Ryan Schocket

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Q&A with the Elvisfest founder David Quick

For David Quick, Christmas is on January 8 — Elvis' birthday. Every year, he organizes and coordinates a two-day music festival, called "Elvisfest," where bands and Elvis enthusiasts travel from all over the country to enjoy what Quick calls "best first party of the year." Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor Ryan Schocket spoke with him about the festival, his love for Elvis and Elvis' love of bacon.



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Q&A with '90s pop star, Aaron Carter

Aaron Carter hits epitomize the 90s. From "I Want Candy" to "Aaron's Party," his songs are sung loudly and easily identified by millennials. Now, he's back with "Fool's Gold," his latest single he'll perform Friday at Cat's Cradle. Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor Ryan Schocket asked Carter about his music, Hilary Duff, Justin Bieber, Donald Trump, whether he still wants candy and whether he's a UNC or Duke fan.


Two Faced: 'Hotline Bling' video

Assistant Arts & Entertainment editor Ryan Schocket and Arts & Entertainment editor Sarah Vassello don't agree on most things, especially when it comes to pop culture. We've started Two Faced, a semi-regular series where we argue about current entertainment "news" with sass always and class sometimes. For round three, we discuss Drake's "Hotline Bling" video.


Two Faced: Drake v. Serena

Assistant Arts & Entertainment editor Ryan Schocket and Arts & Entertainment editor Sarah Vassello don't agree on most things, especially when it comes to pop culture. We've started Two Faced, a semi-regular series where we argue about current entertainment "news" with sass always and class sometimes. For round two, we discuss the emerging relationship of Drake and Serena Williams.


Friday Five: best/worst of summer movies

Your Fridays are busy — we get it. You've got sleep to catch up on, plans to make and feelings to feel after repressing so much during your week to get through it all. But what if you skipped all of your homework to sleep, your party's on Saturday and you deal with your emotions in a healthy way? We've got you covered. Why not watch some movies instead?


Two Faced: Calvin Harris v. Zayn Mailk

Assistant Arts & Entertainment editor Ryan Schocket and Arts & Entertainment editor Sarah Vassello don't agree on most things, especially when it comes to pop culture. We've started Two Faced, a semi-regularly series where we argue about current entertainment "news"with sass always and class sometimes. For our debut, we discuss the Twitter feud of Calvin Harris v. Zayn Malik.