Author: Justin Walker

App Review: “Stickman Hook”

Cost: Free We all have that one app on our phone. You know, the one you open when you’re bored or want to kill some time. Maybe it’s for social media, like Facebook or Twitter. Or maybe it’s a game app, like Words With Friends or Candy Crush. Of course with a lot of those gaming apps, you have to wait for another user to play or for lives to be earned to resume the next level. However, not all games have to be like this. “Stickman Hook” is a free app with no consequences if you lose the...

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Album Review: “Homeland Insecurity” by Flatland Cavalry

The much-anticipated release of Flatland Cavalry’s newest album was well worth the wait as “Homeland Insecurity” is packed with incredibly well-written songs and the sound you expect from the group. Led by Cleto Cordero, Flatland Cavalry’s return to the studio has brought fans some great songs, varying in emotions and tempos, but each telling a story felt by many. The album has that classic country vibe in every song, with upbeat tunes such as “Honeywine,” the first single of the album, and “Back to Me.” “Pretty Women” presents itself as a great song to dance to, and “Ashes” brings...

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White Rabbit, Red Rabbit: StageCenter Theatre

Picture this: It’s your first day at your job, one where you have no boss, no office and no previous experience in the field. Oh, and you also don’t know what your responsibilities are. Sound like something you’d wanna do? Well that’s exactly what eight actors will experience as the StageCenter Theatre presents “White Rabbit, Red Rabbit.”   The play, created by Iranian writer Nassim Soleimanpour, is a complete surprise to the audience as well as the performer who takes the stage. There’s no director, no set and no rehearsals. Instead, the lone actor takes the stage without having...

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Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America

For many, an act of terror on United States’ soil is one of the most frightening occurrences you can experience. But to understand how and why it happened is very important for Americans to grow. The Brazos Valley will host such an opportunity for understanding as the George H. W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum debuts its newest exhibit, “Spies, Traitors, and Saboteurs: Fear and Freedom in America,” on Saturday, Jan. 26. The exhibit, originally created by the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C. in 2004, offers guests an historic perspective on acts of terror that have taken place...

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Movie Review: Bird Box

Horror films are far from a new concept. It feels like a new movie with terrorizing undertones is released each week. But 2018 saw a shift in the storytelling aspect of horror films. Instead of focusing on the brutality or maximizing the screams, movies made the story of survival the priority. One such film is the Netflix original “Bird Box.” What starts out as a typical day in the life of Malorie Hayes, played by Academy Award winning actress Sandra Bullock, turns into an all out nightmare as everyone around her begins to commit suicide. After finding safety in...

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