The JaValevators Podcast Ep. 3

Hello fine listeners/readers! The JaValevators are back with Episode 3, wherein we discuss lots of cool stuff. Blue is the Warmest Color! Knicks-Nuggets trade chatter! The biggest surprises of the season so far! The streaking Pacers and the streaking Jazz! The Lashington Lizards! And more! JaValevators Episode 3

The JaValevators Podcast Ep. 2

The JaValevators Podcast Ep. 2
Welcome back, JaValevatees! The second episode of the JaValevators Podcast has arrived. Here, we discuss early-season struggles (see: Chicago, OKC, Cleveland, etc.) and successes (see: Golden State, Michael Carter-Williams, etc.). Click the link below for Episode 2 of the JaValevators Podcast, and check back next week for Episode 3! JaValevators Podcast Ep. 2

The JaValevators Podcast Ep. 1

The JaValevators Podcast Ep. 1
Well, folks, it’s been a while, but the Chill is back. Sort of. My brother and I used to run a blog called MFBarkley. The site is no more, but we’re coming back with what we thought were the most fun things to do with the site: podcasts. This first episode back is our 2013-14... Read more »
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The Bobblehead Chronicles: Being There

The Bobblehead Chronicles: Being There
I have been to exactly three important Bulls games. The first one was Michael Jordan’s final game at the United Center. I never saw him play for the Bulls because tickets were too expensive at that time, and we didn’t have the internet to provide us with any means of getting cheaper seats. Also, I... Read more »

All the worst stuff on the internet

There’s a part of the internet that literally nobody likes. A huge part. It’s that part where none of the writing is edited properly, and there are weird links to things like investing in palladium and protecting your home against bedbugs; making $1,527 a week sitting at home; making money by marketing nothing; making money... Read more »

Oscar recap: Lloyd laments

Lloyd: Well it’s over. Time to recap. Time to recoup. Overall, this year’s Oscar production was not so great. I think the best example of this was the fact that the Academy decided to put the Oscar orchestra off site at the Capitol Records building. WTF. Also, who decided that the theme from Jaws was... Read more »
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Academy Awards Previews and Predictions

Academy Awards Previews and Predictions
After months of much-hyped redundancies, we’ve reached the one that really matters: the Academy Awards. Well, not reached, but soon, y’know? So, without further ado, welcome to The Chill’s Academy Awards Previews and Predictions. This was a strong year for film. The year featured movies from Steven Spielberg, Kathryn Bigelow, Ang Lee, Paul Thomas Anderson, Wes... Read more »

Reviewing the Oscar nominated animated shorts

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This is the first year I’ve made an effort to see as many Oscar nominated films as possible, and I’m lucky to live so close to a theater that’s playing this year’s Oscar nominated short films. I’ve always enjoyed the shorts that come before certain animated films, but this is the first time I’ve seen... Read more »

Chillin': Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines at Columbia College

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Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines at Columbia College Movie Screening 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 20 Columbia College, Hokin Hall (623 S. Wabash Ave.) I’m mostly interested in this one for the analysis of Wonder Woman becoming a non-feminist character. That’s sort of the huge debate over Wonder Woman comics: What is the... Read more »
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Political games behind the Academy Awards

Political games behind the Academy Awards
Jake: Well, here we are. The final discussion before the Academy Awards next Sunday. We’ve talked a bit about how our choices for the Oscars differ from whom we think will actually win. We’ve also mentioned a few people and movies we felt should have won but didn’t. Do you think there’s a problem with... Read more »