The Fordham Ram

Editor’s Pick: Fender Telecaster

December 4, 2013

By DEVON SHERIDAN ARTS & Entertainment EDiTOR Since its inception in 1950, the Fender Telecaster has accomplished both omnipresence and particularity. An easy way to describe its rock heritage is by employing the hackneyed rhetoric of rock royalty. Rock n’ roll buffs love to talk about rock n’ roll like it’s a paramount narrative history. And if articulated with the right combination of zeal, accuracy and badassery, rock history can indeed provide a great insight into 20th century social conditions: th...

Editor’s Pick: ‘The Village Vanguard’

Editor’s Pick: ‘The Village Vanguard’

November 20, 2013

By ELIZABETH ZANGHI PHOTO EDITOR I don’t typically like to spend more than $10 when I go downtown.  Usually the subway fare is enough to make me cringe.  But I spend over $30 when I go to the Village Vanguard, an...

Editor’s Pick: ‘Comedy Bang Bang’

November 13, 2013

By JACK MACGREGOR Assistant A&E Editor   In the ever-growing genre of alternative comedy, few programs manage to deliver the laughs more consistently and effortlessly than “Comedy Bang Bang.”...

Editor’s Pick: ‘Louie’

November 6, 2013

By JOE VITALE OPINION EDITOR There is something ironic in seeing Louis C.K. listed as writer, director, editor, scorer and star of his own Emmy-winning television show, “Louie.” Given his dream...

Editor’s Pick: Beards

Editor’s Pick: Beards

October 30, 2013

By MAX PRINZ ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR You have noticed that the Boston Red Sox have all grown magnificent beards during their playoff run, right? No? Look out your window now; they are so large ...

Editor’s Pick: 5 pointz

Editor’s Pick: 5 pointz

October 23, 2013

By CATRINA LIVERMORE ASSISTANT OPINION EDITOR On the rare occasions that I take the 7 train, I am always captivated by the views of Queens. While you are probably wondering what’s so great to look at in Queens, I could sit here for hours writing about how the borough is literally burstin...

Editor’s Pick: The Adam Carolla Podcast

October 9, 2013

By MATT ROSENFELD SPORTS EDITOR I am a “headphone around campus” guy. You know those people who have both headphones in when they are walking from class to class. I won’t do it when I a...

Editor’s Pick: Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

Editor’s Pick: Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

September 25, 2013

By KATIE NOLAN COPY CHIEF Ian McEwan is currently my favorite author. Granted, this title changes regularly, but after reading his latest novel, Sweet Tooth, I can give him that distinction. Sweet Tooth follows Serena Frome, a re...

Editor’s Pick: Beasts of the Southern Wild

September 11, 2013

By CANTON WINER MANAGING EDITOR Movies often carry us off to distant lands. Battles waged with sabers on the deserts of Arabia, brunch beneath the Eiffel Tower with Ernest Hemingway, life aboard a s...

Editor’s Pick: Beach House

April 24, 2013

By KATE DOHENY Beach House opened after Dum Dum Girls for Vampire Weekend the day before Easter 2010 in Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md.That was the first time I heard such a sound. I did not fully appreciate Beach House’s awesomeness at that concert, because, naturally, I was focused on seeing “Vampy Weeks” perform. I recognized that they were a good band, but I had spent the minutes that I was waiting for Ezra Koe...

Editor’s Pick: Emile Sandes’ ‘Our Version of Events’

Editor’s Pick: Emile Sandes’ ‘Our Version of Events’

April 17, 2013

By DREW RAPP With spring in full bloom, I found myself engaging in a modern take on the spring cleaning ritual. Computer in tow, I made my way to Eddie’s for an afternoon in the sun where I could cle...

Editor’s Pick: My Beautiful Jinjiimaa

Editor’s Pick: My Beautiful Jinjiimaa

April 10, 2013

By GIRISH SWAMINATH ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR I confess, I am a huge film buff! I watch anything that is either intentionally or unintentionally entertaining. I subscribe to Netflix and, when given the time, ...

Fordham University's Journal of Record Since 1918
Editor’s Pick