Author: Ben Brodsky

Beatles’ seminal ‘Revolver’ album gets 21st century reboot

This article was a collaboration between Senior Staff Writer Ben Brodsky and Contributing Writer Ari Segal. One of the most engaging aspects of important cultural moments, specifically in the realm of sports and arts, are the debates they spark. Michael Jordan or LeBron James? Prince or Michael Jackson? “The Godfather” (1972) or “The Shawshank Redemption” [...]

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Stacey Abrams on jobs after graduation, increased partisanship, voting, and more | Brodsky in Between

Emory Wheel/Ben Brodsky Leading up to the November midterm gubernatorial elections, I interviewed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams as part of a roundtable with other Georgia college newspapers. Representing the Wheel, I questioned Abrams on Georgia issues, student issues and campaign policy. As the first edition of a column focused on debate and resistance to [...]

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Taylor Swift’s ‘Midnights’ offers little more than vanilla

I very much enjoy vanilla ice cream. This being said, I’m unhappy when I go to an ice cream shop with consistently creative flavors but vanilla is the only choice. Imagine walking into a shop that previously had bestselling and unexpected flavors and receiving vanilla. You can imagine my disappointment. After listening to Taylor Swift’s [...]

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A hip-hop Halloween: songs that keep me up at night

Check out the Wheel Halloween Playlist! Kool Keith is one of the craziest hip-hop artists of all time.  He released one of hip-hop’s first horrorcore albums, “Dr. Octagonecologyst,”  in 1996, under the pseudonym “Dr. Octagon.” The album is a story about an alien-like doctor who is also a superb rapper from the planet Jupiter. The [...]

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