Video game industry works to generate money, style
Arts

Video game industry works to generate money, style

Cookie Monster, meet brutal legend Eddie Riggs. Brutal legend, Cookie Monster. Money’s tight, but for now, the worlds of heavy metal and Sesame Street will not collide because under Double Fine’s Roof, everyone can still be different. Tim Schafer is renowned for his creative video design. Shafer’s San Francisco-based video game company , Double Fine Productions, awaken a … Continue reading

Hip-Hop & Opera: Like Bacon & Chocolate
Arts

Hip-Hop & Opera: Like Bacon & Chocolate

Different versions of this article were originally published on Gapers Block and The DePaulia. It is easy to overlook the origins of passion that unfolded onstage last Sunday in HOPERA: Unleashed. Composer and vocalist Adrian Dunn’s musical creativity and technical mastery enabled a seamless fusion of two genres not normally seen on the same side of town: hip-hop … Continue reading

Exposing Layers of Vogue
Arts / Featured / Society & Culture

Exposing Layers of Vogue

As it turns out, Vogue isn’t so so vogue after all. When the 2010 covers were layered together, the product revealed the magazine’s very strict format. However, if you juxtapose the layered editions from various countries, many cultural patterns are revealed. Even if Vogue’s structured approach is fairly disappointing, I have to admit it- the end result … Continue reading