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Attention: the following program has been canceled

October 2, 2009
Filed under Entertainment

By Hubert Adjei-Kontoh Staff Writer Network conflicts, bad scheduling or failure to obtain an audience are the main reasons that TV shows are canceled; unfortunately, great programs have been canceled for these very same reasons. However, with the advent of the DVD player and a robust home video...

Experience Coppell Film Society!

October 2, 2009
Filed under Entertainment

Story by Hubert Adjei-Kontoh Staff Writer Video by Johnathan Domingo KCBY Special Features On Fridays, students are usually eager to get home, classes are over, the weekend is beginning, and it’s time to get that much needed rest. However, members of Coppell Film Society have found out that...

Oktoberfest fun for all

October 2, 2009
Filed under Entertainment

By Aditi Shrikant Staff Photographer Oktoberfest has the reputation of being a drunken carnival full of sleazy beer drinkers and hardy foods. This event is not often looked upon as a family experience, but while photographing this festival I acquired a different perspective. I watched as kids...

All aboard Anything Goes Image and video hosting by TinyPic

October 2, 2009
Filed under Entertainment

By Katie Quill Photo Editor Video by Haley Powers and Christina Baker, KCBY While most Coppell students have been focused on the recent successes of the football team and general homecoming madness, another group has been hard at work behind the scenes on the upcoming musical, Anything Goes. After three de...

Machinima reloads the standard of creative filmmaking Image and video hosting by TinyPic

October 2, 2009
Filed under Entertainment

Story by Ashleigh Heaton Entertainment Editor Video by Jeff Melville KCBY Special Features        For most students, the word “machinima” holds little to no meaning. However, they should expect to hear the term pop up more and more on video broadcasting sites such as YouTube in the...

Review of Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

September 28, 2009
Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Every now and then, you’ll discover a book that makes you rethink the way literature ought to be written. Maybe this book has different writing style and pattern or it portrays its characters thoughts in a new light. Whatever the reason, this book opens up a new door of literature for you.                ...

Adjei-Kontoh picks the best worst movies

September 25, 2009
Filed under Entertainment

By Hubert Adjei-Kontoh Staff Writer When I saw the trailer for The Open Road, the road movie wherein Justin Timberlake reunites with his errant father played by Jeff Bridges, I didn't just think this film looked absolutely horrid. No, my first thought was: I must see this. Don't get me wrong, I love great f...

Hobbits unite at library party

September 25, 2009
Filed under Entertainment

By Ellen Cameron Staff Writer “Was that a … hobbit?” The question was not so outlandish on Thursday, Sept. 23 at William T. Cozby Library at 7:15 p.m., when my shocked friend turned to me after a boy looking suspiciously hobbit-like passed us. And yes, it was a hobbit. The library hosted a Hobb...

New TV schedule offers a little something for everyone

September 25, 2009
Filed under Entertainment

By Melissa Brisco Copy Editor Each year, a plethora of new shows are released with hopes of getting enough views to keep the program on for more than three weeks, and at, best return for a second season. Each network produces numerous shows that not only compete with other  new shows but also...

Jay-Z’s ‘The Blueprint 3’ suffers from lack of plan

September 24, 2009
Filed under Entertainment

By Chris Nguyen Features Editor Jay-Z The Blueprint 3 Label: Roc Nation Ironically, Jay-Z’s Blueprint albums do not have much of a direction. Whereas the instant classic, The Blueprint, mixed and mashed classic soul samples alongside heavy lyrics dealing with personal conflicts and troubles...

blink-182 rocks Dallas

September 24, 2009
Filed under Entertainment

By Gaby Moran Staff Writer Blink-182 rolled into Dallas last night and gave a performance that no one will ever forget. All fans should thank the almost fatal airplane crash that drummer Travis Barker was in because otherwise there would have been no concert last night. The reunion has made many...

Quirk Publishing puts a dark spin on classic Austen literature

September 23, 2009
Filed under Entertainment

By Rebecca Neumann Staff Writer Does adding to classic literature taint it or improve it? That is the question some are asking now that parodies are being made of beloved Jane Austen novels. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies came out last spring to critical acclaim, and shot up the New York Time...

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