Watching Item 47, you have to assume it was built to sell the idea of a SHIELD TV series. If this is the case, it does its job quite effectively. If it wasn’t, well, the short doesn’t really seem to fit anywhere else. [SPOILER ALERT: Yes, despite my attempts not to give anything away too… Read More


Getting together with family and friends, mounds of rich foods, and thinking of others is all good and well, but how about the movies coming out this holiday season? We’re in for a tasty, diverse spread of action, fantasy, and musicality that will rival the best Thanksgiving feast. Because we can’t resist sharing with you… Read More


First, I must say, I completely love the LOTR trilogy. So what I say next is more fanboy exuberance than actual criticism. I firmly believe that whatever Peter Jackson has in store for us in November will be awesome. Now, having said that, I would be lying if I said I wasn’t a little surprised… Read More


Whatever your reasons for going to college, honestly speaking, it can quickly devolve into a pretty self-centered exercise. Demanding college courses can make it seem like you don’t have time for anything that doesn’t involve readings, papers, exams, or lectures. If you’re not careful, you can become so preoccupied with your studies and your career… Read More


Whether you’re in school or well into your career, you inevitably hit your low point–you know, when you feel like a failure or maybe you’re just tired of trying. Everyone has these. When you experience a low point, you need something to pick you up. Although you will find no shortage of things that will… Read More


The athleticism of college football players is a wonder to behold. They can run at incredible speeds, move tremendous loads, and explode like dynamite. Even carrying 25-plus pounds of gear, they can perform full forward flips and even hurdle other players. But just when you thought they were amazing enough, consider what would happen if… Read More


We’ve already tried to imagine an alternate world in which Marvel’s Avengers met in college and then tried to decide what their majors would be. Well, we are an equal opportunity publication and we don’t want you DC fans to feel slighted. This got us thinking about the Justice League, the nearest approximation to the… Read More


Summer movie seasons are getting tough. If box office numbers are any indication, moviegoers are becoming more pronounced in their support of the movies they love, as well as in their denunciation of the movies they hate. Popular movies shoot up into box office record territory instantly (i.e. The Avengers); mediocre movies get kicked to… Read More


Year after year, fears grow of an impending zombie apocalypse. Whether caused by cosmic radiation, toxic waste, genetic manipulation, and biological weaponry, humans seem to be more open than ever to the possibility. However, somehow, one segment of the population has escaped their notice–a segment that exhibits many characteristics of the undead, but living among… Read More


signs you have a bad roommate

For most new college students, it’s their first time living with someone who isn’t a relative. This experience can be rewarding, forging friendships and memories to last a lifetime. Or you can be saddled with an ex-convict with some serious trust issues. And if you get a bad roommate, dude, your life is going to… Read More