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La Flame

August 31, 2015

Pilot episodes are a lot like first impressions: always quirky, never dope. Thankfully, this is a music blog designed to serve our readers with the grimiest food for thought and bringing a heat that is best served cold. Our friends here at FRIENDS are avid hip-hop junkies, rap enthusiast...

Whatever Happened to… Robot Jones?

August 31, 2015

Copyright Cartoon Network and greg Miller. All Rights Reserved. Seriously, whatever did happen to Robot Jones? The twelfth of the original Cartoon Cartoons was a short-lived series that ran on Cartoon Network from mid 2002 to late 2003. The series centered around a teenage robot ...

We interrupt this program to bring you…

April 27, 2015

Copyright, Cartoon Network. All rights Reserved. Courage the Cowardly Dog Show! One of the fifteen original Cartoon Cartoons, Courage the Cowardly Dog Show aired on Cartoon Network from November 12, 1999 to November 22, 2002 with a total of 52 episodes spread out over four seasons. ...

#1 Goldeneye

April 27, 2015

Property of Nintendo and Rare. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED It’s been a long semester and a great time counting down my top ten forgotten favorites of gaming. By taking this time to kick back and pick up that retro controller, we’ve been able to take a fun trip down memory lane and may...

Vibes: Volume 5

April 20, 2015

Graduation is 19 days away and I still haven’t purchased my cap and gown. Finals are about to murder me and my brief time at The Paisano has come to an end. Whether you are stressed about graduating or just worried about getting through finals, I hope you remember that you are not alone—we are right here with you, struggling to s...

#2 Metroid

April 20, 2015

Copyright Nintendo. all rights reserved Those of you reading this that were fortunate enough to actually get an original Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) upon its release may recall that the system included Super Mario Brothers and Duck Hunt. It was an innocent time when plumbers n...

Go Bo Diddley!

April 20, 2015

Property of Checkers records, all rights reserved Bo Diddley made a name for himself among the emerging rock n’ roll and blues talents throughout America in the 1950s. His music skyrocketed to fame straight from the Chicago blues scene and into American dance floors with his 1958 debut, ...

#3: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time

April 13, 2015

Property of Konami and Nintendo. All rights reserved. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles may just be one of the stupidest ideas ever conceived through smoke inhalation. It’s also one of the coolest cartoons ever! Ever since it graced the 80’s with its presence the characters have taken...

“Hello, friends. I am a perfectly normal human worm-baby.”

April 13, 2015

Property of Nickelodeon. All rights reserved. If you were a frequent viewer of cartoons on Nickelodeon during your childhood, buried deep down in those memories may be the memory of watching Invader Zim. Invader Zim was a short-lived animated action/science-fiction series that aired on Nickel...

Great Balls of Fire!

April 6, 2015

Property of Sun records. Jerry Lee Lewis captured Sun Record’s (and soon America’s) heart in 1958 with his self-debut titled album that bridged some leftover gaps between rock and roll and rockabilly. Rebellious, yet smooth, Lewis joined the likes of Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash as the r...

#4: Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire

April 6, 2015

Property of Nintendo and Lucas Arts. All rights reserved. The fact that I’m a Star Wars fan boy, which I’m willing to admit that might be one of the reasons we’re here today. However, I promise this pick can stand on its own simply by being a very well-crafted game. The Star...

Vibes: Volume 4

April 6, 2015

April is here, finals are in four weeks, I forgot to order my graduation cap and gown and now, the struggle is officially real. Between celebrating my birthday month with back to back shows and exclusive interviews, I’m also buried underneath a mountain of homework and doing my best to fight ...