Hilltop Views

Bo Burnham Dives into Bigger Projects

Joey Hadden

March 13, 2018

Unlike most coming of age films, “Eighth Grade” is not meant to be nostalgic, according to writer and director Bo Burnham, who describes the film as “emotionally personal” rather than “circumstantially personal.” ...

Austin’s all Asian comedy group rebels against stereotypes with humor

Lilli Hime

October 14, 2017

Asians descended upon the stage of the New Movement comedy club, armed with confetti cannons, sex jokes, and a nifty Kim Jong Un caricature to really liven up the party.On Saturday Sept. 30, Austin’s only all-asian sketch come...


Dustin Gebel

November 4, 2016

There is no denying that nerd culture has seeped into large aspects of popular culture. As the rise of comics and the subsequent movie adaptations continue remaining in view, it helps to look back at older series to see where the media ...

CW’s new musical dramedy portrays mental illness in accurate, relatable light

Dustin Gebel

October 17, 2016

What is more fun than mixing complex musical storytelling with a female embodiment of “The Lonely Island”? Nothing compares with The CW’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” an hour-long musical dramedy. The show is written and p...


Dustin Gebel

September 29, 2016

What do you get when you throw a drunk, apathetic version of Doc Brown and an idiotic, socially inept Marty McFly into zany, animated adventures across the galaxy? The result of this volatile mixture is “Rick and Morty,” an...

Austin’s Sure Thing Comedy provides intimate atmosphere for adult crowd

Gabrielle Wilkosz

October 16, 2015

For lots of laughs at a no cost, Austin’s Sure Thing Comedy presents a free show every Saturday at 8 p.m. Hosted by Duncan Carson & Brendan K. O'Grady, Sure Thing brings together comedians from across the country to perform their ...

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