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Agora spooky selections for Halloween

Alien In space, no one can hear you scream. In front of your TV, however, is a different story. Directed by Ridley Scott, “Alien” follows a starship freighter on its trip back to Earth, when its crew is suddenly awoken by a mysterious signal from a passing planet. The crew, […]

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‘No Straight Roads’ drops the beat and the ball

Know what to expect when you hit the stage with “No Straight Roads.” Developed by Metronomik and published by Sold Out LTD. “No Straight Roads” is an action-adventure game released on all platforms on Aug 5. The game puts players in control of guitarist Mayday and drummer Zuke, an indie […]

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Can video games be considered art?

In November of 2005, renowned film critic Roger Ebert incited a storm of criticism after stating that video games as a medium should not be considered “Art.” Ebert said, “To my knowledge, no one in or out of the field has ever been able to cite a game worthy of […]

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Agora podcast picks to perk you up

My Brother, My Brother and Me If you’re looking for a simple advice show, well, look elsewhere. “My Brother, My Brother and Me” is an advice show for the “modren” era. Justin, Travis and Griffin McElroy, are just three brothers who started a podcast and their advice should never be […]

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Character unfolds in ‘Paper Mario: The Origami King’

I could not have imagined such 3D charm could be packed into a 2D game. “Paper Mario: The Origami King” was developed by Intelligent Systems and released on the Nintendo Switch on July 17, 2020. “Origami King” is the sixth entry in the Paper Mario series since “Paper Mario” was […]

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“The Umbrella Academy” takes on the 1960s

As the adage goes, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” In the case of the members of the Umbrella Academy, however, they are simply condemned to repeat the past, or in this case, the future. Season 2 of Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy” premiered on the […]

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The Beatles ‘Rubber Soul’ still has me tuning in

I can rarely say that a 55-year old album is still on my heavy music rotation to this day. The Beatles sixth album “Rubber Soul” was released on December 3, 1965. The album title is derived from the term “plastic soul,” a colloquialism for un-authentic soul music, with the Beatles […]