The Slap Heard Around the Entertainment World: A Breakdown on the Oscars Scandal

By J1 reporter Kyra McFadden “Will Smith just smacked the s*** out of me!” Comedian Chris Rock exclaimed to a live audience during the 94th annual Oscars award ceremony on March 27th, 2022. Actor and musician Will Smith trended on Twitter for more than 17 hours and not for what you may think. Rock and… Read More The Slap Heard Around the Entertainment World: A Breakdown on the Oscars Scandal

John Mulaney’s comedy show ‘From Scratch’ condemns monkeys

by ElizaTurco Stand-up comedian John Mulaney is back after his longest hiatus between shows yet. On April 22, Mulaney performed his new set “From Scratch” at CHI Health Center arena.  A former writer on “Saturday Night Live,” Mulaney entered the comedy industry with a promise of success. Despite a failed sitcom at the beginning of… Read More John Mulaney’s comedy show ‘From Scratch’ condemns monkeys

Lin-Manuel Miranda brings ‘Rent’ composer Jonathan Larson back to life with new musical biopic, ‘Tick Tick…Boom!’

By J1 reporter Nina McMullen 5/5 stars Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “Tick Tick…Boom!” completely rocked both the theater and film world alike. This masterpiece showcases Andrew Garfield in a breakout singing debut that covers the tragic story of Broadway writer, Jonathan Larson. The score is a mix of originally scoring from Larson’s “Tick Tick…Boom!” musical, which was… Read More Lin-Manuel Miranda brings ‘Rent’ composer Jonathan Larson back to life with new musical biopic, ‘Tick Tick…Boom!’