GOD IS…

Most Sunday mornings you’ll find me in front of my TV watching CBS Sunday Morning, followed by segments of Meet the Press and/or Face the Nation, then Oprah Winfrey’s Super Soul Sunday. Sometimes I’ll fill in the gaps with whatever’s on CNN, but not often. I watch CBS Sunday Morning because I remember Charles Kuralt and they usually tell stories in greater…

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Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers

In 1956 Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers rocked the world with their hit song “Why Do Fools Fall In Love”. From 1956-57 they were on fire but that fire quickly burned out when Frankie went solo. Once Lymon left he had success with the songs “Goody Goody” and “Little Bitty Pretty One”, as for the…

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The End of America Offer Mellow Hope With “Empty Sea (Reprise)”

The End of America transform their fan-favorite 2016 track into a cozy lullaby with “Empty Sea (Reprise).” Over a steady piano, the group describes pushing through trying situations to prove your strength to yourself, making it the perfect calming, yet motivating, solace for the pandemic era. “The higher you climb the mountain, the steeper it…

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Netflix Trans Employee Community Stage Walk Out, Are They Just Trying To Cancel Another Black Man In Hollywood?

People are walking out of everything lately in the states. The latest would be transgendered employees working at Netflix Inc.’s headquarters in Los Angeles. Netflix bosses are braced for an employee walkout and rally in Los Angeles as anger swells over a recent Dave Chappelle comedy special that activists say is harmful to the transgender…

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Dorothy Steel, Merchant Tribe Elder From Wakanda Has Passed Away at 95

According to WSB-TV, Steel passed away last Friday morning (Oct. 15) at her home in Detroit. “She went out strong,” her publicist told the outlet. Prior to her death, Steel was in the middle of filming Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, which started production this past June. The Marvel franchise reportedly flew her home so she could spend her…

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‘Song for Jimi’ Explores Jimi Hendrix’s Life In a Vibrant, Family-Friendly World

Charles R. Smith Jr. sets out to inspire the next generation of rock stars with the exciting Song for Jimi: The Story of Guitar Legend Jimi Hendrix, out via Neal Porter Books and Holiday House. The book frames Jimi Hendrix’s whirlwind life and career foundation separated into “verses” as short chapters, making the story come…

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Not Even a Testy “Temper” Could Push Us Away from Vera Blue’s Music

Vera Blue asks a lover to excuse her “short fuse” on the guitar-tinged “Temper,” a cool pop track that draws from that beloved, shiny 80s sound. The song sees the Australian singer-songwriter stepping into a new, more confident light ahead of her upcoming sophomore album, and it’s certainly an exciting, welcome transition!  ​​“I don’t know…

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We Had BIBI’s Addictive New Single On Repeat Over “The Weekend”

BIBI reflects on a shallow relationship on her bouncy new track “The Weekend,” which calls out someone who doesn’t give her the affection she deserves. There’s an effortless confidence to BIBI’s vocals and fun delivery, making “The Weekend” a future classic for fans and new listeners alike. Why aren’t you into me? You only call…

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The Pumpkin Thief of Ontario, Canada

Sudbury, Canada–Just last week, Ontario resident Ashley Larose had reported a mysterious sighting on her home security cameras throughout the night. According to the footage, a bear could be seen trying to grab her pumpkin decoration from her front porch. The bear’s success, however, proved too difficult. First, the bear tries using its claws to…

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The Uninvited Guest

*I’ve been working on this for months, thanks to my infamous writer’s block. It’s a bit different than my previous works. Thoughts? “What the fuck are you doing here?” he demands, pinning me against the wall. He grips my chin with such force, it almost gives me a fright. I’m not supposed to be here,…

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Kills Birds Don’t Want to “Cough Up Cherries” on Dave Grohl-Approved New Single

Kills Birds give fans another taste of their upcoming record, Married, with “Cough Up Cherries,” a high-octane summary of angsty pandemic life. If they aren’t already one of your favorite new rock acts, there’s a good chance “Cherries” will be the song to make you join the likes of Dave Grohl and Hayley Williams in…

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Blood Hot – Review

There’s an underrated psychedelic singer-songwriter who’s frequently collaborated with the great Anton Newcombe of Brian Jonestown Massacre fame worthy of recognition, and that is Tess Parks. Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Parks has combined folk, rock, and shoegaze into a perfect blend. The result is her debut album, Blood Hot. The title is appropriate,…

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Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes Create Sleek Punk on New Album ‘Sticky’

It’s often difficult to make a high-octane, angsty record sound sonically cohesive and put-together, but British rockers Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes make it seem effortless on their fourth studio album, Sticky. Tackling sticky situations like the aftermath of COVID-19 lockdowns, failed romances, and society’s patriarchal standards, the band airs their grievances and showcases their…

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Easy Methods of Improving Memory

Whether studying for an exam or trying to remember why we walked into a room, our memory is a valuable trait. Unfortunately, memory begins to dwindle with age, hence the occurrence of “senior moments”. These senior moments affect the thalamus and brain stem of our brains as these parts send signals to the body of…

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Summer Years Tackle Artistic Control and Self-Doubt on “The Picture You Paint”

If the four-piece Summer Years aren’t already one of your favorite new pop-punk acts, “The Picture You Paint” might be the anthem that wins you over. The group’s latest single boasts an arena-friendly sound that would’ve rocked Warped Tour crowds à la Neck Deep and State Champs, as it carves out a youthful-yet-angsty sound that…

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