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Unlike one performer’s recent trip to Michigan, David Sedaris’ show at Wharton Center on Monday night actually was a success. Sedaris walked on stage at Wharton Center’s Cobb Great Hall to warm applause and spent the next hour and 45 minutes taking the audience through a small sampling of his writings.
The Features Desk discusses the meaning of "coquecigrue" and the feeling of ennui among MSU's general population.
Listen in to this Thursday’s Features desk podcast, as the crew and State News alumna Cole Bertsos discuss Prince William’s recent decision to not wear a wedding ring after he marries Kate Middleton.
Singer Mike Posner will be performing at the MSU Auditorium April 13, sponsored by ASMSU as part of their spring concert.
ASMSU is MSU’s undergraduate student government.
Posner said he’s familiar with MSU’s student body and is excited to perform.
“College crowds are rowdier!
In this week’s Sunday edition of the Features Desk Podcast, the desk discusses “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules” and an article that indicated the movie led opening weekend sales during the box office year. Guest commentator Josh Sidorowicz talks about using linen diapers when he was growing up. Also, guest commentator Lauren Gibbons pays tribute to a childhood toy.
Actor Danny McBride and director David Gordon Green visited campus this past weekend to promote their new film, “Your Highness,” which opens April 8. Listen in as McBride explains why he barely could make it through a scene alongside co-star Natalie Portman.
In a special Monday edition of the Feature’s desk podcast, the desk talks about the addition of Joseph Gordon-Levitt to the sequel to the critically acclaimed “Dark Knight.” The desk talks about the transition from Katie Holmes to Maggie Gyllenhaal early in the series and somehow makes its way to talking about Peter Gallagher’s eyebrows.
For many years, I didn’t believe in Michigan’s artistic achievements. I didn’t realize the creative potential of Michigan musicians.
In the Thursday edition of the Features Desk Podcast, the desk talks about how MSU students celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Although many students view it as a national holiday to drink and be merry, the desk questions its significance.
In the Sunday edition of the Features desk podcast, the desk talks about catching up on the TV shows and movies during spring break. Guest commentator Marina Csomor debates Features editor Meagan Choi over “The Adjustment Bureau.” While Csomor liked the love story, Choi said she was distracted by the purple scarf in the movie.
In the Thursday edition of the Features desk podcast, the desk talks about its plans for spring break. The podcast was going smoothly until breaking news surfaced about the “McLobster rumor latest McDonald’s McFail” post in the Entertainment Blog, which had about 11,000 individual views in a day. Faces and Places reporter Dillon Davis talks about what the McLobster sandwich is and debunks the rumors over the nationwide launch of the crusty crustacean.
But after the success of the limited distribution of the McRib in 2010, a rumor that the McLobster soon might be available at participating locations nationwide sent some websites and the Twitter universe into a cold, calculated frenzy on Wednesday.
In a special Monday edition of the features desk podcast, the desk recaps the night of the Academy Awards. The desk discusses the integration of foreign actors and films in the award show and expresses curiosity with the performance of co-host James Franco.
Listen in as the Features Pod and guests discuss the music they listened to as children and their first concert experiences. Staff writers Lauren Gibbons and Emily Wilkins demonstrate their musical abilities in the form of song.
For several years, fans of NBC’s “The Office” have been singing the gospel of the show’s demise. But with the upcoming departure of Steve Carell from the series, it’s looking more and more like the days of Dunder Mifflin might be numbered.
In the Sunday edition of the Features Desk podcast, the desk talks about the ubiquitous nature of celebrities in prison. The desk discusses the world of celebrities like Lindsay Lohan, Charlie Sheen and Martha Stewart and their ability to shuck jail time or rehab stints for another chance at freedom because of their high profile.
‘Tis the season for award shows. Next up is the Oscars, or Academy Awards. On Feb. 27, movie buffs and celeb gossipers across the nation will sit down to enjoy yet another red carpet showdown.
In this week’s Thursday edition of the Features Desk podcast, the desk talks about Kim Kardashian and what makes celebrities like her stay in the spotlight. Although the desk can’t seem to figure out why people like Kardashian and Paris Hilton are famous, it seems like the common denominator might be making a sex tape.
There is no doubt Lady Gaga has made a tremendous impact on today’s popular culture, but the release of her new single “Born This Way” last Friday caused a flurry of mixed reviews from both fans and critics alike.
Listen to this week’s Sunday edition of the Features podcast as the group discusses their personal opinions about Valentine’s Day.