• narrative

    Sexperimentation: In Defense of the Prude

    September 23, 2009
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    Slut, tramp, whore, nympho, player. Labels: don’t you just love ’em? It’s unfortunate when you find yourself on the receiving end of a word that brands you as a hyper-sexualized Tasmanian Devil. But what about the opposite charge, that one of frigid refusal and tightly clamped legs? Prude. This word has sting like you wouldn’t […]

    dude. food. The Art of the Dinner Party

    September 23, 2009
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    “A prince must imitate the fox and the lion, for the lion cannot protect himself from traps, and the fox cannot defend himself from wolves. One must therefore be a fox to recognize traps, and a lion to frighten wolves.” – Niccolo Machiavelli The same, we feel, could be said of the host. Ah yes! […]

    Sexpertise

    My Summer of ____________

    September 16, 2009
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    Aaaaand we’re back! Welcome, Brunonians, old and new, to the academic year of 2009-2010. Woohoo! How was your summer? What did you do? Actually, don’t answer that. Because, really, I don’t care. Don’t get me wrong; the answers that Brown students furnish never fail to captivate. That internship with the BBC. The solo project of […]

    Tartuffe on Camera

    who’s watching

    September 16, 2009
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    First Sunday in September. The sun is beaming on the main Green, still vacant, except for the occasional freshman-parent-unit strolling across. Inside the cool halls of Leeds, a group of actors scurry around in the semi-dark theatre, surrounded by surveillance cameras rigged around the stage. Their image, in form of unidentified bodies and flashing limbs, […]

    No Sight but Certainly Vision

    blind musicians bring the tunes

    September 16, 2009
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    Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, and Art Tatum figure prominently among some of the most successful blind musicians; there are also the three different blues musicians who went by the name Blind Willie.  Aside from Mr. Wonder’s presence at the Obama Inaugural Concert in January, the brightest moments of these luminaries are largely in the past.  […]