Should Politics Be Discussed in Class?

North’s history department faced a crisis this summer. Over the break, the conservative news source The Federalist released emails sent between North teachers that caused a national controversy. It was picked up by Fox News and spread all over the country, eventually resulting in members of our school’s faculty receiving death threats. The school has … Continue reading Should Politics Be Discussed in Class?

Bojack Season 5 Was Brilliant: Where Do We Go From Here?

The sixth episode of season five of Bojack Horseman is 26 minutes long. It has an opening flashback showing Bojack and his father driving and a final gag, but for the majority of the episode, Bojack simply stares out at the audience, in this case we have assumed the position of visitors at a funeral, … Continue reading Bojack Season 5 Was Brilliant: Where Do We Go From Here?

I Love Music Written for Toddlers

There’s a lot to be said for aggressive, soul-pushing, complex music that opens your mind and heart to a new way of thinking, but today I want to discuss the complete antithesis of all that: kid’s music. The music I remember on cheap cassette tapes and colorful CDs that will always hold a special place … Continue reading I Love Music Written for Toddlers

Rock with a Bass Drop (Let’s Talk About Grandson)

  Next time that you need some good hype music, you would be doing yourself a disservice if you didn’t check out Grandson. Otherwise known as Jordan Edward Benjamin, Grandson is one of the names to watch in the alt rock scene right now. Grandson’s unique style has brought him mounds of success recently, most … Continue reading Rock with a Bass Drop (Let’s Talk About Grandson)