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The Witcher 3, Undertale among SXSW Gaming Awards winners

The third-annual SXSW Gaming Awards kicked off on Saturday night, concluding the SXSW Gaming Expo on a beautifully geeky note. This year the award show...

‘Trapped’ triumphantly highlights national discourse on abortion rights

In no uncertain terms “Trapped” was a beautifully rendered documentary about the attempt of state, namely Southern, legislatures to restrict a woman’s right to...

ESPN documentary ‘Fantastic Lies’ relies on culturally skewed framing in Duke lacrosse case

“Fantastic Lies” is quite the harsh title for the ESPN documentary screened at SXSW this week, but fantastic framing would be more appropriate for...

Daryl Davis fails at attempting to bring racial awareness to SXSW

“Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America” was a courageous effort, but fell short of true activism and racial analysis. The premise of the film...

Don Cheadle delivers the unexpected life of Miles Davis at SXSW

“Miles Ahead” is not the average biopic; it’s more action-packed, more biting and more fictional. Don Cheadle makes his directorial debut on the Miles Davis...

AMC series “Preacher” premieres at SXSW and captivates audiences

Full disclosure: I expected to hate the show before it even started; my guard was raised and face was twisted before the credits even...

How to stop speaking in ‘bullshit’

  Jon Favreau, Nell Scovell and Jon Jones came together for "How to Stop Speaking in Bullshit," a South by Southwest Interactive Festival panel confronting...

Lamar Odom Continues to Improve, while a Family Feud Brews

By Alisandra Sanchez Lamar Odom’s condition continues to slowly but surely improve while at a Los Angeles hospital, recovering from a drug overdose. However, his...

Adele Says “Hello” After Three Years

By Alisandra Sanchez When Adele dropped “Hello,” the first single of her comeback album 25, she broke more than just the Internet. Adele passed the...

Letter from the Editor: Setting the record straight

During this campaign season, a lot of controversy has surrounded Melissa Derrick, candidate for Place 6 on city council. In a Sept. 16 article, Derrick...