The Last Word: Weekly Pulse

Trending, Thoughtful, Fueling Life

August 12 – August 18, 2018

Food & Drink

At LWOS Life, we want to make sure that your dinner plates are full and your guests are happy. This week, Grill Guy Bryan Oakley fires up a couple recipes for grilled corn on the cob to satisfy your waning summer cravings.

B.C. Beer Reviews takes a cool, refreshing sip of Torchlight Brewing Company‘s orange milkshake IPA. If “orange milkshake IPA” didn’t already sell you on the Summer Lovin’ IPA, then Nic Hendrickson’s review surely will.

Grilled Corn On The Cob – Summer’s Bounty

Every summer corn on the cob crops are much-anticipated. Whether you're fan of yellow, white, or bi-color corn, grilling them brings out the best flavor.

B.C. Beer Reviews with Nic Hendrickson: Torchlight Brewing – Summer Lovin’

Torchlight Brewing of Nelson, B.C. may have been around for a while, but they have gained attention recently outside of their region for the...

Entertainment

Culture

Hashtag Oscars So Unpopular

The Oscars: How do you measure the popularity of a movie? Give it its own special Oscar! We take a look at the recent controversial Academy rulings.

Pride and Prejudice and Lipstick: How the Stigmas of Past Political...

Backlash surrounding Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been minimal, but Ocasio-Cortez has clearly taken notes from those women who proceeded her.

What’s trending in gaming, film, television, and music?

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences recently introduced some new rules regarding the illustrious Academy Awards. Paul Zecharia takes a scathing look at the new category and how it will change the most prestigious award ceremony in entertainment.

The Video Games 2 the MAX crew bounces back with hot takes on We Happy Fewthe Super Smash Bros. Ultimate direct, and the ongoing James Gunn saga. Tune in to this week’s episode now!

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is one of the hottest names in politics right now because of her historic upset in New York. With midterm elections looming, Kata Stevens reviews important female political figures and how they set the stage for Ocasio-Cortez’s big victory.

New music group, LOONA, made its debut on August 8th, but the group’s development has been a long time coming. 671 days, in fact. K-Pop expert Jack Wannan pages through how LOONA developed a cult following prior to its first release.

Music & Gaming

Video Games 2 the MAX: Smash Direct, Dead Cells, We...

The latest Games podcast sees Sean and Marc discussing the recent Smash Direct, and all its reveals. Plus, Marc talks Dead Cells and We Happy Few too.

A Breakdown of LOONA’s Pre-Debut Discography

Making their debut tomorrow on the 8th on August for the first time all together, LOONA has been in the works for 671 days.

New Writer Spotlight

Lukas Ridge joins the conversation on all things Hollywood and visual entertainment at LWOS Life this week! In his debut article, Lukas decries the underachievement of Winnie the Pooh and provides support for why the silly old bear should be a regular box office smash with every release.

Winnie the Pooh’s Wholesome Fun Deserves Recognition

I love Winnie the Pooh.  Always have, always will.  The deceptively simple character created over 90 years ago by A. A. Milne and, indeed, his...

Life: Rewind

Check out these smash hit articles from the last few weeks!

Andrew Semaan wraps up his series on the Subjectivity of Horror.

Ryan Hawks picks the best of the Final Fantasy Brave Exvius enhancements.

And Josh King explains which movie pass subscription service is really right for you.