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Concert Review: Al Stewart Brings His ‘Year of the Cat’ Tour to Edmonds

It’s rare to be able to hear one of your favorite albums played live all the way through, but I was lucky enough to experience this when British folk musician Al Stewart brought his Year of the Cat tour to the Edmonds Center for the Arts in Edmonds, Washington on Friday night. Joined by Chicago area […]

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Write On! A Playlist to Keep You Going During NaNoWriMo

November means National Novel Writing Month is in full swing, but keeping pace to write a novel of 50,000 words in 30 days is hard work. It’s easy to become demotivated and put off writing in favor of other things, only to fall behind and become further demotivated because of it. For many people, listening […]

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6 Must-See ‘Simpsons’ Premiere Episodes to Kick off Season 29

With season 29 of The Simpsons set to premiere on FOX at 8 p.m. on Sunday Oct. 1, it seems like the perfect time to look back at some of their best premiere episodes. While the middle and later seasons of the show usually began with Treehouse of Horror episodes, the earlier seasons kicked off with some […]

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Concert Review: David Cook Rocks the Pacific Northwest

David Cook is currently on tour in support of a forthcoming EP and his new single “Gimme Heartbreak.” Over nine years removed from his American Idol win, Cook plays shows steadily throughout the year, though this is the first time he’s been back to the Pacific Northwest since 2015. Playing a show in Seattle on August […]

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MLB Roundup: Number Retirement, Players Weekend and Food Safety – Oh My!

Major League Baseball news tends to cool off after the All-Star break and the trade deadline, but a number retirement and some big announcements added some excitement to the month of August. Even if your team isn’t in the playoff hunt, there’s still some things to be interested and excited about around the league. Below […]

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6 TV Shows You Need to Binge-Watch Immediately This Summer

Summer is the perfect season to binge-watch TV shows. If you’re trying to stay inside to beat the heat or need something to do during your staycation, there is a seemingly endless supply of TV shows for you to binge-watch. Whether you’re re-watching an old favorite or discovering something new, summer is always a great […]

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The Eye of the Tiger: A Motivational Playlist for the Summer

Summer is in full swing, and there is no better time than to get cracking on your summer goals. While many people associate spring with getting things done, such as cleaning and decluttering, summer is a prime time for vacations, staycations, and working on things you put off during the first half of the year. […]

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Movie Review: There’s a Lot To ‘Larb’ About ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

Warning: this review contains spoilers. While Spider-Man and Marvel Cinematic Universe fans were eagerly anticipating the release of Spider-Man: Homecoming, many casual moviegoers viewed it with skepticism. The abundance of superhero movies that come out every year have lead to some inevitable fatigue in regards to the genre, and the third incarnation of Spider-Man in […]

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Gotta Catch ‘Em All: 5 Reasons Why You Should Still Play Pokémon Go

One year ago today, Pokémon Go was released as an app for mobile phones and became an instant hit. Though there were complaints about the functionality and navigation of the app, all summer long people walked around their respective cities trying to catch as many Pokémon as possible. There were a lot of benefits to playing, including […]

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I Want Candy: A Sweet Playlist for National Candy Month

Who doesn’t love candy? Hard candy, gummy candy, sour candy, chocolate candy, caramel candy; the list goes on. There’s literally something for everyone when it comes to candy, so much so that it even gets its own month of the year. June is National Candy Month, and there is much to celebrate about this sweet […]

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Top 5 for 5: Katherine Ranks Her Favorite Superhero Movies

Senior Managing Editor, Katherine Hernandez, has been part of The Hudsucker since the very beginning, and her love of superhero movies has been apparent since day one. It’s only natural that for her Top 5 for 5 she’d choose to rank her all-time favorite movies in the genre. I wasn’t raised on comic books, but […]

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6 Great Musical Moments From ‘The Simpsons’ We Can’t Get Out of Our Heads

The season finale of The Simpsons is this Sunday, and after 28 seasons, there is a lot to be celebrated about the show. One of the best things the show does is musical moments. While their original songs and parodies are some of the best on TV, some of the greatest moments on the show are […]

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Movie Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Is a Worthy Sequel

Warning: this review contains spoilers. When Marvel released Guardians of the Galaxy in 2014, it took everyone by surprise. A superhero movie in space featuring some of Marvel’s lesser known characters, including a talking tree and a raccoon, became a runaway hit with audiences. Because of that, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 had a lot to […]

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They’ll Never Stop The Simpsons: Their 7 Best Seasons in Honor of 30 Years

On April 19, 1987, The Simpsons debuted as an animated short titled “Good Night” on Fox’s The Tracey Ullman Show. While the drawings were less sophisticated than they are now, the dynamic and humor of the Simpson family was there from day one. After 48 shorts over three seasons on The Tracey Ullman Show, their own primetime animated […]

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Read On! 5 Amazing Benefits of Going to Your Local Library

When most people think of libraries, they think of books and getting shushed by librarians. Though public libraries still have plenty of books, the quiet buildings where people only come to read and study are largely a thing of the past. Sure those things are still prevalent, but these days the public library has almost become […]

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