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New Flick Not Worth a Dime

Until now, I’ve only given one movie — out of the two dozen or so films I’ve reviewed for the guide over the last few years — a rating of one star. That review, in case you’re wondering, was for a mercifully forgotten British war film called Centurion. The only compliment I could[Read More…]

by February 1, 2012 0 comments The Guide
From Leo’s Meals to Daily Deals

From Leo’s Meals to Daily Deals

Eight years ago, Tim O’Shaughnessy (MSB ’04) was frequenting The Tombs and walking campus with other ambitious undergraduate students. Now, he is co-founder and CEO of a $3 billion business. Although the road to success hasn’t been the easiest forLivingSocial, with 2010 corporate losses estimated at $558 million, O’Shaughnessy seems driven to propel his Internet[Read More…]

by February 1, 2012 0 comments The Guide

From Leo’s Meals to Daily Deals

Eight years ago, Tim O’Shaughnessy (MSB ’04) was frequenting The Tombs and walking campus with other ambitious undergraduate students. Now, he is co-founder and CEO of a $3 billion business. Although the road to success hasn’t been the easiest for LivingSocial, with 2010 corporate losses estimated at $558 million, O’Shaughnessy seems driven to propel his Internet[Read More…]

by February 1, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Clothes-Conscious in Constantinople

The airport terminal is always a hot bed of entertainment (I don’t get out much). As the meeting point and cross sections of cultures, it is where those both coming and going come to … well, get pissed off. No one enjoys airport travel. There are those who “don’t mind[Read More…]

by January 30, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Clever Comic Stands Up and Delivers

Clever Comic Stands Up and Delivers

During his time working as a writer for “Saturday Night Live,” Georgetown alum John Mulaney (COL ’04) built a solid reputation as a stand-up comic. He’s done double duty as an “SNL” writer and an actor on the satirical current events segment, “Weekend Update,” as well as appearing on other shows, including VH1’s “Best Week Ever”[Read More…]

by January 28, 2012 0 comments The Guide

If You Can’t Say It, Sing It

My friend and I got into a fight about Adele. “Rolling in the Deep” or “Someone Like You” came on the radio, and I immediately began to sing along loudly. My friend said that he does not like Adele because she only writes love songs. At first I was outraged,[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments The Guide

It’s Easy Eating Green

You wouldn’t know it from my diet now, but when I was younger I was “that” kid. When told I couldn’t leave the dinner table until after I had finished my vegetables, I would sit in my chair moving my carrots or corn around with my fork until my mom[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Try, Try This American Pie

Try, Try This American Pie

When one thinks about dessert in Georgetown, the first thing that comes to mind is cupcakes. But we have enough of those. So when I heard that a pie shop opened up around the corner from my house, I was very excited. The shop is owned and run by three[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments The Guide

What Studying Abroad Does (and Doesn’t Do) for You

One of the major decisions an early 20-something has to make in college is whether to study abroad. When asked to describe their experience abroad, returning students usually claim that it was “amazing” and “life-changing.” Although studying abroad is both of these things, it’s this way for some unexpected reasons.[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments The Guide
Baseball Hit Steals Readers’ Heart

Baseball Hit Steals Readers’ Heart

Aparicio Rodriguez is a true legend: Hall of Fame shortstop for the St. Louis Cardinals, Holder of the NCAA record for most consecutive baseball games without an error; Author of the ultimate shortstop’s manual. Never heard of good old Aparicio? Then you clearly have not had the pleasure of reading author Chad Harbach’sdebut[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments The Guide