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To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 36: “Jeopardy”

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 36: “Jeopardy”

By Marshall Falkner

November 16, 2018

  Warning: This Review may have spoilers for “Jeopardy” As you may know, Netflix recently added "Jeopardy" to their lineup of shows. This might sound weird, to say the least, but don’t worry, you don’t have to wade through the full five decades this show has been on the air. Netfli...

Cryptid of the Week: Skin-Walkers

Cryptid of the Week: Skin-Walkers

By Marshall Falkner

October 30, 2018

  A coyote howls at the full moon, and something howls back. Something gargled and horrific. A yee naaldlooshii wanders the red rock grasslands and catches the scent of something warm and metallic: blood. On the spookiest of holidays, we’re going to talk about one of the only myths that pertain to Utah as...

Cryptid of the Week: El Chupacabra

Cryptid of the Week: El Chupacabra

By Marshall Falkner

October 25, 2018

  This week on Cryptid of the Week, we'll be going over the legendary Puerto Rican vampire, the Mexican blood drinker, the terror of livestock: the chupacabra. Last week, we explored lake-dwelling reptiles such as Nessie and the Bear Lake Monster. If you would like the read all of the Crypt...

Cryptid of the Week: Nessie and the Lake Dinos

Cryptid of the Week: Nessie and the Lake Dinos

By Marshall Falkner

October 19, 2018

  This week: you know them, you love them, they are the least likely to actually exist — it’s the lake monsters! Last week, we talked about the Sasquatch family, and the week before that, we went over The Mothman. This week let's go over the one cryptid I don’t really believe in — all (or at least m...

Cryptid of the Week: Bigfoot

Cryptid of the Week: Bigfoot

By Marshall Falkner

October 11, 2018

  Welcome to week two of Spooktober: A Cryptid Extravaganza. Last week, we went over the prophet of destruction, The Mothman of Point Pleasant. This week, we go over everyone's favorite jerky mascot and the most identifiable cryptid of the bunch — Bigfoot. Walking around on two legs li...

Crimson Gaming Celebrates the Release of “Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey”

Crimson Gaming Celebrates the Release of “Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey”

By Marshall Falkner

October 9, 2018

  On Oct. 5, Ubisoft teamed up with the University of Utah’s Crimson Gaming club to host an “Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey” launch party. There, I played the first two hours of the newest Assassin’s Creed. It was an enjoyable casual event where Crimson Gaming hosted stations for playin...

Cryptid of the Week: The Mothman

Cryptid of the Week: The Mothman

By Marshall Falkner

October 3, 2018

In the spirit of Halloween, I’ll be going over some of the best monsters and unexplained mysteries of our world — more specifically, cryptids — once every week.  The pseudoscience known as cryptozoology is not an actual branch of zoology. Instead, it is a belief in folkloric entities such as...

Utah Museum of Fine Arts Celebrates Faculty Creativity With Site Lines

Utah Museum of Fine Arts Celebrates Faculty Creativity With Site Lines

By Marshall Falkner

September 30, 2018

I went to the Utah Museum of Fine Arts for their public unveiling of the new “Site Lines” exhibit on Sept. 27. This mixed media exhibit from the University of Utah Art Department Faculty has been a year in the making, complete with video, paint on wood and molded acrylic pieces. The crowd of the...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 27: “Magic for Humans”

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 27: “Magic for Humans”

By Marshall Falkner

September 13, 2018

“Magic For Humans” is hard to describe. It’s like street magic videos a teacher would show in class at the end of the school year mixed with light-hearted information content of the late Anthony Bourdain's “Parts Unknown” and with Tim and Eric-style editing for flavor. Season Recap Being...

Console-nation King

Console-nation King

By Marshall Falkner

September 11, 2018

Living in the dorms can be boring. When you’re not working or hanging out with friends, you may have nothing to do. If you’re looking to spend some disposable income on video games, well, one, you’re a crazy person because you have tuition to pay, and two, why are you here? The internet has ever...

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