This post originally appeared on the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs’ website as part of their “Ethics on Film” series. You can find the original post, as well as a number of resources on torture and “enhanced interrogation techniques” on the Carnegie Council’s website. Feature Film 2012, AcademyContinue Reading

“Do you remember I searched you out How I climbed your city’s walls Do you remember me as devout How I prayed for your calls” Tegan and Sara—the undisputed masters of lesbian indie love songs—are identical twins hailing from Alberta, Canada. They formed a band called “Sara and Tegan” inContinue Reading

If the title Death by Robot appeals to you, you may rest assured that Feed Me’s new EP will be to your liking as well. The new release from London-based electro house artist and producer Jon Gooch is short and sweet—a collection of only three songs, clocking in at justContinue Reading

“I will not be a statistic, just let me be No child left behind, that’s the American scheme I make my living off of words And do what I love for work And got around 980 on my SATs” The opening track on Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ new album, TheContinue Reading

This week, songwriter Natasha Khan (better known by her stage name Bat for Lashes) released her first studio album since the critically acclaimed 2009 album Two Suns. Natasha had already begun making a name for herself in 2008 when she opened for Radiohead, but it is Two Suns’ hit singleContinue Reading

Does your band include a projectionist as a full time band member? Didn’t think so… Godspeed You! Black Emperor, however, does. And if you’re wondering what kind of a name that is, you’re not alone. The nine-member instrumental anti-government post-rock ensemble from Montreal were on hiatus between 2003 and 2010,Continue Reading

This review is mostly for the male members of the Concordia community, although it does provide a short history lesson on barbershops based on research done by The Art of Manliness’ Brett and Kate McKay and the Wikipedia community. If there are men in your life who suffer from badContinue Reading

Joel Zimmermann, better known as deadmau5 is indisputably one of the biggest names in electronic music today. His signature mau5heads (essentially giant Mickey Mouse-inspired helmets customized with colorful paint jobs, strobe lights, and LCD screens) are so recognizable that they have made deadmau5 a household brand, used to sell notContinue Reading

“While I love cycling and embrace it in all its forms, I’m also extremely critical.” This is the first of a total of four sentences with which Eben Weiss, more commonly known as BikeSnobNYC, uses to describe himself on his blog with the same name. He then spends the nextContinue Reading