Review: Shot in the Dark

I recently finished binge watching one of Netflix’s latest original offerings. In it, the main characters sit in suburban, neon-lit parking lots listening to police scanners, anxiously anticipating tragedy to strike. When a hot call comes in over the radio, they head out into the night, cruising down the freeways of Los Angeles as fast as they can. The show isn’t a scripted drama about first responders or daredevil ambulance chasers. Rather, it’s a gritty, sometimes disquieting documentary series about three independent camera operators who scour the City of Angels looking for crime scenes and car accidents to film for money. Shot in the Dark is a moody documentary series that follows Howard Raishbrook and his main competitors, Zak Holman […]

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Calum – Day Eight

For Day 8 at Bluesfest, I had my sights set on one act: Bad Religion. I figured some energetic punk music would be just what I needed to take my Bluesfest experience to the next level. Before that show started, I was able to take in Big Boi, one-half of the legendary Outkast, who decided to stop in to continue the hip-hop stylings from the day before. Performing a variety of Outkast numbers along with his solo material, Big Boi got the crowd engaged from the very start of the show and never let their attention get away. After taking in his performance for a little while, I decided to head over to the Main Stage and get a good […]

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