Hayley Williams finds peace away from Paramore

Share: As the leader of emo mainstay act Paramore, Hayley Williams has had a lot of assumptions and rules placed upon her by the people that consume and manage her art. In recent years, Williams has been trying to find a new place for herself in music, and her first solo album “Petals For Armor” is her boldest effort yet. Williams has been making music since 2003, when she was just 14. Thrown into a world of major labels, she has seen a lot of …

As ‘The Clone Wars’ end, so does my childhood

Share: Fans of “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” were blindsided by Cartoon Network’s decision to pull the plug on the popular show midway through its run, leaving many stories of the “Star Wars” prequel trilogy timeline unfinished. Even after Netflix revived the show for a temporary sixth season, “The Clone Wars” never got the proper conclusion that was supposed to coincide with the events of Revenge of the Sith. But a new hope arrived when Disney announced that “The Clone Wars” would be revived on …

‘Tiger King’: A captivating train wreck

Share: Centered around eclectic Joe Exotic and his unconventional lifestyle, “Tiger King” will have your eyes glued to the screen from beginning to end. Netflix’s newest limited series has audiences nationwide raving due to the endangered tigers, polygamist relationships, mention of cults and even a murder for hire conspiracy. According to Chicago Tribune, “Tiger King” is the No.1 most-watched show on the service, in the U.S. as of Mar. 29. All about Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage, better known as Joe Exotic, and the weird world of …

Catch a vibe at the virtual Club Quarantine

Share: Miss the DJ playing the perfect sets at the club that everyone just loves? Grab your drinks and join DJ D-Nice’s Instagram live stories. Vibe with D-Nice and the rest of the audience on the livestream during his Club Quarantine. DJ, producer and rapper DJ D-Nice started using his Instagram platform to perform live sets and started “Club Quarantine” ever since the stay-at-home order was put into effect. Now the club is in the comfort of everyone’s homes. Live from his apartment in Downtown …

Pandemic show will give you chills, and not from the flu

Share: We are human incubators, we can harbor diseases that we have no knowledge about and have no symptoms to show for it. And when these diseases make themselves known, there is no going back. The Netflix show, “Pandemic: How to prevent an outbreak,” that premiered in Jan. 2020 showcases just that; the top doctors from New York to India take on the Influenza and Swine Flu. The show consists of six episodes with roughly six chapters per episode. In this series, they tackle all …

The best hotdog you’ll ever have tastes better dirty

Share: As many Los Angeles natives know, street vendor hotdogs are the city’s staple, right next to street tacos. Whether it be the bacon-wrapped, guacamole topped “chubi-dubi” hotdog found in the downtown alleys or the most common hotdog served with ketchup and mustard, both are a must-have for Angelinos. Another thing that all street hotdogs have in common is that they are simply delicious. Dirt Dog takes hotdogs to a whole new level combining gourmet hotdogs and the highly loved street hotdog. Dirt Dog originally …

Halsey’s new song highlights the frustrations of women

Share: Body image issues, beauty expectations, catcalls, societal expectations and angry women are all issues that star in Halsey’s newest music video for her first single “Nightmare”, off her highly anticipated third album. Her explosive new single- and even more powerful music video- are angry and political, fighting back against the expectations of women everywhere. While Halsey hasn’t released the name of her upcoming album, she has set an extremely high bar with how amazing this song is. Compared to some of her other music …

The Crack Shack packs a lot in a little

Share: In a space that once housed a recording studio, the Crack Shack is now open for business in bustling Old Town. The name alone prompts double-takes from passerby unfamiliar with the franchise, as they prowl the streets in search of Black Friday deals. If they’re hungry and curious, they stop to check it out, greeted by a giant chicken statue once they step into the restaurant. The Crack Shack offers a small but creative selection of sandwiches, bowls, half fried birds and full fried …