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Jack Ryan returns

Jack Ryan returns

Tom O'Leary

October 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

As Amazon Video continues to try and chip away at the streaming service monopoly of Netflix, they have invested more funds into creating their own original series. The latest installment is a new take on Tom Clancy’s “Jack Ryan,” which was released on Aug. 31. Jack Ryan is a fictional character...

Mending Masculinity through poetry

Mending Masculinity through poetry

Kylie Brown

October 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Stage

Kavi Ade and Vision are not only mending masculinity, but also spreading mass amounts of inspiration and healing energy one poetry performance at a time. Both of them are nationally recognized poets and they use their performances and writing workshops in schools and other facilities around the country to...

“Magic for Humans” good if you’re bored

“Magic for Humans” good if you’re bored

Kylie Brown

October 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Have a short attention span? Like neat magic tricks? Like to laugh at people’s humanity? Incredibly bored? Watch “Magic for Humans” on Netflix. “Magic for Humans” is a Netflix original reality television series composed of six, 25 minute long episodes. The host and executive producer...

“Ozark” puts the South in your mouth

“Ozark” puts the South in your mouth

Tom O'Leary

September 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

In the social media-driven era we currently live in, it’s rare for a television series to slip through the cracks of the relentless internet hype machine. From the moment a new show is announced, it is seemingly dissected from every possible angle—from the cast to the directors and producers, and...

Madalia’s less-than-inspiring show

Madalia’s less-than-inspiring show

Kylie Brown

September 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

On Sept. 5, Northern Vermont University- Johnson’s Dibden Center for the Arts witnessed the slightly less than mediocre band that was “Madaila.” “Madaila” is a psych-pop band from Burlington, Vermont composed of five members, Mark Daly, Willoughby Morse, Eric B Maier, Dan Ryan and Jer Coons. The...

I Falafel

I Falafel

Adriana Eldred

September 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Have you ever tasted classic New York falafel fresh off the food truck without leaving Vermont? Then you haven’t gone to Tuesday Night Live (TNL) located on the Johnson Elementary School’s soccer field and ordered from Papa Gyro’s Authentic Greek Food. I’ve been attending TNL since July of...

Enchanted with “Disenchantment”

Enchanted with “Disenchantment”

Rebecca Flieder

September 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

After the incredible success that is and was “Futurama” and “The Simpsons”, it seems only fair that Matt Groening has started something new: “Disenchantment”. On Jan. 15, 2016, it was announced that Groening was working with Netflix to develop a new animated series, and after 30 years of...

“Brockmire” is baseball’s favorite degenerate

Tom O’Leary

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Often overlooked because it airs on IFC, season two of “Brockmire” arrived on April 25, and it continues to be one of the most hilarious and underrated television series’ currently on air. “Brockmire” follows the outrageous and debauchery-filled life of Jim Brockmire, an iconic Major League...

Burger Barn boasts exceptional quality

Burger Barn boasts exceptional quality

Story and photo by Adriana Eldred

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

A good hamburger can be enjoyed in a variety of ways, locations, and with different ingredients. Some may argue the best is with an open grill, amongst friends, seated outdoors during the summer time. If you’ve found yourself craving just that, minus the prep work, then Burger Barn is the place...

“Swiss Army Man” is a real gas

“Swiss Army Man” is a real gas

Agathe Fredette

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Sometimes there are films with premises so utterly strange, that you cannot quite believe it actually exists without clear proof. “Swiss Army Man” is one of those films. Disarmingly bizarre and delightfully otherworldly, this is a film you simply have to see to believe. This is director and writer...

Ahli Baba: perfect for late night munchies

Ahli Baba: perfect for late night munchies

Kylie Brown

May 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Located on Main Street in Burlington, Ahli Baba’s Kabob Shop is the place to be if it’s 2 a.m. and you have a drunken craving for some affordable Mediterranean food. Two steps away from the Flynn Center is this quirky and simple restaurant. The actual dining area seats up to 10 comfortably. If...

Growing up dyslexic

Growing up dyslexic

Patrick Bell

April 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Stage

On March 27, JSC welcomed Lida Winfield to Dibden to put on her dance performance, “In Search Of Air: Growing Up Dyslexic.” She was born with dyslexia and had trouble coping with everyday life, especially at school. She wasn’t able to read until she was in her early 20s, leading to her mother...

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