reviews

Season 2 of Castle Rock off to chilling start

Season 2 of <em>Castle Rock</em> off to chilling start

Neil Runge | Staff Writer 10/31/19 Good news for the spooky season — Castle Rock, based on the works of Stephen King, has returned. The first season premiered on Hulu last year, and this past Wednesday, the horror anthology is back with the first three episodes of its second season that bring famous stories to […]

“Working” is good, but not without flaws

“Working” is good, but not without flaws

10/03/2019 By Hallie Lauer | Managing Editor Last weekend, the Bricolage theater Downtown hosted Working: A Musical for three nights only. Working follows the lives of real working professionals in their everyday jobs. Based on testimonials from real people, the show features people working in jobs that vary from masonry to teaching to a stay-at-home […]

“The Bloodless Jungle” shows Masquers at their best

10/03/2019 By Hannah Boucher | Staff Writer  This weekend, the Pittsburgh debut of The Bloodless Jungle will be available to the public for free. Put on by Duquesne’s very own Red Masquers, the play will be performed this Friday and Saturday in the Genesius Theater. The two-hour play centers around the African-American Senator Ethan St. […]

A&E: The Best & Worst of 2018

A&E: The Best & Worst of 2018

We asked our Arts & Entertainment section writers to pick their favorite media for 2018. Some pieces were loved by many, but a few picks surprised us! Check them out below, followed by the worst of 2018.   The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 2 Salena Moran, Staff Writer The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season 2 continues […]

Roseanne controversial, predictable

<em>Roseanne</em> controversial, predictable

By Zach Landau | Editor-in-Chief 04/12/2018 With the recent reboot of ABC’s Roseanne, the discussion has been dominated by True Americans who, finally, at last, have their views represented on prime-time TV. It’s been literally 10 bajillion years since a white, working-to-middle class family has made its way onto American television. God bless Roseanne Barr […]

New restaurant promises flavor, soul, lacks organization

New restaurant promises flavor, soul, lacks organization

01/11/2018 By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor The Strip District’s newest addition, Preeti’s Pitt, is sure to become a local hotspot. Serving up classic American and soul food dishes makes this lounge a step above the rest. However, if they truly want to expand their reach, the owners will have to implement some serious organizational […]

‘The Duke’s’ fall guide to major and minor flicks

‘The Duke’s’ fall guide to major and minor flicks

By Nicole Prieto | Staff Writer Fall 2017 is shaping up to be an exciting mix of major blockbuster releases and indie darlings. Here is The Duke’s run-down of the films we are most excited to see: It The clown-fearing beware: We are only a few weeks away from the new It coming to town. […]