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Hoobastank Concert Review

Megan Purazrang WCB Music Writer  Hoobstank Arcadia Place, Kalamazoo Greek Festival June 2, 2012 Photo Credit: Seth Messer On Saturday June 2, 2012 the Los Angeles based band Hoobastank took the stage at the Arcadia Creek place’s 36th annual Greek Festival stage in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan. The festival ran from May 31-June 2. (It was…

Movie Review- ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ is a new kind of fairytale

April Barkley  WCB Movie Writer   Studio- Roth FilmsDirector- Rupert SandersStarring- Kristen Stewart, Charlize TheronChris Hemsworth, Sam ClaflinRating- 3 out of 4 stars Modern-day takes on classic fairytales have been done to death. But for the newly released Snow White and the Huntsman, the fairytale has only just begun. The new eerie take on Snow…

EVE Online: Inferno Trailer

If you’re into online gaming without swords and orcs, then you may be interested in EVE Online. I’ve resisted it so far. Not because it doesn’t seem very, very cool or that it’s not a lot of fun. It’s just people might wonder why I disappeared. At least after the first couple of weeks. by

Movie Review- The Crafty Story of Poe- ‘The Raven’

April Barkley  WCB Movie Writer Studio- Relativity MediaDirector- James McTeigueStarring-John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson, Oliver Jackson-CohenRating- 3 out of 4 stars I saw a rather clever movie today with a clever plot and it was a smart murder-mystery thrill ride. And I saw a rather drunk John Cusack, playing Edgar Allen Poe in The…

2012 Hugo Voter Packet Released

Chicon Chicon 7, the 70th World Science Fiction Convention, has released the 2012 Hugo Voter Packet, an electronic package of nominated works graciously made available to voters by Hugo nominees and their publishers. The 2012 Hugo Voter Packet is available to Supporting, Attending, and Young Adult members of Chicon 7 to help inform them about…