More stories

  • Lissie with a hand to the top of her head on the cover of My Wild West

    The Wild West Belongs to Lissie

    Lissie is an American country artist from Rock Island, Illinois. Originally performing in a three-piece band with bandmates Eric Sullivan and Lewis Keller, Lissie amicably branched out alone after moving to Iowa in 2015 from Ojai, California. Lissie has four studio albums, and released her first EP in 2009. This was closely followed by her […] More

  • A car with its driver side door open.

    A Perfect 10 – Bastille

    Bastille are a four-piece (although these days are often joined by a fifth, Charlie Barnes) band from London, fronted by lead singer Dan Smith. But they are much more than a band. Their art is rich with culture and politics and seeks to educate in every possible way. Couple this with some crazy vocal talent […] More

  • Rachel in a wedding dress beside Monica, with Chandler on lower left and Phoebe on lower right in the Friends pilot episode

    Flashback To The ’90s: Favorites In TV

    I wasn’t old enough to appreciate ’90s TV at the time, so over the years, I’ve spent some quality time catching up with some of the series of the decade, especially sitcoms. Several ’90s sitcoms hold up to this day; some have even received revivals since their cancellations. It’s easy to see why; in several […] More

  • Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) and Vision (Paul Bettany) look on in Marvel and Disney+'s WandaVision

    WandaVision Premieres: A Special Marvel Roundtable

    What in the world is WandaVision about? Rachel Stewart and Will Johnson sit down for a special two-part roundtable discussion on the new Marvel/Disney+ series. Here they discuss the show’s premiere, consisting of Episode 1 and Episode 2. Rachel Stewart: So it’s been a minute since we had a major Marvel moment. Avengers: Endgame was […] More

  • Men stand in two lines approaching a pyramid-like structure in front of a stormy sky in Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

    What’s the Buzz: Aly & AJ, Red Letter Media, and Mishima

    Welcome to What’s the Buzz, 25YL’s feature where members of our staff provide you with recommendations on a weekly basis. In our internet age, there is so much out there to think about watching, reading, listening to, etc., that it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff, filter out the noise, or […] More

  • In the Double R Diner, Norma reaches over the counter and lovingly touches Ed's face. Ed has a bandage on his head and looks concerned.

    Make Yourself at Home in TV’s Greatest Fictional Towns

    It’s hard to define what makes a great fictional town. Is it somewhere you wish you could live? Somewhere that’s simply well-suited to the story being told? A distinctive setting with its own unique character? When choosing towns for this article, I went with some combination of all of the above. If I thought of […] More

  • Cover of Sunset Mission

    Sunset Mission – Mood For The Soul Vol. 1

    When you listen to music, what do you expect from it? Are you just listening to the latest Top 40 hits and bobbing your head to the beat? Maybe you’re tired of the system and venting your frustrations to early Black Flag or Reagan Youth? You could just be zoning out to bands from your […] More

  • The Darkside Detective, Frank McQueen, sits at his desk. Black and white.

    The Darkside Detective Asks the Tough, Often Silly, Questions

    This week we’re just playing The Darkside Detective, a fun point-and-click adventure game that won’t tax your brain too much, and Call of Juarez, a first person shooter that originally came out way back in 2006. Johnny Malloy The moon, full again as always, loomed over me like a burden. I had compiled one too […] More

  • Twin Peaks Side A album cover

    Twin Peaks Gets Dreamy on Side A

    Twin Peaks first caught my ear with their 2019 release, Lookout Low, which was one of my favorite albums from that year. My love for the album led to a dive into the Chicago-based band’s back catalog. Soon I found myself listening to them quite regularly. And now over the past month, I have had […] More

Load More
Congratulations. You've reached the end of the internet.