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In My Backyard: Year 9

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

The start of Year 9 must have been so fine that we neglected the annual address. Therefore, we’re posting plug-and-play content as we count down and lead up to Year 12! Today, we renew a promise once voiced on CUBlog.

In My Backyard: Year 8

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

The start of Year 8 must have been so hype that we neglected the annual address. We also slipped the next four years. Time to plug holes as we slog towards Year 12! First, we fall back on an Octopus reprint from 2000.

All monster ‘zine fiends attack!

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

“Let them fight!” We get that exclaiming in anticipation of movie titans clashing is currently hip, but we’d rather step back and think a bit about conflict and resolution when it comes to favored pop culture.

IOW: STRANGE to see no BloNo

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Let’s take a whirlwind tour of Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, on film … even though it took trips the world over for various filmmakers to depict the BloNo home front!

IOW: Thrill to the Skull & ‘Throne’

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: One of the redheaded stepchildren in Paper Opteryx lineage returns home as “The Video Throne” exudes analog angst under the CUBlog banner!

IOW: Assessing the HONORS roll

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: There may be no honor involved in remembering when Hollywood enlisted the C-U, but that does not mean we can’t throw a little love down WITH HONORS way.

IOW: Band can haz retro video

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: A pair of deep summer teen lovers attempt to reconcile recent past with present in the new music video “Never Meant,” produced by Chris Strong and set to an American Football song from 1999. Yes, 1999.

Consulting the MAYA calendar

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Your editor made a movie once. The tragedy is not what happened on screen, but the fact it never made it to any screen at all.

No VERACITY for Twin Cities?

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Springfield native and former Mahomet/C-U resident Laura Bynum returns to the area to read from her just-published first novel, Veracity (Pocket Books/Simon & Schuster) at 7 p.m. tonight, Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at Borders bookstore in north Champaign.