By Alexi Cohan Staff Writer Catalonia, which once had some of the strongest regional self-government powers in Spain, is now stripped of that capacity. The separation of Catalonia has easily been one of the most tumultuous political struggles that Spain has ever seen. While thousands of Catalans celebrated their illegal declaration of independence of Friday, […]
By Alex Hayes Contributor Within Puerto Rico, an existential debate has taken place for decades. On the one hand, votes have been held within the territory on whether the island should become a U.S. state since 1967, and a statehood movement existed even earlier. On the other, independence movements have existed within Puerto Rico for […]
The limited time, “flavor-changing, color changing, totally not-made-up Unicorn Frappuccino” that Starbucks recently released is a completely made-up marketing scheme designed to prey on the weakest consumers in capitalist America – just ask your barista. The only thing “magical” about this “unicorn” Frappuccino is its ability to make you waste your money. As a public […]
California voted Ronald Reagan and then Arnold Schwarzenegger in as their state governor. Clint Eastwood and Scott Baio have given public speeches at the RNC and just recently, Robert Davi could be seen all over the floor of the Conservative Political Action Conference. Meryl Streep openly criticized Donald Trump at the Golden Globes and […]
The New York Anime Festival (NYAF), held at The Jacob K. Javits Center, was a strange event, left unnoticed by anyone with a mainstream sensibility. The people seemed odd and their costumes were even more bizarre. But for 21,388 people, 16% more than last year, it was a place to dress up as your favorite cartoon charac¬ter and immerse yourself in your favorite shows, movies and comic books.
Distribution Manager Jim Ausanio and News Editor Ryan Broderick have a discussion about the time they spent at the New York Anime Festival.