The Art of Twitter

Anxiety is a word that I have forced myself to become familiar with, ever since the fourth grade when our anxious teacher anxiously announced that it would be a part of a spelling quiz, which I was no doubt anxious about. Anxiety has crept back into my life in the form of a slice of…

Finding Spiritual Enlightenment with James Franco

Palo Alto James Franco The majestic beauty that is James Franco’s unscathed scruffy mind, fixated on rape jokes involving Seth Rogen, love triangles involving Seth Rogen and literature that should have involved Seth Rogen, has reared a questionable head. Palo Alto, published in 2010, is a collection of short stories written by an individual who…

Entertainment: What to Watch, Listen to, and Read

Listen to Ana’s Ears: Vampire Weekend. Modern Vampires of the City, their third album, is probably the best new release of the year. With a wide variety of influences from numerous genres, there’s something for everybody. Plus the lead singer’s Twitter is a great time for all involved. Alt-J. Not just keys on a keyboard,…

Mars One

Grab your oxygen tanks and astronaut suits and rip off that skin for the next or all the years of your glorious life, because the red planet is calling. Initially seen as a psych out by the Netherlanders in order to get Russia back for Sputnik, Mars One, a project that is anticipated to put…

What to Listen To; What to Read; What to Watch

What to Listen To: Come of Age or What Did You Expect  from the Vaccines both by The Vaccines “The Vaccines are an indie pop revival of an eighties revival of fifties rock and roll” (Andres G. 15′) The Rip Tide by Beirut The perfect summer soundtrack for winter. What to Read: Pure Drive by Steve Martin An…

Hurricane Sandy Adds More Schools Days in February

Hurricane Sandy hit the Eastern Coast nearly a month ago, although it seems like it was just yesterday- maybe because some news stations (ehem FOX) won’t stop covering the aftermath of it all and have at least thirty to forty minute segments discussing the natural disaster on a daily basis. That week we were blessed…

Woody Allen: A Witty and Effervescent Human-being

After walking around Union Square one hypothermic afternoon, I found myself seeking shelter in the nearest store which just so happened to be Strand- the real life Beauty and the Beast library but not as grandiose and not free- even though most books are close to it. Although the weather outside was frightful, I found…

What To Be For Halloween: Don’t Wear a Hackneyed Costume

Miscellaneous  Cereal Killer Walk around with a box of your cereal of choice. Make sure the cereal box is voluminous so that it lasts the whole day. Take a piece of paper and write, “Ask me what I am” and tape it to your chest. When people do ask you what you are, stick your…

What to Listen To; What to Watch; What to Read

What to Listen To: Adversity by Beach Fossils… Along with their whole album: What a Pleasure. All their songs are really relaxing and they’re similar to The Drums. James Franco by Hoodie Allen. Because… James Franco. What to Watch: Movie: BeetleJuice– Directed by Tim Burton Tim Burton can do no wrong. TV Show: Arrested Development– On Netflix or Hulu C’mon,…

Lily Berlin, BSGE’s Youtube Star

BSGE’s very own, Lily Brickman who also goes under the alias of Lily Berlin on stage, is an up and coming young artist. Her rendition of “Someone Like You” by Adele has gotten over thirty thousand views on YouTube alone and it doesn’t stop there.  Recently, Lily’s video was featured on an Italian Newscast a…

“The Fault in Our Stars” Book Review

“ The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves, that we are underlings.”  Shakespeare John Green is capable of flustering with emotions in a way that a person you are not closely associated with usually cannot. He clearly demonstrates this in his new novel, “The Fault in Our Stars,” by sending…

Things to Look Forward to in 2012

For those who believe that the world is ending, here are a few things to look forward to before you die. 1) Betty White is 90. This is a remarkable step for the human race because someone we all love isn’t dead yet. 2) The Summer Olympics. Every four

The Muppets Movie Review

Kermit and his crew hit the big screen, again, on Wednesday, November 23rd 2011. The first Muppet movie was released, thirty-two years ago, in 1979. Since then, children, who have now grown up, have been long awaiting the release of this movie. Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller wrote the Muppets movie screenplay around one to…

The Attack of Reality TV

Reality television is slowly taking over our everyday lives. If you turn on E!, a TV channel, all they show is “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” MTV has slowly drifted from music and television that is somewhat acceptable or decent to shows such as, “Teen Mom,” and “Sixteen and Pregnant.” These programs show the young…

Students Should Carry Laptops At BSGE

Many schools through out the US have been asking students from grade 7th through college to bring laptops to school instead of binders, textbooks, and notebooks. Some reasons are: it’s more convenient, the documents don’t get messed up, and the main reason, it hurts your back way less, and it’s easier to carry on subways,…

Get in Touch Today

You may have heard about the bad economy now a days. But even though the economy is bad, there are still lots of electronics coming out in the market, and lots of them are very high tech and super cool. The new trend in electronics is basically “touch.”  It’s the main thing going on in…