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November 12, 2018
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The Best Marvel Movies of the 2000s – In Honour of Stan Lee (1922-2018)

Stan Lee, the legendary comic book writer, died today at the age of 95. Lee, along with artists Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby, helped create some of the most iconic superheroes of all-time, including the Avengers, the X-Men, Spider-Man, and the Fantastic Four. In honour of his passing, we’ve highlighted some of the best Marvel movies to come out in the 2000s. These movies hold an iconic status in geek culture for very good reasons. Each of them does justice to Lee’s legacy as a storyteller, a world-builder, and a creative genius.   Blade II The comic world’s favourite vampire…

November 7, 2018
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate- The Most Nostalgic Game Of All Time

We’re a month away from the newest iteration of Super Smash Bros, and this game’s going bring everyone back to their childhood more than any game ever could… Being the biggest cross-over game in history, Smash Ultimate will speak to everyone who grew up playing on Nintendo systems.   Remember being a kid, having some friends and a few cousins over, playing Smash 64 in the basement?   Smash Ultimate’s roster is full of nostalgia. Not only will the game be bringing back EVERY fighter that has ever been in Smash Bros, but it’s newcomers are equally exciting!   Characters…

October 31, 2018
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It’s Meme History Time

Remember when you could slap Impact font on an image macro and call it a day? Nowadays, it seems the life expectancy of memes is no longer than that of a blowfly’s. Technology has facilitated meme distribution to a point that it’s too easy to forget the days of yore where we had to make ourselves a bowl of cereal while we waited to connect to the Internet with dial-up. Our next generation should consider themselves lucky they didn’t have to suffer the joke shortages as we did. We were basically cavemen back then. But as the saying goes, it…

October 24, 2018
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Focus

  Halloween hasn’t even passed and you know stores have employees foaming at the mouth ready to rip down the ghost and goblin decorations to replace them with Christmas lights.   It’s as though there is no pausing and reflecting on the moment – but only a focus on instant gratification. Halloween is over okay throw up those Christmas lights. On to the next big thing.   Yes, there are only 62 days until Christmas. Another year is coming to a close and suddenly your anxiety levels are through the roof. All the promises you made when you wrote that…

October 17, 2018
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10 Nostalgic Halloween Costume Ideas for You or Your Squad

Halloween is just weeks away and with it comes haunted houses, pumpkin carving parties and that mandatory Instagram post of you wearing the best costume idea you could come up with (it’s all about the likes). If you don’t have an idea yet on what to be, we’ve got you covered… Here is a list of costumes that’ll hit you right in the feels and remind you of a much simpler time: 1. The Wild Thornberrys A Nickelodeon classic that aired from 1998 to 2004. Eliza Thornberry and her family travelled the world in an RV with their talking monkey,…

October 10, 2018
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Peak 2000s Celebrity Moments

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… It can be hard to keep your cool when you’re a celebrity. The only thing everyday people love more than a star on the rise, is a star on a downward spiral of crazy. These celebrities broke down hard. Here’s a look back at six of the most famous crazy celebrity moments of the 2000s.   Tom Cruise on Oprah May 22, 2005 The 2000s had a lot of iconic celebrity moments. This one was hard to describe, because it wasn’t so much a meltdown, but it did…

October 3, 2018
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Top 5 Social Anthems

Music holds a huge part in many people’s lives. As we like to say, everyone has their own personal anthem. Some lyrics hit home more than others, and that’s why we can relate to them as individuals. Other songs become so relevant to large groups of society they become anthems for these people. So here, we count down the top 5 social anthems of the last 15 years. 5. K’naan – Wavin’ Flag Released in 2009 this song quickly became an anthem of hope for people around the world. The refugee story of fighting, hope and love struck a nerve…

October 2, 2018
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Up and Anthem – Episode 3

Hosts Sarain, Josh and Laurel talk about Gritty, Dunkin’ Donuts, and saving the Santa Claus Parade. Anthem on Social:

September 26, 2018
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The Best Animated Movies from the 2000s

Anthem throws it back to some of the greatest music from the 2000s. It turns out that the 2000s produced more than just great music. What about all of the movies we still quote; the ones we can still remember every word to? I took a look back at a few of the most memorable animated movies from that time, and want to bring you back to those childhood movie nights.   Shrek (2001) The movie is set in a fantasy world where a talking donkey teaches an ogre to open up. Who comes up with this stuff? Shrek will…

September 21, 2018
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Up and Anthem – Episode 2

Hosts Kiersten, Hayley and David take you through the week’s pop culture news, discuss the Winnipeg Jets’ new third jerseys and much more. Anthem on Social: