by Phoenix It is my goal to engage with literature, philosophy, science, books. I would argue that reading is always important, because it gives us a range of ideas to work with and apply to real life. It is a space to think about things. I feel a lot of the great philosophers and writers
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By Ben Arzate Just a few weeks ago, as of writing this article, the film JT Leroy was released. JT Leroy was allegedly a young transgender woman who came from an abusive household and formerly worked as a prostitute. Leroy released three semi-autobiographical books, but remained reclusive from the 90s, when she first began publishing,
by Zakary McGaha Although I’m an accounting student I’ve taken, and passed, many college-level science courses, including two astronomy courses. If you’ve taken astronomy, you’re probably aware that physics plays a HEAVY part. Why am I pointing this out? Because, apparently, if you’ve taken science classes and have a knowledge of physics, you think “social
By Bob Freville There’s an inherent problem with the Die Hard series—it hasn’t been good since 1995. Sure, 2007’s Live Free or Die Hard had its dim charms, such as Maggie Q in black leather and the scenery-chewing fan boy Kevin Smith’s cameo as a basement-dwelling hacker. But there was an insufficient amount of awesome
By Trebor Elliverf I’m so glad that I took off work so I could stand in line for 18 hours to buy my new Apple watch. I can see it watching me through the storefront window, anticipating that wondrous moment when we will be united and I will place it on my arm. Can you
Dedicated to Hardy Fox, 1945 – 2018 By Ben Arzate In 1966, four (possibly more) young men left Shreveport, Louisiana for San Francisco, California. Like many young people of their generation, they intended to join the growing hippie movement. However, when their truck broke down in San Mateo, they decided to stay there and began
By Bob Freville After taking his second Mulligan on the third tee at Mar-a-lago, Oberbefehlshaber Donald Trump broke from the game to sign legislation that would repeal black Americans’ right to speak. It was a hotly debated subject during his flurry of midterm rallies, but the landmark statute is now a reality, one that all
By Bob Freville As fans of the dark and depraved, we’ve all devoured dystopian novels and movies with the same gusto that a coprophile affords 2 Girls, 1 Cup. But like the fated Neo of The Matrix, it’s time we drop the proverbial red pill and take the blinders off. We are living in a
Unless you’re like us or John Mulaney, the word hilarious may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of violent crime. But we don’t give a hot fuck! Why? Because Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay) and the Special Victims unit have been causing us to heave with laughter for years now.
By Trebor Elliverf The dating pool has really thinned out in the last year, especially for those of you who are still in high school. If you’re a cis-gender female who’s looking to bring home the crown, it can be slim pickins. That’s why we would recommend that you sponsor Nikolas Cruz for Prom King.