Ugly As Sin: The Forever Price of Being Looked At

[E]Coco PapySex1 Comment

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In David Foster Wallace’s cringe-inducing book, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, he writes, “Or like just another manipulative pseudopomo Bullshit artist who’s trying to salvage a fiasco by dropping back to a metadimension and commenting on the fiasco itself.”

[E]Coco PapyUgly As Sin: The Forever Price of Being Looked At

Musical Peaceniks, 21st Century Style

Lauren MayerHumorLeave a Comment

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Even those of you not old enough to remember the 1960s have heard of the various counter-culture movements — anti-war demonstrations, hippies at Woodstock, never-trust-anyone-over-30, and so on. I was in elementary school, so I wasn’t old enough for any of the really wild stuff. My counter-culture activities were confined to teaching myself the guitar chords for “Where Have All The … Read More

Lauren MayerMusical Peaceniks, 21st Century Style

Record Machine: Top 5 Christine McVie Songs

Sara HabeinMusic2 Comments

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In honor of Christine McVie returning to Fleetwood Mac and the start of the band’s extensive touring schedule, let’s talk about some of my favorite songs from the British singer.

Sara HabeinRecord Machine: Top 5 Christine McVie Songs

31 Days of Halloween — Day 14, Chick Tracts

[E] Slay Belle31 Days of Halloween2 Comments

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A few Halloweens ago, my daughter and her friends returned from trick-or-treating with their usual haul of candy and, as they put it, some “weird little books.” I perked immediately. Someone in the neighborhood was giving out Chick Tracts in lieu of candy. While the kids were disappointed initially, soon they understood why I was excited to see these incredibly off-the-wall, … Read More

[E] Slay Belle31 Days of Halloween — Day 14, Chick Tracts

An Ebola Explainer

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Ebola has been much in the news recently and it has been the subject of a lot of fear regarding possible outbreaks in the United States. Ebola was originally called Zaire Ebolavirus, named after the Ebola river in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo. The area surrounding the Ebola river was the site of the first recorded outbreak.

DrEmilySchulzAn Ebola Explainer