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Trader Joe's is offering a wide variety of fall-themed items for their customers to purchase (Natalie Vitols)

Fall has arrived at Trader Joe’s: are you ready for the pumpkin spice?

September 19, 2020

Fall foods have taken over Trader Joe’s grocery stores. We reviewed some of the most exciting seasonal items.

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‘Zeros’ by Declan McKenna: sophisticated leap forward for Boy King of Indie Rock

September 14, 2020

Deep production, lyrical subtlety and instrumental detailwork help Declan niftily evade a sophomore slump.

(Warner Bros./Melinda Sue Gordon)

Christopher Nolan makes a reality-warping return to theaters with ‘Tenet’

September 13, 2020

The first big box office opening since March’s widespread lockdowns, Christopher Nolan’s 'Tenet' makes waves in the film industry—and in reality itself—with a typical mind-bending Nolan concept.

The Love Bus burger, brought to campus by a VSG and Campus Dining intiative.

In love with The Love Bus: campus food truck review

September 9, 2020

Vandy Campus Dining’s newest initiative, the food truck campaign, is finally underway. Here’s our take on the first of these trucks: The Love Bus.

Migas dish at Ruby Sunshine.

Hillsboro’s home away from home: Ruby Sunshine

August 31, 2020

Ruby Sunshine boasts a menu chock-full of tasty comfort food that’ll almost feel homemade.

Simon and Grace prepare to conduct an Apex raid on another train car in the intro sequence to Book 3.

Taking character development off the rails in ‘Infinity Train: Book 3’

August 31, 2020

With elaborate arcs and deeply relatable characters, “Infinity Train” defies industry expectations in its latest installment.

(Universal Music Group/Beth Garrabrant)

Taylor Swift releases quasi-alternative album “folklore”

July 25, 2020

Pop star Taylor Swift surprises fans with the release of her new album, “folklore,” an emotional tour de force that deviates from her traditional sound.

(Screenshot by Andrew Kolondra Jr.)

Unfold a brilliantly handcrafted adventure in ‘Paper Mario: The Origami King’

July 20, 2020

After two weak entries in Nintendo’s charming RPG spinoff series, the latest installment—featuring a host of playful new characters, immersive locations and puzzling battle mechanics—makes the cut.

It's not perfect, but it's 'Close Enough'

It’s not perfect, but it’s ‘Close Enough’

July 14, 2020

“Regular Show” creator J.G. Quintel returns to the forefront of animation with another sensational series: the HBO Max exclusive “Close Enough.”

From co-creator of “Rick and Morty,” new alien family sitcom “Solar Opposites” stalls at liftoff

From co-creator of “Rick and Morty,” new alien family sitcom “Solar Opposites” stalls at liftoff

May 12, 2020

New Hulu original series “Solar Opposites” follows “Rick and Morty’s” lead with genre subversions and witty, unique characters—so why does it still fail?

“The Midnight Gospel:” ambitiously perfect or too clever for its own good?

April 23, 2020

From “Adventure Time” creator Pendleton Ward, Netflix’s new psychedelic series “The Midnight Gospel” grapples with life’s realest questions and pushes the boundaries of modern animation — perhaps a little too far.

Escape to a blissful island with “Animal Crossing: New Horizons”

Escape to a blissful island with “Animal Crossing: New Horizons”

March 29, 2020

Deviating slightly from series norms, “New Horizons” is a wonderfully therapeutic and lovingly handcrafted town simulator that arrived at just the right time.