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Bubble Wrapp KC: Where Indie Art and Toys Come Together

Emma Sauer, Writer
November 18, 2022

  Some people think toys are just for kids — chunks of cheap plastic made to fill a landfill someday. But Kitty and Nate, owners of Bubble Wrapp KC, see things differently; to them, toys are works of art.    Having just opened in October, Bubble Wrapp brings the exciting...

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The New Observer: “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” Review

Cristian Martinez, Sports Editor
November 17, 2022

  Harry Potter’s chokehold on pop culture is incredible, as the Wizarding World has continued to enchant fans around the globe for over 20 years.    Despite having 500 million copies sold and grossing almost $2.4 billion at the box office, I was not a part of the magical...

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A Grooming Epidemic: Two Documentaries Expose Pedophilia in American Institutions

Michael Campbell, Writer
November 9, 2022

  Two documentaries, two institutions specialized for children, one pervasive threat: “grooming.”    “Grooming” refers to “manipulative behaviors that the abuser uses to gain access to a potential victim, coerce them to agree to the abuse, and reduce the risk...

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Review: Taylor Swift’s Midnights is a Masterpiece

Maleigha Billings, Writer
November 9, 2022

  With the stroke of midnight on a late October eve, Taylor Swift brought fans on a “journey through terrors and sweet dreams,” with her new album, “Midnights.”  People are brought to the middle of the night for many reasons, whether it’s self-hatred, what ifs,...

Pinocchio is one of many live-action movies Disney has released over the past few years. (Polygon)

Will the Live-Action Pinocchio be a Smash Hit? Probably Not.

Emma Sauer, Writer
September 13, 2022

Save your precious time and skip Disney’s upcoming “Pinocchio”— or better yet, skip all of their live-action remakes and watch the original animated films.    In case you haven’t caught the trailer on YouTube, Disney once again has pulled another corpse...

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