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Music

Record Machine: “She Likes” by Demosexual (Limited Edition)

This is the story of my bad influence and haphazard memory leading to multiple purchases of the same record.

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Books

Sara’s Top 5 Favorite Books Published in 2013

Yes, it’s a little late into 2014 to be doing one of these posts, but one always needs something new to read, don’t they? Let me suggest five books for your literary pleasure.

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Humor

Best (And Worst) Of 2013

Yes, once again it’s time for end-of-the-year rituals. Maybe you come up with the type of resolutions that help gyms make a fortune from people who join and never show up. Or perhaps you scour critics’ lists of “10 Best” or “10 Worst” lists of the year’s movies, TV shows, political scandals, etc.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: New Year, Same Old Shit

Welcome to 2014! Things don’t seem to be much better here in the future, do they? (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Pop Culture

Pop Culture Brunch: 2013 Year in Review

I’m absolutely terrible at picking favorites, so tell me yours!

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Music

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Year in Review

As school and Persephone Magazine prepare for holiday break and the year winds down, I wanted throw my hat into the ring of end-of-year list-making and review my favorite songs/albums of the year. 

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Politics

From My Emergency Government Shutdown Bunker

Even though it sounds melodramatic, I feel like sometimes we are living life under siege. This feeling is much stronger now that the House Republicans have shut down our country’s government because they are displeased with the Affordable Care Act, aka “Obamacare.”

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Music

30 Years of Music: 2013 (So Far)

Yes, it does seem a bit silly to talk about 2013 in music when it’s only halfway done and dusted, but already I’ve heard some really excellent tunes. We’ve got a sturdy Top 10 this time, in no particular order, of all the songs that have excited me the most.

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Life

Dear 2013

Dear 2013, 2012 was quite a year. We had an Olympic Games this summer. It wasn’t as exciting as the Olympics have been in the past. I think it’s because the entire world went into recession this year, and it’s hard to celebrate the physical successes of the few, when the many are wondering if […]