Author: Justin Walker

TV Review: Altered Carbon on Netflix

The ability to live forever. Some people would kill for that. “Altered Carbon,” a new Netflix original series, takes place in the future, where humanity has discovered a way to transport one’s conscious into another body, or “sleeve,” if the original body has died. As one can imagine, this practice is extremely controversial, and is only available to those of the futuristic 1%, the Methuselahs or Meths for short. The show follows Takeshi Kovacs (Joel Kinnaman), a former member of an elite military force who wakes up 250 years after his previous sleeve is killed. His new sleeve is...

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App Review: The Voice Official App on NBC

“The Voice” is one of the hottest shows on television, as it is fourteen seasons strong with no signs of slowing down in the near future. And why would it? With fans tuning in each week to see the likes of Adam Levine and Blake Shelton every season, Alicia Keys returning for another round and Kelly Clarkson making her coaching debut, the singing competition has all the makings to be a weekly fixture on televisions across the country. Now there’s a way to follow your favorite contestants and build your own team of singers. “The Voice Official App on...

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Farm Tours in the Brazos Valley

Agriculture. It is the foundation of every successful country. From large-scale operations designed to produce food and fiber for national and global use to local, family-owned farms that focus on their home and surrounding community, the agricultural industry is an important aspect to our society. However, for a majority of American citizens, the process of food production and daily life on the farm is a distant and sometimes confusing idea. Many people are three generations removed from agriculture, with more and more people leaving their rural roots for the hustle and bustle of urban life. This has caused a...

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Taste of BCS Celebrates Local Cuisine

What makes a town unique? Is it the history? Sure, that plays into it. Bryan-College Station has an exciting past that is sure to entertain locals and visitors alike. Or could it be the attractions? From Downtown Bryan to Texas A&M University to the countless recreational parks, there are plenty of things to do and see. But the argument could be made that what really makes a town unique is the food. That is why The Bryan-College Station Independent Restaurants, more commonly known as the Taste of B-CS, was founded. The Taste of B-CS promotes dining in local independent...

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Movie Review: The Post

What do you get when you cross lies that were decades in the making with an up-and-coming, regional newspaper? One of the most influential moments in American history. And what do you get when you cross that moment with one of the greatest directors of all time, Steven Spielberg? Yet another great movie. “The Post” follows the release and fallout of the “Pentagon Papers,” highly classified government documents covering the 30-year involvement of the United States in the Vietnam War and some major deceptions of the American people by its government, and centers around how “The Washington Post,” or...

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