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The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: What makes it magic?

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina: What makes it magic?

by Beau Cameron, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Best of SNO, Fall 2018

On October 26, Netflix dropped its newest, spookiest show, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina. I had planned to review it, so I sat down with a pen and pad of paper, ready to tear it apart. Sometime during Episode 5, I forgot to take notes. The show’s creator, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, works ...

Movie review: A Star is Born emotionally devastating

Movie review: A Star is Born emotionally devastating

by Lilly Player, Managing Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

This article contains spoilers. Some may think I’m weak, but after seeing the 2018 remake of A Star is Born, I was an emotional wreck. I walked out of the theatre with tears streaming down my face, and all I could think was, “Why Jack? How could you be so asinine?” For the past month I have been wat...

Inktober 2018: The drawing challenge hones artists’ skills

Inktober 2018: The drawing challenge hones artists’ skills

by Tyler Roman, Managing Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

October is a month of favorites: Halloween, the annual pumpkin spice phenomenon, and Inktober. Jake Parker started the Inktober challenge in 2009 by posting his art on Instagram, and the activity gained popularity. In 2013, a total of 100,000 artists posted more than 1.3 million pieces over the course of 31 days....

What Halloween costume are you?

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Halloween

On a Friday night, where would you find yourself? A. a football game B. with friends C. at home D. doing homework How likely are you to go to a haunted house? A. very likely B. likely C. not so much D. never What is your favorite school subject? A. gym/strength traini...

Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V:” One of the most anticipated hip-hop albums of the decade lives up to the hype

Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter V:” One of the most anticipated hip-hop albums of the decade lives up to the hype

by Bailey Spore and Ryan Sheehy

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

Tha Carter V,released September 28, is made stronger by guest appearances from Kendrick Lamar, XXXTentacion, Travis Scott, and more. Tha Carter V is an overall amazing album, and we recommend giving it a listen if you haven’t already. The album opens with a hook from the late controversial Florida rapper ...

Big Mouth: A nostalgic whiff of preteen spirit

Big Mouth: A nostalgic whiff of preteen spirit

by Haley Enders, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

Warning: Minor Spoilers. Rate: 5/5 stars Big Mouth, a Netflix original, produced by Nick Kroll and his childhood best friend, Andrew Goldberg, was inspired by Kroll being pantsed in middle school in front of his crush. The entire show is based on Kroll and Goldberg and their experiences in the aw...

Play Review – Blythe Spirit at Other Voices Theater, Frederick, October 26-28

by Damon Norko, Guest Contributor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

As a playwright, I have been doing a lot of traveling lately and have experienced the magic of theater in a lot of different venues up and down the east coast, but on Friday night, I was delighted to discover a truly great venue right in my backyard in Frederick. The Other Voices Theater is located in th...

Movie Review: “Night School” Starring Kevin Hart

Movie Review: “Night School” Starring Kevin Hart

by Katie Roach, Reporter

October 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

Tickets were sold out on September 28 and the week following for the new movie Night School starring Kevin Hart. People are lining up to watch this fun-filled comedy directed by Malcolm D. Lee. The popular director has brought us other films like Girls Trip (2017), Scary Movie 5 (2013), and The Best Man (199...

Supreme: An “Excellent” waste of money

Supreme: An “Excellent” waste of money

by Andrew Lyons, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

The Supreme brand in recent years can be, with utmost certainty, described as the most substantial waste of consumers' money, with a hoodie costing $650.00. Why are so many people suckered into purchasing? Supreme is a clothing and skateboard empire with humble origins as small shop on Lafayette Stree...

Movie Review: “Like Father” has little to like

Movie Review: “Like Father” has little to like

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

In Like Father (rated TV-MA), another stereotypical, and, unfortunately humorless, romantic comedy, Rachel Hamilton’s (Kristen Bell) workaholic tendencies leave her alone at the altar by her fiance Owen (Jon Foster). As she flees from the ceremony, she catches a glimpse of her father, Harry (Kelsey Gram...

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