Joey Peiser Contributing Editor

Class of 2016


  • Primus turns Willy Wonka into Freddy Kreuger

    There’s an old saying that when you assume, you make a donkey out of you and me. However, there is one assumption that is probably very safe to make, and that is that every child, and thus every adult, loves the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. While there are a number of reasons the film has a special place in all of our hearts — from the colorful candy room, to Gene Wilder’s iconic...

    Pillbox | October 27, 2014
  • Daniels, Ritivoi present new works

    Carnegie Mellon English professors Jim Daniels and Andreea Ritivoi on Friday gave a joint reading from their recently published works, Eight Mile High and Intimate Strangers: Arendt, Marcuse, Solzhenitsyn, and Said in American Political Discourse, respectively, in the university bookstore.

    News | October 27, 2014
  • STS9 entrances audience with two full sets

    On Friday, jamtronica group Sound Tribe Sector 9 (STS9) performed at Stage AE, playing two full sets and a five-song encore that lasted until nearly 1 a.m. This stop, the second on the band’s fall tour, and their first full tour featuring new bassist Alana Rocklin, proved the band is reaching for new heights in their live show, and to great success.

    Pillbox | October 13, 2014
  • Calendar

    Monday 10.13.14

    OK Go. Mr. Smalls Theatre. 8 p.m.
    Remember that awesome video where a bunch of guys did a synchronized dance on treadmills? Well, that music video was for OK Go’s “Here It Goes Again,” and they’re playing at Mr. Smalls. Can’t guarantee they’ll bring the treadmills, but they’ll definitely bring the indie-pop. Tickets can be purchased at

    Pillbox | October 13, 2014
  • VIA multimedia music festival returns to the Burgh

    VIA, the world-renowned multimedia music festival, once again returned to Pittsburgh last week, filling every nook and cranny of the city with music, experimental art, and other events from Oct. 1–5. The festival, which has been a staple of the Pittsburgh cultural calendar since 2010, expanded to include a simultaneous event in Chicago this year, demonstrating the success VIA has had in its hometo...

    Pillbox | October 6, 2014

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