About kleinem

Emma Klein is a senior Film and Women's and Gender Studies major at Kenyon College in Gambier, OH

Interview with Frankie Cosmos

(Interview conducted) By Maddie Farr ’18 and Emma Klein ‘17

On Wednesday, November 18th, we (Emma Klein and Maddie Farr) had the pleasure of sitting down with Frankie Cosmos (Greta Kline, David Maine, and Luke Pyenson) after their show at the Horn Gallery with All Dogs. They were gracious enough to take ten minutes to chat after playing an amazing hour-long set to an unusually packed house at our tiny college. We discussed astrology, the writing process, and the Justin Bieber-reptile conspiracy, among other things. Read our interview below.


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American Horror Story Hotel: Over-the-top Gore and Rape Does Nothing to Entertain

By Emma Klein ’17

TW: This review contains references to the season premiere of American Horror Story, which includes scenes of rape and brutal assault/murder. 

Stephen King writes in his book Danse Macabre that there are three elements of the horror genre used to scare: terror, horror, and revulsion.

“I recognize terror as the finest emotion and so I will try to terrorize the reader. But if I find that I cannot terrify, I will try to horrify, and if I find that I cannot horrify, I’ll go for the gross-out. I’m not proud.” –Stephen King

The newest season of AHS appears to be 100% revulsion. As an avid fan of seasons 1-3, which certainly have their own amounts of terror, horror, and revulsion too, I was shocked while watching the season premiere.

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Time to Go Home Playlist

By Emma Klein ’17

Happy Friday! I could’ve given you a playlist of bumpin’ party songs to start your evening off, but I think it’s almost more practical to give you some songs to listen to at the end of your night. These jams are great for when it’s late, the beer’s all gone, the party sucks, and you just really need to go home.

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