Day: October 23, 2008

Viewpoints new music

Not since Lauryn Hill, has an artist made such an impressive debut. Jazmine Sullivan’s first album, “Fearless,” takes listeners on a journey through a tumultuous relationship, with emotions ranging from longing to rage. From its dance fused start on “Bust Your Windows,” to the updated Motown feel of “One Night Stand,” there isn’t one wasted note on the entire album.

Gaming power to the people

Since the invention of Pong, video games have slowly crept into the mainstream. This year’s E for All Expo showed just how far the culture has come, with entire support industries rising up around gaming. The expo was held Oct. 3-5 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, and featured appearances by gaming celebrities Steve Wiebe and Fatal1ty.