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Arts & Entertainment

An Open Letter to Travis Mathews

Posted April 30, 2013 by Kyle

  *Dear reader, this is an open letter to filmmaker Travis Mathews. Its intent it to initiate discussion as well as introduce you to the important work of this amazing filmmaker. Dear Travis, First of all, please let me congratulate you on your third installation of  In Their Room London. I have not seen the two prior, but I […]

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Sentencing in McDonald’s Trans Beating Case, Maryland Taking a Stand on Hate Crimes

Posted September 14, 2011 by Dallas

Apparently Teonna Brown was unaware that at McDonald’s, the smiles are free. On Monday Brown was indicted on five charges including a hate crime for her vicious attack on a trans woman, Chrissy Polis in a Maryland MacDonald’s after being caught on video by a McDonald’s employee (who was subsequently fired). Violence and complete prejudice against […]

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Culture

Music Video Vendredi – Delta Rae – “Chain On Love” (A Song For Marriage Equality)

Posted May 25, 2012 by Ty

Well every now and then we find a jewel of a song randomly on YouTube. This week kids, I bring you Delta Rae’s Chain On Love – a song for marriage equality. “Several years ago, California voters passed Prop 8, which effectively banned gay marriage in the State.  Ian, in response,  wrote a song “Chain […]

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Culture

Music Video Vendredi – Yukon Blonde’s ‘Stairway’

Posted April 20, 2012 by Mel

Hello music lovers! Up this week is the latest from Vancouver-based indie rockers Yukon Blonde, off of their recent release, Tiger Talk. These guys pretty much kick ass – catchy, fun and upbeat tunes that are sure to brighten up this dreary Friday morning! Beware though – your inner hipster might be found trying to […]

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Music Video Vendredi – M.I.A.’s ‘Bad Girls’

Posted February 24, 2012 by Mel

  Rating: 4/5 Death-Defying Car Stunts What I think: Happy Friday music lovers! Everyone needs to feel a little badass on Friday morning right? It helps get you through that last workday of the week, lets you staple those TPS reports extra hard before punching the clock before heading out to drink your problems away…. […]

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Family

North Carolinians to Vote on Marriage Equality, Don’t Have More Pressing Political Issues

Posted September 13, 2011 by Nikki

So as I opened the news today and read this I realized that although most of us like to move forward in life and evolve for the betterment of humankind, a bunch of us are just plain f*cking backwards. I wish I weren’t writing about this because it truly does make me angry! Ironic how a few months […]

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BIXI Montreal – Sweaty and oh-so-fabulous.

Posted May 3, 2011 by Ty

Dear Bixi, I love you. I say this as I walk away from my now docked Bixi bike after my frantic rush to work this morning. I have to admit that I am an avid Bixi enthusiast and would suggest anyone ride one of these rent-able bikes anytime they need a quick trip in downtown Montreal. […]

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Music Video Vendredi – Metric – “Youth Without Youth”

Posted July 6, 2012 by Ty

NEW MUSIC FROM METRIC! Can anything be better? In a letter posted on the band’s website, Haines said: “Synthetica is about insomnia, fucking up, fashion, all the devices and gadgets attached to our brains, getting wasted, watching people die in other countries, watching people die in your own country, dancing your ass off, questioning the […]

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