Scattered along the bulletin boards of Boston University’s College of Fine Arts (and many other buildings, I assume) are flyers with smiling, clean young women and some fat-cheeked babies. These photoshopped creatures have appeared on the BU cork boards to ask for donations from the contents of each female passerby’s uterus. Compensation for this egg […]

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News outlets have been following the story of NBA player Lamar Odom, 35, who was found unconscious on Oct. 13 after a three-day stay at a Nevada brothel. Medical reports and witnesses claim Odom overdosed on ten tablets of herbal Viagra and cocaine, among other substances. Odom is now reported to be responding and breathing […]

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Warner Brothers is set to lose up to $150 million with its flop fantasy film “Pan,” which opened in theatres Oct. 9. The film, with a $150 million budget plus a massive advertising campaign, bombed its opening weekend, placing third with $15.3 million. To put that into perspective, “Jurassic World” (which also had a $150 million […]

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If you’re a hoverboard rider, please stop. I have decided they are ridiculous and useless, so please stop riding them. First of all, they don’t even hover; they have wheels. These contraptions are essentially skateboards with two giant wheels on the end instead of four on the bottom. It’s like someone wanted to market a […]

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From birth to death, most people have extensive reports of their medical well-being. This practice never seemed bizarre to me until I learned that it is currently being applied to plants. It took a moment, but my amusement dissipated and now having reports on the health of crops, regardless of how many of them there […]

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This weekend I went to the Feminist Fiber Art’s “Closing Weekend Show & Arts = Crafts Market Fundraiser” in Cambridge. And I know what you’re thinking: with a name that long, there had to be rows on rows of Boston feminists selling their goods all the while passionately measuring their dyed armpit hair, in a […]

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Bubblegum pink, selfie sticks and aerobics. What better ways are there to highlight females in our society today? At least, that’s what artists Arvida Byström and Maja Malou Lyse demonstrate in their video “Selfie Stick Aerobics,” an art piece that is supposed to promote positive body image for women in a lighthearted manner. This video […]

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Producers have always preferred to use real schools for films that take place in them. Why spend extra money building a set when the real thing already exists, right? And with the extremely limited funding for public schools, the extra money received from production companies doesn’t hurt. It’s a win-win. Well, almost. The problem with […]

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This weekend, I had the pleasure of seeing a play that I’ve been looking forward to for a while now. “Dry Land” has been receiving rave reviews for both its run last year in New York and its current run at Company One in Boston under the direction of Steven Bogart. I came in expecting […]

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If you have been keeping up with the football season, it’s not that hard to notice that there has been an increase in running plays on a lot of NFL teams lately. Teams like the Dallas Cowboys and the Denver Broncos, whose quarterback Peyton Manning has not been performing as well as he could be […]

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