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Pop culture influences political beliefs

All art is political. There is little that a creator of a piece of media can do to separate their work from the larger political context in which it exists, or from their own political biases conscious or otherwise. What this means for the society that is largely dominated by a media-centric culture is that pop culture has a significant impact on political culture, and by extension individual political views.

‘The Return of the Living Dead’ offers blood, brains, mayhem

In keeping with the theme of overlooked horror movies from the ’80s, the horror recommendation column comes to an end with a discussion of one of the greatest, a movie which takes what people know about zombies and throws it out the window. That movie is “The Return of the Living Dead.”

Five songs that emphasize the importance of America and our rights

Voting is an important part of American culture, but college students struggle to find time to vote. Here are five songs to get them out to the polls.

Grandson shows empowerment in anti-authority

Jordan Edward Benjamin, otherwise known as grandson, has been a political artist since 2018. He shares his political views throughout his music, especially during performances.

‘Lifeforce’ gives vampires a sci-fi edge

When people hear the name Tobe Hooper they associate it with horror classics like “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” or “Poltergeist.” Though he’s left an impact on the genre, nothing can quite compare to the sci-fi, horror masterpiece that is “Lifeforce.”

Lil Kim brings mediocre return with ‘9’

Lil’ Kim’s “9” is the rap legend’s first studio album in 14 years and the first, fresh collection of songs in three years. While hearing new Lil’ Kim music is exciting, it still sounds like there is something that Kim has lost over the years.

‘Gem of the Ocean’ shows Southern Miss Theatre at its best

Southern Miss Theatre’s production of “Gem of the Ocean” was a profound and engaging experience that included powerful acting and effective design.

‘Jexi’ represents everything wrong with modern comedy films

Jon Lucas and Scott Moore’s “Jexi” is a film about a man who finds himself being controlled by a sentient, Siri-like entity named Jexi. While
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