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‘American Horror Story: Cult’ plays on Trump fears

‘American Horror Story: Cult’ plays on Trump fears

Katrina Wiebenson, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under Reviews

The 2016 election results shocked the world and elicited multiple different kinds of reactions from people. Also in 2016, clown attacks started to arise in South Carolina. “American Horror Story: Cult," the seventh installment of the “American Horror Story” series, plays on just those topics. In...

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” is not black and white

“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” is not black and white

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under A&E

An infamous case with a prominent star in the center of it. This was not O.J.'s first time in the limelight, but it would be one of the defining moments in his career. The TV series "The People v. O.J. Simpson" followed one of the most controversial cases of the 21st century and brought new dialogue...

Carlmont student presents original play: ‘The Diner on Washington Street’

Carlmont student presents original play: ‘The Diner on Washington Street’

Hannah Young, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016


Filed under A&E

Second semester of senior year is often spent relaxing and anticipating college acceptance letters. For Denis Yudin, however, second semester has been spent directing his original play, “The Diner on Washington Street.” The inspiration for “The Diner on Washington Street” came to Yudin at...

‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ welcomes you to room 64

‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ welcomes you to room 64

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under A&E

Room 64. So many questions are left unanswered: Why does the clock always stop at 2:25? Why does the radio always play the same song? What is room 64? All guests are welcome to enter room 64, but not all are welcome to leave. "American Horror Story: Hotel" starts off by taking viewers to an enigmatic...

‘American Beauty/ American Psycho’ has a new vibe

‘American Beauty/ American Psycho’ has a new vibe

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015


Filed under A&E

If we were immortals, we would still have “American Beauty/American Psycho” stuck in our heads for the rest of our lives. American rock band Fall Out Boy was influenced by different artists to branch out since their previous album, “Save Rock and Roll.” In my opinion, they achieved their go...

American Hustle didn’t live up to its title

American Hustle didn’t live up to its title

Alyssa Espiritu, Staff Writer

February 4, 2014


Filed under A&E

Nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture, American Hustle stands as what is said to be the best movie of the year. This however, is a bit of an overstatement. The movie attracted a lot of attention due to the cast and interesting characters. Actor Christian ...

American Horror Story: Coven: ‘Bitchcraft’

American Horror Story: Coven: ‘Bitchcraft’

Ivy Nguyen, Staff Writer

October 14, 2013


Filed under A&E

The following contains spoilers for American Horror Story: Coven: "Bitchcraft." American Horror Story: Coven is the next part in FX Network’s anthology series, which is notoriously known to be the stuff of nightmares. Season one included a domestic marital drama and a murder house; last year’s insta...

American Idol: better or worse?

American Idol: better or worse?

October 16, 2012


Filed under A&E

American Idol has been running on Fox for 11 seasons now, and is scheduled to begin the twelfth season  in Jan. 2013. The first several seasons of American Idol were a total hit, landing number one on the charts for seven years straight. “After X Factor and The Voice came out, there were so ...

American Idol returns with a twist

American Idol returns with a twist

January 20, 2011


Filed under A&E

Over the past few years, America's gained a judge, lost a judge, gained another judge then lost two more judges on American Idol. Americnl Idol began in 2002 will judges Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson, and the famous Simon Cowell. For years, the judges made dreams come true and the show has produced st...

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