How Technology Killed Journalism

Originally featured on The Autonomist, Nov. 12, 2016 It all started with a Twitter post. Or, rather a series of posts from a Tennessee man, Josh Raby, who took an evening April trip to a McDonald’s location to buy a milkshake.   Within hours, his Read More …

Pixies Release Animated Video for New Track “Tenement Song”

From their forthcoming 12-track LP Head Carrier, Pixies have shared a new video for the track “Tenement Song”.  The song is one of three that have been shared by the band this year. The animated video was produced by video conjurers Krank! Collective based in Manchester/Berlin, Read More …

Pokemon Go Indy event attracts more than 5,000 fans

On July 23, 2016, gamers of all ages gathered at White River State Park in order to “catch ’em all!” The event, created initially on Facebook, was successfully organized by Jake Waddell and received support from Pop Con. The event itself,  with all its proceeds, Read More …

World News in a Nutshell: Britain Leaves the EU

By now, I’m sure most of you have heard the game-changing news regarding the United Kingdom officially leaving the EU. As world leaders meet tomorrow to discuss future actions, this massive shot in the dark has attached to it such troubling ramifications as to inspire uncertainty Read More …

5 Ways to Update Your Resume in 2016

Does landing that hot job top your New Year’s resolutions list for 2016? For many employers and varying businesses, the year can bring with it fresh budgets and new positions to offer to the job market. In a fast-paced world where competition is becoming more-and-more Read More …

Facts on Rape Culture: What You Should Know

What is Rape Culture? There are a number of statistics out there which all differ greatly. If one were to define rape culture, it would likely be any given environment in which rape is minimized or disbelieved as a victim’s experience. For example, if a Read More …

[Spotlight Series] Michal Hughes

IUPUI Lecturer Michal Hughes talks on science fiction, monsters, fantasy, and the future February 22, 2016/ Joe Swaz Last year, I had walked by the many vendors at the Indianapolis Comic Con and wondered, “What is all of this?”. It was hard for me to Read More …

[Spotlight Series] 501st Legion

If you’ve ever experienced a comic con convention, odds are you’ve probably encountered an assortment of many colorful people in costumes. Some, you recognize from popular comics or TV shows. If one thing is for certain, you always have the pleasure of witnessing a fair Read More …

First Church of Cannabis Service

Contact: P#: 317-986-6972 Administration@Cannaterian.org SERVICES EVERY WEDNESDAY AT 7:00 PM. INDIANAPOLIS, IN. — Weekly religious services held by First Church of Cannabis at The Sanctuary (3400 S Rural Street). This inviting evening features open prayer and sermon by Grand Poobah and Re-legalize Indiana Chairman Bill Read More …

A Look at Gender Age Disparity in Hollywood Movies

This may come as no surprise to moviegoers. Maggie Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway have both been quoted this year as being passed for certain roles due to their age. Indicative of a long, ignominious tradition, Hollywood has made a staple of coupling  actresses with much older Read More …

The ICYMI World: A Never Ending Race to Catch Up

It was 2007… I had just started my freshman year of college and in preparation had purchased myself an HP Pavilion  6v000 laptop. Not the latest in computer technology by today’s standards. It had plenty of memory to not only store my assignments with but to Read More …

Origins: Rise of the Islamic State

ISIS, having achieved significant military advances throughout Iraq and Syria, have quickly gained traction in becoming a current safe house for breeding Islamic extremism (the likes of which haven’t been seen since Taliban-dominated Afghanistan). The beheadings, the abductions of women, the destruction of antiquities; just Read More …

An Overflow of Superheroes

With Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) having grossed over a billion in domestic and international box office revenue, it is clear to see that in 2015 the superhero genre freight train is still running strong. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is becoming steadily as interconnected and Read More …