by Sam Farrell ‘12 California-based Cold War Kids have built their legacy by regularly producing desolate and descriptive lyrics that describe tragedies such as suicide by bridge jumping and alcoholic fathers. The band’s dismal topics of choice coupled with lead singer and rhythm guitarist Nathan Willet’s distinctive vocals have paved the way for the Kids’ fame in the universe of … Read More
Justin Bieber’s first album entitled “My World 2.0” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 283,000 copies in its first week, and he became the youngest male act to top the chart since Stevie Wonder in 1963. He is worth an estimated $65.5 million. The Facebook group “I love Justin Bieber” has gotten more than 14 million “likes” and his official Facebook fan page has almost 21 million “likes.” The music video for Bieber’s hit “Baby” is currently ranked as the most viewed and most discussed YouTube video, with comments coming in every ten seconds.
Don’t get me wrong, I love Michael Cera, but after a while he gets a little old. Seeing him in the same movie over and over again just gets repetitive, but now seeing him as the bassist in Mister Heavenly has inspired new hope that Michael Cera may break his type cast and try something new.
Starbucks’ new drink size, dubbed Trenta (go figure) is a whopping 31 ounces … that’s 16 ounces larger than the human stomach.
What happened to the good ol’ days when the rappers actually spoke what they thought?
by Max Simpson ’11 In “The Next Three Days” John Brennan (Russell Crowe), a teacher at a community college, faces the likelihood that his wife, Lara (Elizabeth Banks), will be in prison for the rest of her life because of a murder conviction. At the start of the film John is going though the appeals process, and has exhausted all … Read More
by Ellen Kirkness ‘12 For as long as I can remember, the businesses in the building on Route 108 across from the French Confection in downtown Sandy Spring have come and gone with the seasons. Can anyone recall the name of the specialty grocery market or the piano bar? Due to the lack of a paved parking lot and the … Read More
by Andi Hubbell ‘11 Screeching electric guitar music resonates, and a fiery explosion ensues. Within a matter of seconds, a brightly painted Trans Am races around the bend of a dusty desert road. A second, sleek black car and motorcade closely follow. The Trans Am’s passengers, the members of My Chemical Romance, promptly put the rainbow-colored ray guns they are … Read More
by Leah Schroeder ‘13 When would it end? Twenty minutes of intrigue, followed by, well, nothing. Everything that happens is predictable and the end couldn’t come soon enough. When the credits finally start rolling, however, there isn’t even a satisfying end to prelude it. Steven Antin’s “Burlesque” is boring, adding nothing to the same-old small town girl making it … Read More
On November 18, 19 and 20 the club CAST, which stands for Creating Awesome Sherwood Theatre, launched “Oklahoma” as its annual fall musical. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, the musical is set in 1906 and centers around the love between a young cowboy named Curly, played by sophomore Connor Martin, and a farm girl named Laurey, played by senior Simone Brown.