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Sunday, July 17, 2016

July Gallery Stroll: Matthew Choberka

A look at the works currently at CUAC for July
It was a salty kind of weekend for many of us with the heat beating down. Nearly reaching 100° in SLC, Friday night wasn't exactly what you would call the ideal weather for Gallery Stroll, but art lovers pressed on as galleries offered cool water at nearly every stop.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Damn These Heels! 2016: Set The Thames On Fire

Talking with director Ben Charles Edwards before the festival.
The Utah Film Center's annual LGBTQIA+ film festival kicks off today, and you can read reviews for most of the feature films in this week's City Weekly. But before we head on out to the theaters this weekend, we'll prepare you for at least one film with a cool interview.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

The Pipeline: Umbrella Corps, What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

A mercenary searching for zombie secrets in Capcom's latest shooter.
If you're any fan of the zombie-killing genre of video games, there's at least one Resident Evil title that has a special place in your heart. Mine goes all the way back to Resident Evil 2, being given a choice in having a strong woman character who wasn't afraid of anything.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

The Pipeline: What A Bleak Future For The Technomancer

Gracefully tripping and dazzling in the new indie Action-RPG.
Far too often have I looked at an indie video game and thought to myself, "That looks pretty damn cool, but I don't know if I want to put money down on it yet." Like any piece of media, there's always hesitation as to whether or not you should spend your hard-earned cash on it.

Sunday, July 3, 2016

The Gadget Spot

Chatting with the four men behind the tech-driven podcast.
Most everything in our modern world revolves around the latest tech. Whatever you're using to read this blog right now—whether it be the oldest iPhone or the kickass browser intergraded into your 4K television—is a modern technical marvel that people  raved over for a while, before it grew old and we moved onto the next thing.

Friday, July 1, 2016

Teresa and Doug Wyckoff

Discussing comedy with the married standup duo.
A brief look at the comedy scene will show you there's a ton of local performers are doing one-person-shows, but there aren't a lot of duos or troupes. Those who are attempting such acts have been working to find new and creative ways to get noticed in a sea of solos.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

The Pipeline: Becoming The Ultimate Prison Architect

Learning the pros and cons of for-profit incarsonation.
Ah, the muck and mire that is the for-profit prison system in America. Doesn't matter what side you take on any of the issues surrounding how we're the world's #1 country of people incarcerated per capita, or how we feel about the death penalty, or the work we're doing (or not doing) to rehabilitate people so they don't find themselves back in prison: You'll often find yourselves at the end of a losing argument in some fashion.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Aaron Rowell

A look into the designs of the Clearfield artist.
Some of Utah's most talented artists are totally operating most of their lives on a freelance basis. It's kinda cool to pick and choose what work you like to do, but it sucks when there's nothing coming down the line.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Alisaurer

We talk streaming on Twitch with the Utah-based gamer.
The Let's Play culture in America, and in pockets around the world, has become its own badass entity, with several groups of people hosting awesome streams and channels. There are even numerous one-shot stars who do their own thing within the same format, while not being exclusively gaming channels.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

The Pipeline: Is The Last Guardian All We've Been Hoping For?

Thoughts on the long awaited adventure title that almost wasn't.
The cavalcade of gaming that is E3 took place last week. If you're a gamer and didn't know, you should probably step away from the controller for an hour, and go see all the hype and trailers.

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