By Tova Miller Trying to overcome those Bourbon Street hangovers and heading into another week of midterms can seem pretty daunting. Check out these playlists to make this week’s shuffle in to next weekend the best that it can be. Here are some playlists to help you make it through the week. Need some smooth jams to calm those nerves and avoid headaches? [8tracks width=”300″ … Continue reading Music Monday: Motivating Playlists
By Kelsey Meany If any of you are like me, Friday marked the one of the best days of your entire life (second to the day the iPhone 5 came out). In a divine order of the gods, my paycheck came through Friday morning – the exact day that pre-orders began for the iPhone 5S, the newest in Apple’s iPhone line, which has received solid … Continue reading Swamp Talk: iPhone 5S, 5C more “fragile”; What’s a college student to do?
by Autumn Barker This week’s Artist of the Week, Josiah Leming, is a former “American Idol” contestant. The singer/songwriter will be performing at 1982 Bar on April 2 along with November Commitment and One Love. The Tennessee native, who knew from a young age that music was his calling, withdrew from high school and moved to Texas at the age of 17. He lived out of his … Continue reading Artist of the Week: Josiah Leming
by Mike Profeta This month brings an unusually strong line-up of new releases. Old franchises return with impressive and surprising reboots and prequels. These long-awaited entries bring new environments, enhanced gameplay, and never-before-seen multiplayer experiences to established, popular series. First, it’s been a long time since we’ve seen anything resembling awesome from the long-running Tomb Raider series, but Crystal Dynamic’s re-imagining of gaming’s classic heroine … Continue reading Digital Calendar: March's Video Game Releases
Opinion by Mike Profeta Recently, Gabe Newell, co-founder of Valve hosted a talk at the University of Texas. All else aside, something that stood out to me — and several others, I’m sure — was his idea that Valve is a bottleneck to the Steam publishing model. He said that he believes that publishing to Steam should be open to all, and that everyone should … Continue reading Valve removing themselves from Steam?
by William Walter Continuing from yesterday’s post… If you prefer to wallow in your winter funk, there are some new shows premiering that are just dark and pessimistic enough to feed your more negative suspicions of the world: The Following (Fox, Mondays at 9 p.m.) marks Kevin Bacon’s attempt to edge back into our collective stream of awareness with his move to television. The Baconator … Continue reading New and Returning Shows for Wallowing in Your Winter Woes
by Mike Profeta Back in August, Microsoft Published Tequila Works’ Deadlight to the Xbox Live Arcade and then released a PC version on Steam in October. If you’ve yet to check this game out, I highly recommend you do! This survival horror game has some of the coolest gameplay I’ve experienced out of a 2.5D side-scroller and players have noted that it does a great … Continue reading Indie Game Spotlight
by William Walter Although winter seems to be coming to a close, we’re not out of the leaf-barren woods yet. The winter months have entered their annual death throws in Florida. As temperatures swinging around, like a child playing with the state’s thermostat controls, our days and nights can be a tad unpredictable in the way of planning. So what is the only reasonable resignation … Continue reading New and Returning Shows to Cure your Winter Woes