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Hoppus not hot at hosting: New Fuse show fails to entertain viewers

Kelsey Simpson, Staff Writer

November 9

Filed under Entertainment

After weeks of anxious waiting, Fuse TV’s premiered “A Different Spin” with blink-182’s Mark Hoppus as its host. Hoppus does it all. As a bass player, singer and music producer, he’s a classic renaissance man. For...

Festival-goer’s survival guide

Kelly Carlin, Editor

November 5

Filed under Entertainment

Parting with a couple hundred bucks is not something I’m willing to do every day. For a few special occasions, I will open my wallet and willingly shell out my money. One in particular that I’ll happily pay for is an upcoming...

Mac Miller takes Jaxx to the maxx

Austin Kaminski, Orange Sports Editor

November 5

Filed under Entertainment

On a brisk night in October, people waited in a seemingly endless line that had assembled outside of Jaxx nightclub. Generally this type of fan frenzy is reserved only for popular artists such as Jay-Z or Taylor Swift. But...

‘Paranormal 2’ has no sequel slump

Kelly Carlin, Editor

November 5

Filed under Entertainment

Demons, demons, everywhere. With the recent release of “Paranormal Activity 2,” people are lying awake in their beds through all hours of the night afraid of one thing: becoming possessed. The sleeper hit of 2007, “Paranormal...

A thousand suns shine on Linkin Park: Band takes new direction with recently released album

Sam Goldwasser, Orange Managing Editor

October 26

Filed under Entertainment

“A Thousand Suns,” Linkin Park’s newest album, is taking the band in a new direction. The album focuses on nuclear war and other general themes of warfare. Generally known for being an alternative rock band, Linkin Park...

Rock on, Betty White

Kelly Carlin, Editor

October 26

Filed under Entertainment

If there’s one thing the people of America need to say to Betty White, it’s “thank you for being a friend.” The 88-year-old has had a resurgence of popularity in recent years, particularly with young people who were...

A+ for Emma Stone

Sam Perlstein, Orange Managing Editor

October 26

Filed under Entertainment

Sarcastic and edgy Emma Stone, as Olive in “Easy A,” steals the show and everyone’s hearts. Quirky teenager Olive Penderghast is average, so she tells some lies and some more lies. Olive gets everyone to believe she lost...

Spidey swings onto the Broadway stage

Kyle Rushton & Lisa Williams, Staff Writer & Editor

October 26

Filed under Entertainment

First a comic book, then a movie, now a musical? Along with several other movies, Spider Man is becoming a Broadway rock musical.  The original comic book series has sparked several spin off comic book series, a successful...

Young Money’s Minaj brings in cash

Anna Lehman, Orange Entertainment Editor

October 26

Filed under Entertainment

Nicki Minaj, electrifying the world with her talented voice and her vibrantly colored wigs. A little over a year ago New Yorker Onika Minaj, better known as her stage name Nicki Minaj, was not as well known as Katy Perry or...

Baby bumps overwhelm daytime TV

Sara Lepley, Orange Entertainment Editor

October 26

Filed under Entertainment

When I flip on the TV and see “Teen Mom” or “Sixteen and Pregnant,” I can barely help my eyes from glazing over. MTV, I expected just a little more from you. Juno was great. You can’t resist the quirky mommy-to-be...

Long time rapper still doesn’t get old for fans: Eminem recovers career and revives fanbase with new album, ‘Recovery’

Luis Lester, Blue Sports Editor

October 7

Filed under Entertainment

He’s back! The rapper, who in the early 21st century took everybody by surprise with his hysterical lyrics and obscure sense of humor, has made a comeback into the rapping game with a bang. Marshall Mathers, otherwise...

Very Much Annoyance: Fans of other artists outraged upon witnessing Lady Gaga’s dress and overwhelming victories

Tiffany Clark, Blue Entertainment Editor

October 7

Filed under Entertainment

Lady Gaga won everything. Well, not really, but that’s what it seemed like to viewers of MTV’s 2010 Video Music Awards. The unique, relatively new artist, dressed head-to-toe in meat, won eight out of 13 nominations...

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