Category Archives: Entertainment

‘Skyfall’ flies as thriller, flat as James Bond movie

Is Skyfall the best Bond flick yet? Turns out, it depends on where you look. The performances, line delivery and production values are as brilliant as any moviegoer could hope…

Local activities to re-kindle your holiday spirit

You sip a mug of hot chocolate beside the crackling fireplace, taking in the aroma of baking cookies and fresh pine. Or maybe you light the Menorah, treating yourself to…

Zeppelin tribute at Sunset Center rambles on to mediocrity

Sadly, Led Zeppelin didn’t actually come to Carmel to play an actual live show. We would be better off hoping for Congress to actually agree on something. But the Led…

The Sandpiper Police Log

Oct. 15, 4:27 p.m. Near drowning at a recent water polo match when six parents tried to do the wave. While concerned, Principal Rick Lopez did not want to dampen…

‘Wallflower’ movie blossoms into fine film

When I heard that Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower was being transformed into a movie, I was excited. When I found out that Chbosky was also the…

Kanye’s new ‘G.O.O.D. Music’ album is a misnomer

A quick disclaimer: I am a huge Kanye West fan. Despite the fact that he is an egomaniacal, Taylor Swift interrupting, Lego-guy-sized head possessing crazy person who regularly compares himself…

Rowling’s first Potter-less book proves far from spellbinding

Author J.K. Rowling of Harry Potter fame has disapparated from the world of wizards, magic potions and spells, and planted herself firmly in the muggle realm for her newest novel…

Maddie Cooke cooks up some tunes

Freshman Maddie Cooke sits front and center with a guitar in her hand and a grin upon her face. Beside her, fellow CHS students are singing songs full of praise,…

DO’s and DONT’s for attracting your very own special someone

Wear nice perfume or cologne: DON’T wear that old grandpa or grandma perfume that you refuse to throw away in fear of being labeled a horrible grandchild who throws away…

Songwriters guild tunes up for 2012 debut

The Singers/Songwriters’ Guild has big shoes to fill this year as incoming and returning club members tune their mandolins and write songs of their own to put on quality shows…