Stephen King

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

Film 

HOW YOU QUEUIN’: CREEPSHOW 2

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Netflix, you need to bring back the original Creepshow ’cause the sequel’s not hacking it! Continue reading

News 

BEAN COUNTER: VOLUME 14, ISSUE 50

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(In)Famous horror scribe Stephen King will be guest lecturing for a Creative Writing class at UMass-Amherst this Friday, alongside Author-in-Residence Andre Dubus III and a haunted stapler. PLUS 1 Continue reading