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“Once Things Look Up”

“Once Things Look Up” by The Like:

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“In The End”

“In The End” by The Like:

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Using Music to Learn Vocabulary

Listening to music, such as the songs below, can help you improve your vocabulary. Did you know the definitions of all the words below?

1. “Archipelago” by Mirah

Vocab. Word: Archipelago

Definition: A group of islands; an expanse of water surrounded by islands

2. “Narcissus in a Red Dress” by The Like

Vocab. Word: Tutelage

Definition: Protection of or authority over someone or something; guardianship

Vocab. Word: Charlatan

Definition: A person falsely claiming to have a special knowledge or skill; a fraud

3. “Anhedonia” by Skinny Jean:

Vocab. Word: Anhedonia

Definition: The inability to feel pleasure

4. “My Pet Snakes” by Jenny and Johnny

Vocab. Word: Ouroboros

Definition: An ancient symbol depicting a serpent or dragon eating its own tail

5. “Quarry Hymns” by Land of Talk

Vocab. Word: Quarry

Definition: A place, typically a large, deep pit, from which stone or other materials are or have been extracted

6. “No Action” by Elvis Costello

Vocab. Word: Bakelight

Definition: An early form of brittle plastic made from formaldehyde and phenol, used chiefly for electrical equipment

7. “Ductile” by Ben Lee

Vocab. Word: Ductile

Definition: Able to be drawn out into a thin wire; Able to be deformed without losing toughness; pliable, not brittle

Honorable Mention: “Fair Game” by The Like

Vocab. Words: Akimbo, Pessimistic, Incestuous, Tempestuous, Extraneous


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Album Art Game: Answers

Here are the answers to the album art game:

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Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

Go and see the movie Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World. It came out yesterday, and Tennessee Thomas (drummer of The Like) and Jason Schwartzman (Coconut Records, former drummer of Phantom Planet and Ben Lee) are in the film.Tennessee appears briefly in the middle of the film as Lynette Guycott, the drummer of a rival band and Jason plays the evil Gideon Graves towards the end of the film.

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Who Are They Now Game: Round 2 Answers

Click here to see the photos of the mystery kids and click here to read the clues.

After you’ve done that, scroll down to discover the answers and see who the mystery kids grew up to be.

1. Child #1 is Robert Schwartzman, frontman of Rooney:

2. Child #2 is Jeff Conrad, drummer of Phantom Planet:

3. Child #3 is Sherri Dupree of Eisley:

4. Child #4 is Pierre Bouvier of Simple Plan:

5. Child #5 is Taylor Locke of Rooney and The Roughs:

6. Child #6 is Sam Farrar, bassist of Phantom Planet:

7. Person #7 is Gene Simmons of KISS:

8 and 9. Children #8 and #9 are Weston and Stacy Dupree of Eisley:

10. Child #10 is Tennessee Thomas, drummer of The Like:

11. Child #11 is Ryan Ross of The Young Veins:

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