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Queer eyes are making straight guys look fly

Netflix original  challenges gender norms by Jeremy Holder and Matthew Kriese It’s difficult to find a show that forces intense self-reflection on its audience. Most shows on Netflix can promise to excite or fright, but few can cause tears to flow freely or laughs to

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Shake Shack arrives in Denver

Chain shakes things up in RiNo neighborhood Shake Shack opened its first location in Denver on March 21. Danny Meyer founded the restaurant in 2004 in New York, and the burger chain has been steadily rising in popularity with 136 locations all around the world.

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

A Quiet Place focuses on a family that has adapted to a new world in which they must remain absolutely silent to survive—or else they’ll be  killed by large creatures that have killed off most of  the human population. These creatures lurk in the woods and

Impact Humanity makes a difference

What the boutique does for the homeless Owned and operated by Travis Smith, Impact Humanity is the new face of Smith’s original brain child, Impact Locally. It’s a boutique fashion store off Welton in the Five Points neighborhood. Upon entry, the smell of fresh paint

Reefer Madness hits the Bug Theatre

Local theater presents witty propaganda On April 6, Reefer Madness: The Musical opened at Denver’s Bug Theatre. The show is an adaptation of the classic propaganda film of the same name from 1936 in which an unsuspecting young school boy is taken under the wing

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

It’s a characteristically cool March night in 2014. My best friends and I are waiting for a table in the cramped waiting area of our favorite Denver eatery, City O’ City. The ambiance is calm yet arrogant—a vibe that 17-year-old me couldn’t get enough of—and

Stop praising Love, Simon

Warning: this review spoils the poorly made film Surrounded by the backdrop of upper-middle-class suburbia and the white people to match, Love, Simon tells the story of Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) who lives a picture perfect and extremely privileged life. He has caring (and at

Ready Player One adds depth to genre

Video game movie genre gains a gem Ready Player One claims that “the limits of reality are your own imagination”—and director Steven Spielberg has a more limitless imagination than most. In Wade Watt’s (Tye Sheridan) 2045, life is so grim that most of humanity has chosen

Netflix adds 30 new anime series

What this means for streaming powerhouse Anime—a popular Japanese cartoon style—seems to be on the rise  as  more people are starting to flock to the genre. Shows like Death Note or Full Metal Alchemist are inciting conversations that people want to be apart of and

TJ Miller adds last minute set to Denver appearance

Comedian shows love for hometown Denver born and raised comedian TJ Miller added a last-minute midnight show at Comedy Works last Thursday. Miller announced on Instagram on Tuesday, March 27, that he would be adding a second show to follow his 10 p.m. set already