Category: Pop Culture

Molten

Touch of embers Lit fire to the soul Three day burn With no cure but time This ancient blood letting A curse of a cure Still I return Touch of embers Joyfully devouring Freshly healed wounds Reason dimmed Judgment tossed in the wind When it all feels so right Does it all feels so wrong...

The Hours Past Midnight

Cackling lumber ignites Aires’ nightlight, Within newspaper lined brick ware fire pit Charred marshmallows stick atop their maple wood graves, The sweet, smoky aroma calls out to raccoons and possums Scurrying around in nearby woods.   Guitar strings pulled taut, laments their fiery death, A somber requiem for lost s’mores baking to ash Barefoot soles...

How to Live On

Subvert the norms and all you’ll find is another’s views instead of mine. Fight the machine, curse the serene, you’re still just a part of the American dream.   Break the ceiling, shatter the glass, but you’re a part of the future’s past. Play the game, carve your name, when history’s written you’ll share the...

Grave Beside the Sea

Walking along the family blanketed beach Just beyond tourist landmarks where human and animal prints overlap Upon a grainy treasure map of a small child’s mind, I notice a shattered nautilus lying in the course granite sand Protruding from its half-open grave Reaching out to the sea, hoping to be saved by the tidal Minos...

Disposable Diversion

“Go on. I’ll be alright. You still gotta chance.” “I ain’t leavin.” “Yuh damned fool. He’ll be on us in a minute.” “I can help.” “Leave me be, boy.” Otter, a young boy of sixteen, didn’t have the brightest sense. He’d become involved with a local group of misfits known as the Chandler’s, named after...

"Stoker" unravels a family right before the viewer's eyes

“Stoker” is the type of film that makes you forget to breathe. Each scene builds the tension masterfully until you realize that you’re digging your fingernails into the armrest. As soon as you’re able to exhale, the next scene begins and you can’t breathe again. The Hitchcockian thriller is the first English-language film from South...

Spring Musefest cancelled

The All American Rejects concert scheduled for March 21 has been cancelled due to the illness of a performer, according to the University Activities Board (UAB). The show will not be rescheduled. The “Spring Musefest” concert was to also feature bands The Ready Set and Out of Sight. This will be the second straight annual...

Eighth annual Gem City Comic Con to bring special guests to the area

Gem City Comic Con (GCCC) is an annual event featuring the sale of more than 100,000 comics and hundreds of collectables.  The Con also features special guest panels, costume contests and a Magic: The Gathering tournament. GCCC is returning to Wright State Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24. Guests include Howard Chaykin (artist of...

Return to Oz and see how it all began

Audiences will be able to visit the land of the Yellow Brick Road and the Emerald City when “Oz the Great and Powerful” is released in theaters on March 8. Some might find it odd that Director Sam Raimi, best known for his “Evil Dead” series, and star James Franco, best known for “127 Hours,”...