Carrie

Music 

RISE AGAINST APATHY: IN OUR GOLDEN AGE OF MCACTIVISM, HOW MUCH CAN ONE ICONIC BAND IMPACT THE SOUND OF DISSENT?

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While peers like Taking Back Sunday and Anti-Flag are riding the nostalgia factor, touring on the merit of their classic albums having anniversaries, Rise Against are selling tickets off their new material, the bulk of which brings a decisively more radical message than most of younger, more vapid apolitical punk rock with a significant fanbase. They’re giving voices to those enduring emotional abuse and taking down child hostages in one fell swoop. Continue reading

Film 

ADAPTATION NATION: CARRIE

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In the ’70s sex ed wasn’t what it is today, so you can believe a high school girl with a crazy mom could not know what a period is. Today, not so much. Continue reading

LULZ 

IN THE TUBES: APPLE 5

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“And I will call my boyfriend as soon as I get Apple 5. I can tell where I am because I found out about Apple 5 and I’m really hyped about it and I’m not willing to buy any other phone right now because I want Internet.” Continue reading