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Five reasons The Academy Is should stick around

What’s that?! TAI are back!? Playing Almost Here in full!? A reunion and a farewell….huh?

It’s a huge bummer that they are choosing to play one show and then go their separate ways once again. 402 more words


Sarah Mushtaq: Declining a handshake is not offensive

By Sarah Mushtaq/Special to The Star

A few summers back, I was at an event and acquainted with the officials present. As introductions were made, I declined shaking hands with the first gentleman (who took one for the team). 736 more words


Pilot Season: Payne (Fawlty Towers US)


In the late 90s, this Fawlty Towers adaptation had a very brief run as a midseason replacement.

Did it deserve better?

Other topics in include: Sit-coms we hated and more love for Heat Vision and Jack. 67 more words


Twenty Years of Working-Class Studies

This week, the Working-Class Studies Association will hold its annual conference. This year’s conference is special in two ways.

First, this year the WCSA is partnering with the Labor and Working-Class History Association for a joint conference. 888 more words


Brown-John: Have sex ed protesters even read the new curriculum?

By C. Lloyd Brown-John

To paraphrase Winston Churchill, never have so many campaigned so hard about sex without reference to the government’s sex education proposals. 650 more words


Exciting June Contributors

Good evening, folks. I hope you’re all enjoying the bank holiday weekend and the restoration of acceptably warm weather. If you haven’t yet been to the… 145 more words