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Cardboard Castles - Album review by Jonathan, Teen Blogger

Posted on May 23, 2017 at 11:06 AM
“There’s seven billion, fourty-seven million people on the planet and I have the audacity to think I matter.” Have you ever heard a lyric that just hits you like a ton of bricks and changes your entire worldview for a second? George Watsky seems to be an expert in crafting those kinds of lines. The spoken word poet made his rap debut with Watsky, but his second album Cardboard Castles was where he really started to pick up speed. The album combines all the best elements of spoken word and rap in a way that makes it accessible to those who have no experience with either genre.
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Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die - Album review by Jonathan, Teen Blogger

Posted on May 4, 2017 at 10:54 AM
Panic! At The Disco is a band that has never shied away from taking a few risks. Completely change your lineup and genre 4 albums into your career? Sure. Release your album alongside a Duran Duran-inspired single about bisexuality? Why not? Use a Sesame Street sample in a song about clubbing? Sounds good to me. It’s things like this that make Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die such a unique album. From start to finish, anything goes.
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The Breakfast Club - Movie review by Jenna, Teen Blogger

Posted on April 29, 2017 at 11:49 AM
The Breakfast Club: if you haven’t seen it, you have probably heard of it. It’s just one of those classic 80s movies, like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off or Footloose. You may wonder how a movie about five students spending a Saturday in detention could in anyway be exciting or inspiring enough to capture audiences and become a classic the way it has. But that’s the thing about good movies; they manage to take simplistic situations and transform them into interesting and thematic films that become the favorite of many.
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The Black Halo - Album Review by Jonathan, Teen Blogger

Posted on April 10, 2017 at 03:28 PM
The Black Halo was released on March 15, 2005, and nearly every review I could find of the album started with something along the lines of “is it too early to call this Album of the Year?” The fact that I’m not surprised in the slightest is probably a good omen. For those who have never heard of Kamelot, they’re a Symphonic Metal band based in Florida, but with members and guest musicians hailing from Holland, Germany, Norway, and recently Canada. A direct sequel to 2003’s Epica (more on that later), The Black Halo is widely considered the band’s magnum opus, and over 10 years later, it arguably still holds that title.
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