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DreamWorks is Better than Disney: Change My Mind

DreamWorks is Better than Disney: Change My Mind

By Marshall Falkner

September 8, 2018

Warning: this article contains spoilers for DreamWorks films. I want to be very clear right off the bat. I like Dreamworks more than Disney, but that does not mean I think Dreamworks Studios has better films. I feel like Disney as a whole has a better baseline for good movies, where DreamWorks has mo...

Dining on Campus: The PHC

Dining on Campus: The PHC

By Marshall Falkner

September 8, 2018

If you are reading this, either you have nothing else to do, or you're living on campus with a meal plan, which you definitely should. My freshman year, I lived on campus with a meal plan. It saved me so much time with cooking and cleaning dishes, not to mention it’s a lot healthier than pasta and ...

Fall and Holiday Video Game Releases

Fall and Holiday Video Game Releases

By Marshall Falkner

September 1, 2018

We’re coming up on that time of year that game publishers toss out the games that they've previously announced, which usually hold releases for the third and fourth quarter to focus on the holiday season. For those of you who don’t care or are not paying attention, I'm going to go through the ...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 23: “The West Wing”

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 23: “The West Wing”

By Marshall Falkner

August 19, 2018

Warning: This article contains spoilers for "The West Wing." “The West Wing” first aired on Sept. 22, 1999, on NBC and ran for the next seven years, finishing its broadcast in May 2006. Over those seven long years, we got seven seasons spanning over the fictional two-term presidency of Josiah ...

“Isle of Dogs” is Another Wes Anderson Masterpiece

“Isle of Dogs” is Another Wes Anderson Masterpiece

By Marshall Falkner

August 11, 2018

He did it again folks. Wes Anderson has made another near perfect movie. From the director of “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “Moonrise Kingdom” and “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” comes a new heartwarming movie that oozes Anderson’s signature style. “Isle of Dogs” was released on April 13, 2018, ...

All That Glitters: Banning the Glitz in Glam

All That Glitters: Banning the Glitz in Glam

By Marshall Falkner

August 5, 2018

We all know it, we all live it and some of us hate it. It’s glitter: that sparkling sand that seems to get anywhere and everywhere.  It’s in our crafts, our nail polish and our fishing lures. It even has its own brand of music called “Glitter Rock” (e.g. the Late David Bowie and his person...

Fringe Festival Brings Great Live Theatre to Salt Lake

Fringe Festival Brings Great Live Theatre to Salt Lake

By Marshall Falkner

July 28, 2018

Theater: a universal constant through most of human history. From morality plays to kabuki, and William Shakespeare to Tennessee Williams, almost all cultures have some form of theater. We have several long-standing theater festivals in Utah, but one close to home is the "Fringe Festival." Fringe Fest ...

Get Happy with Yappy Hour

Get Happy with Yappy Hour

By Marshall Falkner

July 19, 2018

If you think the farmers market doesn’t have enough dogs, boy do I have the festival for you. “Yappy Hour” is a new event hosted by the city to promote dog adoption. Rescue Rovers, a volunteer-run non-profit working tirelessly to give all rescues a home, is supplying all of the adoptable pups. I...

Should Video Games Be Considered Art?

Should Video Games Be Considered Art?

By Marshall Falkner

July 9, 2018

If you’ve read here for a while, you’ll know that I write a lot about video games. It’s something I have loved since I was young and have come to appreciate so much more in my teenage years. I’m passionate about video games and hope to make one or help make one, just as much as I want to mak...

Games Worth Playing: “Wizard of Legend”

Games Worth Playing: “Wizard of Legend”

By Marshall Falkner

June 27, 2018

Welcome to the Museum of Lanova — you’ve come to see the new Chaos Trials exhibit. You look at all of the stations, learning how to be a better wizard in the process. At one end is a large crowd of people, all talking amongst themselves, and at the other end of the room is an Insignia of Legend. I...

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