Monthly Archives: May 2012

Horribly Good Entertainment: „Infinite Jest“ Revisited by C.L.

David Foster Wallace’s novel „Infinite Jest” is possibly one of the most influential novels on entertainment, it’s hypnotic attractions and hazards and it’s role in our society. But for many readers it’s also an intimidating sight on the bookshelf: A thousand pages of two dozen different lines of action, filled with highly complex themes from […]

Online Civility by D.D.

Have you ever played a board game with someone who constantly kept screaming “OMG Noob!” or “Nerd, get a life!” at you? – Neither have I. But chances are that you know exactly what I am talking about if you ever played an online computer game. I would like to take this opportunity to address […]

Good artists don‘t grow on trees by K.S.

    „My music has its own kind of temperature. It‘s like sweaty, it‘s hot and it‘s very summer time.“  That‘s how the 19-year-old Miami-native describes his own music style. Looking like the boy next door, but already collaborating with Grammy winners like Pharrell Williams and Wyclef Jean: Cris Cab. Well, what‘s the story behind […]

YouTube Auditions by L.K.

YouTube is used for various things such as for viewing the music video of your favorite song over and over again or uploading videos of you and your cats. However, there is another feature which has become more and more popular over the last couple of years which is YouTube Auditions. Instead of having to […]

Challenges faced by International Students by C.K.

Some of the world´s best students come to the US, Canada and Europe to study. Despite their strong academic backgrounds, they face real challenges. These includes academic, cultural, language and financial challenges. Coming to Europe(Austria) for studies made me undergo baby steps to be able to achieve my goals. Considering the fact that Austria is […]

The Superhuman Summer of 2012 by S.Z.

A short outlook on the most anticipated movies of the sci-fi and comic genre released in 2012. With only two weeks left until the release of ´the Avengers´ on April 26, it´s time to take a look at the movie with the potential to break box office records. Most of the actors and actresses will […]

Game of Thrones: HBO’s fantasy phenomenon returns with season 2 by J.H.

Praised as one of the best shows on television, HBO’s acclaimed mega hit “Game of Thrones” recently made the long-awaited comeback on the small screen with its second season, and promises more conniving back-stabbing, blood and sex in the mythical world of Westeros. Summarizing the plot is a difficult task, regarding the amount of characters […]