Rory Gilmore was a sham

After my first year of college, I snickered at the nice little bow wrapped around the pristine Rory Gilmore. She was a lie. I was blinded by her sheen, her crystal-like stature that made her so much more than human. She was perfect in every sense. Top of the class,
Read More…

In memoriam: 25 of the greatest Vines of all time

Pour one out and do it for the Vine. Vine, the most perfect social media platform, will be shuttered by its parent company Twitter in the coming months after an announcement last Thursday. It’s left us too soon, but it’ll never leave our hearts — nor will the millions of
Read More…

Picks of the week: No rain check needed

It’s full steam ahead on fall: Pumpkin spice lattes are for sale again, Halloween costume discussions are getting serious and, most importantly, it’s starting to rain. The latter can put a serious damper on social plans, but there’s still plenty of great indoor events you can attend to avoid frizzy
Read More…

A Q&A with Los Angeles based musician Gabriel Reyes-Whittaker

The Daily Californian recently spoke to LA-based musician Gabriel Reyes-Whittaker via telephone about his most recent album Boleros y Valses y Mas, which features Reyes-Whittaker covering the Latin American boleros and valses on his Oberheim synthesizer. Reyes-Whittaker has previously released music under the names Gifted & Blessed, Julian Abelar and
Read More…

The Piano Guys

When the idea of a cover song comes to mind, most people expect to hear a new version of an older, well-known tune with perhaps a new singer or new soloist. Very seldom though, would anyone expect to hear a piano and a cello doing covers of artists like Coldplay,
Read More…