Speakeasy Cinema: Blaze

This episode of Speakeasy Cinema is all about Ethan Hawke’s new film Blaze. Inspired by the life of Blaze Foley, the biographical film follows the unsung legend of Texas Outlaw Music. According to IFC, the distributor of Blaze, “The film weaves together three different periods of time, braiding re-imagined versions of Blaze’s past, present and future. The different…

Speakeasy’s Athens Fall Favorites

by Mackenzie Harris Supporting local businesses in Athens couldn’t be easier. With such a large range of unique shops, eateries, and attractions there’s nothing you can’t find. Of course, many  of these places always have something new to offer up. With this in mind, let’s take a look at some of our favorite things in…

My Hero Academia: A Novel Depiction of Power

“My Hero Academia”, the anime adaptation of Kohei Horikoshi’s manga of the same title, presents us a world where abnormality is the standard, and the amazing is in surplus. Eighty percent of the world’s population is born with some type of mutation; a quirk. These quirks come in varying levels of usefulness, potential, and power,…