Kenyon Doppelgangers: Annie Blackman ’20 and Abby Patton ’23

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Abby Patton ’23 and Annie Blackman ’20

In September 2019, then Editor-in-Chief Michael Audet ‘20 told me something along the lines of, “One of the Ransom Notes newbies looks exactly like Annie Blackman, I keep calling her Annie instead of Abby.” In true content opportunist fashion, we immediately decided to turn their shared features into an article for our sweet little blog. They’d both gotten the comparison before and agreed to an interview. In September. It is now February. Anyway.

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I Finally Saw KCDC’s Production of The House of Bernarda Alba Last Night And Honestly, I Was A Little Disappointed

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via The New York Times

I was so sad when an incident involving an angry duck, nine parking tickets, and an industrial size jar of mayonnaise made me miss KCDC’s original run of The House of Bernarda Alba a few months ago. I was obviously ecstatic when I found out they were bringing the show back for one night and one night only! I finally saw the show last night, but to be honest? It wasn’t what I was expecting at all and I was pretty let down. Continue reading

Do It Tonight: Legally Blonde

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Looking for a fun night of singing, dancing, populist insurrection against the French monarchy, and early 2000’s fashion? Look no further than Kenyon College Players’ production of Legally Blonde, opening TONIGHT in the Black Box Theatre. Email kcp@kenyon.edu for tickets or wait outside in the cold like a fool. Continue reading

Enter The Thrill’s Halloween Costume Contest!

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I dressed up as the ghost of pretty Kenyon

Regardless of where you stand on the pre/post Halloweekend celebration debate, we hope you all swallowed your pride and donned your most creative costumes for Peeps’ Halloween this past Saturday. We also hope that in addition to the blurry iPhone selfies you took with an acquaintance in the Old K basement bathroom mirror, you took some pictures of your sweet ass costume! Whether it be sexy, silly, confusing, or absolutely drenched in irony, we want to see your masterpiece. Continue reading

Weekend Playlist: Never Heard Before on WKCO 91.9

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via NPR

Here’s a playlist of songs that have never, ever been played on a WKCO radio show by a girl wearing a Carhartt jacket. If Glossier Boy Brow was a song, it would be Your Dog by Soccer Mommy. All are these artists are very cool and alt, but also way too famous to play at the Horn on a Thursday. Blast this playlist out the window of your New Apt so all of your neighbors know that you’re a connoisseur of music by skinny twenty-somethings who dress like Kenyon students. Enjoy your weekend!

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