A “DOPE” Commentary on Hip-Hop

I went to see the movie Dope during its opening weekend, and while the overarching story didn’t feel particularly unique, it was filtered through a fresh perspective that continued to cement Hip-Hop as the predominant mainstream cultural reference point. 

While We’re Young, Hip-Hop Grew Up

A funny thing happened on the way to the movies–a famous hip-hop “beef” record started to show its age. A couple of weeks ago I caught a sneak preview of Noah Baumbach’s “While We’re Young”, a movie about facing middle age, remembering and reconciling the things you used to do and could have been with…

Ep. 335 Girls Around The World: The PYT Draft

It’s that time of year! The Section 357 hosts its annual PYT (Pretty Young Thing) Draft, highlighting the best and brightest ladies in sports, entertainment, fashion, and pop culture. We present the PYT Draft every year to coincide with the NFL Draft and put our own spin on the selection process, as only the Ball…

And the Oscar goes to. . .

Another year has passed and the 2014 Oscar winners have been announced. Unlike the Monday after a Super Bowl, you were probably able to drag yourself out of bed and clock back into your 9-5 with relative ease. Wipe that crud out of your eyes and don’t be scared to saunter over to the water…

A Quick Guide to Oscar Picks

It’s that time of year again. The time when the casual movie goer looks at the list of nominated films and performances, scratches their heads and says that ever familiar phrase, “Who in the hell is watching that?” Don’t fret my sweet pets, LA Trey is here to give you the Cliff Notes of what…