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Opening This Weekend- January 24

Opening This Weekend- January 24

Austin Schouman, Entertainment Editor

January 23, 2014

This week is a slow week in the movie world. Only one film is seeing major release, with Stuart Beattie’s I, Frankenstein. While new pickings are slim, the plethora of movies released last week should see thinner crowds than on their opening weekend. So for the claustrophobic among us, this is the...

Opinion: Give Us Something Real

Opinion: Give Us Something Real

Austin Schouman, Entertainment Editor

January 8, 2014

Editor's Note: This opinion piece was rewritten for use as our staff editorial in the December 2013 print edition. This is the original work in full, as written by Austin Schouman.  When Mrs. Wilson walked onto the stage following Michael Fowlin’s presentation, I realized exactly what was wrong with...

Why Do Comic Book Movies Make More Money Than Comic Books?

Word cloud courtesy of Tagxedo

Austin Schouman, Entertainment Editor

December 12, 2013

If The Avengers was a country, it would have the 167th largest GDP in the world, coming in just ahead of Belize. No, seriously. The 2012 Avengers movie managed to bring in $1.5 billion worldwide at the box office, and that’s just at the theater. That’s not including the endless amounts of DVDs, ...

Reviews: American Authors- American Authors EP

Reviews: American Authors- American Authors EP

Austin Schouman, Entertainment Editor

November 20, 2013

Artist: American Authors Album: American Authors EP Genre: Alternative/ Indie Rock If you can only buy one song buy: Believers Rating: A Raise your hand if you went to the movies sometime in the past two weeks. If you did, chances are you saw a trailer for Delivery Man. While the preview gave off t...

Pre-show Preparation at Footloose

Austin Schouman, Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2013

For all the work that goes on during the actual performance of Footloose, a whole lot more goes into pre-show preparation. Entertainment Editor Austin Schouman embedded himself backstage in the two hours leading up to showtime to see exactly what goes on. 2 hours to curtain Actors, actresses and mem...

Just Who Is: Ylvis

Just Who Is: Ylvis

Austin Schouman, Entertainment Editor

October 17, 2013

You know the song right? The one everyone is talking about? The one about foxes and the sounds they make? I’m talking, of course, about the viral song The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?) by comedic duo Ylvis. Ylvis’ techno ballad about foxes has now hit over 120 million views on YouTube. But not many know much a...

Galley: Grand Haven Hosts Boys Soccer Districts

Galley: Grand Haven Hosts Boys Soccer Districts

Maisy Hoffman, PR Manager

October 17, 2013

Tuesday nights first round of districts held at Grand Haven were outstanding to say the least. With the Bucs coming out on top 3-1 over Grandville, they move on to play Mona Shores thursday Oct 17. Grand Havens current record stands at 12-3-5. The team is warmed up and ready to face the challenge ahead...

Gallery: Homecoming Game 2013

Gallery: Homecoming Game 2013

Austin Schouman, Entertainment Editor

October 13, 2013

What a memorable game.  From senior Ryan MaGuire's agonizingly close field goal try from more than 50 yards out, to junior Jacob Kostner's 45 yard touchdown catch, to the fumble in overtime that ended the game, this will not be a game Buccaneer fans soon forget.  Bucs' Blade photographers Vlasia Niotis,...

Reviews: Scott & Brendo- And Away We Go

Reviews: Scott & Brendo- And Away We Go

Austin Schouman, Entertainment Editor

October 2, 2013

Album: And Away We Go Artist: Scott & Brendo Genre: Hip-Hop/Pop If you can only buy one song buy: Kitten Air Rating: A+ It's not often that I give an album a perfect 5/5.  For that to happen, I need to enjoy just about every track, with just one exception for a song I don't like as much.  ...

Random Reviews: Royal EP

Random Reviews: Royal EP

Austin Schouman, Entertainment Editor

September 30, 2013

In this weekly series, Entertainment Editor Austin Schouman picks a random album from an artist he has never heard of before and reviews it. Album: Royal EP Artist: The Royal Concept Genre: Alternative If you can only buy one song buy: On Our Way Rating: B+   I’ll be honest, I had no idea who The Roy...