Archive for June, 2011

Movie Review: X-Men: First Class

Movie Review: X-Men: First Class

| June 28, 2011 | 1 Comments

Comic book movies have an interesting problem. They have to try to condense 40 years of continuity into a movie that is two hours long. There is a careful balance between making the story accessible to a person who has never read a comic in his or her life and not alienating the hardcore comic book fan-base that will give you repeat business. “X-Men: First Class” strikes the best balance of the two since “The Dark Knight.”

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Friargharghargh

Friargharghargh

| June 28, 2011 | 1 Comments

Finally, a bearable version of “Friday.” Thanks to Twitter’s trending topics for keeping us meme-savvy, and to Geekology for this quality “Best of” Nigel collection. CaitlinI like vegetables, le Français, grammar, and writing nonfiction. Not so big on fruit.More Posts – Website

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Watch: Janelle Monae make Glastonbury “Come Alive”

Watch: Janelle Monae make Glastonbury “Come Alive”

| June 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Kansas City soul-funk-R&B artist Janelle Monae made the UK “Come Alive” with an amazing performance at Glastonbury. Watch the astounding artist and the crazy stage show from her live performance below:

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Yellowcard covers Katy Perry’s ‘ET’

Yellowcard covers Katy Perry’s ‘ET’

| June 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

Violin-wielding punk-pop rockers Yellowcard have put their own spin on Katy Perry’s pop hit, “ET.”

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Watch: Company of Thieves’ new video for ‘Death of Communication’

Watch: Company of Thieves’ new video for ‘Death of Communication’

| June 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Company of Thieves have unveiled their new video for “Death of Communication.”

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Stephen Colbert officially joins Third Man Records roster

Stephen Colbert officially joins Third Man Records roster

| June 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

The multi-talented comedian released his debut single on Jack White’s label at 12 a.m., Friday, June 24. The single, “Charlene II (I’m Over You)” can be found on iTunes and at ThirdManRecords.com.

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Watch: Glasvegas’ new video for “Shine Like Stars”

Watch: Glasvegas’ new video for “Shine Like Stars”

| June 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Scotland’s Glasvegas just released an uplifting video for “Shine Like Stars.”

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Missy Elliott releases official statement about Grave’s Disease diagnosis

Missy Elliott releases official statement about Grave’s Disease diagnosis

| June 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

Since the public has found out that hip hop singer Missy Elliott has Grave’s Disease, an autoimmune where the thyroid is overactive, a lot of rumors and inaccuracies have been flying around. Missy Elliott has released the following statement to clear up some of the confusion:

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Warped Tour:There’s an App For That

Warped Tour:There’s an App For That

| June 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Going to Warped Tour this year? Don’t forget to download The Official Vans Warped Tour 2011 App on your iPhone or iPod Touch. Complete with a full line up listing of the bands and shows that make up the tour, a Warped Tour survival guide, and a schedule and alert function to keep you from […]

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Film Review: The Tree of Life

Film Review: The Tree of Life

| June 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

“The nuns taught us there were two ways through life – the way of nature and the way of grace. You have to choose which one you’ll follow.” -Mrs. O’Brien.

This quote represents the heart of Terrence Malick’s new masterpiece “The Tree of Life,” an ambitious piece that focuses on the struggles of one Midwest family’s attempts to cope and find hope in their very existence after dealing with the grief of losing one of its members.

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