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We All Scream for Ice Cream

June 3, 2018

The hot days of summer mean it's time for cool treats. With so many options in Lexington, who has the best ice cream in town? Take a look!

Deeper Meanings in ‘This is America’ Music Video

Deeper Meanings in ‘This is America’ Music Video

May 26, 2018

Donald Glover released a new song and music video, "This Is America", under Childish Gambino on Saturday Night Live in May. The four-minute, single-take video is filled with metaphors about race and gun violence in America. The video received millions of views in the first week and currently has 193 million views. Glover has been quiet about his intention, but the theories about his messages hav...

Newest God of War Game Meets Expectations

Newest God of War Game Meets Expectations

May 23, 2018

God of War 4 is an open world game full of lore, puzzles, quests, and battles. You play in a world based off of Norse mythology as a fallen Greek god named Kratos, accompanied by his son Atreus. Does that sound complicated? It may at first, but as you get through the game, the plot explains itself a little bit. The whole story is that of development and change. The game pushes that Kratos is not the...

Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why Releases Season 2

Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why Releases Season 2

May 20, 2018

The second season of 13 Reasons Why was released on May 18. This series is based on the book by Jay Asher, and focuses on the aftermath of a teen girl's suicide. Season 1 was comprised of 13 episodes, each one dedicated to a character who received a tape recording explaining his or her contribution to the suicide of Hannah Baker, played by Katherine Langford. Season 2 takes place five months a...

I’ll Be Gone In the Dark

I’ll Be Gone In the Dark

May 17, 2018

A new release by true crime blogger, Michelle McNamara, was published posthumously.

Geek Squad Presents: Rapping with Dr. Seuss

April 26, 2018

WPLD's Geek Squad is at it again. This week Matthew and Clay hit the halls to see who could match a beat while reading Dr. Seuss books. Who knew we had such talent at Dunbar!

My Dear Melancholy Lives Up to its Name

April 5, 2018

The Weeknd is known for slow rhythms and sensual ballads. This album provides more of the usual, yet still remains relevant and non-repetitive. Over the course of six songs, The Weeknd explores his innermost feelings about love and the sorrow that accompanies it, in his surprise album, “My Dear Melancholy.” "Call Out My Name" In the first song on the album, The Weeknd heartbreakingly requests...

Five Seconds of Summer Teases Fans

Five Seconds of Summer Teases Fans

April 3, 2018

It all started on Feb. 15 when the band’s official Twitter posted #5SOS3ISCOMING? and the fandom was sent into a frenzy. No one knew just what this meant, but fans were anxious for whatever was about to come. Followers of 5SOS have been awaiting new music since their last album, "Sounds Good Feels Good," which came out in 2015. They released the date for a new song as Feb. 23, 2018, and fans were...

Panic! at the Disco

Panic! at the Disco

March 31, 2018

Panic! At the Disco just released two new songs, “(F**k a) Silver Lining” and “Say Amen (Saturday Night)” as part of their new album, Pray For the Wicked. Each album they have released has been different from the one before. A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out, their first album, had multiple catchy songs such as “I Write Sins Not Tragedies,” one of their most well-known songs and music v...

Hayley Kiyoko’s Expectations

Hayley Kiyoko’s Expectations

March 31, 2018

In 2007, Hayley Kiyoko was a member of the female pop group, The Stunners. Six years later, Kiyoko released her first solo EP A Belle to Remember. Two EPs followed with This Side of Paradise in 2015 and Citrine in 2016. Kiyoko finally released her first full-length album on March 29, Expectations, and it is already number three on the iTunes chart. Throughout the album, Kiyoko expresses both he...

Attention, Attention Album to Release in May

Attention, Attention Album to Release in May

March 23, 2018

On March 8, 2018, the rock band Shinedown released the first song from their new album Attention Attention, which is to be released in May. The song, “Devil,” is the first new piece of music they have released since Threat To Survival was released in 2015. The song was released to promote the upcoming album, and it was first introduced to the public in a bone-chilling music video on Youtube...

Lexington Comic Con Grows Beyond Capacity

Lexington Comic Con Grows Beyond Capacity

March 19, 2018

I can guarantee that the hosts of 2018 Lexcon were not expecting as many people as they got. But I guess that’s what you get for inviting John Barrowman, Chuck Norris and Matthew Mercer, among other guests, to a single convention. Let’s start with Saturday. When I first arrived, there was a long line that wrapped around the entire food court and snaked into the vendor's hall. Not knowing what ...