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Crime and Corruption Run Deep in Baltimore

Since the finale of HBO’s “The Wire,” no show has been able to deliver the same level of complexity and gruesome realism. Having aired from 2002 to 2008, the show hasn’t had a contemporary audience for a few years. Although here at Hulu Saxa we tend to write about current programs that are[Read More…]

by September 22, 2011 0 comments The Guide

The Most Expensive Walk on M Street You’ve Ever Taken

Walk down M Street on a Sunday afternoon and you may be able to catch a glimpse of the eight-month-old Sweets of Georgetown Chocolate Tour.  Though these tours are relatively new to Georgetown, they have existed for several years in Boston and more recently in other locations aroundD.C.  The brainchild of[Read More…]

by September 22, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Bands Spring Ahead With Fall Music

Bands Spring Ahead With Fall Music

The Whole Love by Wilco, due out Sept. 27 Beloved Chicago boys Wilco are set to come out with the follow up to their underwhelming 2009 release Wilco (The Album) later this month. Based on NPR’s streaming preview of the album, The Whole Love seems to continue the band’s departure from its original alternative country roots back into[Read More…]

by September 22, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Clap Your Hands and Stop Crying

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah first garnered attention for earning enough of a fan base on the Internet to successfully release their first self-titled album in 2005, even though they were unsigned. For their third full-length album, Hysterical, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah returns in collaboration with producer JohnCongleton, who has[Read More…]

by September 22, 2011 0 comments The Guide
Making the Cut for The Corp and GUASFCU

Making the Cut for The Corp and GUASFCU

Each year at the Student Activities Fair, students man over 100 tables on Copley Lawn, each station decorated with sign-up sheets, giveaways and baked goods. Students have the opportunity to window shop for their favorite club, volunteer organization or sports team. But for the fresh faces sifting through countless emails[Read More…]

by September 22, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Das Some Good Eatin’

No matter how much time you’ve spent on the Hilltop, there are always new culinary discoveries to be made, even in the Georgetown neighborhood. Take Das Ethiopian, formerly known as Zed’s. Still in the same location, on the far end of M Street, the restaurant has maintained the same ambiance[Read More…]

by September 16, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Hipster Hop: Rap Duo Das Racist Doesn’t Relax

n the first promotional single for Watch the Throne, Kanye West coined the term “H.A.M.” In Das Racist’s first commercial album, Relax, the rap duo simply does that — they “go H.A.M.” with an eclectic blend of electrofunk, throwback-Brooklyn flow and parody. The album title is certainly misleading, because Das Racist immerses themselves into all 14[Read More…]

by September 16, 2011 0 comments The Guide
The Struggle Within: A Soldier’s Hidden War

The Struggle Within: A Soldier’s Hidden War

Jonathan Hopkins was a casualty of war, though not the kind he had been trained to fight. As a West Point cadet, Hopkins, now a graduate student at Georgetown, had been schooled in the intricacies of international relations. As an infantry officer, he had been drilled in effective combat techniques.[Read More…]

by September 16, 2011 0 comments The Guide
The Restaurant May Be Piccolo, but the Food Is a Big Delight

The Restaurant May Be Piccolo, but the Food Is a Big Delight

In America, Italian cuisine is well-known, well-appreciated and, well, delicious. And Ristorante Piccolo is no disappointment. The name means “small restaurant,” and accordingly, Piccolo is a little but charming Italian restaurant, perfect for a lovely night out. Located at 1068 31st St., it can be found right past Moby Dick’s[Read More…]

by September 16, 2011 0 comments The Guide

Surprisingly Solid Lineup for Fall Television

For those who remember how terrible the majority of the new shows were last fall, it will come as a relief that this new season will usher in a multitude of promising new programs.J.J. Abrams, the creator of “Lost,” and Jonathan Nolan, the writer of “Memento,” bring to CBS perhaps[Read More…]

by September 16, 2011 0 comments The Guide