Pop Explosion Diary: FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

Friday, October 31st, 2014

  “It’s the remix to ignition Hot and fresh out the kitchen Mama rollin that body got every man in here wishin Sippin on coke and rum I’m like so what I’m drunk It’s the freakin weekend baby I’m about to have me some fun” (Kelly,2003) —————– “Yesterday was Thursday, Thursday Today i-is Friday, Friday […]


DIY Jello Shot Worms

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

I don’t know about you, but Halloween is my favourite drinking holiday of the year. So if you’re planning a weird Halloween party, I’ve got the perfect thing: Jello Shot Worms. What you need: – One pack of Jello – Plastic straws -Elastic band – Vodka (or other liquor) Now, I know you know how […]


Creative writers now have own space at MUN

Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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Writers need no longer anguish in solitude—a new creative writing club is now active at Memorial University. English student Caighlan Smith started MUN’s Creative Writing Club this semester, as a place where student writers can get together to share and discuss their work. During their weekly meetings, willing members read their work, after which the […]


Album Review: No One is Lost (Stars)

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Artist: Stars Album: No One Is Lost Label: Soft Revolution Records Genre: Indie Pop Year: 2014 Grade: B- Stars, omnipresent mainstays of the Canadian independent scene, are back with their seventh album, a hopeful record whose thematic message is succinctly encapsulated by its title: No One Is Lost. It contains powerful thematic messages of denial […]


Interview with The Operators

Thursday, October 30th, 2014
The Operators_RGB_Kerri Neil

Exciting and energetic new band, The Operators, enlivened The Ship last weekend with an electric set. A star cast of performers, Dan Boeckner (Handsome Furs, Wolf Parade), Sam Brown (Divine Fits), and Devojka (solo superstar), came together to create a dance party synth pop band that set our feet on fire and had us begging […]


ORIGINAL STORY: The Fate of Toto

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

This week, the Muse is publishing students’ original Halloween-themed creative writing. To submit a story/poem/essay, email chief@themuse.ca. There are so many to choose from. Slutty Little Red Riding Hood, Slutty Alice, Slutty Queen of Hearts, Tinkerbell. You, of course, choose Slutty Dorothy. The costumes don’t come with wigs, despite costing more than your electricity bill, […]



Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

This week, the Muse is celebrating the season with original Halloween-themed creative writing. Submit your stories/poems/miscellaneous pieces to chief@themuse. Mother opened the window again last night. She doesn’t understand what’s out there. I do. I understand all too well what a horrifying place the world is. That’s why I never left her house. She needs […]


TV Tuesdays with Rory: Good Canadian shows

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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The criteria for this list: 1) The show is Canadian 2) The show has aired a season this year (2014) The shows on this list seem to fly under the radar for many. I’m not sure if that’s a result of them being Canadian or not. One way or another, I think that any one […]



Monday, October 27th, 2014

As part of our seasonal celebrations, this week the Muse is publishing students’ original Halloween-themed creative writing. To submit a story/poem/etc., email chief@themuse.ca. So I’m sitting in math class and doodling in my workbook. Mostly pumpkins, because it’s going to be Halloween soon. Dennis, the boy who sits beside me, passes me a note. It […]


DIY MUN-themed Halloween costumes

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Not sure what you’re going to go as this Halloween? Why not base your costume off the most fun and sexy place around: your university! With costumes this cool, you’ll be the hit of every party in town. STU: Cover yourself in garbage and randomly stop speaking in the middle of conversations. Not recommended for […]