Month: March 2021

Nike sues MSCHF over Lil Nas X’s ‘Satan Shoes’

Nike sues MSCHF over Lil Nas X’s ‘Satan Shoes’

It seems as if the devil isn’t wearing just Prada anymore. Now, according to 21-year-old rapper Lil Nas X, the devil is wearing his new ‘Satan Shoes,’ which are actually modified Nike Air Max 97s. However, the “Just Do It” brand had absolutely nothing to do with the creation, marketing, or release of the sneaker and has opened up a lawsuit against MSCHF Product Studio Inc, over a trademark infringement.

Elite Eight Preview: Houston vs Oregon State

Elite Eight Preview: Houston vs Oregon State

The first game of the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament will be Houston vs. Oregon State at Lucas Oil Stadium at 7:15 p.m. EST on CBS. Both teams had drastically different regular seasons, and they will now face off for a spot in the Final Four. Houston (24-6) was dominant in the American Athletic Conference (AAC), winning the regular season title as well as the conference tournament title.

Elite Eight Preview: Baylor vs. Arkansas

Elite Eight Preview: Baylor vs. Arkansas

The second game of the Elite Eight in the NCAA tournament is Baylor vs. Arkansas at Lucas Oil Stadium at 9:57 p.m. EST on CBS. Baylor has been in the top five for most of the season and has consistently been blowing teams out. The one thing that hurt Baylor this season was a long COVID-19 pause in February.

Offshore Wind Power to be Expanded by Biden Administration

Offshore Wind Power to be Expanded by Biden Administration

Monday has brought a clean energy announcement from the White House. The Biden administration has developed a new plan to expand wind farms, particularly along the East Coast, in the hopes that it will trigger growth in the U.S. offshore wind industry and increase efforts to combat climate change.

NYC Guardian Angels Protect Asian Communities Amidst Rise of Hate Crimes

NYC Guardian Angels Protect Asian Communities Amidst Rise of Hate Crimes

The NYC Guardian Angels, which now have a large number of Guardian Angels from China, Japan and the Philippines has doubled down on their patrols in the Asian communities of NYC. For over a year we have warned that there has been an increase of attacks against Asians in the streets and Subways mostly by Emotionally Disturbed People who think that Asians are carriers of Covid 19.

Derek Chauvin Murder Trial Is Underway

Derek Chauvin Murder Trial Is Underway

The trial for former police officer Derek Chauvin, who was involved in the death of George Floyd last summer, began today. Chauvin and three other officers had responded to a call from a convenience store owner, who claimed that Floyd had attempted to use counterfeit money. This progressed into the arrest of Floyd and then his death on the street after Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck until he was no longer breathing.

Taylor Swift Releases Re-Recorded Version of “You All Over Me”

Taylor Swift Releases Re-Recorded Version of “You All Over Me”

Taylor Swift has released her first song “from the vault” on her re-recorded Fearless album. “You All Over Me” features back-up vocals from country singer Maren Morris. The song describes the feeling of trying to move on from someone, but you still feel their presence around you.

A Life in Essays: How Jericho Parms’ “Lost Wax” Reframed the Memoir Game

A Life in Essays: How Jericho Parms’ “Lost Wax” Reframed the Memoir Game

I did not know I loved art history until I loved this book. Published in 2016, Jericho Parms’ Lost Wax operates as an essay collection, memoir, and lesson in the likes of Warhol and Matisse. In short, it is lyrical nonfiction at its finest. For my fiction readers out there, lyrical nonfiction is a versatile genre that allows nonfiction narratives to be told in a way that is musical, rich, and, at times, abstract—essentially melding the best elements of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Could Streaming Quickly Become as Bad as TV

Could Streaming Quickly Become as Bad as TV

While streaming has surged in popularity during the coronavirus pandemic as people continue to stay home, a new pressure has been placed on streaming services to produce more content. Traditional television has historically been rife with advertisements and full of TV series that follow a certain formula in order to appeal to the widest audience.

Hatcher: Things I’m excited to do in Cleveland this Spring!

Hatcher: Things I’m excited to do in Cleveland this Spring!

This past winter was a lot different than years past. Most states were still partially locked down due to COVID-19, and I had contracted the virus myself right before Christmas. Thus, I spent many a day in quarantine, pining away at freedom and reminiscing on the days when I was both covid free and when the weather wasn’t quite as cold.

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