Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

NJ Rapper Turns His Passion Into Reality

By Chinwe Onuoha The Coffee Cave may seem like just an underground café, but over the years, this urban art gallery and part time nightclub has been a popular attraction for many local musicians and artists. Beyond the eclectic art … Continue reading

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Unexpected Turn For Shameless In Season 4

By Jordan Kizmann Season four of Shameless takes on a completely different tone than the previous seasons by making the watchers feel elevated sympathy for the family. While yes, tragic and messed up things happen through out seasons one through … Continue reading

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Album Review: Iggy Azalea “The New Classic”

By Brian Harris When you name your new album “The New Classic”, you better be able to back that confidence up.  For Iggy Azalea, the Aussie transplant who cannonballed into the Southern rap scene at the age of 16, confidence … Continue reading

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Still Illmatic After All These Years

By Brian Harris “I drop the ancient manifested hip-hop, straight off the block. I reminisce on park jams, my man was shot for his sheep coat/Childhood lesson made me see him drop in my weed smoke.”-Nas, “Memory Lane (Sittin’ in … Continue reading

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Lee Caplan’s Jokes Of The Week

By Lee Caplan I had a newspaper thrown at me once. That must be why they call it hard-hitting news. I was staring at my friends stomach so he asked me why. I told him I was on weight watchers. … Continue reading

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Lee Caplan’s Jokes Of The Week

By Lee Caplan I could never do stand-up comedy in an airport because I always bomb. The “All American Rejects” would be a cool band name for people who have been deported. If I ever had to insult Steven Hawking, … Continue reading

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Observer Creative Writing Corner: “City Of Angels”

By Darren Kwan A friend asked me to name a place I loved the most. I remember my first love like a heart remembers to beat A beautiful girl with golden brown hair and eyes of the ocean She gently … Continue reading

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