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Ranking 2021’s Grammy Album of the Year Nominations

Ranking 2021’s Grammy Album of the Year Nominations

(Photo courtesy of DON EMMERT/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES) Grammys are an annual music award ceremony.  Troy Lafond Connector Editor 10. Justin Bieber – “Justice” (Triple Chucks Deluxe) While Justin Bieber had a banner year commercially, his new album, “Justice,” sorely lacks in quality. Despite a few standout songs, such as “Die For You” and “Ghost,”

How I Overcame Imposter Syndrome

(Photo courtesy of Pablo Stanley ) Imposter syndrome, also called perceived fraudulence, involves feelings of self-doubt and personal incompetence that persist despite your education, experience, and accomplishments. To counter these feelings, you might end up working harder and holding yourself to ever higher standards. Troy Lafond Connector Editor Imposter syndrome is all too common among

Kristen Stewart shines in dull “Spencer”

(Photo courtesy of Komplizen Film) “Spencer” was released on Nov. 5, 2021 Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Spencer”, directed by Pablo Larraín and starring Kristen Stewart, follows a fictionalized account of the ending of Princess Diana and Prince Charles’ relationship. Likely serving as an Oscar vehicle for Kristen Stewart, “Spencer” attempts to depict this highly publicized

“Red (Taylor’s Version)” Makes a Masterpiece Better

(Photo Courtesy of Kitty Committee) “Red” is Taylor Swift’s latest studio album and consists of several of her re-recorded hits. Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Red”, originally the fourth studio album by superstar Taylor Swift, is now the second re-recording in her push to get ownership over her music. Like the preceding “Fearless (Taylor’s Version)”, “Red

“Eternals” Will Live Forever

(Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios) “The Eternals” was released on Nov. 5, 2021. Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Eternals” is the newest installment in the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe, following the titular group of immortals as they defend Earth from their evil counterparts, the Deviants. Starring an ensemble cast featuring Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani,

Upcoming November film titles to anticipate: Five big movies that will arrive this season

(Photo Courtesy of Metro Goldwyn-Mayer) “House of Gucci” is a star-studded film scheduled for release on Nov. 24. This is Ridley Scott’s latest film. Troy Lafond Connector Staff November is one of the busiest months of the year for new movies. With the Oscars quickly approaching, films striving for major nominations are often released during

What are “You” Capable of

(Photo courtesy of Netflix) “You” is already confirmed to have a season four Troy Lafond Connector Editor On Oct. 15, Netflix released the highly anticipated third season of their massively successful show “You”. The new season follows Penn Badgley as Joe Goldberg and Victoria Pedretti as Love Quinn as they begin a new life together,