The Paisano

5 DO’s & Don’ts for this spring

March 30, 2015

1. Do: Try adding flowers to your hair for a fun spring look Don’t: Wear a flower crown. Leave those in the past/never should have been 2. Do: Wear cut off shorts/High waisted shorts Don’t: Have your derrière hanging out the bottom. Those jean panty-looking shorts were a mista...

#5: Clay Fighter 63 & 1/3

March 30, 2015

Property of Interplay. All rights reserved. Let’s face it, people love violence. Not to be misunderstood, I am referring to violence in entertainment. People have always enjoyed action packed spectacles, from the ancient Colosseum to Pay-Per-View; gaming is no exception. What is it about ...

A Friendship With Death

March 30, 2015

Property of Cartoon Network. All rights reserved. The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (a.k.a. Billy & Mandy) was an animated, comedy/fantasy based series created by Maxwell Atoms and aired on Cartoon Network from June 13, 2003 to November 9, 2007. Billy & Mandy was originally part ...

Vibes: Volume 3

March 23, 2015

SXSW just wrapped up their intense music week and I don’t know about you, but I’m exhausted and ready to enter into recovery mode. If you managed to make it into a few EDM shows at SXSW, you’ll notice they all had one thing in common—bass heavy drops, lasers lights and a crowd that could...

#6 Final Fantasy

March 23, 2015

Square Enix One of the most appealing aspects of an RPG, whether video game or game board, is the promise of being pulled into a fantastic adventure within an unusual world. We’re constantly drawn to stories such Lord of the Rings, Narnia, Harry Potter, and even space fantasies like Star W...

“We Should Hang Out Sometime”-Josh Sundquist

March 23, 2015

“We Should Hang Out Sometime” is a memoir written by Josh Sundquist: published author, motivational speaker, Paralympic athlete, cancer survivor and YouTube vlogger with over 200,000 subscribers. His resume is hefty, but also makes for many interesting experiences, some of which are recoun...

Hey Bo Diddley!

March 23, 2015

Property of Chess Records. All rights reserved. So far, Elvis, Ray Charles and Chuck Berry have been the only blues-type artists on Old Tunes Review, but Bo Diddley would be the Review’s first strictly blues artist. Although his self-titled debut was released in 1958, Diddley has been releasi...

Lets Go Back To The Cul-de-sac

March 2, 2015

Property of Cartoon Network. All rights reserved. This week’s blog post is about that crazy cartoon that had you whistling one of the catchiest theme songs from an animated series and craving jawbreakers, Ed, Edd n Eddy. This slapstick comedy cartoon series follows three fr...

#7: Ninja Gaiden

March 2, 2015

Property of Tecmo and Nintendo. All rights reserved. Ninjas. The only other pop culture icon more recognizable is Darth Vader (must be the black suit). Why do we love ninjas? Their history is murky, mostly unknown, or smothered in myths and legends. Most ninjutsu practitioners are ...

Johnny Cash Sings the Songs that Made Him Famous

February 23, 2015

Copyright Sun Records By 1958, Johnny Cash had already been in the spot light for three years with hit singles and his debut album coming in 1957. Although singles from his second album were sprouting in 1956, his second effort, “Johnny Cash Sings the Songs that Made Him Famous,” arrived ...

Looking For A Little Something Different?

February 23, 2015

Emily Varvel/ The Paisano “A Little Something Different” is a love story written by Sandy Hall and is told from fourteen different viewpoints. However, what makes this book “different” is that none of the viewpoints are of the two main characters, Lea and Gabe. As a reader, you get to...

Vibes: Volume 2

February 23, 2015

Midterms are starting this week and I don’t know about you, but I am living off of coffee and stress while day dreaming about my bed. If you can’t remember what day it is and think that your head is about to explode from information overload, don’t worry — you are not alone. Relax, take an hour for yourself and let your mind go ...