The Paisano

#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...

Peggy Sue Gets An Album

November 10, 2014

Despite his short career, Buddy Holly is one of America’s most revered musicians of all time despite his short career. Released in 1958, “Buddy Holly,” focused on more of his vocals as Holly gradually separated from his former band, The Crickets. “I’m Gonna Love You Too” is Holly...

“Graceling” by Kristen Cashore: A Companion Trilogy

November 10, 2014

Are you a fantasy fanatic looking for a new book series? “Graceling” by Kristen Cashore explores a Tolkien-like world filled with unforgettable characters and an unbelievable plot. “Graceling” is a book that is part of a trilogy. Each novel focuses on different characters living in the same worl...

Young Geezer

October 13, 2014

Jesus Garcia/ The Paisano Modern technology has grown faster than a pre-teen hitting a growth spurt, and a lot of older people may feel left behind. It seems that if you are younger than 30, you are qualified to work the genius bar at an Apple store, but if you are over 60, then you are still tr...

​Couponing

October 6, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, I talked about how making the choice to eat at home rather than eating out could save you money. This week, I’m going to talk about one way to save even more money by eating at home couponing. You’ve probably seen it before - TV shows featuring people spending hours ...

​Fantasy Football: Hair-Pulling, Lovable Madness

October 6, 2014

Courtesy of the4519.com Thursday night, yet another beginning to another fantasy football week. I have two players active in tonight’s game: New York Giants workhorse running back Rashad Jennings, and explosive Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson. I’m feeling pump...

Cockpit View

October 6, 2014

Jesus Garcia/The Paisano Owning more than one car means having more than one start-up routine. For my own cars, it can range from having to pump the gas before turning the key, waiting more than two minutes to warm up or opening the hood because the damned battery didn’t hold its charge again...

They Are Among Us

September 25, 2014

Emily Varvel/ The Paisano This week is all about aliens! Yes, you read that right, aliens. I used to avoid the entire “space” genre as if it were the plague. People would tell me, “You have to read “The Fifth Wave” by Rick Yancey, it changed my entire view on life!” Th...

Stretch Your Buck!

September 8, 2014

Most college students live on a budget, and that’s okay. There is nothing wrong with living within your means. At this point in the semester, you may be feeling a financial strain after dropping cash on tuition, books and parking permit. Don’t let a low cash flow keep you from having fun throughou...