Ed Sheeran’s U.S. debut a welcome British invasion

 

Guitar in hand, Ed Sheeran has crossed the pond with a splash. The British singer-songwriter's first major label endeavor, "+," debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the Folk albums chart. "+" isn't specifically folk, rock, pop or acoustic. Sheeran's chameleon writing and performance style varies so greatly that it's hard not to be impressed. 

Mynabirds stunning in latest album, ‘Generals’

 

Laura Burhenn of the local band the Mynabirds isn't messing around in the band's sophomore album, "Generals." Burhenn is calling for a revolution on the politically charged pop album. 


‘Avengers’ packed with all you need

 

With its spectacular action, ferocious fight scenes and clever wit, "The Avengers" is one movie that will keep you glued to the screen, waiting in anticipation and chuckling about how silly the superheroes act sometimes.


Popular eReaders offer seperate strengths for students

Over the last six months, the eReader market has been bursting with new products. Despite having so many choices, the Barnes and Noble Nook and the Amazon Kindle are still the most popular among consumers. The two companies have been fiercely trying to top the other, slashing prices and releasing newer models. Amidst all the cutthroat competition, it's hard to tell which eReader comes out on top.


Go Radio a force to be reckoned with

 

Go Radio may be new to the music scene, but front man Jason Lancaster is a veteran when it comes to writing explosive songs that catch the ears of music fans everywhere. The singer and guitarist, formerly of Mayday Parade fame, knows how to write an album that will stick. Go Radio's first full-length album, "Lucky Street," is a perfect taste of pop rock.


Topher, you could do better than “Take Me Home Tonight”

Regular viewers of the now defunct "That 70s Show" can tell you that Topher Grace was always too good for the show. I got the same feeling watching his new 80s comedy, "Take Me Home Tonight."


Finally, a little “Sunshine” in our sitcoms

What do you get when you combine "Arrested Development," and "Sports Night," with "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip?"  You get the new ABC comedy "Mr. Sunshine."


Beatlemania visits UNO

Curly head bouncing up and down, giant grin stretched across his face, fingers strumming the air, attentively mimicking his father's movements on stage, Ryan McGuigan's young son sat in the front row at "Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience" in the Strauss Performing Arts Center this past Saturday night. He embodied the soul of this intimate, personable show - family, friends, camaraderie, participation and pure fun.