Monday, June 24th 2019

Madonna’s Candy A Sticky, Sweet Confection by Tracy Bueno

In a month full of new releases from some familiar faces (Ashlee Simpson’s Bittersweet World, Mariah Carey’s Einstein borrowed equation E=MC²) the...

IV Standup Delivers Laughs Each Weekend by Emilia Dellemonico

If you just happen to visit Embaracadero Hall on a Saturday night, you might be surprised to hear peals of laughter ringing around the...

Control Takes Time To Sink In by Reinier Macatangay

Going into a movie without having any knowledge of the story isn't always fun. But Control is a quietly enjoyable film, even if you...

Sarah Marshall Unforgettable by Tracy Bueno

A.S. Program Board gave a special advance screening Tuesday, April 15th of Universal Pictures' new film, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, which comes from the same...

A Taste of Indian Buffets in IV and Santa Barbara by Emilia Dellemonico

When I first moved to Santa Barbara from near Los Angeles, I was greatly disappointed with certain aspects of the restaurant scene available to...

Missing Harry Potter? Delve Into the Twilight Series by Emilia Dellemonico

Though many of us old Harry Potter fans at UCSB will never be able to replace J.K. Rowling’s series as the best series of...

Kevin Spacey’s Blackjack Flick A Hit or A Bust? by Jager Stewart

Almost all idealistic films require their audiences to suspend a certain amount of disbelief. This is not a bad thing. The reason that people...

Library Exhibit Offers New Housing Solution by Tracy Bueno

The subject of shipping containers as forms of housing came to mind when I took Writing 109V a few years ago with Amanda Stansell....

TLC’s Paul McKenna Can’t Make You Thin by Lynnea Dally

I was watching TLC the other day when I stumbled upon the show “I Can Make You Thin.” With nothing else on, I resolved...

A Thousand Splendid Suns Intertwines Womens’ Stories by Nicole Richards

The author of The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini, has written a second novel A Thousand Splendid Suns focused around the lives of two women...