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Master of Fun

Nirav Desai staff writer Aziz Ansari has proven himself to be a renaissance man on a mission over the past few years with his scene-stealing supporting role on the recently-canceled Parks and Recreation, a successful filmed stand-up gig at Madison Square Garden and the release of critically acclaimed book “Modern Romance.” Ansari continues his fruitful […]

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Spectre doesn’t know what it wants to be

Over the course of 53 years, James Bond has evolved from Sean Connery’s charismatic, suave but not exactly realistic Bond into Daniel Craig’s brooding, tortured version. Craig returns in “Spectre” after a three-year break since 2012’s exhilarating “Skyfall”. As usual, Craig is fantastic. His Bond is less a spy and more an assassin for Her […]

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Future of Thrifty Ice Cream in doubt, Walgreens noncommittal

Nirav Desai staff writer Thrifty Ice Cream, a longtime Los Angeles treat, is in danger of melting away into discontinuity after Walgreens’ $17.2 billion purchase of Rite Aid Pharmacy. Thrifty, the award-winning staple of Southern California drugstores for 75 years, may not survive the impending merger of the two corporations, which will officially combine to […]

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Spooky music to get in the Halloween mood

Eleanor Bogart-Stuart, staff writer Everything is better with a little music. Before you go trick-or-treating tonight, make sure to set the ambience with this eclectic bunch of Halloween tunes. 1. Dracula’s Wedding- Outkast ft. Kelis Anyone who wants to get funky this Halloween should turn this song on to full volume. Although neither Outkast nor Kelis […]

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Q&A with alumnus songwriter Tyler Peterson

Juliette Deutsch, co-editor-in-chief Highlights: When did you begin your career as a singer/songwriter? Peterson: I have been writing songs, for fun since I was 7- years old. I would show the songs and there wouldn’t be a melody to go along with the lyrics so it was essentially just poetry. I would show it to […]

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”The Martian” Blasts Off!

Evan Minniti staff writer Mars is not a fun less place to live. It’s cold, the air is unbreathable, and everything is a really really ugly shade of light brown. And yet, for some reason, NASA wants to put people on this planet. In Ridley Scott’s ‘’The Martian’’, Astronaut Mark Watney is stranded on Mars, […]

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Mixed feelings crowd the Beverly Café

Ben Shofet, Business Manager When the Beverly Cafe first opened its doors in 2011, the food was transformed completely. They offered freshly cooked meals, cooked by Beverly’s own culinary staff. However, after a year and a half, the Cafe began feature lunches from popular local restaurants, like Subway or Pick Up Stix. Today, the Cafe […]

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Noah’s approach to late night proves successful

Nirav Desai, staff writer Trevor Noah’s succession of Jon Stewart atop the beloved throne of satirical news is a refreshing one, as the vibrant South African appears to be a much-needed source of joy on a show that, at times, suffered from its ex-host’s gradual burnout. Amid a wave of disorienting changes in the late-night […]

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“Isaac’s balls” holds promising future

Ben Shofet, Business Manager “Isaac’s Balls” is senior Isaac Rabbanian’s latest KBEV production. The shows focus is on anything and everything related to the world of baseball. Having been enrolled in KBEV for only one year, Rabbanian has already managed to produce three entirely different shows. Out of his three shows, Rabbanian’s favorite and “most successful” […]

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Farm to you: breakdown of LA’s best farmers markets

Juliette Deutsch, co-editor-in-chief One of the great things about living in Los Angeles is the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables available at our local farmers markets. Stone fruit, figs and bright heirloom tomatoes grace the stalls beginning in summer and stick around until fall. Make the most of the season and visit your neighborhood […]

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