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Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

March 11, 2018

“Everything Sucks” Set in the 1990s in the town of Boring, Oregon, “Everything Sucks” is a drama-comedy detailing the lives of teenagers in Boring. While on the surface level the show may seem light, the writing is deep and touches on real-life situations we face growing up including sexuality, bullying and yearning for acceptance. The premise of the show is set a...

Editors’ Picks

By The Easterner, Editorial Board

January 15, 2018

Black Mirror "It’s back, and it’s as good as ever. Black Mirror returned for a dark, yet sometimes humorous fourth season in December. The best episode of the season, and perhaps the series, is “USS Callister,” starring Cristin Milioti, Jesse Plemons and Jimmi Simpson. Set partially in a Star Trek-like universe, the episode follows a spaceship crew as they plot ag...

Editors’ Picks: Peak Blinders

Editors’ Picks: Peak Blinders

April 27, 2017

Hell on Wheels is a TV series that is based off the character of a former Confederate soldier named Cullen Bohannon. Fueled by revenge over the death of his...

Editors’ Picks Issue 13

February 9, 2017

Brad Brown Book: The War of Art What keeps so many of us from doing what we want to do? Who is that cynic within us that keeps creating roadblocks for our creative endeavors? Its called resistance. This book by Steven Pressfield exposes the double-crossing aforementioned beast and gives readers the tools to defeat it. “The War of Art” emphasizes the doggedness needed t...

Editor’s Pick January 20th

January 25, 2017

  Mobile App Natasha Nellis -Merged This addictive puzzle app is free for both Android and Apple devices. Game play is simple, connect three of the same colored dice, which merge to form one dice of the next highest number, the highest being M, which when connected, explodes to clear nine spaces. The goal is to get the highest score possible and beat your f...

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