Watered Down Awards

In cultureShock, Entertainment by Erich Cella0 Comments

From Kanye West’s ridiculously overly dramatic, egotistical, self appreciation after accepting his award, to Tim McGraw proclaiming that he wants to live like he’s dying, it was apparent to me that the Grammy awards were nothing more than a shameless promotion of the artists that the corporations want people to listen.

Blood, Gore, and More

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Halloween Directed: by Rob Zombie. Starring: Tyler Mane and Malcolm McDowell. Running Time: 109 min. Rated: R Shoot ‘Em Up Starring: Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti and Monica Bellucci. Running Time: 87 min. Rated: R If you missed most of the summer movies I have two suggestions for you. Rob Zombie’s Halloween and Shoot ‘Em Up! If you love a good …

ILLA is Unbreakable

In cultureShock, Entertainment by Nathasha Alvarez0 Comments

Simon Illa’s interview was unique from the get go. It’s always an awesome experience to speak to a fellow OI’er, someone living with Osteogenesis Imperfecta. The interview you are about to read couldn’t be written in a normal format because let’s face it, if once you get to know Simon you will realize that following the mainstream is not his …

Yew Choong Cheong at Kennedy Center

In cultureShock, Entertainment by Peter Amstutz0 Comments

Yew Choong Cheong, a West Virginia University student who plays and studies classical piano despite a loss of hearing, recently won the 2007 International Young Soloists Award given by VSA arts. The international, nonprofit organization was founded in 1974 by Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith to create a society where all people with disabilities learn through, participate in and enjoy the …

V: Vendetta

In cultureShock, Entertainment by Adam Blasucci0 Comments

V For Vendetta is about a freedom fighter known only as “V”. Similar to that fictional hero, Zorro, he fights to free his countrymen from an oppressive and evil totalitarian government. He even leaves his own mark the letter V behind him just as Zorro had. V wears a black Cape and hat similar to those worn by Zorro. He …

Can I Have More Blood and Guts On my Popcorn Please!

In cultureShock, Entertainment by Adam Blasucci0 Comments

If you like fun, scary and gory horror films, that don’t require a lot of thinking, then Final Destination 3 is the movie for you. This film only requires three things from its audience; first, the $8.50 admission price, second, suspension of one’s disbelief and third, a fear of death. It can’t stand up against classic horror films such as …

39 Pounds of Love

In cultureShock, Entertainment by Nathasha Alvarez0 Comments

Asaf Gives Two Thumbs Up Once again Miami’s own, Harry Horgan uses Shake A Leg’s historical hangar for a worthwhile time of fun and inspiration. Last night, Shake A Leg held a movie screening for “39 Pounds of Love”, a film that truly captures Audacity Magazine’s message of living an audacious life! Ami Ankilewitz’s story can be appreciated on so …

Melodic Monstrosity

In cultureShock, Entertainment by Erich Cella0 Comments

The musical maturity of System of a Down (SOAD) has propelled them to the forefront of the alternative metal heap and silenced the critics who had labeled the group as a loud screeching disorganized swell of noise. That’s not to say that these tortured artists lost their maniacal sharpness and uncontrollable propensity to rattle skulls and get your adrenaline flowing, …

Stocking Stuffer

In cultureShock, Entertainment by Nathasha Alvarez0 Comments

What do you get your athletic friend with a physical disability for the holidays? MURDERBALL! The absolutely most talked about, least viewed by the world and most widely acclaimed documentary about a wheelchair rugby team. This is not a dry documentary about the woe-is-me people that mainstream media loves to sensationalize and it is not the story about a bunch …