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The Strokes: Future Present Past
Entertainment

The Strokes: Future Present Past

The Strokes’ new EP, titled Future Present Past, is certainly as good as any reasonable Strokes fan might hope for. The music contains traces of experimentation without being weird for the sake of being weird, is still blessed by Casablancas’ undeniable gift for song craft and melody, and retains that inexplicable cool that the Strokes have […]

Creating Your Own Happily Ever After….
Love

Creating Your Own Happily Ever After….

Have you all ever sat and thought about what makes Cinderella’s fairytale so special? Was it her glass slipper? Or the fact that her true love happened to rescue her from misfortune. What was so special about snow white’s fairytale? Was it that a kiss from her true love was the only thing that would […]

“You Talk Like a White Girl”
Inspirational

“You Talk Like a White Girl”

I can’t escape it. From Newport News, VA., to the Southeast Bronx, all the way to St. Louis, MO., and again in Atlanta, GA., it keeps following me. Whether it’s uttered in disgust or exclaimed in surprise, those six little words always find their way into my ears. “You talk like a white girl.” When […]

Single Serving: The Perks to Being a Party of One
Love

Single Serving: The Perks to Being a Party of One

When we’re in a new relationship, we want people to notice. But when we’re single? Not so much. There can be a lot of stigmatism attached to a “single serving” existence. Someone who’s single “just can’t seem to settle down”—“can’t find the right person”—are self-centered, loners, or recluses. The clichés about the single life run […]