History of Scream

Fall marks the time of year when Americans go to haunted houses, carve pumpkins, and curl up on the couch with a bucket of popcorn while walking horror movies. One of the horror flicks that should be at the top of every list is Scream. The film is like lightning in a bottle.  It combines horror and comedy while having clever commentary on horror films woven throughout. With an all-star cast including Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, and Jamie Kennedy who have created some of horror's most iconic characters, the film was able to go on to be a success both critically and financially. But how did this iconic film, not based on any previous source material, begin in the first place?


CovenS7E1 - Validating Femininity in Athletics

Welcome back, witches, to another season of the Coven! Bubbling in the cauldron this week is the controversy engulfing the World Athletics Association and South African Olympic runner, Caster Semenya. Semenya has a condition called Hyperandrogenism which causes higher levels of testosterone. This has caused raised questions surrounding gender identity and regulations surrounding athletes with sex development disorders. What makes a woman a woman? How is this justified through science or societal means? Find out all this and more in this week's episode of The Coven! 


Top 5 Cormac McCarthy novels

Going back out into the real world can be scary, with businesses beginning to reopen, and this awkward transition period the world is in. If you find yourself in need of another reality, fall in love with one of the most passionate and well-written authors of our time. 


“Mulan” is nothing more than a cheap knockoff

It is a viewing experience that while you can, fortunately, rewatch as much as you want, there is no reason as to why you would. With a lack of charisma that made the original so magical and not enough new content to hold its own, Disney has done the impossible: made an adaptation as bad as The Last Airbender.


Point North’s ‘Brand New Vision’ smashes on

'Brand New Vision' lands on its feet because of the undertones and messages that speak true to 2020. Point North is not afraid to slowly evolve with the times while never losing sight of their original sound and rock inspiration.  


Finding solace in The Wonderlands’ ‘This Digital Life’

Listeners will find much to enjoy when facing The Wonderlands’ first album, 'This Digital Life.' With inspirations from The Lumineers, The Wallows, and Mumford & Sons, The Wonderlands know how to capture that essence of what it means to be young and lost in an ever-changing digital world. 


‘The Umbrella Academy: Season 2’ is a quirky, emotional ride from start to finish

Season 2 of The Umbrella Academy offers a perfect blend of emotional honesty and quirky fun. This new season continues to establish the unique identity of Umbrella Academy as a show, and while the focus on individual characters takes away from some of the dysfunctional family dynamic, the exploration of trauma mixed with goofy superhero action is certainly worth the watch. 

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