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Top 10: Saturday Night Live shorts

Top 10: Saturday Night Live shorts

February 14, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

By Beth Coyle '16 | Staff Writer SNL has always had incredible digital shorts and commercial parodies, so they all deserve their own list. “White Like Me” Eddie Murphy disguises himself as a white man to see the differences white men have versus black men. He is shocked at how much he can get away with when white and discovers a ...

Top 10: Saturday Night Live sketches

Top 10: Saturday Night Live sketches

February 14, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

By Beth Coyle '16 | Staff Writer Saturday Night Live will be celebrating its 40th anniversary this Sunday. Here are my top 10 SNL sketches. (In no particular order) 1. “Chippendales Audition” Starring Patrick Swayze and Chris Farley, this sketch shows two men auditioning for the male strip club "Chippendales" with the joke being how much more physically fit Swayze is than Farley. This sketch includes some of...

Top 15 & Recap: North American International Auto Show

Top 15 & Recap: North American International Auto Show

January 27, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Entertainment, Featured, Opinion

By Caleb Chadwell & Kevin Biglin, Both '15 | Page Editors 1.  Volkswagen Golf GTI This is the car that has it all. Named Motor Trend’s 2015 Car of the Year and also the 2015 North American Car of the year, the Volkswagen Golf GTI perfectly combines practicality and affordability with sp...

Top 10 video games of 2014

Top 10 video games of 2014

January 16, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Opinion, Video Games

By Preston Fossee '16 | Staff Writer 10.  "Titanfall" [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FPtT4C870c] Platforms:  Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One Release Date:  March 11, 2014 This first-person shooter by Respawn Entertainment was one of the first games available to Xbox One ...

Part two: Paul Attard’s Top 10 “off-the-radar” films of 2014

Part two: Paul Attard’s Top 10 “off-the-radar” films of 2014

January 16, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Movies, Opinion

By Paul Attard '15 | Staff Writer DISCLAIMER:  The following opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Tower Pulse as a whole. For part one, click here!   “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tM6hcHp0_kU] While the other films on this list may have more techn...

Top 10: Songs of 2014

Top 10: Songs of 2014

January 15, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Music, Opinion

By Scarlett Constand '16 | Staff Writer   “Shut up and Dance” - Walk the Moon [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JCLY0Rlx6Q] After a somewhat lengthy absence from the mainstream music scene, Walk the Moon makes its comeback with “Shut Up and Dance.” It’s catchy and defini...

Part one: Paul Attard’s top 10 “off-the-radar” films of 2014

Part one: Paul Attard’s top 10 “off-the-radar” films of 2014

January 13, 2015
Filed under Editorial, Entertainment, Featured, Movies, Opinion

By Paul Attard '15 | Staff Writer DISCLAIMER:  The following opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Tower Pulse as a whole. In 2014 we saw the end of history and the departure of language from the cinema, with films giving all of us new experiences and changing our worldview.  This was the y...

Top 10: Christmas Movies

Top 10: Christmas Movies

December 19, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Opinion

By Emma Turco '15 | Staff Writer 10:  “Jingle All the Way” (1996) [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdm1uYtutGQ] As things start to get tense at home, workaholic Mr. Langston (Arnold Schwarzenegger) decides to make things up to his wife and son by buying him the most wanted toy of ...

Gallery: Sound of the Season Choir Concert

Gallery: Sound of the Season Choir Concert

December 12, 2014
Filed under Choir, Entertainment, Featured

By Preston Fossee '16 | Staff Writer Grosse Pointe South’s choir performed in the Sound of the Season concert on Tuesday. Christmas songs supplied by the DSO such as Silent Night, The First Noel, and the traditional Hallelujah Chorus were performed by the choir.  ...

Choir members share experience performing at Mothers’ Club Tea

December 8, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Featured Videos, Multimedia, Opinion

By Emma Turco '15 | Staff Writer Watch the video below to hear members of the choir discuss their recent performance at the Mothers' Club Tea. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BzHw2v_uAIc]

Through the eyes of an actress: “Almost Maine”

Through the eyes of an actress: “Almost Maine”

November 25, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

By Emma Turco '15 | Staff Writer As a student involved in theatre, nothing is more exciting and entertaining than when the overture of a musical begins and the curtain rises to expose a fresh set. Everything is all new to me as an audience member. Each line is said with new excitement, each scary...

“Whiplash” leaves a sour note

“Whiplash” leaves a sour note

November 24, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Featured, Opinion

By Paul Attard '15 | Staff Writer Bang the drum slowly, and you don't get the part. Instead, bang it loud enough for everyone to understand. That’s the logic that flows throughout Damien Chazelle’s second feature, “Whiplash.” It’s electric nature of fast-paced drum action serves its purpose,...

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