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Vampires and business

NBC’s new drama, Dracula, brings vampires back to their roots.


Vampires have been a touchy subject in media. From Anne Rice’s “Interview with a Vampire” to Stephanie Meyer’s “Twilight,” these blood sucking creatures’ mythologies are changing non-stop.

Dracula,” NBC’s new drama, is bringing back why we love these creatures of the night.

There’s no plot twist, no new vampire breed, nor “good vampires,” just the blood sucking Dracula we’ve all missed. Continue reading Vampires and business

By the power of Mjolnir!

Thor: The Dark World. A godlike sequel.

With all of these men in capes flying to the big screen lately, it’s easy to dismiss all of these superhero movies as white noise.

Thor: The Dark World” breaks this barrier in only the way Marvel Studios can deliver. In a phrase: “Thor: The Dark World” brings the hammer down!

Thor is back and mightier than ever. Breaking the bank with the box office sum of $479.8 million worldwide, the thunder god is now one of the largest grossing movies of the year. Continue reading By the power of Mjolnir!

Is social media killing the English language?

How too no if your an coconspirator.

You’re first clue… you didn’t no I were totilly useing spelling and grammatical errors right now.

Was that as painful for you as it was for me?

As I scroll through the feeds on Twitter and Facebook I am astounded at the misuse of your, you’re, know, no, to, too, there, and their. Continue reading Is social media killing the English language?

The day the music died

Rise and fall of artistry 

What is the one thing music and politics have in common?

Try talking about either with another person who doesn’t share the same opinion as you: a vocal or physical bloodbath is bound to ensue.

And not to turn this into a pseudo-opinionated proto-rant of personal taste, but there is one undeniable truth in today’s music industry: artistry and passion are all but dead and buried. Continue reading The day the music died

Miracle on Erie Street

St. Clair County Community of Mental Health performs “Miracle on 34th Street”

The twelfth annual Community Mental Health (CMH) Christmas play brought almost a full house to SC4’s Fine Arts Theatre last Saturday, Nov. 9.

Friends and family of the CMH players laughed and rejoiced as their loved ones on stage acted out scenes from Mountain Community Theatre’s adaptation of “Miracle on 34th Street.” Continue reading Miracle on Erie Street

Two Belly’s gets five stars

Great prices, fantastic flavor!

If finger-licking, mouth-watering, southern-style BBQ, not too hot, not too cold, but just right, is what your taste buds are tingling for, then look no farther than Two Belly’s BBQ!

Only a few weeks into business and this cozy taste of home has already had so many customers, they have sold out of their delicious main dishes on more than one occasion. One look at the menu and one does not have to wonder why. Continue reading Two Belly’s gets five stars

Blood: it’s in you to give…well kind of

Phi Theta Kappa to host blood drive


Phi Theta Kappa honors society will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross on November 25th and 26th from 10:00 a.m.-3:45 p.m. in the college center café. Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment online here.

According to Martha Kurtz, Red Cross spokesperson of Detroit the organization’s biggest challenge is getting donors. “I’m hoping the students and staff, come out and donate. Each donation could save three lives,” said Kurtz. Continue reading Blood: it’s in you to give…well kind of