the images he depicts are grotesque and everything else he produces, such as his TV show “Loiter Squad” and segments on Viceland, have references to genitalia and controversial race […]

The Fall Trends Everyone Will Be Wearing

The Fall Trends Everyone Will Be Wearing

By Brooke Knappenberger Looking for a new trendy outfit to wear this fall season? Here are five outfit ideas that are sure to be in style. Not so standard ankle boots It’s no surprise that ankle boots have been one of fall’s hottest trends for years. Ankle boots are versatile enough to wear from day […]

Fall TV Shows to Binge Watch

Fall TV Shows to Binge Watch

By Caitlin Brenner The upcoming fall season has everyone excited about multiple things: comfy flannels, pumpkin spice lattes and of course, the return of our favorite television shows. Here’s an overview of my five most anticipated shows coming this fall. This article contains spoilers. 1. “Mr. Robot” Returning for its third season, “Mr. Robot” is […]

 Why Game of Thrones’ Seventh Season Has Fans So Split

By Rachel Zalucki, E23 Reporter I’ve been hooked on “Game of Thrones” long before it was a popular HBO series, way back when it was only “A Song of Ice and Fire” by George R.R. Martin.  A dark, gritty series that isn’t afraid to flex its emotional muscles from time to time. That sentiment translated […]

Why the Writers Guild Strike Matters

Why the Writers Guild Strike Matters

By Davis McCondichie, E23 Technical Producer Picture this: You sit down to watch your favorite show on HBO. You browse through HBO GO searching for it. The new season was supposed to debut today, but you cannot seem to find it. Suddenly, you realize that no one wrote it. The writers have gone on strike, […]

MU Theatre’s “The Laramie Project” Review

By Destinee Patterson, E23 Reporter Today, hate has become an issue that everyone wants to confront. In the Trump era, many people have found the confidence to speak about the hate they have always felt, while others have made moves to end it. Directed by Cat Gleason, “The Laramie Project” is a play that addresses […]

R&B artist JoJo rocks The Blue Note

R&B artist JoJo rocks The Blue Note

By Mariah Doss, E23 Reporter (more…)