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Contributing Writer// Dillon Koenig After an explosive first season, “Gotham: The Rise of the Villains” returns to Fox Sept. 21 at 9 p.m. Though many people know who Bruce Wayne is, few know of how he became Batman or how the villains originated. Based on characters from DC’s Batman franchise, the crime-drama gives viewers the …

Ken Kwapis’ film adaptation of Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods is a visually and emotionally captivating movie that will stir-up all of your inner existential curiosity and wanderlust. Starring Robert Redford as Bill Bryson and Nick Nolte as Stephen Katz, A Walk in the Woods perfectly captured Bryson’s original “life’s too short” message. In …

Lacey Kanipe// Contributing writer Emmy Award-winning TV personality, comedian and former Cash Cab host Ben Bailey performed at MTSU on Friday night and raised laughs as well as many other random noises throughout the show. His routine was satirical and downright hilarious. Bailey began by picking at Southern culture and how different it is from his daily …

Kara Aguilar // Contributing writer The streets of LA County’s Compton are at a hush. Stalking the roads are police cars, waiting for the moment to make an arrest like a predator hunting its prey. Approaching a deteriorating house, protected by barred windows and cascading locks on the doors, is a young Eric Wright , …

Comedy fans were treated to a surprise performance from Hangover star Zach Galifianakis Saturday evening at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival during comedian Chris Hardwick‘s performance. As opening comic April Richardson left the stage at the Comedy Theatre, she started to introduce the next act, who would presumably be Hardwick. Instead, she welcomed Galifianakis …

Evan Brown // Contributing Writer As the temperature rose, so did the laughter as Nashville-based Ralphie May headlined Bonnaroo’s Comedy Theatre Saturday afternoon. “This festival wasn’t made for me,” the plus-sized May quipped in the first of two back-to-back matinees. “It’s too damn hot.” The Comedy Theatre’s air conditioning wasn’t the only reason fans were …