“Life” Reminds Us Why We Should Be Scared of Space

There is a recent Hollywood trend of setting a cast of characters in outer space and have things go terribly wrong in a beautiful symphony of worst-case-scenarios set in the final frontier. This concept is barely original, dating back to films like “2001: A Space Odyssey”, and 2014 and 2013 blockbusters, “Interstellar” and “Gravity”. COURTESY […]

Tam Noodle Box: A Sweet Delight

Tam Noodle Box, a small Asian fusion restaurant nestled on the corner Broadway and Jefferson, offers a nice lunch-in or a quick take- out. The outside is mainly marked by a lone, yet colorful sign, but the large windows make up the difference, allowing any passerby a glimpse into the restaurant. Tam Noodle Box enjoyed […]

Critic’s Corner: “Song to Song” Too Philosophical

If you haven’t had a two-hour long existential crisis lately, get to the theater and see “Song to Song.” Like the typical Terrence Malick film, “Song to Song” gives audiences an elaborate look into the human mind and soul through philosophical lines, symbolism and deliberately mapped out scenes. VIA THEPLAYLIST.NET Considering the intricacy of the […]

Dong Thap Noodles: A Pho-Nomenal Bowl of Food

For those looking to find sweet refuge from the stormy week in a cozy noodle shop, look no further! Bring a group of friends in to Dong Thap noodles for some pho-nomenal food, huge servings, and fairly reasonable prices. SAMIRA SHOBEIRI • THE SPECTATOR A hot bowl of small Pho Tai Nam with Sriracha sauce […]

Critic’s Corner: Lego Batman Review

The film industry has spawned a variety of fantastic movies over the past century; films such as Titanic, Slumdog Millionaire and Avatar were not only hugely successful, but enormously acclaimed. Unfortunately, not every film can be a winner. VIA DC ENTERTAINMENT After the success of The Lego Movie in 2014, the creators sought to create […]

Wood Shop: Closest Thing to Texas BBQ in Seattle

Wood Shop BBQ, a small restaurant- slash-bar tucked away in the Central District on S Jackson Street, is the closest thing this Texan has found to southwestern comfort food in Seattle. Kansas-born Matt Davis and Texas native James Barrington, who started the business in 2014 with a food truck, recently opened the doors to this […]

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