Author: Chris Shepperd

Movie Review: American Assassin

If If we wanted to describe “American Assassin” in one word it would be predictable. In another book series turned action film, “American Assassin” falls short of joining obvious counterparts Bourne, Bond, and the like. Based on the 16-installment book series by Vince Flynn, “American Assassins” takes a few liberties to make this story more culturally current. Even though we feel it falls flat, this movie will quickly become a series and is likely here to stay. Lead character Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) is a young man who feels lost after the brutal murder of his fiancée Katrina. While...

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App Review: Photomath

Ok, so your professor may not approve of this week’s app, but you should check out Photomath anyway. The name pretty much says it all. You use your camera to scan a math problem, and the app tells you the answer. College Algebra never sounded so easy. Not only does Photomath do the work for you, it shows you step-by-step instructions on how to solve the problem. So hey, maybe you can actually learn something from using this app. It will graph out simple equations, it can tell you the y-intercept, do you feel smarter yet? If all of...

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Whiskey Myers at Hurricane Harry’s

No stranger to Aggieland, Whiskey Myers is back to headline a show at Hurricane Harry’s on Friday, Sept. 1. The Drugstore Gypsies will also be performing. Whiskey Myers has history. The band consists of Cody Cannon on lead vocals and guitar, Cody Tate and John Jeffers on guitars, Gary Brown on bass, and Jeff Hogg on drums. They also added fiddler/keyboard player Jon Knudson and percussionist Tony Kent, who are both now full-time members. “They bring a great energy, and I think it’s really helped our sound and makes the band more versatile,” explains Cannon. “There’s less room onstage...

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App Review: Packr

Have you ever been walking out the door to head on vacation and just knew you were forgetting something? Well, we know this is cliché, but there is an app for that. Say hello to Packr. Packr takes the guess work out of packing. First, you select your destination and travel dates. Then you tell Packr a few things about your trip. What are your accommodations like? Are you staying in a hotel? A rental? Camping? What about your transportation? Are you driving, flying, riding a bike? Finally the app wants to know what type of activities you know...

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Christmas in July at The Ranch Harley Davidson

Everyone loves Christmas. Even better if it comes twice in one year. For one local business, this is a reality. Join The Ranch Harley Davidson on July 29th for their fundraiser event benefiting the 29th Annual Brazos de Dios Toy Run. If you are not familiar with the Toy Run, it’s uniquely different than others. Each year, organizations across Bryan-College Station such as schools, church groups, and the police stations nominate families. The nominated families then go through a vetting process that includes phone calls and home visits so the families with the greatest needs are picked. They also...

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