Author: Justin Walker

Exclusive Interview: Josh Ward

It takes a special type of person to hit it big. It takes patience, drive and skill. Josh Ward has all three. His patience has paid off. His drive has brought him success. His skill is unmatched. What started as killing time between rodeo events has morphed into a chart-topping career. We sat down with Josh to discuss his career, his success and his upcoming trip to Aggieland. MW: So tell me, how’d you get started in music? JW: I played a bunch whenever I was rodeoing, and I’d play for my buddies on the road. That was the...

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Movie Review: The Commuter

2018 is projected to be a good year in film. Big names, anticipated sequels and dramatic true stories are all making their way to the big screen this year. In one of the first action movie releases of the season, “The Commuter” both entertains and slightly disappoints. Liam Neeson plays Michael, a middle-class husband and father living an average life. Wake up, get dressed, breakfast with the family, chat/fight with the wife as she drives him to the train station, visit with the regulars aboard the commuter train, then off to another day on the job as a financial...

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Game of Thrones Trivia at Blackwater Draw

It’s hard to name a show that has been as polarizing or captivating as HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” From gifs to memes to Halloween costumes, “Game of Thrones” cultural references have become an interesting and entertaining part of society. While winter may have already come to Aggieland, leaving the show on a break, “Game of Thrones” fans can still enjoy themselves, thanks to Blackwater Draw Brewing Company. The local favorite is hosting a “Game of Thrones” trivia night on January 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. “Game of Thrones” fans of all ages can test their knowledge of their...

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Movie Review: Daddy’s Home 2

Christmas is a time for family. It is great to have everyone gathered around, spending time with each other and making memories to last a lifetime. But sometimes, some family members just make life difficult. “Daddy’s Home 2” shows just how difficult it can get in the Sean Anders directed film starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg. The movie picks up with Dusty (Wahlberg) and Brad (Ferrell) working well together as “co-dads,” even going as far as being best friends. However, tension still exists between the two men, and all that comes to blow when Dusty and Brad’s dads,...

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Hunter Rea Band at Hurricane Harry’s

The Hunter Rea Band will be in Bryan-College Station on December 8, performing at Hurricane Harry’s at 8 p.m. The band is comprised of four friends from Belton, Texas: Hunter Glaske, lead vocals and guitar; Mason Hightower, guitar; John Allen Davidson, bass; and Adam Rea, drums. Glaske and Rea met while playing football at the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor. The two began to play around with instruments and eventually decided to start their own band. Davidson joined on to make the three-piece band. After a few other members came and went, Hightower joined and completed the band. Since then,...

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