by Abbey Knupp The hard work and dedication that goes into putting a play together is nearly unfathomable. The participants live in the theater for weeks as they learn lines and run scenes until the words haunt them in their sleep and they can’t go 3 minutes without being reminded of the show. When opening night finally arrives, the audience sees the finished product put … Continue reading The Importance of Stage Crew
By Abbey Knupp After four seasons of teasing, witty banter, and romantic tension, the main characters on ABC’s hit crime drama Castle shared a passionate kiss that moved their relationship from the early stages of flirting to a full-time commitment. At the end of the last season, famous mystery writer Richard Castle popped the question to his love interest, Detective Kate Beckett, and she agreed. … Continue reading Opinion: Did ABC’s Castle break the Moonlighting Curse?
by Abbey Knupp In 2009, ABC cancelled their show Pushing Daisies after a mere two seasons. The show surged in popularity only after its cancellation, still maintaining a devout fan following after nearly 5 years of inactivity and becoming a cult classic. Bryan Fuller, the show’s creator, recently announced that a revival of the show could be in the works, taking the form of either … Continue reading Pushing Daisies Revival
by Abbey Knupp It’s that time of year again. The time of year when snow coats the world, lights twinkle around the rims of houses, people shop like the world’s gone mad, the air constantly smells like cookies, and the entire world is filled with a sense of…wonder. When I was a child, the holidays were all that I looked forward to. Nothing was more … Continue reading Opinion: It’s beginning to look a lot like…?
By Abbey Knupp The future is now. With each new technological advancement, the divide between the real world the world of science fiction becomes thinner and thinner. On December 2, 2013, Amazon blurred the lines even further with the announcement of a drone-based delivery service that will launch within the next 3-4 years. The sleek, black “octocopters” will deliver packages directly to people’s doorsteps within … Continue reading Amazon Delivery Drones
By Abbey Knupp It would seem that being told through novel is not enough for the tall-tale-telling Edward Bloom, whose story has been transposed from book to movie to musical. The musical adaption of Big Fish, written by John August and accompanied by music from Andrew Lippa, hit the broadway stage October 6 and created quite a splash. August, who wrote the screenplay for Tim … Continue reading Broadway Bags a “Big Fish”
By Abbey Knupp After one year of silence, Banksy is back to spraying cities with his voice through the creation of street art. The first piece in his month long project, Better Out Than In, was posted on his website on October 1. The piece depicts one boy helping another reach a spray paint can on a sign that states: “No Grafitti.” Taking residency on … Continue reading Banksy is Back
By Abbey Knupp At the Electronic Entertainment Expo in July 2013, two of the biggest names in the video game circuit breached the surface of war upon the display of their newest platforms. Sony took to the stage with the Playstation 4 and Microsoft displayed the Xbox One. While Sony seemed to sweep the stage, anticipation for the Xbox One has grown to equal height. … Continue reading Video Game Evolution
by Abbey Knupp For the first time in 85 years, the world laid eyes on a full, previously undiscovered painting by the acclaimed French Impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh. The painting, Sunset at Montmajour, was revealed at the Vincent Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam on Monday, September 9, 2013. The painting will join the Van Gogh at Work exhibition at the museum on September 24, where it will … Continue reading Rediscovered Van Gogh Painting Authenticated