The Renegade Rip

Do not waste your time with Bucky’s Hot Chicken

Jocelyn Sandusky, Reporter

November 20, 2019

Anyone who had been waiting for Bakersfield to get a delicious Nashville Hot chicken sandwich spot will have to continue waiting. The fairly new food truck, Bucky’s Hot Chicken, is bland and over-compensates for its lack of flavor with an overbearing bomb of powdery seasoning. Over the past couple of years, Nashville Hot chicken sandwich restaurants, like Howlin’ Ray’s...

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood doesn’t disappoint

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood doesn't disappoint

Jacob Spivey, Reporter

September 6, 2019

“Once Upon A Time in Hollywood” is a dark tale about the orchestration of the murders of Sharon Tate and four other victims. A terrible night took...

Stop by The Arizona, it’s well worth it

Logan King, Reporter

May 8, 2019

On any Sunday Bakersfield has a lot to offer. My preferred way to spend a Sunday morning is to go out for a meal. Breakfast is a meal I take quite seriously. Thus, I chose an old town Kern establishment, The Arizona Cafe. Located at 809 Baker Street since the 1970s, The Arizona has been serving Bakersfield since 1953. Nearby are other Bakersfield institutions like Woolgrowers,...

The fallen have certainly been avenged

The fallen have certainly been avenged

Bryana Lozoya, Digital Editor

April 26, 2019

Holy guacamole Marvel Studios gave it their all and then some with “Avengers: Endgame,” and it did not disappoint at all. If you have not, and you...

Wallows album “Nothing Happens” pleases fans

Hilario Ismael Gomez, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Following their 2018 debut EP, Spring the budding indie rock band Wallows released their debut long play, “Nothing Happens” in March 2019.  The band is most commonly known for their vocalist and guitar player Dylan Minnette who starred as Clay Jensen in the hit Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” and their hit song from their EP “These Days”.   The three-piece...

My first impression on “The Texas Roadhouse” was entertaining

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

April 29, 2018

The Texas Roadhouse, with its new spin on steakhouse grub and entertainment, just opened its doors on April 9 in Bakersfield. Texas Roadhouse is conveniently located in the Valley Plaza Shopping Center’s northwest corner parking lot, at Ming and Wible and boasts of a spacious near wrap-around parking lot. This trend to move toward functional parking spaces really adds value...

“Ready Player One” sends out a message

Hector Martinez, Reporter

April 15, 2018

The film “Ready Player One” was released on March 29, 2018, and it is based on Ernest Cline’s science fiction, action adventure book “Ready Player...

'Warlords' brings old school feel for gamers

‘Warlords’ brings old school feel for gamers

December 3, 2014

At BlizzCon 2013, Chris Metzen, senior vice president at Blizzard, thrilled the World of Warcraft community with the announcement of the fifth expansion...

Walking Dead showing signs of life

Walking Dead showing signs of life

Daniel Ojeda, Sports Editor

November 5, 2014

Let me start off by saying that I am a huge fan of The Walking Dead. I have seen every season and episode, including every episode of the current season...

Jessie J: New songs,cliche

Elizabeth Castillo, Reporter

November 5, 2014

Although Jessie J has some stand-out tracks on her latest record, “Sweet Talker,” they are drowned out by unmemorable tunes that scream familiarity. The British musician begins her album with “Ain’t Been Done.” The song illustrates her rapping abilities and then seamlessly transitions into poppy vocals. This song exhibits J’s range of musical styles and has an...

From book to big screen, ‘Gone Girl’ a must watch

Trina Goree, Reporter

October 8, 2014

  Amy Dunn is one twisted psychopathic bitch. Oh, and did I mention a wife as well? The highly anticipated movie depiction of the popular book titled “Gone Girl” by author Gillian Flynn came out over the weekend. “Gone Girl” premiered nationwide Oct. 3, and I was among the eager individuals who had to be the first to watch the film, starring Ben Affleck,...

TV show is good summer indulgence

Jason Reed, Reporter

September 12, 2013

People seem to be amazed by different things every summer.  It could be a vacation, going to a place you haven’t been in a long time, or just visiting a place for the first time ever. Last summer, going to Hawaii for the first time was just the way they advertise it on television, the women, the beaches and the price for staying.  But this summer I decided to stay put in...

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