Our review of Serial Season 2, Episode 1, "DUNWUN"

Serial Season 2 Episode 1 Recap: SERIAL IS BACK

December 10, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Welcome to National Ave’s weekly Serial recaps. This recap covers Episode 1 of Season 2: “DUSTWUN.” 

Upcoming bombshells author J.K. Rowling plans on dropping about the Harry Potter series

The Next 33 Things J.K. Rowling Will Retroactively Change About Harry Potter

December 07, 2015 / by , , , , , , / 0 Comment

Ever since the Harry Potter series concluded in 2007, J.K. Rowling has been dropping revelations about the books, from Dumbledore’s sexuality to Ron’s near death to the correct pronunciation of “Voldemort.” Here are the next 33 bombshells Rowling plans on dropping about Harry Potter:

A review of Dave Chappelle's cellphone-less show at Chicago's Thalia Hall

A Night With Dave

December 07, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

Dave Chappelle has the biggest balls in comedy.

Our panel of experts answer the age-old question.

Who are the 100 Greatest Shitty Bands of All Time?

November 13, 2015 / by , , , , , , , / 4 Comments

There are a lot of shitty bands out there. And, much like snowflakes or KISS solo albums, each shitty band is uniquely shitty in their own special way.

We didn't need a new Star Wars movie

Our Cultural Obsession With Nostalgia Is Stunting Our Growth

October 21, 2015 / by / 3 Comments

How excited you are about the new Star Wars flick is directly related to how young you were when you were first introduced to Star Wars.

Making sense of The Boss' masterpiece, 40 years later

On Born to Run’s 40th Anniversary

August 26, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

As a 22-year-old person, no 40th anniversary means a damn thing to me (including this one, by the way). They just don’t register.

Clinton Sanders donor meme

Let’s Talk About That “Hillary Donors vs. Bernie Donors” Infographic Meme Thing

August 12, 2015 / by / 15 Comments

This isn’t going to be an article advocating for one candidate over another. The first primary isn’t for, like, seven months, we haven’t even had a debate yet, and signing my name in blood for either candidate this far in advance feels like a thing a crazy person would do.

My first time listening to the Rent soundtrack since Middle School was, well, tortuous

I Re-Listened to the Rent Soundtrack So That You Don’t Have To

June 24, 2015 / by / 3 Comments

Middle school was weird, huh? A lot of feelings. A lot of acne. A lot of hair growing on parts of your body you didn’t even know you had. A lot of listening to Meat Loaf (just me?).

The best I’ve been able to do is fight for the things that bring me joy, and hope that the rest figures itself out.

What I Learned In The Freshman Year of Life

June 11, 2015 / by / 3 Comments

For me, college didn’t end. It faded away.