The Ballard Talisman

Seattle Biscuit Company makes its mark

Elsa Anderson and Ella Andersen

June 16, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Food

Fans of the Seattle Biscuit Company food truck will be excited to know that it now has a permanent location on 40th and Leary. When we walked in, we saw the waitstaff all dressed in blue gingham shirts, contributing to the r...

SHORT REVIEW: Pusha T’s Daytona

Claude, Brun

June 8, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

At seven songs and 21 minutes, “Daytona” isn’t much more than a glorified mixtape. However its impressive production from Kanye West and Pusha T’s characteristically aggressive delivery makes this glory almost feel deserved....

SHORT REVIEW: A$AP Rocky’s Testing

Claude, Brun

June 8, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

After three years in the making, expectations for “Testing” were set high. Feature credits from Dean Blunt and Kanye West as well as multiple Frank Ocean features raised those expectations even further.  Thankfully, Rocky...

Game developers, stop releasing the same game more than once

Max Schomber, Staff Reporter

June 8, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Video Games/Interactive

I’m sure that most everyone who’s not a politician or parent enjoys a good video game on occasion. With the gaming market larger than ever, the variety and scale of games has only increased and continues to do so. Sometimes...

Wait… When did Zelda become an Anime?

Max Schomber, Staff Reporter

June 8, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Video Games/Interactive

“Hyrule Warriors” for the Nintendo Wii U was prime for a port to the new and updated Nintendo Switch, however it seems disappointing after much more exciting releases like “Hyrule Warriors Legends” for the 3DS and “Fire Emblem Warrior...

‘This Is America’ shows a dark and sinister take on the issues facing Black America

Claude Brun, Staff Reporter

June 7, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music

After the detour from his usual pop-rap style that was “Awaken, My Love!” Childish Gambino, aka Donald Glover returns to his roots, while creating possibly his most attention grabbing audiovisual pairing yet. Drawing from...

Netflix’s New Documentary Leaves Audience Stunned

Samantha Swainson, Ad Manager

June 7, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Film

‘Wild Wild Country’ is a stunning cinematic work introducing us to the mind-boggling effect of greed, manipulation and infatuation in cult settings. The documentary recounts the saga of the rise of the Rajneesh cult with their beliefs in encouraging spirituality...

REVIEW: Art at BHS

May 7, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Visual Art

The art in our school was selected by alumni Alice Rooney and Matthew Kangas in 1997, when the new remodel opened. Students at school are lucky to have such beautiful and unique pieces to see everyday but, chances are tha...

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