Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - 9:00pm
Warner Bros

The video game movie is a genre that precedes itself, and not for good reason. Video games are an inherently interactive medium and film is not; you do the math there. Part of the joy of playing video games is the ability to control something (in most cases, a character) and then have that something romp around the world of the game — in essence, a digital playground. Darting from Florence rooftop to rooftop as a Renaissance assassin is infinitely more fun than watching Michael Fassbender’s stunt double do the same in the “Assassin’s Creed” movie.

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 6:15pm
Jordan Stanton

When I ask Jordan Stanton, LSA and Business junior, what he wants his lasting legacy to be after his four years at the University of Michigan are over, he pauses for a bit. “Whoa.

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 9:23am
Pinball Petes

It’s the summer between my freshman and sophomore years at the U-M, and I’m coming home from a birthday party with a friend. We had to walk down S. Forest to get back to his apartment, and like many times freshman year walking to Sadako or No Thai, we passed Pinball Pete’s. However this time, I’m slightly schlitzed — and we all know that’s when we make the best impulse decisions. Down the stairs and into the retro wonderland of Pinball Pete’s we go …

Monday, April 15, 2019 - 9:23am

I’ve always been one to mock restaurants for being overpriced, and clown their customers for succumbing to their snappy, photo-ready meals. At the local joint down the street the food is almost always twice as hearty for half the price. And usually I’m right — “sometimes things that are expensive are worse.” Sava’s was one such restaurant that drew my ire. That was, until I went there.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 1:21pm
Illustration from “The Horse and His Boy”

I can’t rewrite my past, rip it out like a page of a notebook or chuck its Word document in a digital trash bin. I sure as hell can write my future, and until I figure out exactly what I want it to be, I’ll keep reading to find out.

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 4:30pm
The second installment of Graphic Content

I recently had a chance to interview Michael DeForge over email about social media, solitude and his new graphic novel, among other things.

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 4:41pm
Graphic Content, the hot new series from The Michigan Daily Book Review

“The Pervert” left an indelible mark on my true trans soul in the form of a watercolor brushstroke.

Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 4:18pm
Vince Staples live at Royal Oak Music Theatre

Lights on, there’s Vince. Let’s go, baby!

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 6:22pm

There’s no better fit for the song — “Binz” breezes. It’s a lazy sprint, reveling in taking it slow.

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 5:06pm

It didn’t matter if it was Hoenn or Unova; every NPC would always refer to me as my chosen name and gender me correctly. Hell, that’s better than the real world — their batting average is way lower than “Pokémon”’s perfect record.