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Review: Peets, Starbucks, and Equator

Review: Peets, Starbucks, and Equator

By Jordan Cushner

February 7, 2020

You do not need to be my dear friend to know my two greatest loves. I’m talking about true and complex, yet old fashioned and pure love. The kind of love that poets write poems about and the kind that boaters name their boats after. If you’re a curious person by nature you might be wondering what ent...

Review: Cats

By Josie Spiegelman

February 6, 2020

We’ve all done it — seen a movie because we thought it would be so bad, it’s sort of good, in its own deranged and ironic way. Maybe you’ve downloaded some old, gory, awful horror movie from the 80’s or seen those terrible spin-off superhero movies that never seem to find their footing. That’s...

Review: Disney+ is a whole new world

Review: Disney+ is a whole new world

By Skye Schoenhoeft

December 16, 2019

The new streaming service is entertaining and expansive, although it may not be worth the monthly charge.

Review: Everyday Life breathes life into Coldplay, at least

Review: <em>Everyday Life</em> breathes life into Coldplay, at least

By Benjy Wall-Feng

December 9, 2019

The band's eighth album is frequently clumsy but always sincere, even if it can’t live up to the ambition of its title.

An experience with cryotherapy

An experience with cryotherapy

By Jessica Bukowski

November 20, 2019

Jessica Bukowski shares her personal experience with the interesting trend of cryotherapy, with some critical commentary on the relatively new phenomenon.

The four best Bay Area flea markets

The four best Bay Area flea markets

By Daisy Wanger

November 15, 2019

Daisy Wanger puts a spotlight on the best flea markets popping up in the Bay Area.

Joker: A psychological masterpiece

<em>Joker</em>: A psychological masterpiece

By Ian Duncanson

November 7, 2019

The 2019 film reflects deep introspections on mental health through a jarring and enticing depiction portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix.

Vitality Bowls offers açaí treats and paninis in East Blithedale Shopping Center

Vitality Bowls offers açaí treats and paninis in East Blithedale Shopping Center

By Max Moreno

October 17, 2019

Vitality Bowls Superfood Cafe, which opened in August in the East Blithedale shopping center, serves açai bowls, smoothies, fresh-pressed juices, cold brew coffee, kombucha on tap, and a few lunch items, such as paninis and salads.

MVMS skatepark review for people who suck at skating

MVMS skatepark review for people who suck at skating

By John Overton

October 17, 2019

I’m not gonna sugarcoat anything here: I suck at skateboarding. I’m so bad. Like, profoundly bad. 

Review: NBA 2K20 brings it back

Review: NBA 2K20 brings it back

By Aeneas Nicholas

October 9, 2019

The latest installment of the NBA2K series was anticipated for the entire year prior to its release, and was hailed as the beginning of a new era for the 2K series.

Review: Obama’s summer playlist

Review: Obama’s summer playlist

By Elan Levine

September 27, 2019

Obama’s playlist whisked me to far-away places and caused me to forget our current administration.

Review: Taylor Swift takes a breath and a step forward on Lover

Review: Taylor Swift takes a breath and a step forward on <em>Lover</em>

By Benjy Wall-Feng

September 15, 2019

The singer's seventh album is a mature, overlong record that reflects her best and worst tendencies.