Fashion Friday: Best Celebrity Facial Hair

By Mike Llerena With the end of “No-Shave November” merely a week away, I thought it’d be appropriate to pay tribute to the best celebrity facial hair. Be warned, this list is completely subjective and totally biased. 1. Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman) Nick Offerman’s portrayal of “Parks and Recreation” character Ron Swanson is nothing short […]

Swamp Talk: Must-Have Apps for College Students

By Mike Llerena Between taking classes, maintaining your finances and putting food on the table, college life can seem quite daunting. However, in the age of smartphones and tablets, learning to become a self-sufficient college student has gotten a little bit easier. Facilitate your academic schedule. Be prepared when you go out for a night […]

Swamp Talk: Fest 12 Survival Guide

By Mike Llerena After all of the trick-or-treaters have had their fill of teeth-rotting confections, post-Halloween weekend in Gainesville carries two important traditions: Florida-Georgia weekend and The Fest. All of the Gator football fans migrate to Jacksonville for the showdown against the Bulldogs and punk rockers from across the globe flock to Gainesville for three […]

Music Monday: The Flatliners Release Dead Language

By Mike Llerena Canadian punk rock quartet The Flatliners have released their fourth studio album Dead Language. The album is currently available for streaming on Alternative Press’ official website. It’s been three years since the release of the band’s previous full-length Cavalcade. Dead Language finds The Flatliners in top form, kicking off with explosive opener “Resuscitation […]