All posts by Carter Richard

Microsoft prototypes hologram technology

When I looked up the latest information release about Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system, I had to double-check and make sure it was not an early April Fool’s gag. The headline read: “Windows 10 brings high-definition holograms to life in [...]

February 20, 2015 Features

Atlas Genius Rocks House of Blues

When I stepped into HOB for the 7:00 show, I realized with a little horror that there were two acts lined up to open for Atlas Genius – and that the band I had come to see wouldn’t be playing [...]

November 1, 2013 Arts & Entertainment, Music

Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Explore Carter’s recommendations for the top horror movies to watch this Halloween. The Spooky Insidious (2011): A family’s son becomes a vessel for supernatural possession. Subtle camerawork and unsettling set-pieces make this a terrific thrill ride – one of the [...]

October 31, 2013 Arts & Entertainment, Movies

Ghost and Goblin Newest Album has Room to Grow

I had high expectations for Ghost and Goblin. The idea of a duo producing cheesy, haunted-house style electronic beats sounds more than awesome to me. After listening to the group’s album SUPERHORRORCASTLELAND, however, I feel like there’s something left to [...]

October 13, 2013 Arts & Entertainment, Music

Twin Forks’ New Album

I know what you’re thinking – another acoustic-folk band? Really? But Twin Fork’s self-titled EP, released this past September 17th, is worth checking out. While they don’t revolutionize the concept of a four-piece folk band, this quartet does it really [...]

October 12, 2013 Arts & Entertainment, Music

Kinuko Hiromatsu’s Allegoria: Too Trippy

Kinuko Hiromatsu’s latest album Allegoria, is, well, trippy. Taking influences from genres ranging from House to DJ to Electropop and Dubstep, Allegoria is a digital beat experiment. Vocals are mixed together and formed into a distant, ethereal sound – while [...]

October 11, 2013 Arts & Entertainment, Music

Echosmith Releases Talking Dreams

In 2012, the four Sierota siblings – Jamie, Noah, Sydney, and Graham – signed with Warner Bros under the name Echosmith. Since then, they’ve played a variety of notable gigs, including a promo for the 2012 Summer Olympics, and opened [...]

October 9, 2013 Arts & Entertainment, Music

Aimless Love Book Review

For the past two weeks, I’ve read Billy Collins’ Aimless Love cover-to-cover. I’ve stuck slips of paper in pages to mark my favorite poems. The book is an emotional catalog, and from the first entry to the last word, I [...]

October 8, 2013 Arts & Entertainment, Books

Student Interview with Michio Kaku

This past Thursday I had the pleasure to sit down with physicist and futurist Michio Kaku. A prominent media figure, Dr. Kaku is known for co-founding String Field Theory, and his bestselling books about the future of mankind have been extremely well [...]

September 19, 2013 Campus, Features

Breaking Bad Nearing Series End

“I am not in danger, Skyler. I am the danger. A guy opens his door and gets shot, and you think that of me? No! I am the one who knocks!” AMC’s long-running crime drama, Breaking Bad, has aggressively drawn the attention of audiences across [...]

September 19, 2013 Arts & Entertainment, TV