Friend of (and sometimes writer for) Rhyme et Reason, Alexis Morrell, is starting a project that needs some help! Here’s the gist: A rural comedy about two friends who are medium-sized fish in a small-town pond. Alexis is super funny and talented so we know this project will be a success if she can get the… Support Bumpkins, a Rural Comedy Webseries! was originally published on Rhyme et Reason Continue reading Support Bumpkins, a Rural Comedy Webseries!
Winner of a Peabody and a Silver Gavel award, Serial blew minds when it came out last fall and gave us the true crime story centered around Adnan Syed. That “season” ended with more questions that have ultimately benefited Syed in the court of law. While the people around the story may not appreciate what Sarah… Serial to have 2 new seasons was originally published on Rhyme et Reason Continue reading Serial to have 2 new seasons
Have you heard of Lower Dens? Their surreal sound, and Jana Hunter’s voice, is very similar to Beach House which, coincidentally, is the same city they are both from. Lower Dens’ ethereal, dark, and dream pop-py vibe swirl around into a very pleasing sound. It is hard to ignore the Beach House influence, though, even if it isn’t technically listed. A few songs on Nootropics have a faster tempo, like “Stem” (which has no lyrics) and “Candy”. Hunter spoke to Paste Magazine in an interview and discussed a few things. “The record’s not all about pills that we take to improve our … Continue reading Lower Dens – “Nootropics”
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In some places, you can barely throw a rock without hitting a hipster. Alexis Morrell, whom we have featured before (remember Pat?), made some very funny videos about the elusive “rural hipster” and has kindly featured them on YouTube for … Continue reading Interview with the “Rural Hipster” Creator
The Eastern Shore of Maryland was graced with something rather unusual this past weekend – a fan convention for comic book people, art people, anime people, manga people, and general fans of geeky stuff. It was held in Princess Anne, Maryland, and had a little bit of everything. For a n00b like myself, it was a very welcoming environment and an experience that I encourage everyone to have. The event was put together with help from UMES and PLB Comics, the makers of the comic book legend The Fall. There were some pretty cool people there whose art we admired … Continue reading Eastern Shore Fan Con