Tales of witches have been around for centuries. Scary stories of warty old women putting spells on unsuspecting men and children were told to scare those misbehaving. We imagined pointy black hats and black cauldrons full of eye of newt and herbs, powerful women flying into the night on enchanted brooms, and godless souls finding power from other worldly spirits. We find these stories in … Continue reading How Witchcraft Became a Safe Place for Newcomers
Review by Ashley Hanson In 2017, IT: Chapter One (the much-anticipated adaptation of Stephen King’s acclaimed horror novel, It) was perhaps one of the most pleasantly surprising and riveting installations in what’s become a seemingly endless Hollywood trend. All of us cinephiles—especially in the middlemost generations like the Millennials and Gen Z-ers—have either settled comfortably into the idea of “remake culture” (where almost every … Continue reading IT: Chapter Two Built on Brilliance or Just Another Stinky Sequel?
By: Dan Dankert It’s pretty rare that I write an article anymore, but after seeing what has been going on in the NFL over the first three weeks of the season, I have some strong thoughts on the state of the NFL, and feel like this would be a good avenue to express them. The problem with football isn’t how the players right now are … Continue reading NFL, Violence, and American Culture
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