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Watch the full trailer for <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I</i>

Watch the full trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I

Spenser Milo September 15, 2014 0

After exactly 1,003 teaser trailers, the final full trailer for the upcoming blockbuster hit, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I, is here. It begins with an omnious thesis statement from President Snow to Katniss

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BoN Podcast #11: “Hashtag The Biz with Andrew Van Tubbs”

BoN Podcast #11: “Hashtag The Biz with Andrew Van Tubbs”

Spenser Milo September 9, 2014 0

After a week off, the Based on Nothing podcast is back! Spenser and Jacob welcome Andrew Van Tubbs onto the show, who is not only hilarious and interesting, but also making dinner at the

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How <i>Last Week Tonight With John Oliver</i>  became one of the year’s best shows

How Last Week Tonight With John Oliver  became one of the year’s best shows

Spenser Milo September 9, 2014 0

Ever since the early 2000s, audiences have been fond of the satire news format. What with Jon Stewart pioneering the movement, then Stephen Colbert following him with just as much popularity and buzz, the

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Episode Review: <i>The Leftovers</i> – “The Prodigal Son Returns”

Episode Review: The Leftovers – “The Prodigal Son Returns”

Spenser Milo September 8, 2014 0

The Leftovers – “The Prodigal Son Returns” (season 1, episode 10) Over the weekend, I thought about how excited I was for The Leftovers finale. Since the pilot, I’ve been hooked, like many other

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Stream Ryan Adams’ new self-titled album

Stream Ryan Adams’ new self-titled album

Spenser Milo September 2, 2014 0

Ryan Adams’ fourteenth album, Ryan Adams, will be released next week, but for fans of the fantastic musicians (and fans of listening to something for free), the album can be heard over at NPR.

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Episode Review: <i>Teen Wolf</i> – “A Promise to the Dead”

Episode Review: Teen Wolf – “A Promise to the Dead”

Jim Testa September 2, 2014 0

Teen Wolf - “A Promise To The Dead” (season 4, episode 11) When did Teen Wolf turn into 24?  Here we are at the end of the season; the terrorist has been killed, the

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<i>True Blood</i>  died like it lived, wasting everyone’s time

True Blood  died like it lived, wasting everyone’s time

Jacob Harrington August 29, 2014 0

Watching True Blood really used to be so much fun. In the olden days I did not have HBO and I would go to my friend’s house to watch it with him and usually

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Local Music Spotlight: Gatsby’s Shipwreck

Local Music Spotlight: Gatsby’s Shipwreck

Shannon Horte August 27, 2014 0

Somewhere in the not-so-deep depths of central Connecticut, a former three-piece rock band transformed into an acoustic potpourri punk duo that play house shows, eat pizza, and love Alison Brie. Gatsby’s Shipwreck members Cullen

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The 2014 Emmy Awards were predictable yet entertaining enough to watch

The 2014 Emmy Awards were predictable yet entertaining enough to watch

Spenser Milo August 26, 2014 0

Last night, NBC broadcasted the 66th annual Emmys to millions of people staring at their phones ready to tweet their grievances and celebrations about who won, who lost, and who wasn’t funny at all

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Episode Review: <i>Lost</i> – “Exodus”

Episode Review: Lost – “Exodus”

Spenser Milo August 20, 2014 0

Lost – “Exodus” (season 1, episodes 23 & 24) Before these people got on Oceanic flight 815, they were misplaced in their lives. A doctor who struggles to take responsibility for everything to prove his

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