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All I Want for Christmas Is for This Song to Get More Love

Some people dislike December because they hate hearing Christmas music everywhere they go. I am not one of those people. Christmas music is one of the few things that makes the cold, finals and the lack of sunlight bearable. There are the classics, the ones that your parents and grandparents[Read More…]

by December 7, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

All I Want for Christmas Is for This Song to Get More Love

Some people dislike December because they hate hearing Christmas music everywhere they go. I am not one of those people. Christmas music is one of the few things that makes the cold, finals and the lack of sunlight bearable. There are the classics, the ones that your parents and grandparents[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Greyscale Journey Captures Simple Joys

Sometimes when I talk on the phone with my mother, she’ll tell me stories of weird things my grandmother – and other elderly people she knows – has done. I’ll often laugh, and my mother will remind me, “It’s funny now, but it wasn’t funny at the time.” I couldn’t[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Greyscale Journey Captures Simple Joys

Sometimes when I talk on the phone with my mother, she’ll tell me stories of weird things my grandmother – and other elderly people she knows – has done. I’ll often laugh, and my mother will remind me, “It’s funny now, but it wasn’t funny at the time.” I couldn’t[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Fighting to Unite the Modern World of Nerds

During the 2012 Olympics, British gymnast Jennifer Pinches flashed a hand sign that means nothing to most people. She separated her fingers on both hands in the style of “Star Trek’s” Spock and then crossed her arms. To a small, though constantly growing, segment of the Internet, she did one[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
Greyscale Journey Captures Simple Joys

Greyscale Journey Captures Simple Joys

FILM NATION ENTERTAINMENTA young man and his father embark on a trip to collect lottery winnings. Sometimes when I talk on the phone with my mother, she’ll tell me stories of weird things my grandmother – and other elderly people she knows – has done. I’ll often laugh, and my[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Fighting to Unite the Modern World of Nerds

During the 2012 Olympics, British gymnast Jennifer Pinches flashed a hand sign that means nothing to most people. She separated her fingers on both hands in the style of “Star Trek’s” Spock and then crossed her arms. To a small, though constantly growing, segment of the Internet, she did one[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Imagining More Authenticity in Pop Culture

Ask old people about our generation — that of the evil, narcissistic millennials — and they’ll tell you that we’re vain and incapable of meaningful connections. We’re too busy on social media or drinking or interning or something along those lines. There’s something to that, though. Maybe it’s all generations and not[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Finding Films to Change and Grow With Us

There is no great college movie. There is no film that transcends, that speaks to the college or even post-grad experience in a meaningful, interesting way. Most college movies are about frats, whether in the more traditional Animal House-style or the subversive Revenge of the Nerds or House Bunny way. Most of the others are[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Disaster Movies Sell Out a Serious Situation

Imagine this scene: There’s a large, booming explosion and glass shatters. The people scatter; confusion is rampant. What’s happening and who’s doing it are questions that won’t be answered for days or weeks to come. That’s the scenario in many blockbuster movies. The Joker attacks Gotham. Loki demolishes Manhattan with[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide