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This was the chart made by Mori to illustrate the spectrum of the uncanny valley. 
Photo by Masahiro Mori.

Why the Uncanny Valley is the Scariest Form of Horror

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

The uncanny valley is a terrifying concept that can unsettle anybody. That’s why it’s such a good way to portray horror and to really get under people’s skin. But first, what is the uncanny valley?   The...

The Good Omens TV poster with all characters and important details.

“Good Omens:” Ineffable Book and TV Show Differences

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer November 15, 2019

The “Good Omens” book came out over 20 years ago and the show came out in May of 2019. Naturally, people began comparing the two. There are some very different elements to the book compared to the...

Dear Evan Hansen is an inspirational musical. This is a collage of the show’s memorable moments. (Taken from google images)

What Makes “Dear Evan Hansen” so Essential for Today’s Generation?

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer January 10, 2019

In the past two years, several new musicals have made their debuts on the Broadway stage, one of these new musicals being “Dear Evan Hansen.” The Broadway phenomenon first appeared July 2015, eliciting...

High Anticipation for DC’s ‘Super Season,’ Releasing “The Flash,” “Arrow,” and “Supergirl” New Episodes *SPOILERS INCLUDED*

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer September 21, 2018

  From their Comic-Con trailers released two months ago to release set pictures, DC Entertainment is no stranger to surprising their loyal fans with updates for upcoming seasons. This includes...

Lose yourself in the details of the aesthetic view from the fair’s Sky Bucket, showcasing many of the attractions and rides.

Cumming Annual Fair Returns

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer October 17, 2016

The Cumming Country Fair & Festival started on Oct. 6, and it will go on for ten more days until coming to an end on Oct. 16. The fair features a variety of different events each day, as well as...

Destiny’s latest downloadable content released on Tuesday, September 20. This fresh content called Rise of Iron adds new levels and gear to the vault of the bestselling game ever.

Destiny Year Three Launches with New Expansion

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer September 23, 2016

Year three of Destiny launched on Tuesday, September 20 with a brand new expansion called Rise of Iron. This expansion pack features a collection of new and exciting weapons, armor, and other materials....

Several controversial candidates have their eyes on the Oval Office in the 2016 election cycle. The list includes Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, and now Barack Obama. Sanders and Trump both dominate discussion about their respective parties during the 2016 presidential election.

Barack Obama Announces 2016 Campaign Run

Jack Scott, Staff Writer September 21, 2015

President Barack Obama announced on September 18th that he will be running for another term as president in 2016. During a 2 hour long speech, President Obama declared “I am officially in the race, not...

Over 95% of Americans have watched Sesame Street. The show has aired on PBS weekly for 45 years and counting. Thanks to HBO, the show will live on.

HBO Keeps Beloved Children’s Series Alive

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer September 2, 2015

Home Box Office (HBO) recently announced its new partnership with Sesame Street. The iconic series has screened on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) for the last 45 years, but due to funding issues taking...

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