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“Schitt’s Creek” embraces subtle comedy that makes show binge worthy

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December 22, 2020

  While scrolling through Netflix, searching for my next excuse to procrastinate, I came across the series, “Schitts Creek”, and boy is it binge-worthy.  The series is about the wealthy...

High School Musical the Musical the Series is the greatest spin off to childhood favorite High School Musical

High School Musical the Musical the Series is the greatest spin off to childhood favorite High School Musical
January 16, 2020

I was scrolling through Instagram when I first learned of “High School Musical the Musical Series”, and I was furious at the notion they were recreating the movie series that defined my childhood.  Disney...

The Rise of Skywalker a satisfying end to the three year saga

The Rise of Skywalker a satisfying end to the three year saga
January 16, 2020

The Rise of Skywalker was everything I hoped for, everything I  dreamed of and my heart is filled to the brim with emotions. As the credits rolled I couldn't distinguish if my tears were of utter sadness...

Cats is so bad its good

Cats is so bad its good
January 16, 2020

CGI has always unsettled me, I find it terrifying. Frankly, it's the reason I’ve never watched “Avatar”. So I can't tell you why I let my family convince me to go see the new creation of “Cats”,...

True love shines through in Jenn Bennett’s “Starry Eyes”

True love shines through in Jenn Bennett's
December 5, 2019

After reading Starry Eyes you’ll never see romance the same way ever again.  I mean bathing in rivers by campfires and hiking up mountains and through caves is more Bear Grylls, an expert survivalist,...

Worst ending to “The end of the F***ing world”

Worst ending to
November 26, 2019

  As it is said all good things must come to an end and the sequel to anything usually sucks. Maybe that’s not exactly how it is said but the message still holds truth. The show End of the F***ing...

West plunges into spiritual failure

West plunges into spiritual  failure
November 26, 2019

Kanye West's new album, Jesus is King, is a disappointing release. Not only did it lack culture but it was a completely new genre of music and appeal for his household name.  Kaynes fame started from...

Twisting music beyond mainstream

Twisting music beyond mainstream
November 26, 2019

Two years ago was the first time I listened to Rex Orange County when my younger brother played one of his first singles, “Best Friend” in the car and I’ve been in love ever since. Alex O’Conner,...

Starbucks mango dragon fruit refresher will grow on you

Starbucks mango dragon fruit refresher will grow on you
September 17, 2019

After a dozen photos and a car ride home, the inevitable had come. I had to take a sip of that bright fluorescent pink drink.  The mango dragon fruit Starbucks refresher.  I’ll have to admit...

Small Town Sandwich Shop goes beyond

Nick reviewing the  menu in the colorful shop.
May 29, 2019

Lexi: Just over the bridge in Spring Lake, Small Town Sandwich Shop is a family-owned business that has been up and running since 2015. They are open every day from 11 a.m. to two p.m. It was satisfying...

Downtown Grand Haven’s new hang out spot

Downtown Grand Haven's new hang out spot
May 6, 2019

You may have seen it on your social media feed already, there is now a rustic and warmly-tinted little cafe on Washington Avenue that was opened to the public on Feb. 23. The Michner’s bought the...

Jason Klinger brings world view into classroom to inspire deeper thinking

Jason Klinger poses under his world map with a smile
March 21, 2019

Jason Klinger was 8 years old when he stood in Germany and watched in amazement as the Berlin wall came to the ground. He was speechless as he watched the large concrete blocks fall. Graffiti sprayed...

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