NEWS

Input2 S8E4- Binge-watching Debunked

Welcome back Podcasters! With everybody in isolation amid the COVID-19 pandemic, this week we are debunking the act of binge-watching! Why is binging so satisfying? What are we currently binge-watching? What do we suggest you binge? Find all this out and more in this week's episode of Input2! Hosts: Tanner Kinney, Emily Worrell, Katherine Simon, and OK Schlatter Edited by: Kellyn Harrison  Graphic by: Tyler Westman


NEWS

TheCovenS6E6- Disney's Onward Brings a Lack of LGBTQ+ Representation

  Welcome back podcasters to another episode of The Coven! Bubbling in the cauldron this week is Disney Onward! After being promised a large representation of the LGBTQ+ community, fans were excited to see Disney's first step into the direction. Did the movie uphold our expectations? How could Disney do better in the future? What other corporations have stood out in representing the LGBTQ+ community? Find this all out and more in this week's episode of The Coven! Hosts: Ashley Curry and Kellyn Harrison Edited by: OK Schlatter Graphic by: Tyler Westman



NEWS

Input 2 S8E3- How Isekai Animation is Engulfing Entertainment

  Hello, film fanatics! Welcome back to another episode of Input 2! This week we identify and discuss the slow engulfment of Isekai Animation in the Entertainment Industry. What are some great Isekai films in the industry? What are some that could be improved? What are we expecting for the future of isekai animation? Find all this our and more in this week's episode of Input 2! Hosts: Tanner Kinney and Katherine Simon Edited by: OK Schlatter Graphic by: Malia Hutton



NEWS

Input2 S8E2- Academy Award-winning Movie 'Parasite' is an Eye-opening Outlook on Class Divide

Welcome to a new episode of InPut2! Spoiler Warning! This episode, we dissect the Academy Award-winning movie 'Parasite' and share our reactions to the movie's Best Picture win. Were there other films that deserved the title more? Does the film truly portray its theme up to par? What was the overall quality of the film in general? How does the film compare to other movies that cover the class divide? Get your answers and so much more in this divided episode of InPut2!  Hosted by: Tanner Kinney, Jack Gillespie, and Mason Kupiainen  Edited by: Kellyn Harrison Graphic by: Katy Szpak


NEWS

Remixed S5E4- Anti-Love Music for This Post-Valentine's Day Season

Welcome back to another episode of Remixed! Since there was love in the air last weekend, we talked about love songs and anti-love songs in the music industry today. Plus, some albums that have been made out of the notion of love. What have been some of our favorites? How have they shaped the notion of love in music? Find the answers to these and more in this week's episode of Remixed! Hosts: Jack Gillespie, Tanner Kinney, and Katherine Simon Edited by: Tanner Kinney Graphic by: Katy Szpak



BYTE

LGBTQ-friendly music for your Valentines day

Every year, Feb. 14 rolls around to provide the world with a very particular feeling; the feeling of pressure, love, disappointment, and a certain capitalistic expression of love and devotion that we cannot seem to shake. No matter what the 14th brings you, at least we have love songs. In particular, the industry has recently been booming with queer love songs that deserve recognition and could accompany you and a loved one or significant other this Valentine’s Day. 


ENTERTAINMENT

More than just brawlers: these are the cutest ‘Smash Ultimate’ characters

Over its 20-year history, Smash Bros. has gone beyond a simple fighting game. Smash Bros. brings Nintendo icons to a celebration of gaming history that transcends anything Masahiro Sakurai had originally envisioned. There is no other franchise where global phenomenons like Final Fantasy, Street Fighter, and even Metal Gear Solid can all cross paths and present a small piece of their historical influence. Truly, Super Smash Bros. is the most ambitious crossover of all time. So with a new roster addition arriving to the Switch, we decided to take a look at the current selection of characters and decide which of these fighters could also win on the runway.


BYTE

Best rom-coms to stream this Valentine’s day

Once again, Valentine’s Day is coming around, and whether that excites you, terrifies you, or makes you want to hit something, there is no denying that Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to watch a romantic comedy. Unfortunately, the quality of films in this genre is incredibly hit-or-miss, and it can take hours of scrolling through Hulu or Netflix to find one that even sounds halfway decent. To save you from that fate, here are the top three romantic comedies from each streaming service (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney +, and plain old Blu-ray/DVD), with honorable mentions included.


BYTE

7 terrible Adam Sandler movie ideas to optimally punish the Academy

So, now that the Oscars are over and done with, Sandler’s Uncut Gems didn’t just not get nominated for Best Picture, it didn’t get nominated for anything. The film got, as they say, “snubbed”. Which means we are in the timeline where Sandler is going to craft the worst Adam Sandler film possible. If he’s reading this right now, I’m going to offer some of the greatest terrible Adam Sandler film ideas I can come up with. All I ask is a little bit of credit as a treat, and some royalty checks. It’s a fair exchange for these high quality films, trust me.


BYTE

The New York Experience

New York City has always sparked the greatest curiosity in my mind. It has always been a city I have seen countless times in movies and could only dream about visiting, a city where you were either born there or made enough money to move into a penthouse in Manhattan. No one in my family really liked the idea of going to a “bigger, dirtier Chicago,” but I have always longed to understand what made the City That Never Sleeps so special, to understand what it was about it that captured so many people. In June of 2018, I stepped foot in what has since become my favorite place on Earth for the first time, and since then, I have promised myself that one day I would be able to call New York City my home, and here’s why.








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