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Keep Your Blindfolds On

Keep Your Blindfolds On

Josie Spiegelman

February 6, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

When Bird Box came out on December 21st, it seemed as if the whole world had been set on fire. There were immediately jokes and pictures circling around the internet, prompting more and more people to watch the movie and discover what the excitement was about. With 45 million accounts having streame...

Flores: A Taste of Mexico

Flores: A Taste of Mexico

Zoe Cowan, Feature Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Food, Lifestyles, Photos, Reviews

Opened in late 2018 in the space previously occupied by P.F. Changs, Flores is a welcome addition to the Corte Madera Town Center. The Mexican restaurant’s second location boasts a similar menu to their first in San Francisco, highlighting cuisine that honors Mexican tradition. The restaurant enc...

All Wrapped Up

All Wrapped Up

October 18, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Often debated, but never decided: who serves the best Mexican food in Marin? While most people are content having any burrito, a small niche of hardcore Mexican food connoisseurs have found themselves bitterly at odds with each other over the debate. To settle this disagreement, the four final contend...

Sourdough and Sourdough-Nots

Sourdough and Sourdough-Nots

October 18, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

The complimentary bread is arguably the most important component of a dining-out experience. It’s the part of the meal that sets the tone for the rest. But what makes the perfect piece of bread? To me it consists of a warm combination of golden crunch, a light fluffy interior and a blended taste of slig...

Eminem’s Comeback: Kamikaze

Eminem’s Comeback: Kamikaze

October 9, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Music, Reviews

Today’s rap is no doubt the era of “mumble rap”, where almost every rapper is barely understandable. Many people gravitate toward this new-era rap music, not because of lyrics, but because of it’s beat and party-like sound. Many have expressed their dislike of mumble rap, but most have fallen...

J. Cole’s Newest Venture: Another Success

J. Cole’s Newest Venture: Another Success

Michael Diamandakis

May 22, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Music, Reviews

On April 19, 2018, J. Cole released KOD, his eighth studio album. KOD’s 12 tracks explore typical J. Cole themes: drugs, life in poverty, ascent to stardom, copious cash, and the complexity of love, all topics Cole has discussed in past albums, such as 2014 Forest Hills Drive  4 Your Eyez Only. Ho...

Saba Enters the Spotlight

Saba Enters the Spotlight

Lola Leuterio

May 8, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Music, Reviews

On April 5, 2018, Chicago rapper Saba released his second studio-produced album “Care for Me,” an original and artistic expression of his own overwhelming mental health struggles. The emotional depths and skillfully crafted beats that “Care for Me” pours forth make it impossible not to wonde...

Commies Hit Comic Gold

Commies Hit Comic Gold

Maire Hogan

April 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Any comedian will tell you that the best comedy comes from uncomfortable situations. In “The Death of Stalin,” director Armando Iannucci, best known for creating political satire “Veep,” takes that idea and runs with it. To be precise, he runs a marathon with it, stops to carbo load, then keeps...

Five Stars for Three Billboards

Five Stars for Three Billboards

Calvin Rosevear

April 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

With a riveting story, a stellar cast, and very excellent development, “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri” was a close runner-up for Oscar awards. The powerful narrative is centered around Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) and her actions following the rape and murder of her daughter, Ang...

Do it for the Culture

Do it for the Culture

Connor Dargan

March 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

2018 has treated hip hop group Migos well so far; following the release of their newest album, “Culture II,” the group was featured on the cover of “Rolling Stone” and reached the Billboard’s top 200. As of February 7, the album was sitting in the number three slot, with a billion streams in...

Review: “The Beautiful & Damned”

Review: “The Beautiful & Damned”

Kavi Dolasia and Kavi Dolasia

March 5, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Music, Reviews

One look at Gerald “G-Eazy” Gillum will give you all you need to know. The effortless attitude– faintly reminiscent of James Dean– the meticulously cut, slick back hair (seriously, he has a live-in barber on tour), the signature faded black skinny jeans, the tall lanky figure, and the smirk mak...

Mill Valley Market: An Underrated Lunch Destination

Mill Valley Market: An Underrated Lunch Destination

Milo Levine

December 10, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

During the school week, Tam students are given 40 minutes of freedom a day: lunch. School would be infinitely more bleak if we weren’t given a certain amount of time to do whatever we wanted. Off-campus lunch is pretty much a blessing from the administration. It’s kind of like the string that guards...

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