New Mario Bros. movie is a warp pipe to the mushroom kingdom

Share: The Mario franchise has come a long way from a simple Donkey Kong arcade game. “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” does a fantastic job of displaying every aspect of the Nintendo universe, from the comedy to the animation, to the soundtrack, there was no visible weak spot.  Recently after quitting their steady plumbing job, Mario and Luigi,who are played by Chris Pratt and Charlie Day, test their luck and attempt to start their own plumbing company. With hardly any success and limited external support, …

Love’s a game, wanna play?

Share: Depending on what you’ve seen, heard, or done, there is no shortage of words you can put after that to complete the sentence. Is dating simple or complicated, are relationships more fun or exhausting, does your partner bring more joy or pain, is this game really worth playing?  Regardless of what stage or position of dating you find yourself in, there isn’t a book with instructions or a person you can just ask or look to find the answers. There are so many different …

Rolling Loud rolls out $800 VIP treatment, but is it worth it?

Share: Rolling Loud which is known to be one of the biggest rap festivals held in places like the United States, Europe, Australia, and Canada but  had its most recent outing in Inglewood, California from March 3 to the 5th.Featuring big names like Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Baby, and Don Toliver who shocked the crowd by bringing out Justin Bieber. While the headliners were Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Wayne, who was joined by Nicki Minaj, and Future put the finishing touches on the …

Rihanna reappears, reignites Super Bowl ratings

Share: Super Bowl halftime performances are what many would call a national treasure, the biggest names in the industry performing some of their greatest hits on a stage as big as the world. Looking at the previous headliners like Michael Jackson, Prince, and Beyonce, it’s no secret this is reserved for the best of the best. The bar has been set so high the NFL can’t just pick any singer with a large following. They have to dig deep in their bag and get the …

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’ expands MCU into new heights

Share: “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” is the latest installment of the Marvel universe, being the first production to start phase five. Phase four of the MCU was filled to the brim with 18 projects, leaving fans feeling bloated and concerned with the large amounts of mediocre work. Quantumania however hits the mark in giving fans that refreshing boost to stay and see what lies ahead. From an ex-convict to an Avenger, Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) resumes life in San Francisco but is now looked …

Super Bowl LVII: Bad predictions with the right surprises

Share: Super Bowl 57 has now come and gone and whether you were watching the game or for the halftime show, there was something for everyone. From pitting brother against brother on both teams, to swinging by to see Rihanna’s energetic yet elegant halftime performance featuring her baby bump, there was entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.  The football game is only part of the reason we tune in on Super Bowl Sunday, from a show-stopping halftime show to amusing commercials, there are countless …

We chose right! LeBron reigns as king of our generation

Share: With 18 seconds left in the third quarter LeBron James received an entry pass from Russell Westbrook on the right elbow. He gathered himself knowing this could be the moment everyone was waiting for, the arena was still and silent with anticipation. One dribble, two dribbles, three dribbles James got to his spot on the left elbow, turned and faded away. Swish!  After 20 years of playing in the National Basketball Association(NBA) averaging 27 points a game with a total of 1,410 games played, …

Everywhere, but not all at once: How PCC plans to celebrate Black heritage

Share: It is February 2023, which means it is the month to remember and acknowledge Black history– whether it falls under American history or history that dates way before this country was recognized. Here at Pasadena City College, it is being celebrated nearly every day for the remainder of the month with entertainment such as poetry, movie, and game nights.  The events started at the beginning of February but there will be different activities and performances at different spots on campus daily all month long. …

Concerts are back: Time to spend good money on Bad Bunny

Share: 2022 was stacked with music across the board, with bodies of work coming from top stars like Beyonce, The Weeknd, Harry Styles, Bad Bunny, and more. On top of that, there were a number of newer artists taking that next step to make a name for themselves such as Steve Lacy, JID, Latto, the list goes on. Looking ahead to this year it wouldn’t be a reach to expect more album releases from artists you might already have on your rotation. With the world …

From California bottom feeders to conference contenders

Share: The Pasadena City College Men’s Basketball team is coming off an abysmal 2021-2022 season, finishing at an historic low record of 1-26. The whole season was filled with confusion at the coaching spots, constant lineup changes, and almost no consistency.  However, looking at the new and improved coaching staff and lineup fans would never know how things went down last year. The Lancers are currently on an impressive 8 game win streak which is the longest in over 23 years.  For this recent success …