Beach House Floats On Its Celestial Sound

by Joseph Oscilowski ‘22 Debuting in 2004 and composed of only two people, Beach House finds itself as one of the most popular dream pop bands. The duo of Victoria Legrand as the vocalist and Alex Scally as the instrumentalist and backup vocalist, has over 8.5 million monthly listeners on Spotify. After six years, Beach House has finally provided its … Read More

Cast of “The Great Gatsby” Excited for Spring Play

by Audrey Farris ‘25 The Sherwood theater department is celebrating the Roaring 20s with their first play on the stage in two years. “The Great Gatsby” is the classic story, originally from the 1925 novel of the same name by F. Scott Fitzgerald, that is full of love and heartbreak in jazz-age New York. This tale of the dark side … Read More

Kanye West Drama Raises the Question of When To Look Away

by Gabi Admi ‘23 Kayne West is a famous rapper, producer and fashion designer who was also the husband to the equally famous reality tv star Kim Kardashian. West and Kardashian split in February of 2021 following West’s failed 2020 campaign for president and increasing signs of his struggle with bipolar disorder. Kardashian has spoken very little publicly about their … Read More

Boba Fett Lives Up to The Mandalorian Hype

by Alex Braun ‘23 After Season 2 of the Disney+ show The Mandalorian, many viewers, including myself, were left wanting more. To the viewer’s apparent misfortune, the season ended in a way that made it seem like the series finale: Grogu was going to be trained by Luke Skywalker, Mando (Pedro Pascal) had the Darksaber, and they were parting ways. … Read More

Multiple Storylines Keep Viewers Guessing Until the End

by Rachel Klein ‘22 A high school reunion. An extravagant party. A murder. Apple TV’s murder-mystery comedy The Afterparty was released in late January and explores the complex relationships between old high school friends that re-emerge at their 15-year reunion. Everything starts going downhill for the main characters when popstar Xavier, played by Dave Franco, arrives at the gathering. He … Read More

Euphoria’s Season Two Continues to Effectively Illuminate Teen Struggles

by Marissa Harris ‘22 For the first two months of 2022, Euphoria was a trending phenomenon among its legions of viewers. In an age of what is usually on-demand streaming, suddenly Sunday nights at 9 p.m on HBO Max was “must-see TV.” For fans like myself, it’s nearly impossible to objectively review Season 2 because I became so engrossed in … Read More

“The Batman” Is a Moody Masterpiece

by Ben Schoenberg ‘24 Set up against a rainy background, a group of thugs follow a man out of the train to rob him. The criminals look up and see the iconic bat symbol in the night sky and glance into the darkness in fear of the Dark Knight. Out of the shadows in the train station, Batman walks out, … Read More

New-Gen Anime Reaches Iconic Popularity

by Lilika Jenkins ‘22 Demon Slayer, one of the most popular anime that has taken the Internet by storm in the last few years. It has recently aired another season that is available on multiple streaming platforms including Hulu. Alongside other very well-received shows such as Attack on Titan, there has been an excited buzz every weekend to see the … Read More

NFTs Are Breaking Through In the Music Industry

by Alexis Booker ‘23 NFTs (non refundable tokens) since 2021 have been dramatically increasing in popularity with the industry being worth an astounding $25 billion compared to only $95 million in 2020 (as reported by DappRadar which gathers data from 10 blockchains to create their results). Contrary to Bitcoin, NFTs are unique digital tokens that are directly exchanged between recipients … Read More

alt-J and Portugal. The Man Create a Sensory Utopia

by Audrey Farris ‘25 On only the second night of their U.S. tour, dual-headliners alt-J and Portugal. The Man put on an astonishing performance on February 26 at the Anthem in Washington DC.. The combination of bright graphics, angsty rock music, and 10 minute long guitar solos from Portugal. The Man paired perfectly with the much more mellow and visually … Read More