American Meme looks at social media influencers

Photo courtesy of Meghan Roberts, Wikipedia “The American Meme,” a documentary initially released in April and recently put on Netflix, takes on four different major personalities: Paris Hilton, Josh Ostrovsky, Brittany Furlan and Kirill Bichutsky. It also offers insight into the transgressive world of being an influencer and public figure […]

New Meek Mill album has catchy beats, not lyrics

Photo courtesy of Meek Mill, Twitter Meek Mill’s latest album, “Championships,” has some serious competition being released so close to other more experimental recent hip-hop releases from the likes of Earl Sweatshirt and Anderson .Paak. Yet even while not going into much unexplored territory, it manages to be an engaging […]

New Netflix horror Sabrina overwhelmingly disappoints

Photo courtesy of Bambang Sentosa It seems that every horror film’s main characters are devoid of all sense of logic whatsoever. “Sabrina,” an Indonesian horror film recently released to Netflix, is not an exception. One may find themselves constantly screaming at the characters – not out of fear, but pure […]

Ethics issues in posthumous release of Lil Peep album

Photo courtesy of @GothAngelSinner, Twitter Posthumous releases from artists have always been an ethically ambiguous topic. “Come Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 2” by emo-rap artist Lil Peep (born Gustav Ahr) released Nov. 9 – approximately a year after the artist’s death – is no different. The tracks were compiled […]

Ramapo Music Club hosts 90s-themed night

Photo courtesy of A dose of ‘90s nostalgia graced Ramapo’s campus Saturday, Nov. 3, with Ramapo Music Club’s “‘90s Night” held in the Alumni Lounges. It hosted six musical acts — four supporting bands and two headliners — with four out of six including students from the Ramapo campus. […]

Tree of Life tragedy focuses need for gun control

Photo courtesy of AugustasDidzgalviz, Wikipedia On Oct. 27, a gunman went into Tree of Life – Or L’Simcha Congregation, a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, killing 11 people and wounding six others. During the attack, he was heard screaming anti-Semitic slurs and saying "Jews must die." Now, the gun control debate […]

Broncho’s new album loses interest as it progresses

Photo courtesy of Broncho, Facebook Taking a step away from their punk roots, the Tulsa, Okla.-based rock group Broncho returned Oct. 12 with a new album keyed to a more indie-pop sound that a broader audience may find appealing. Unfortunately, this also means they lose a lot of any more […]