Seafood Bliss

Seafood Bliss

At the bottom of the ocean you lurk seeking your prey, bam snip snap You’re caught, trapped within You strike and tussle, but the battle is lost, shoved into a cooler Temporarily you sit In a pot of hot water, sprinkled with seasoning salt, garlic, old bay marinated in butter, you’re steamed to perfection, ready to be devoured by me

The Russell Review: Split

The Russell Review: Split

In 1999, few film directors were getting as much buzz as M. Night Shyamalan. Hot off of the release of his breakout hit The Sixth Sense, people were eager to see what he would do next. While his next few releases, Unbreakable and Signs, were met with generally positive reviews, it was clear that the quality of his movies was slowly deteriorating. A decade later, his movies were becoming critically panned. Ask anyone who saw The Last Airbender or The Happening and they probably won’t have much, if anything, good to say about it. However, in 2015, Shyamalan surprised…

Five Tips to Use Instagram More Effectively

Five Tips to Use Instagram More Effectively

Are you new to Instagram or bored with your account? Do you look at other people’s post with envy? Are you frustrated wondering why you can’t get more than 30 likes on your pictures? If your answer to any of these questions was yes then this is the story for you. These are my five tips to help you turn your Instagram account into one that makes everyone else jealous of you. Timing As the saying goes, “there’s a time a place for everything”. This rule applies to social media…

TCC Student Artist To Watch: Harry Lucas

TCC Student Artist To Watch: Harry Lucas

By Jairo Cortés-Marín While appearing to be the normal, fun college student, 18-year-old TCC freshman Harry Lucas has more to him than most would expect. With his life motto being “Be here now”, he is a young man making the most out of his opportunities in a wide array of manners. Born in Chapel Hill, N.C., Lucas has lived in a handful of other places in the U.S, including Colorado, Tallahassee, and several other cities within the state of Florida. Throughout the years he has become a well-rounded artist in…

Another Successful Year for Eyrie

Another Successful Year for Eyrie

By Jairo E. Cortés-Marín Tallahassee Community College’s award winning Art and Literary Magazine, the Eyrie, is known for showcasing the best art and literature the diverse student body of that TCC has to offer. As part of its mission, it focuses on upholding a standard of quality, good taste, and creativity. Composed of a student faculty, the Eyrie is published once a year, every spring semester. It is unique in the fact that it is offered as a credit course, which students can sign up for, and become a staff…

Young Thug Ends Trilogy: Slime Season 3 Review

Young Thug Ends Trilogy: Slime Season 3 Review

By Alec Palombo If you thought that Young Thug was simply going to be another phase rapper, Thug put that notion in a casket, literally. After teasing fans with wrong release dates for months, Thug brought out a casket to his South By Southwest performance donned in spray paint, reading “Slime Season 3: 3/25/16”. After all the hype around the Slime Season series, Thug definitely delivered and put the trilogy to rest properly. With songs like “Power” and “Best Friend” peaking high on the charts from the previous two Slime…

Kanye Releases Seventh Studio Album: TLOP Review

Kanye Releases Seventh Studio Album: TLOP Review

By Alec Palombo In case you’ve been residing under a rock, Kanye West has had himself an interesting six months. Between the Yeezy boost hype, calling Bill Cosby innocent, his beef with Wiz (and Amber) on Twitter, changing the album title three times, and the birth of his first son, it was kind of easy to forget he had a new album on the way. Alas, after three long years of waiting for one of the most hyped up projects of all time; it’s finally here. So Help Me God,…

Four Peat: Future Continues Rap Domination With “Evol”

Four Peat: Future Continues Rap Domination With “Evol”

By Alec Palombo Seriously does this guy ever sleep? In the last calendar year, Future has released over six full length projects. The Atlanta rapper earned three number one albums in seven months, something that only the Glee soundtrack can say they’ve accomplished. “Evol” Is Future’s fourth studio album, coming off the heels of his “Purple Reign” mixtape that released two months ago. The album was promoted last minute via social media, dropping with little to no warning via a “major key alert” from DJ Khaled’s infamous snapchat. Future sticks…

Rebellious Rihanna Releases Eighth Album “Anti”

Rebellious Rihanna Releases Eighth Album “Anti”

By Angelique Fullwood “I’ve got to do things my own way darling. Will you ever let me? Will you ever respect me? No.”  These lyrics from the opening song “Consideration” provides context of the overall theme of Rihanna’s eighth studio album “Anti”. While she has persistently rejected the idea of being a role model, the way she confronts the conditions of her autonomy in the music industry and in her relationships is nothing short of inspirational. After delivering an album every year since her debut “Music of the Sun,” fans…