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Disc Jock Dictionary

By: Brennan Carley, Taylor Cavallo, & Dan Siering

Electro

A close cousin to trance, electro house music uses similar synthesizers and catchy lyrical melodies, yet the genre’s DJs tend to speed up the tempo and build up songs quicker for more powerful drops. Electro house still stays away from the intense, song-altering drops more accustomed to dubstep, as the DJs aim to create clean and euphoric sound. Despite a rather small following in Europe, electro house’s popularity has grown exponentially in America, as famous DJs within the genre constantly tour in the States.

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A Guide To 2011’s Best Memes

By: Brennan Carley, Taylor Cavallo, & Dan Siering

Of all the Internet fads of 2011, nothing left viewers laughing quite as hard as the seemingly simple meme. These cartoonish caricatures provided some of the funniest, most realistic social commentaries in the world of entertainment. Inside, find eight of the year’s most insightful and applicable examples.

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Things You Might Have Missed In The Year Of Pop Culture

By: Brennan Carley, Taylor Cavallo, & Dan Siering

Two weeks ago, we covered the best and biggest of 2011 pop culture. This week we are diving a little under the radar to showcase some of the year’s hidden artistic gems, ranging from noteworthy indie movies to innovative and edgy hip-hop. While the pop culture connoisseurs among you may be familiar with these lesser-known high points, the more casual artistic audience may have been distracted by the glitz and glamour of the mainstream. We have highlighted these deserving subtleties of pop culture before they fade with the close of the year.

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Dinner And A Movie

By: Brennan Carley, Charlotte Parish

As the winter winds pick up speed, college students grow increasingly more reluctant to leave their dorm rooms on the chilly nights. It’s always an easy and cheap way to relax by spending evenings in common rooms with food and movies at ones’ disposal, but perhaps now is the time to take a second look at the age-old tradition.

 

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Anatomy Of Horror

By: Darren Ranck, Brennan Carley, Charlotte Parish

            “What’s your favorite scary movie?” It’s a question that never gets old during the Halloween season, and everyone has their answer. 

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No Spare Parts

By: Darren Ranck, Brennan Carley, Charlotte Parish

With Ryan Gosling’s Drive opening this weekend, the car takes center stage once again. Recently, cars fulfill death defying stunts, but the car has filled many roles in pop culture history. buckle up for a crash course in vehicular media.

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All Grown Up

By: Darren Ranck, Brennan Carley, Charlotte Parish

Williamsburg is not the only place where vintage and throwbacks are in vogue. This summer, Nickelodeon pulled out some of their television gems from the back shelf and dusted off six of their most popular shows from the ’90s. . to 4 a.m. time slot on July 18, pulling in about 555,000 viewers longing for a fix of their favorite childhood shows.

 

 

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Summer Lovin’

By: Darren Ranck, Brennan Carley, Charlotte Parish

With summer comes fascinating freedom, a time where students return home to their friends, their cars, and jobs galore. Cheesy movies, deep-fried whatnots, lazy days spent lounging by the pool—Americans eat these types of things up every summer, and rightly so.

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