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TLW Chats with the Lonely Island Boys

When you make a medley of comedy, pop songs and film, you’ll find the three actors, writers and producers–Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer. You may know them as The Lonely Island Boys who write and sing parody songs such as “I Just Had Sex” or “I’m On a Boat,” or you may know them as the brains behind hilarious movies like Hot Rod. 472 more words

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The Powers of Hollywood: Why We Still Want to See Superhero Movies

To the average American, Hollywood is a far away land – a foreign concept. We regard it as a superficial land of big money and broken dreams, far removed from the reality of everyday business. 1,020 more words

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The Truth About Music Festivals

Let’s start with this: the truth is subjective.

I’ve come across several “articles” explaining what to do and what not to do at a music festival. 1,004 more words

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Inside Basil Box

(By: Ebony Baker)

Basil Box is the latest Thai restaurant to open up in the vicinity of Salad King.  It found the home for its second store in a street-level storefront of the SLC.


Let’s Get Profound: James Franco to Speak at FSU

James Franco shows us a mixed bag. He acted as the cool, rebellious heart throb in the cult TV show Freaks and Geeks in 1999, he was Spider Man’s charming but villainous best friend in 2002, played a goofy pot dealer in… 476 more words

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A Marriage Between Social Issues and Performance

by MC Lord

arts and life editor

A new class at Millsaps this semester is catching attention and curiosity around campus. Professor Tordella-Williams is teaching Introduction to Performance Art for the first time ever at Millsaps College. 624 more words

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The South and The Self in South: Reflections on Mississippi with W. Ralph Eubanks

by Alexandra Melnick


Dr. W. Ralph Eubanks is a 2007 Guggenheim fellow, author, journalist, frequent NPR guest, the former Director of Publishing at The Library of Congress, a former editor of the… 2,037 more words

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