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Comedy Godfather, City Outsider

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Boone Ashworth

April 13, 2018

“Humans! Listen to my face hole!” Tony Sparks has been on stage long enough to know how to capture attention. He stands behind the mic at a sparsely occupied bar on a Monday night. He is two acts into an open mic show. “Hey, humans!” Sparks shouts from inside the spotlight. “Even y’all in the ...

XPress Magazine’s guide to finals at SF State

Dani Hutton

December 8, 2014

Contributed to by Tami Benedict Step 1: Realize that you have not bought the books for the finals. Step 2: Frantically scour the internet for PDFs of the aforementioned books.   Step 3: Try to read said books as fast as possible. Two chapters should be enough to write a paper, right? Alternately, SparkNotes. Step ...

Top Five Holiday Movies that can get you into the Holiday Spirit

Janelle Moncada

December 1, 2014

Thanksgiving has passed and the Black Friday mayhem is finally over. The turkeys and pumpkin pies will now have to wait another year until their popularity can rise once again. For now, it is time for Santa Claus to ride his sleigh and families bringing about laughter and cheer. Even though f...

Swift, Stuck in 1989

Katie Mullen

November 10, 2014

  Well, Taylor Swift’s album 1989 has had the biggest sales week since 2002 which went to Britney Spears with Oops…I Did It Again. Seeing as how she pulled her album from music streaming sites such as Spotify, this should not come as a shock. Forcing people to buy the album in or...

Beats N’ Stuff #2: hiphoppin’

Beats N' Stuff #2: hiphoppin'

Caty McCarthy

September 30, 2014

Hello everyone! This week’s playlist theme is “hiphoppin’”, which will explore just that, hip-hop (and trip-hop too I guess). Hip-Hop’s evolved a lot over time, from the smooth rhymes of A Tribe Called Quest to the harsh beats of Dr. Dre to the melancholic yet insanely popular Drake. Th...

Kanye’s Controversy

Katie Mullen

September 21, 2014

“I can’t do this song, I can’t do the rest of this show until everybody stands up.” For those of you who do not know, Kanye West said this while performing in Sydney, Australia earlier this month. He expected his audience members to stand and show their support of him and the work he has produ...

Dances On The Wall: Punch Releases Their New LP at 1-2-3-4 Go

Dances On The Wall: Punch Releases Their New LP at 1-2-3-4 Go

Lorisa Salvatin

September 20, 2014

[widgetkit id=6746] Photos and Words by Lorisa Salvatin There is quietude as the small crowd outside 1-2-3-4 Go Records filter into the store and browse through records, as they wait to pay and enter the backroom for the show going on that night, but this is only the calm before the storm. Fast...

Summer Mixtape: New Songs Each Week!

Summer Mixtape: New Songs Each Week!

Xpress Mag Staff

June 21, 2014

Summer is officially here, so what better way to celebrate than with some new tunes? We’ve compiled for your listening pleasure, a rad playlist to kick off the summer. We’ll post a Soundcloud playlist each and every week with our favorite tracks to share with you and your friends. This week’...

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