Quantity does not always mean quality, and Xenoblade Chronicles 2 delivers a lot of the former and little of the latter. While clocking in at dozens of hours in length and overflowing with systems, the resulting experience lacks in depth and emotion, with flat cutscenes broken up by long stretches spent as a courier for […]

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In the Christmas classic Home Alone, Kevin McAllister is accidentally left behind while his family goes on vacation and…ok, we’ve all seen this movie a thousand times so you know the rest, right? But has anyone ever wondered about the neighbors down the street? “Mike and Marie Love Christmas” gives us a glimpse into these […]

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Sitting in The Cab theater at Stage 773 one Saturday night, I was struck with a terrifying realization: “On Monday, my co-workers are going to ask me what I did this weekend, and I’m going to tell them I watched five grown-ass men roll around onstage in their underwear trying to give themselves blow jobs.” […]

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One Man. One Brain. Two Voices. Your brain can be your biggest critic or your biggest fan, the voice pushing you across the finish line or the giant obstacle preventing you from moving forward. Pixar’s “Inside Out” introduced us to 10-year old Riley and the voices in her head. These voices were the different aspects […]

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I climbed into the backseat of my Lyft, on the way to the Crowd Theater on a Friday night. The driver looked at my destination and was instantly excited. “Oh! You must be going to the Co-Op at the Crowd, I love it there!” She was a musical director who had actually performed in the […]

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E3 2017 has come and gone, and the impulse to consume media and react to it has been felt by many, including me. I’ve always got my eye out for new releases, but the week long conference offers news on hundreds of new games to dream on. I loved some of the trailers I saw […]

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In a time where countless comedians hone their impression of our current Commander in Chief, Michelle Davey takes a different approach and provides a unique look at one of the country's greatest presidents.

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I recently had the tremendous opportunity to attend PAX East 2017, a video game convention held annually in Boston. When attending an event of this size, you are bombarded by video walls, promises of free swag and cosplay… so much cosplay, all vying for your attention. However, rather than spend hours waiting in line to […]

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Great Wings from Chicago’s only Improv Theater. After living in Chicago for over 4 years, I started to develop my favorite places to go. I had my favorite Restaurants, favorite Theaters, Bars, Buildings, Streets, the list goes on. One thing I hadn’t found, though, was that special “thing” that made me feel at home. Since […]

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The Nintendo Switch has been released with considerable hype and shows strong potential, but my early experiences with it have left a little to be desired. Console launches inevitably suffer from some technical hiccups and a dearth of playable software, and this one is no different. So in that sense, the Switch is far from […]

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