Greased Lightnin’ Juniors (Review)

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31 Comments on "Greased Lightnin’ Juniors (Review)"


  2. to a student, this sentence-by-sentence dialogue has been tradition for longer than you’ve been here. if you want a legit review, wait for the next issue to come out =P

  3. another student | October 28, 2010 at 4:24 am | Reply

    “The magical shrinking and the removal of those beautiful flames from Greased Lightin’ at the road race confused me. What happened to the car’s spiffiness?”

    Have the editors not seen the Music Video of Grease Lightning?. The car’s luxuriness was just an illusion of what car they wanted.

    It seems like some people didn’t do their homework.

    • editors don’t write this, but ok, maybe if there was more time than an hour, i’m sure the writers would love to go check out that video.

  4. to a student, do you always talk in huge paragraphs to your friends?

  5. NOT A STUDENT. A LURKER, HOWEVER. | October 28, 2010 at 4:42 am | Reply

    so i heard you like writing concept reviews

    that’s cool br0s i like writing concept reviews too.. but only when i know what i’m talking about, which you clearly don’t

    seriously IT’S ZUKO NOT ZUCKO

    and really? “i’ll definitely swoop in next year to watch again”?


    and also don’t knock hip thrusting. hip thrusting is cool.

    yeah i’m done.

  6. A Student: Clearly this is your first year of ever reading smoke signal reviews. Format does not affect function.

    Juniors killed it today!

  7. You do realize that the Smoke Signal people have an hour, maybe an hour and a half max to do this right? If you want paragraphs, wait for the paper to come out next week.

  8. @ a student
    I think you should calm down over this article.
    Why are you hating on Smoke Signal eh?
    Blame yourself for not being able to take a joke.

  9. No it’s not. Errbody b. Now just caaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaalm

  10. Get over it. The format of online homecoming reviews is this way for a reason, and it has become tradition because of that so lay off. Quit hating on Smoke Signal; they deserve a lot more credit.

  11. He who gets worked up about internet article, needs to take a friggin’ chill pill.

  12. NOT A STUDENT. A LURKER, HOWEVER. | October 28, 2010 at 5:27 am | Reply

    hey somebody reply to my comment please i want some troll love

  13. Yet another student | October 28, 2010 at 12:33 pm | Reply

    Only complain was that they ripped on the deco. Honestly, the deco was very similar to the soph deco, which they complimented. The only difference was the wind

  14. Im sorry SS, but this article really disappointments.
    I know you are trying to be positive, but this has not one negative thing in it. Its just a shallow summary of what happened that day, rather than analysis. Readers are looking for specific opinions of the skits, and criticisms on how they could’ve been better. Nice try, but better luck next time SS.

    • Well said! I agree, it’s very obvious that this article wasn’t written fairly. All the other classes are criticized on at least one thing, but the writers let the Juniors slide this year. It’s really disappointing.

  15. Hey guys, lets talk about the Junior performance rather than the quality of writing! Yay Juniors!

  16. student number three | October 29, 2010 at 3:56 am | Reply

    honestly, junior’s deco isn’t even as impressive as the review made it sound.

  17. Uh. To this review? No. Just no. Here is a real review:

    Skit: Cute and good flow. Little unity however.. but musicals were pretty entertaining and all. Although it was annoying that the “Junior” girl had pumps and leather pants while everyone else had frumpy white shirts and poodle skirts. Acting was cute, the car was a nice touch.. although confusing as it only appeared in one scene. And… well, let’s just say there were mistakes in the script.

    Deco: Everything basically ripped and blew off, but even before that.. it wasn’t as covered or spread out as the sophomores. I believe the sophomores did a little bit of a better job, even though the cut outs were creative

    Airbands: Jazz was a little unsynchronized. The first boys booty was well synchronized, the second boys booty was less together but hilarious with the back pack reference. The girls in khaki shorts could’ve been much cleaner.. and more original in choreography. (I recognize one of those song choices/pieces as similar to one of the Seniors’ last year.) The swing airband had little to no phzazz or coordination, as one of the girls on the right was dropped on her back. The ending airband was solid, but wasn’t enough to diversify the airbands as a whole.

    The juniors seemed fit as better than the freshmen/sophomore as a whole, but lacked better decorations and “spark.”

    • Not completely unbiased, sir…

      But yeah. I was surprised when I read this review as well. The *seniors* who wrote it didn’t give much criticism.

    • you should have written for ss, not the terrible and biased writers who wrote the original article.

    kinda got owned by soph deco really bad hahahha

  19. HONESTLY? this review is absolute crap. It’s so biased.

    Their airbands were mediocre, but a lot less entertaining compared to their airbands from last year. They were all extremely messy except for the one at the end.

    and how were the sophomores and seniors criticized for their decorations while the juniors were perfectly fine?! the sophomores and the seniors DESTROYED the juniors in decoration, hands down.

    the skit was extremely boring and totally unrelated to actual homecoming. How did the street racing refer to homecoming? to cheer everyone up for the homecoming game?? that makes no sense. the only reason why people enjoyed their skit was because of the “gorgeous Sandy”, which also portrays an accurate representation of why the junior class is judged the way they are at Mission.

    and if seniors really did write this, that just goes to show how nice they are because to be frank, the sophomores have a good shot at beating the juniors this year.

    • Well with Grease being a love story, it was VERY hard to find some way to relate it to homecoming. So the street-racing and the dance-off were the only real ways we could think of. I know the whole “rallying the most spirit for the game by winning the race” thing sounds pretty abstract and detatched, but hey, it worked…somewhat.

      And please don’t make a low-blow on the actor who portrayed Sandy. That’s just wrong.

  20. Juniors lost to seniors and also lost to sophos

    so you guys stfu and suck it 🙂

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