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Most Iconic Artists In Every Genre

Most Iconic Artists In Every Genre

March 24, 2019

Rock/Aged Pop The Beatles are the most commercially successful band in the history of music. They formed in 1960 in Liverpool, England. They first arose in the music industry after the release of their hit single “Love Me Do”, which peaked at #17 on the national charts. They then became a power-house in the industry and released 11 albums that peaked #1 on the global charts. They still remain ...

Paradox: The Best Developer You’ve Never Heard Of

Paradox: The Best Developer You’ve Never Heard Of

March 23, 2019

When most people think of their favorite video game developers of all time, a few come to mind, such as Rockstar, a company that maintains multiple open-world Triple A titles such as Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption, or maybe Blizzard, who is known for their MMORPG World of Warcraft, and their multiple eSports titles such as Overwatch and Heroes of the Storm. But when I think of my favorite ...

Give Underground Artists a Chance

Give Underground Artists a Chance

March 14, 2019

Many mainstream artists are simply overplayed, so fans looking for a fresh sound have been turning to lesser known artists. Here are my suggestions for artists who deserve more attention: 1-800-Bull The first artist is 1-800-Bull from Broward County, Florida. His most popular songs include "Night Time" and "Mirror Man" where he showcases his ability to have powerful and catchy lyrics whilst...

Yes, She Can

Yes, She Can

March 13, 2019

Marvel studios’ Captain Marvel follows the journey of pilot Carol Danvers based on Marvel comics. The title character, played by Brie Larson,  finds out about her history as she tries to discover who she is and what happened to her. Set in the 1990s, it pre-dates recent Avengers films, and features a young Agent Nick Fury. The film is estimated to reach up to $160 million the first week which...

Beyond BTS

Beyond BTS

March 5, 2019

After the astonishing success and global impact of their now senior act, BTS, the South Korean entertainment company Big Hit Entertainment debut their second boy group, Tomorrow X Together. In January 2019, the members of the band were announced. The group consists of Choi Soo Bin, Choi Yeon Jun, Choi Beom Gyu, Kang Tae Hyun and Kai Kamal Huening. When compared to BTS, this new boy group is much younge...

Netflix Series, You, Has Viewers Rooting for the Bad Guy

Netflix Series, You, Has Viewers Rooting for the Bad Guy

February 6, 2019

The Netflix series, You, based on the book by Caroline Kepnes, is a romantic, creepy thriller. The main plot follows the relationship between Joe Goldberg, portrayed by Penn Badgley, and Guinevere Beck, portrayed by Elizabeth Lail. Goldberg has an obsession with Beck, and throughout the series, he goes above and beyond in order to be close to her. His actions reveal him to be a stalker who appe...

Behind the Scenes of WPLD

Behind the Scenes of WPLD

January 22, 2019

PLD Lamplighter's weekly broadcast, WPLD, displays the professional side of student news that Dunbar sees on a weekly basis. However, a lot of people don't get a behind the scenes look at what it takes to produce the broadcast each week. Senior Omar Hassan, WPLD’s broadcast editor, and junior Kennedy Gayheart, the Executive Producer, work together to plan, film and edit the broadcast. "When we are n...

X: Artist of Our Generation

X: Artist of Our Generation

January 20, 2019

Every generation has artists who define their collective spirit. Baby Boomers has Lennon, Generation X had Kurt Cobain, and we have X. Many musicians that make music at the mainstream level have prosperous careers, however, some of the popular musicians’ careers are cut short as some have died at a young age. Their lives end, but what do they leave behind? Some are honored for their art,...

Bird Box: Don’t Open Your Eyes

Bird Box: Don’t Open Your Eyes

January 16, 2019

Released in December of 2018, this Netflix original movie set in post-apocalyptic time has people wondering over what symbolic meanings underlies within the plot. Golden Globe Award-winning actress, Sandra Bullock, stars as the main character, Malorie Hayes, who is paired with 2 unnamed children, Boy and Girl, that venture through the forest and river blindfolded to escape the ‘monster’ that...

New Golden Globes Inspired Trends

New Golden Globes Inspired Trends

January 14, 2019

The Golden Globes Awards is a celebration of the movies and television series that were produced and broke many barriers in 2018. From Black Panther to A Star is Born to Killing Eve, the Golden Globes recognizes brilliant pieces of entertainment and is definitely something to watch, including the pre-show red carpet where celebrities strut their stuff wearing the latest couture fashion. A major ...

A Promise for the New Year

A Promise for the New Year

January 8, 2019

New Year's Eve is a day when people all over the world promise to make a change for themselves when welcoming the new year. One of these people, Park Jimin of the popular South Korean boy band BTS, released his first single, "약속," which translates into "Promise." Growing up in the Geumsa-dong district, Busan, South Korea, Jimin fell in love with music and dance. Prior to becoming a trainee, Jimin studied c...

The Grinch is Coming for Christmas Once Again

The Grinch is Coming for Christmas Once Again

December 19, 2018

In November 2018 the remake of the Grinch, a classic Christmas movie, hit theaters. The animated remake follows the same plot line as the two before it. The audience saw the Grinch once again as the crotchety Scrooge-like character that attempted to steal Christmas from Whoville. The cast includes the voices of Benedict Cumberbatch as The Grinch, Kenan Thompson as a new character and friend to Grinch...