Archive for June, 2014

  • The Leftovers is a Study in Sorrow

    The Leftovers is a Study in Sorrow

    Imagine someone you knew and cared about just disappearing. Gone. No trace of them. That’s the premise of HBO’s The Leftovers. It’s a show about grief and loss. The struggle of moving on. The world of The Leftovers can’t move on from this mysterious disappearance. Most people think it’s the Rapture, even if a number

  • Grading the 2014 NBA Draft

    Grading the 2014 NBA Draft

    After nearly a year of hype, the 2014 NBA Draft is finally over. The biggest surprise of the night was the fact that there were so few surprises. Teams seemed hesitant about trading their picks, and after the Cavaliers decided to keep the top pick, everyone else seemed content to stand pat. It may take

  • This Awesome Week June 22-28 2014

    This Awesome Week June 22-28 2014

    Welcome to This Awesome Week, a look back at the week that was.   Instagram girl of the week This week’s girl is Karissa Pukas, a fashion blogger on Youtube  who hails from the Great White North. Check out her on Instagram here.   Sports roundup The World Cup is happening and the USMNT has made it

  • 2014 NHL Entry Draft Roundtable

    2014 NHL Entry Draft Roundtable

    For the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, Untied Magazine rounded up some great hockey minds, including Joe Yerdon from NBC’s Pro Hockey Talk, Kurt R. from Broad Street Hockey and James Centifonti, one of the most knowledgeable sources for prospect information on social media.We are honored to have them take part in our draft primer and answer our

  • World Cup Match Preview – USA vs Germany

    World Cup Match Preview – USA vs Germany

    Match time: Thursday June 26, 2014 (12 p.m. EST) What a great trip it has been so far. USA has managed to play through the touted “Group of Death” and now have a real chance for advancement into the next round. The Portugal game was a stunner, and the USMNT played well to fight back from

  • Dumb Comedy Considered Act of War by Dumb Regime

    Dumb Comedy Considered Act of War by Dumb Regime

    Kim Jong-un and North Korea have continued their huffing and puffing about the parody Seth Rogen and James Franco vehicle, The Interview. From the New York Times: “If the United States administration tacitly approves or supports the release of this film, we will take a decisive and merciless countermeasure,” a spokesman for its Ministry of

  • Google I/O: I, For One, Welcome Our New Android Overlords

    Google I/O: I, For One, Welcome Our New Android Overlords

    Early critics complained about the high cost of Amazon’s first smartphone, the Fire. Google apparently took that to heart. The company announced Android One, a stripped down, affordable version of Android for smartphones with cut-rate data plans. Android One appears to be targeted at cash-strapped folks in India. With any luck, even the poorest of