The Weekly Swarm: 1/6 – 1/12

Ruby Hornet's The Weekly Swarm

How about last week’s polar vortex, huh? While the weekend was exponentially warmer than the beginning of the week, the potholes scattered across the streets were a firm reminder of the bitter cold front we experienced here in Chicago. With Virgil and I leaving for Utah this week, we’re going to have nothing but cold in our near futures. Nevertheless, the show goes on.

Check out all of last week’s content below!


[Weekend Box Office] Frozen heats up the box office
New film stills for Captain America: The Winter Soldier
[Trailer] Labor Day
[Trailer] Bad Words
[Trailer] Fading Gigolo
[Documentary] Chicago Hip Hop Profiled in “The Field”
[Video] “Don’t Talk or Text” PSA featuring Siri
[Trailer] Don Peyote
Top 10 Films of 2013


#100Trill: “Forever” (Feat. ShowYouSuck)
[Video] Sasha Go Hard: “Own Lane”
Austin Celebrates “Free Week”
[Video] Hardwell: “Dare You” (Feat. Matthew Koma)
ProbCause & The O’My’s: “One of a Kind”
St. Vincent: “Digital Witness”
Common: “War”
Alex Wiley Releases Four New Tracks
SXSW 2014 Announces Expanded Lineup
[Video] King Krule: “A Lizard State”
[Album] Mike Golden & Friends: “Utopia”
A$AP Ferg: “DTM Awards ’14” (“Trophies” Remix)
Coachella 2014 Line Up Announced
Earl Sweatshirt Announces “Wearled Tour”
[Video] Nardwuar Vs Diplo
[Video] Cass McCombs: “Big Wheel”
Owls: “I’m Surprised”
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill developing TV series with Q-Tip
[Video] Donnie Trumpet: “Don’t Leave” (Feat. Vic Mensa)


Behind The Scene Photos of Emily Ratajkowski at Terry Richardson’s Studio
Polaroid Socialmatic Camera to Officially Launch at CES 2014
Pete Nice: An MC’s Photo Album Circa 1986-1991
Photographer Clara Balzary’s Interview With Frank 151 [NSFW]


Nintendo forced to pay percentage of future 3DS sales to another company
Pirate Bay to create proposed peer-to-peer world wide web
[Video] Michael Bay succumbs to stage fright at CES
Intel unveils Edison, a full PC smaller than an SD card
PlayStation Now to stream old PlayStation games to PS4, PS Vita
3 million Xbox Ones, 4.2 million PlayStation 4s sold in 2013
Kickstarter amassed $480 million in funds last year
Introducing The Mophie Space Pack

Geoff Henao

Geoff Henao is a writer/kinda photographer affiliated with the Chicago collective LOD. His interests include film, punk rock, cute girls, graphic novels, video games, and the Chicago Bulls. He's funny sometimes.

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