Author Archives: Nick Brothers

Knight Terrors

By Amy Alkon |

If only giving you a hand financially worked like giving medicine to a dog, then your boyfriend could just grind up some money and sneak it into your food.

Halloween: Scarier for Slaves

By Amanda Bancroft |
Youth Ending Slavery Tumblr

Taste buds do not have more rights than humans do, but a global perspective on world economics portrays a different story.

Election Time Again

By Dane La Born |
Dane La Born

Election time is upon us again, so I thought I’d take a minute to talk with you all about the importance of your vote, and what is up this year on the ballot. I’m being careful as to not to endorse anyone, though anyone that knows me could probably guess which side I fall on….

Dark, Mysterious Costume Ideas for Halloween

By Melissa Arens |

October is full of dark beauty and mysterious weather with a change of the season upon us. I put together two favorite/contrasting looks for this fun month and potentially as inspiration for some costumes.

Halloween Scare Tactics

By Rachel Birdsell |
Rachel Birdsell

It’s almost Halloween, which means there are a lot of people going to haunted houses.

Folk Studies: Yonder Mountain Harvest Fest 2014 Recap

By Nick Brothers |
Harvest Stage

At Harvest Fest, which was my first time, I saw just about every iteration of the word folk demonstrated.

The Foley’s Van Harvest Fest Experience

By Nick Brothers |
Foley's Van

Things are picking up pace it seems for Foley’s Van, Fayetteville’s resident progressive bluegrass band.

He Can Funk All By Himself

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Stephen Ironside

Henry Roland, who performs as Henry + The Invisibles, specializes in a unique performance of live recorded loops to create a full funk band sound.

Henry Roland, from Austin, Texas, is a one-man-funk-band who utilizes loop recording pedal technology to live record several different instruments to create a funk fest of sounds.

Carolina Chocolate Drops Revive Roots Music

By Nick Brothers |

Their Friday night headlining set was truly a roots music performance, inducing trance-like vibes with their originals like “Snowden’s Jig.” Despite being strictly acoustic, their performance was electrifying.

Review: The Flash, Ep. 3 “Things You Can’t Outrun”

By Dane La Born |

It’s a testament to just how good The Flash is already that they have me so very invested in what is going to happen to Barry Allen this season.