The Plea For Peace Tour has always been about political awareness. This year it is even more so because it is the year of a presidential election. This year's tour includes the bands Cursive, Darkest Hour, Decahedron and a solo-acoustic performance from the Plea For Peace Tour's organizer, Mike Park.
It's May, which means one thing. No, not that every college gets out for summer vacation but Drexel. It means May sweeps - that wonderful, mystical period during which television advertising rates are re-calculated. May sweeps is the logical time of year for networks to schedule season - or, in some cases, series - finales.
About six years ago, the "Hanson Craze" overwhelmed the music scene. Teenage girls from all over the world swooning over these adolescent boys and their bubble gum pop songs. Now they are back and attracting a slightly different group of fans with the reinvention of their music, which is now classified as Indie Rock.
Pulses are racing as the dancers hit the floor. They look at each other in star-crossed daze and it's like they are put into a deep trance by one another. Their bodies begin to move together in unison like two chords on a violin. Suddenly the beat gets faster and the crowd gasps their breaths in awe.
Comedians such as Lewis Black, George Carlin and Denis Leary have made careers based on their sheer anger at society, and here's the next mammal in line: Foamy, the angriest squirrel in the animal kingdom.
I must admit that when I went to see Van Helsing I had some expectations that were established from writer/director Stephen Sommers' previous films - The Mummy and The Mummy Returns; to my surprise most of them were met.
It wasn't supposed to happen this way! Van Helsing was supposed to be the movie that kicks off this year's summer blockbuster season, and it was supposed to be fun, and we were all supposed to love it and hope for a sequel two years from now.