The Appeal of Podcasts (ft. The No Frillz Podcast)

Podcast vs. Radio “As technologies and consumption patterns change, radio has proven that it can adapt. In this context, it would seem fair and logical to consider podcasting as an extension of radio” (Berry, 8). Podcasting, on the surface, might seem like just an evolution in the art of radio talk shows. However, if you […]

Where Does The Star Wars Universe End?

The canon of the Star Wars universe is so vast, in depth, and ever expanding that there is an employee at Lucasfilm whose sole job is to uphold the consistency of all Star Wars content developed. This employee is Leland Chee and he is the creator and keeper of ‘the Holocron‘: a continuity database that […]

Writers of Original ‘Lion King’ Lose Out on Credit for 2019 Remake

Before the release of the ‘live-action’ Lion King remake, concerns arose about how credit would be distributed to individuals who worked on the original Lion King. According to an article from Hollywood Reporter, storyboard artist, Jorgen Klubien, who worked on the original animated film, “learned that his credit may not appear on this summer’s CGI-enhanced […]

How Blockbuster Failed to Adapt

Before streaming services dominated the media consumption market, brick-and-mortar stores existed where people could go to rent DVDs and VHS tapes. In 1977, the first video-rental store was opened. Video rental stores quickly grew in popularity and became a massive revenue source for the movie industry. And “by 1992, Blockbuster was the undisputed video-rental leader” […]

How Super Smash Bros. Melee Fans Won Evo 2013

What is Evo? The Evolution Championship Series (also known as Evo) is arguably the biggest and most prestigious fighting video game tournament series in the world. It is also the largest and longest running fighting game tournament ever. Think of it as the Superbowl of games like Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, and Super Smash Bros. […]