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  • In Cauda Veneneum review

    Swedish progressive metal band Opeth released their 13th studio album, In Cauda Veneneum, a few weeks ago, and I have been very hyped about it. Opeth is one of my favorite artists ever, and I love all their albums — even their last three, which many fans don’t like. Their past three albums aren’t metal by any means, but that’s not why Opeth fans aren’t big on it. Their 2003 album, Damnation, a...

    Pillbox | October 14, 2019
  • Penalty shouts: Daryl Morey, Adam Silver, China, and Hong Kong

    I guess it’s time for me to join the list of people blacklisted by the Chinese government. Let’s talk about China and basketball.

    Sports | October 14, 2019
  • Snowden emerges with a new memoir

    There are a few types of people in this world. First, there are those who think Edward Snowden is a traitor and were anticipating his new memoir, Permanent Record, to tear him further to pieces. Second, there are those who think Snowden is a hero and were anticipating his memoir to get a deeper insight into the man. Third, there are those who just forgot that he existed until the memoir came out...

    Forum | October 14, 2019
  • Interview with Shonen Knife

    Recently Shonen Knife, an all-women punk trio hailing from the underground scene in Japan, came to Pittsburgh for their last show on their North America tour, and The Tartan had a chance to interview them. This is an edited transcription of the original audio interview. All of the questions were answered by the lead guitarist and main founder, Naoko Yamano.

    Pillbox | October 7, 2019
  • Article 370 repeal outlook bleak

    In a daring move, described as “India’s Kashmir checkmate,” the president of India, Ram Nath Kovind, issued a new constitutional order abrogating Article 370 and Article 35A of the Indian constitution on Aug. 5, 2019. In doing so,...

    Forum | September 23, 2019

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