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Journals Are Killer Essay

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Subject: Scott Mackay's favorite band; Radiohead Audience: Any high school students somewhat interested in music and/or Scott Mackay Format: A question based feature on Scott's favorite band Purpose: To entertain /inform Title: Radiohead: An interview with Scott Mackay Radiohead: An Interview with Scott Mackay by Jordan Palmer Scott Mackay is a Radiohead fan. Actually, Scott is a Radiohead freak, Some might even call him a stalker. He knows too much about them, owns every demo tape and b-side and goes spastic at the mere mention of their name. When Scott heard that Radiohead was going to perform on Saturday Night Live he freaked out with nervous energy and he almost lost his mind. Luckily he didn't and is able to be here today to talk about his favorite band, Radiohead.Are you going to watch SNL tomorrow night? Duh Have you seen the guys from Radiohead lately? No. I think they're done with the tour. I imagine they're probably back in oxford now.What are they doing right now? I imagine Thom Yorke is probably talking on the computer. That's what he does, when it comes down to it I think they're kinda nerds.So why do you love them so much? It's all about the music man.You don't care if the guy making the music is a nerd? No. It doesn't matter to me. I mean, I love Oasis, and look at those wankers.So when did this fascination with Radiohead start? I was in 7th grade when that song "Creep" came out. It was repeat mode on much music, I remember Thom Yorke looking all weird and blonde haired and freaky and the eye problem and the whole thing. It was just different than anything else out there. I'm weird with music man, I swear. It's almost a ritual dude.What are some little known Radiohead facts? I don't know, not little known. Thom's dad was a chemical engineer, his mom was a teacher and he's had four eye surgeries and he's like, four-and-a-half feet tall. Oh yeah, he was in a movie onetime called Meeting People Is Easy, and they were talking about all the celebrities coming to their party and this guy was like "did you ever meet any of these celebrities before?" and Thom was like "Oh yeah, I had a great conversation with Calvin Klein about underwear!" and the dude was like "You did?" and Thom's like "No I didn't" Thanks for that Scott.No problem Jordan.Subject: Drinking and Driving Audience: High school students in general Format: An editorial Purpose: To persuade Title: A Deadly Combination A Deadly Combination by Jordan Palmer St. Patty's day, a popular day of celebration...


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