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Various tech companies gather at The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to showcase their creations

Various tech companies gather at The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to showcase their creations

Eli Weitzman, Eastside Staff

January 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Deep in the Nevada desert, in the city of Las Vegas, the future was on display. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a convention, run by the Consumer Technology Association, intended as a place where various tech companies and startups can display their future products, or unveil new ones to be releas...

The 90’s-early 2000’s band, A Tribe Called Quest releases a new album that brings light to many controversial issues.

The 90’s-early 2000’s band, A Tribe Called Quest releases a new album that brings light to many controversial issues.

Brandon Weinstock, Eastside Staff

January 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Who would have thought that A Tribe Called Quest would come together to make another album? Well, it happened and its purpose is to celebrate the group's past accomplishments and hopefully their future ones. It honors the memory of Phife Dawg, who gave the album its title. Additionally, the album's main focu...

Donald Glover, better known by his stage name, Childish Gambino, dominates the entertainment business

Donald Glover, better known by his stage name, Childish Gambino, dominates the entertainment business

Adam Dashevsky, Eastside Staff

December 14, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Comedian? Yes. Actor? Yes. Writer? Yes. Musician? An emphatic yes. Donald Glover seems to have a finger in every aspect of entertainment. The renaissance man of entertainment can be seen everywhere. You may know him as Troy, a loveable athlete in the TV show Community. Maybe you know him as the writer and...

Bose introduces a wide array of new features with its Soundsport Wireless Headphones

Bose introduces a wide array of new features with its Soundsport Wireless Headphones

Ross Goldberg, Eastside Staff

December 11, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

With the the iPhone 7 and reportedly the Samsung Galaxy S8 expunging the 3.5 mm headphone jack for their phones, wireless earbuds and headphones have been the new wave for consumers looking to upgrade their phones. Now before I get into this review, I must tell you that good, wireless earbuds can cos...

An evolution: a look at the changes in iPhones and iOS over time

An evolution: a look at the changes in iPhones and iOS over time

Sari Cohen, Hope Rosenblatt, and Asher Maitin

November 28, 2016


Filed under Eastside Special, Entertainment

Asher Maitin, Eastside Entertainment Editor iPhones have revolutionized the world. Period. Just as the iPhone has developed over the past decade or two, the world as we know it has evolved to fit the demand. Even though the iPhone isn’t the most popular phone in the world- the 6th generation...

Generic vs. Brand name: What’s the difference?

Generic vs. Brand name: What’s the difference?

Lori Pacuku, Eastside Staff

November 12, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Beats by Dre, Jordan and Apple are all high-end name brands that everyone knows of and that everyone wants. But why does everyone want them? Are people buying these pricey products for their good quality or for the sake of owning something with the logo? According to bostonreview.net, “We want t...

Netflix brings back Gilmore Girls for a four episode revival season

Netflix brings back Gilmore Girls for a four episode revival season

Julia Benedetto, Eastside Staff

November 8, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV Series

The popular 2000’s show, Gilmore Girls, will be returning to the big screen late this November with a four episode revival season. The show, originally airing its first episode on October 5, 2000, continued on for seven seasons until it ended in 2007. The show takes place in Stars Hollow, Connec...

Hamilton’s America provides viewers with a sneak peak of the highly sought-after Broadway musical, Hamilton.

Hamilton’s America provides viewers with a sneak peak of the highly sought-after Broadway musical, Hamilton.

Naomi Korn, Eastside Staff

November 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The Hamilton craze has swept the country over the past year. One may not have thought that the musical about Alexander Hamilton and several of the other founding fathers during the American Revolution would be so popular. Tickets for the Broadway show Hamilton sell out minutes after they go on sale, s...

Tim Burton’s new movie Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children takes you to a whole new world

Tim Burton’s new movie Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children takes you to a whole new world

Dakota Rosen, Eastside Staff

October 10, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

Tim Burton strikes again, hitting the big screen with another fantasy film. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children will grab your attention and take you into a new and, peculiar world. The film tells the story of a boy named Jake, played by Asa Butterfield, who uncovers the mystery of a wo...

US athletes shine bright at the 2016 Summer Olympics

US athletes shine bright at the 2016 Summer Olympics

Sari Cohen, Entertainment Editor

August 30, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Every four years the Summer Olympics manage to stun the entire world with the talent that it displays. This summer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, athletes ranging in age from 16 to 52 represented 206 nations. Amongst the top athletes in the world, some US competitors outshined the rest. According to ol...

Nerve gives viewers thrilling twists and turns that culminate in a nail-biting experience

Nerve gives viewers thrilling twists and turns that culminate in a nail-biting experience

Elissa Cohen, Sports Editor

August 20, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Movie Reviews

On July 27, 2016 Emma Roberts and Dave Franco starred in the premiere of Nerve. Nerve, a thrilling romantic-comedy, had viewers biting their nails as they watched the characters on the screen undertake reckless tasks. The movie is based upon a fictional computer game called Nerve, which allows users to...

Lil Uzi Vert brings back hope for Philly and South Jersey hip-hop fans alike with his new album “Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World”

Lil Uzi Vert brings back hope for Philly and South Jersey hip-hop fans alike with his new album “Lil Uzi Vert Vs. The World”

Joe Levin, Eastside Opinions Editor

July 18, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews, Showcase

It hasn’t been easy to be a Philadelphia hip-hop fan lately – what with Meek Mill’s feud with Drake and apparent fall – but rising star Lil Uzi Vert gives Philly and South Jersey rap fans hope. Lil Uzi Vert, born Symere Woods, has a rags-to-riches story similar to that of Meek Mill. With a little...

Future releases his new solo album, EVOL

Future releases his new solo album, EVOL

Joe Levin, Eastside Staff

June 13, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

Rapper Future continues to pave the way for Atlanta-based rappers in the mainstream hip-hop field. Nayvadius Wilburn released his solo album EVOL on February 6, 2016, and he did so without giving any hints of its release beforehand. The album is very different from Future’s last official release, which wa...

Chance the Rapper’s “Coloring Book” is a bonafide Gospel-Rap Masterpiece

Chance the Rapper’s “Coloring Book” is a bonafide Gospel-Rap Masterpiece

Joe Levin, Eastside Staff

June 13, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Music Reviews

Chicago native, Chance the Rapper, born Chancelor Bennett, may never release an official debut album. But if he keeps putting out mixtapes like Coloring Book, I think his fan base will be satisfied. The mixtape (his third) was released on May 12, 2016. Independent from any record label, Chance takes ...

Young Thug releases the final installment of his Slime Season trilogy

Young Thug releases the final installment of his Slime Season trilogy

Joe Levin, Eastside Staff

April 19, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Jeffrey Lamar Williams, best-known by his stage name Young Thug, released the final installment of his Slime Season trilogy on March 25, 2016. Thug was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, and began gaining notoriety in 2013 when he was included in Complex Magazine’s list of 25 New Rappers to Watch Ou...

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