2015 was quite the year for movies: “Mad Max: Fury Road” gave us an uncompromisingly brilliant action hero (and yes, I am talking about Charlize Theron’s Imperator Furiosa) while Eddie Redmayne shined as the central figure in the long overdue story of one the first women to undergo gender reassignment surgery (“The Danish Girl”). Meanwhile, […]
I have seen a lot of crazy things happen while I’ve cashiered. As a cashier, you really can’t just say something bothers you, because, as the saying goes: “The customer is always right.” Right? Well, sure, but that doesn’t mean that they’re always angelic. So here is a list of some things that some cashiers […]
This month, the Georgia Ensemble Theatre in Roswell took a stab at putting on the gender switch up classic only to find the venue was sold out, the audience was on the edge of its seats and laughing with tears of joy falling down their cheeks.
“The Book of Mormon” is definitely a delight and is the best piece of satire I’ve seen in awhile. It also gives teens a reason to return to the theater and break the stigma that youth cannot appreciate musicals.
Imagine a world where all you had to do was type what you need on your social media site and suddenly it appears on your doorstep. Oh, but there’s a catch! In order to have your need fulfilled you have to do something in return. In the case of Joelle Charbonneau’s “Need,” a new social […]
Recently, Jaden Smith, model, actor, and thought provoking Twitter user, signed on as the spokesperson for Louis Vuitton. What’s more, he can be seen in the fashion spreads wearing skirts, causing some gender norms conversations: #JadenSmith just another example of a broken child star — [Insert Name Here] (@SizweMonsterNka) January 25, 2016 […]
Scary movies are probably the most difficult genre of film to produce effectively. They’re risky because there’s always the chance that a film intended to scare will unintentionally turn into a comedy in front of a laughing audience. As one of the first movies of 2016 and the first horror film of the year, “The […]
One of the greatest things Professor Morrie Schwartz told former student Mitch Albom about life was: “Once you learn how to die, you learn how to live.” In “Tuesdays with Morrie,” you’ll learn about life, death and everything in between. Morrie would walk that final bridge between life and death, and narrate the trip. “Tuesday’s […]
At first, I resisted hopping onto the DJ Khaled Snapchat bandwagon but when I noticed that all of my friends were quoting him, I had to find out what they were talking about. The hip-hop producer has been taking the nation by storm with his motivational, entertaining Snapchat stories. This past holiday season, he was […]
In the past few years alone, Georgia has identified hundreds of victims of child sex trafficking and many youth who are vulnerable to exploitation and abuse. While victim services and legislative awareness continues to grow, there is a critical voice missing from the public dialogue—the voice of youth. youthSpark has seen a dramatic increase in the number […]