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Friday, December 28, 2018

Did Netflix use fake Twitter accounts to make 'Bird Box' memes? Is anything on the internet real?

Posted By on Fri, Dec 28, 2018 at 3:50 PM

By now you've probably figured out that Bird Box is not some sort of monthly mail-order subscription service but rather one of the most talked about Netflix releases of the year — thanks, in part, to a recent flurry of memes. Based on the novel by Michigan author Josh...

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

You can thank Michigan author Josh Malerman for the last great meme of 2018

Posted By on Thu, Dec 27, 2018 at 10:50 AM

When Netflix began teasing the trailer for its latest original film Bird Box, we would have never been able to predict that the film would become the last great meme of 2018. Based on the novel by Michigan author (and the High Strung frontman) Josh Malerman, the film follows...

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Third Man Records' Holiday Comedy Spectacular is your antidote for the post-Christmas blues

Staff Pick

Posted By on Wed, Dec 26, 2018 at 3:00 PM

The time has come to gleefully cart your out-of-town relatives to the airport and let out some silent screams into throw pillows as they take their damn time getting the eff out. As a post-holiday therapy session, Third Man Records delivers its annual Holiday Comedy Spectacular. Hometown anxiety hero...

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The top 10 movies of 2018, according to us

Posted By on Wed, Dec 26, 2018 at 11:14 AM

1. Eighth Grade YouTube phenom-turned-director Bo Burnham makes a bold statement about our growing alienation and uncertainty in an unblinking social media reality, but in the funniest, sweetest, most relatable way possible. 2. The Favourite Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz engage in an acid bath of insults and fake...

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Dan Band will put your ass on the naughty list at Saint Andrew's

Staff Pick

Posted By on Thu, Dec 20, 2018 at 8:00 AM

Did you ever consider that maybe, just maybe, Santa Clause is a Santa fraud? Dan Finnerty, king of comedic balladry and lead singer of the Dan Band, seems to think so, as evidenced by the group’s unexpected holiday feminist anthem in which Finnerty suggests that Mrs. Clause is the...

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Count your blessings — Redford Theatre will host back-to-back screenings of 'It's a Wonderful Life'

Staff Pick

Posted By on Thu, Dec 20, 2018 at 7:00 AM

Some things get better with age, others get more heartwarming. In the case of the 1946 classic film It’s a Wonderful Life, both are true. What was a box office flop when it was released has since become a longstanding holiday staple. The story of George Bailey, played by...

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Into The Light event celebrates the winter solstice with yoga, meditation, and marketplace

Staff Pick

Posted By on Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 10:59 AM

Feeling Blue? Gray? Well, they don’t call Seasonal Affective Disorder “SAD” for nothing. Fortunately, there’s good news on the way in the form of the winter solstice on Dec. 21, which means sunlight is on the way. To usher in the occasion, the second annual Into the Light yoga...

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

'Home Alone' is in good company with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday

Staff Pick

Posted By on Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 3:39 PM

Nothing screams the holiday spirit quite like child neglect. (Note: This is a joke. Please do not neglect your children during the holidays.) While there are dozens of unanswered questions 28 years after the release of the holiday hijinx film Home Alone (like, how did a family of 13...

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