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    Cyberpunk 2077: A Futuristic Setting That Can’t Escape The Past

    There’s no way Cyberpunk 2077 could have lived up to the hype. It was touted by both fans online and the game’s aggressive marketing strategy as the RPG that would change gaming forever. Unfortunately, amongst a buggy launch, a lack of RPG elements, inconsistent storytelling, and a general lack of interesting gameplay, Cyberpunk is suffering […] More

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    Destroy Boys’ New Single Is Haunting and Poetic

    Destroy Boys are a Sacramento-based punk band whose rigorous tour schedule and blistering take on young adulthood have made them fast favorites of the modern punk community. Originally formed in 2015, they’ve evolved their take on the legacies Riot Grrrl and Queercore once more with their new single “Honey I’m Home,” which was released today. […] More

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    Destroy Boys at the Holland Project

    Punk is a million different things. It’s a music genre, an ethos, and a fashion statement. It’s also a form of release, a way to work out anger and anxiety, either through the making of the music itself or by losing yourself in the mosh pit. Destroy Boys, the Sacramento-based punk band, know this, and […] More

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    Behind The Bastards At SF Sketchfest: A Bagel Tossin’ Review

    This story doesn’t begin with a live recording of a podcast like it should. Instead, it begins in a 1993 Toyota pickup truck, attempting to climb its way through the Sierra Mountains. What should have been a four-hour drive from Reno to San Francisco turned in to an eight-hour snowy trek through the mountains. It […] More

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    AJJ Reaches Out Past Folk-Punk’s Expectations

    Good Luck, Everybody is, put simply, Folk-Punk band AJJ’s response to the political climate in 2019 going into 2020. Sean Bonnette, the frontman of the band, described it as “… pessimistic and sad, with small pockets of love and grace. It’s bitter. And funny. And scary, like a scroll through your endless feed.” Before this […] More

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    The Witcher Delivers for Fans of the Books

    The Witcher is a huge franchise with eight books, three videogames, a digital card game, a comic series, a movie, and now two separate television shows. And for better or for worse, I’ve read every book, played every game, and watched every little piece of content. The first of these shows, The Hexer, or Wiedźmin, […] More

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    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Day 1 Review

    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is a great game with lots of little issues. The story works well, the combat is engaging, and the environments are beautiful. There’s only one problem. You’ve already played this game, but it was called God Of War, Dark Souls, Metroid Prime, or Uncharted. Fallen Order takes some of the […] More

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    The Outer Worlds Day 1 Review

    First off, yes. It is absolutely worth the hype. Obsidian delivers in all the best ways with The Outer Worlds. It’s not perfect, but nothing ever is, and Obsidian’s fingerprint is all over it. At the moment of this article’s writing, I am about 6 hours into the game and had to be pulled away. […] More

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    Watchmen’s Rorschach: “Go on, Tell Me What You Really See”

    Rorschach, born Walter Joseph Kovacs, is the main protagonist of the original Watchmen series. Rorschach is…damaged, to say the least. He believes in absolutism, that there is only Good and Evil, and evil must be punished. His iconic mask, from which he gets his name, is a representation of this and reflects his beliefs.  Biography […] More

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    Nixon: A Look Back at the Presidency

    In August of 1969, Richard Nixon had only been president for eight months. He was newly elected and firmly dedicated to two things: improving relations with China, and ending the Vietnam war “with honor” (although not Peace With Honor, that promise wouldn’t come until January of 1973).  In August of 2019, Donald Trump has been […] More

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    Stonewall: How Far Have We Come in 50 years?

    The Stonewall Riots are one of—if not the most—important moments in modern Queer history. They’re the reason we have Pride parades. They’re the reason we get to see a gay couple on HGTV, or the women’s soccer team kiss their girlfriends at the World Cup. Fifty years ago, New York police attempted to arrest a […] More