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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The future of cool: predicting the next classic college posters

The future of ‘cool’: predicting the next classic college posters

By Shawn Cooke / A&E Editor November 14, 2014

What’s going to be the next “Pulp Fiction?” The next “Scarface?” The next “Big Lebowski?”No, I’m not trying to guess the next brilliant, scrambled-narrative crime flick, mob boss drama...

Dear Kelly: Subletter Edition

By The A&E Staff November 14, 2014

Dear Kelly,My subletter is a nightmare. He filthies up the kitchen and sits in the living room all day playing his PlayStation 3. I feel bound to my bedroom. What’s the best way to cope with the situation?Sincerely,Trapped...

Villainous Simmons brings thriller-like urgency to Whiplash

Villainous Simmons brings thriller-like urgency to ‘Whiplash’

By Shawn Cooke / A&E Editor November 12, 2014

"Whiplash"Directed by: Damien ChazelleStarring: Miles Teller, J.K. SimmonsRated: R for strong language, including some sexual referencesStarts Friday at The Manor TheatreThe most intimidating villain you’ll...

Big Hero 6 has heart beneath layers of visual candy

‘Big Hero 6’ has heart beneath layers of visual candy

By Hannah Marshall / For The Pitt News November 12, 2014

"Big Hero 6"Directed by: Don Hall and Chris WilliamsStarring: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, T.J. MillerRated: PG for action and peril, some rude humor and thematic elementsNow showing at AMC Loews Waterfront,...

This Weekend Rundown 11.13 – 11.16

By The A&E Staff November 12, 2014

Thursday, Nov. 13ShaggyMr. Smalls Theatre400 Lincoln Ave., MillvaleTime: 8 p.m.Admission: $20Believe it or not, Shaggy has released four albums in the last four years. The reggae fusion singer hasn’t...

Run the Jewels ruin lives on nuanced, brutal sequel LP

Run the Jewels ruin lives on nuanced, brutal sequel LP

By Dan Willis / Staff Writer November 11, 2014

Run the JewelsRun the Jewels 2Grade: AThere’s a moment toward the end of “All Due Respect”, a highlight from hip-hop duo Run the Jewels’ second eponymous album, when the following takes place:...

Shut up, Mark Kozelek: your music deserves better

Shut up, Mark Kozelek: your music deserves better

By Shawn Cooke / A&E Editor November 11, 2014

Fact: Mark Kozelek has a lower approval rating than Congress, Ebola and ISIS. OK, maybe not Congress.It hasn’t been easy to like the Sun Kil Moon singer lately. Even though Kozelek put out one of the...

Hannibal Buress talks comedic jokes, writing for television

Hannibal Buress talks ‘comedic jokes,’ writing for television

By Mahita Gajanan / Managing Editor November 5, 2014

An interview with Hannibal Buress is an intimidating prospect — after all, he eviscerated an article published by The Daily Eastern News in 2009 during a Comedy Central stand-up special in 2012. In the...

Interstellar a stunning spectacle of the highest order

‘Interstellar’ a stunning spectacle of the highest order

By Mason Lazarcheff / Staff Writer November 5, 2014

"Interstellar"Directed by: Christopher NolanStarring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica ChastainGrade: AEvery year, there’s a movie or two that set the Internet ablaze, with fans clamoring...

Chad Stokes brought energy, career-spanning set to Mr. Smalls

Chad Stokes brought energy, career-spanning set to Mr. Smalls

By Andrew Fishman / Staff Writer November 5, 2014

Midway through his set at Mr. Small’s Theater in Millvale, Pa., Chad Stokes asked a question that solidified why he loves Pittsburgh.“Where else could you play to a crowd like this on a Monday night...

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