Brian Weidy
Brian Weidy

A Sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Aspiring writer from New York City with a love of Sports, Films, Music, and Politics.

Aug. 9, 2013

Reddit Has Set the Tone For Sloppy Journalism

Though Reddit and Twitter have allowed for the rapid dissemination of information across the world, sometimes, the ability for a name or information to spread quickly can come back to bite.

Aug. 5, 2013

NYC Summer Concerts: 5 Best Shows Happening This Week (8/5-8/11)

Here are five of the best options this week including four nights of Galactic, two nights of Robert Randolph and even a festival highlight this week.
July 29, 2013

NYC Summer Concerts: 5 Best Shows Happening This Week (7/29-8/4)

Here are five of the best options this week including the return of D'Angelo to New York City, the end of Maxwell's, Beck and a few extra.
July 23, 2013

NYC Summer Concerts: 5 Best Shows Happening This Week

Here are five of the best options this week with a couple extra.
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July 18, 2013

Why I Am Majoring in Journalism Despite Everyone Telling Me Not to

Everyone is telling me to get out of this "dying" industry, but as a naïve 19-year-old, I feel some sort of collegiate-aged burden to pursue what I really love.
July 16, 2013

NYC Summer Concerts: 5 Best Shows Happening This Week

In addition to the Jay-Z/JT show, which is sure to be the concert of the summer, we've got a nice blend of jazz, hip-hop, afrobeat, and more to look forward to this week.

July 14, 2013

Phish Concert in Long Island and New Jersey Prove They're Still Awesome

There was nothing ground-breaking about these performances, but the band reiterated why I have spent so much time listening to them and seeing their shows.
July 8, 2013

NYC Summer Concerts: 7 Best Shows Happening This Week

Every Monday from here on out, I shall be providing you with a rundown of what's going on in New York City (and occasionally around it) for your musical listening pleasure.
July 1, 2013

7 *Amazing* NYC Summer Concerts For $70 Or Less. You're Welcome.

From Brazilian Girls to John Grant to a Daft Punk acoustic tribute, here are seven of the best and most affordable live musical options for the upcoming week.
June 24, 2013

NYC Summer Concerts: 7 Best Shows Happening This Week

Every Monday from here on out, I'll be providing you with a rundown of what's going on in New York City (and occasionally around it) for your musical listening pleasure.
May 21, 2013

Ray Manzarek: The Doors Member Dead At 74

On Monday, the music world lost one of the pioneers of psychedelic rock in Ray Manzarek, who died at 74 after a bout with cancer.

May 13, 2013

Summer Movies 2013: 22 Films You Can't Miss

With dozens of movies coming out each week over the course of the summer, we picked 22 of the best and most noteworthy hitting the silver screen.
May 6, 2013

'The Great Gatsby' Soundtrack: Jay-Z and The XX Make This An Epic Album

This soundtrack will push this movie from extremely impressive and groundbreaking to ridiculously over the top. Here are the songs in the film.
May 1, 2013

UMBowl 2013: Proves Umphrey's McGee is the Most Fan-Friendly Band Around

Throughout the course of UMBowl, Umphrey's McGee proved that they are not only one of the most talented bands out there, but also far and away the most innovative.
April 7, 2013

'The Office' TV Show: Best Episodes Of Each Season

As the nine-season run of "The Office" winds down (the series finale airs on May 16), let's take a look at the best episode from every season of the show.
April 5, 2013

'Arrested Development' Season 4 Premieres May 26

The show with the most loyal cult following will air its fourth season on Netflix May 26.

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April 4, 2013

"Russian Banksy" Pasha P183 Dies At Age 29

Many details on the street artist's untimely death are unknown.
April 3, 2013

Summer Musical Festival 2013: Your Essential Guide to the Top 5 Festivals

Summer is approaching, and with it comes dozens of great music festivals. Here's what you need to know about Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, and other exciting ones.
April 3, 2013

Coachella 2013 Dates: 5 Best Music Festivals This Spring

You don't have to wait until summer to attend cool musical festivals. Here are five ones to see this season.
April 3, 2013

Barbara Walters Retirement: Can She Be Replaced?

The legendary journalist is retiring, leading many to wonder whether any of today's big female journalists can replace her, but no one will ever be able to fill this void.