Kendrick Lamar Album Review

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Grammy award-winning hip-hop artist, Kendrick Lamar, released his long-anticipated album, “Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers,” last May.

Pixar’s “Turning Red” Spurs Controversy

Mei's mom, Ming (Sandra Oh) discovers Mei's drawings of a boy. Courtesy Pixar

Disney Pixar’s “Turning Red” has had many achievements since its release to DisneyPlus on March 11. Its director, Domee Shi, is the first Asian woman to direct a Pixar film. She is the first solo woman to direct a Pixar film.

“Moon Knight” Brings Marvel to Egypt

Oscar Isaac as "Moon Knight" courtesy Marvel Studios

Oscar Isaac as "Moon Knight" (Left), Mark Spector (Middle), and Steven Grant/Mr. Knight (Right) courtesy Marvel Studios

Yonanas: A Guilt-Free Dessert Maker?

Photos by Amy Van Male

Like many people, ice cream is my guilty pleasure. I consider myself to be an ice cream connoisseur. I could eat it every day; however, my jeans serve as a reminder to put the spoon down.

Amazon Prime Brings Dungeons and Dragons Internet Series to the Mainstream


“Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina” is escapism at its best. The show has dragons, comedy, romance, and the undead.

Gourmet Donut Shoppe Opens in Dearborn Heights

Donut Shoppe closeup photo by Zynab Al-Timimi

Iman Elsibai is the owner of The Donut Shoppe Bakery. This one-of-a-kind bakery with its unique donut recipes opened this past December, and ever since then, the business has been actively flooding with orders.

“ARCANE”: A Blast of Magic

Piltover aboveground city in “Arcane” courtesy Netflix

With a Rotten Tomatoes critics score of 100 percent and audience rating of 96 percent, “Arcane” may be setting a new standard for streaming animated series.

All Too Real: Netflix’s “Don’t Look Up” Reflects Current Social Divides

Meryl Streep as President Orlean in Don't Look Up, courtesy Netflix

The Netflix original film, “Don’t Look Up” (dir. Adam McKay) has received popular and critical acclaim. Ten days after its release Dec. 5 last year, the two-and-a-half hour film accounted for over 152 million watch hours, according to Fox Business.

Netflix’s “Cowboy BeBop”: Nostalgia Trip or Live Action Flop?

Poster for 2021 live action Netflix series "Cowboy Bebop"

Left to Right: Faye Valentine (Daniella Pineda), Spike Spiegel (John Cho), Jet Black (Mustafa Shakir), and Ein (Eden Perkins) photo curtesy of Netflix

Dining Not so Fine

Salad served in a sculpture at Imaginate Restaurant in Royal Oak, MI photo courtesy ClickOnDetroit

Salad served in a sculpture at Imaginate Restaurant in Royal Oak, MI photo courtesy ClickOnDetroit

Imaginate is a new Black-owned high-end restaurant located in downtown Royal Oak.


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