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Demon Slayer Exceeds Expectations

Demon Slayer Exceeds Expectations

Amy Chen, Online Editor-In-Chief

November 7, 2019

Studio Ufotable’s animated adaptation of Koyoharu Gotōge’s Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has caught the eyes of previous fans and newcomers alike since its stunning premiere. The 26-episode series starts in medias res, with the protagonist, Tanjirō Kamado (voiced by Natsuki Hanae), carrying his wounded...

My Top 5 Spring Break Binge List

My Top 5 Spring Break Binge List

Tiani Allen, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

Spring break again... It is too short, but it means we’re one step closer to summer. Many BHS students are traveling in super-warm places like Florida or South Carolina; others, like me, are staying home in Cleveland picking up hours at work and sleeping in till noon. Although no one wants ...

Bojack Horseman Offers Edgy Humor and Surprising Social Commentary

Bojack Horseman Offers Edgy Humor and Surprising Social Commentary

Tyler Pohlman, News Editor

September 24, 2018

Bojack Horseman follows the episodic mishaps of BoJack Horseman and friends Diane Nguyen, Princess Carolyn, Todd Chavez and Mr. Peanutbutter on their wacky adventures in a fictionalized version of Hollywood. BoJack Horseman—an anthropomorphic horse—is a washed-up, self-loathing, substance-abus...

‘On My Block’ Presents Diverse Cast in Binge-Worthy Drama

‘On My Block’ Presents Diverse Cast in Binge-Worthy Drama

Allonda Watkins, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018

Set in South Central Los Angeles, in a majority black and Latino neighborhood, the new Netflix series On My Block follows four fourteen-year-old best friends who are stepping into high school as freshmen. The group goes through many challenges together, and they alternate as one another’s friend...

‘Twin Peaks’ Returns After 25 Years

‘Twin Peaks’ Returns After 25 Years

Alexander Robison, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017

Twin Peaks, an experimental television series from the early 90s, will resume on May 21. The new season, produced by Showtime, is set in the mountains of Washington State, 25 years after the previous season, reflecting the length of the gap since the second season was broadcast on ABC. Directed by exper...

Rocky Horror Remake Dazzles With Surprising Casting Choices

Rocky Horror Remake Dazzles With Surprising Casting Choices

Cameron Godfrey, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (RHPS,) which originally aired in London in 1975, is a cult classic film, loved by many and celebrated in midnight showings all over the world. The hallmark of Rocky Horror isn’t its content, because, as most fans will agree, it’s not actually that good. The real valu...

Kimmy Schmidt Offers Great Acting and Slapstick Comedy, Gets Old Fast

Kimmy Schmidt Offers Great Acting and Slapstick Comedy, Gets Old Fast

Dalia Zullig, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2016

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, starring Ellie Kemper as Schmidt and produced by Tina Fey, is interesting, at first. The dark, somewhat ridiculous show starts out when Schmidt and three other women, nicknamed “bunker women”, were rescued from a bunker in some rural hole-in-the-ground town. They had sp...

Reflecting on Walter White’s Journey

Reflecting on Walter White’s Journey

Max Bleich, Opinion Editor

October 14, 2013

For the past six years, many of us have been deeply engaged in a television series that shows a character transform, in creator Vince Gilligan’s words, “from Mr. Chips to Scarface,” as Walter White slowly evolves from a loving father and chemistry teacher to a monstrous drug kingpin.  What is unique about  Breaking Bad...