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“Borderlands” packs a challenge, but better co-op

“Borderlands” is an action RPG made by Gearbox, who is probably most famous for porting “Halo” to the PC and “The Brothers In Arms” series. The game is available for PC, Xbox 360 and Playstation 3. “Borderlands” is super addictive for the same reasons “Diablo…

Voice counts down The Top-10 Best Movie Villains

There’s nothing like sitting in the dark watching your favorite scary movie and waiting in suspense as the villain approaches. From psychological thrillers to slasher flicks, movie villains have evolved, reaching into our deepest fears and attempting to scare the crap out of us, the…

Voice Taste Test: Novelty Halloween Treats

It would be nice to say Halloween is about the fun of dressing up, hanging out with friends and watching horror movies.  However, that’s a lie. Halloween is about candy.  Buying jumbo bags of fun-size Snickers has long been the standard way to provide treats…

R.L. Stine gives readers a Halloween scare

“Choose Your Own Scare.” “The Haunted Mask.” “Horrorland.”  Done nostalgically wallowing in the creepiest, spookiest corners of your childhood?  R.L. Stine’s “Goosebumps” series permeated every literate grade-schooler’s life at some point. It was hard to avoid the frenzy, as there seemed to be a new…

“Dethalbum II” runs like klokwork

Dark, ominous tones are normally the sounds of doom and gloom, but Dethklok creator Brendan Small has used them to craft a comedy.  “Metalocalypse,” a show on the Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim, is based on a fictional metal band named Dethklok that is “100 times…

Joel McHale to serve up some “Soup” at the Civic Center

In a world full of bisexuals on MTV, aging rockers and venereal disease on VH-1, and nine hours of the Today show every day, television needs a savior.  And what it has, is Joel McHale.  McHale is coming at 8 p.m. Saturday to the Peoria…

Local cinema a hidden gem for indie film fanatics

Peoria native Luke McCann seems to have found a solution to the problem of overpriced, noisy, teenager-ridden movie theaters – and it even involves alcohol.  In February, McCann opened the Peoria Theater, an independent safe-haven for over-21ers looking for an alternative to the traditional movie-viewing…

Ace Enders bares his soul for unforgettable performance

Lydia’s Lounge became the venue this weekend for one of the most sincere and incredible performances this campus has ever seen.  Ace Enders, former lead singer of The Early November, played a free show for students last Saturday night, and delivered a performance no one…

The Silversun Pickups Band to bring unique sound to Expo Gardens

Few indie bands have made quite the same kind of impact in only a few short years as the Silversun Pickups.  Even if they are hearkening back to some grungy elements of the ’90s, the Pickups bring enough fresh talent and  themes to the table…

Austin City Limits live concert TV show back for its 35th season

PBS is home to shows such as “Lap Quilting with Georgia Bonesteel,” “Masterpiece Mystery!” and “Antiques Roadshow,” among many others. Though Georgia Bonesteel probably fashions an excellent quilt, needless to say, I’m not tuned in to PBS a whole lot.  Except on Saturday nights.  “Austin…

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