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Alexa Kocinski

“Easy” Jobs That Are Hard For Me

Not long ago, I was jobless and flat broke. I wasn’t picky about my line of work; I was just aiming for steady money. I quickly landed something underpaid in a group home. Specifically, I was a Case Facilitator, which sounds important but is just a fancy-pants term for “sorting pills for the mentally unstable, [...]

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Jake Riordan

Sixty-Nine, Dude! Mad Men’s Denouement Begins

in Uncategorized | by | 14.04.14

Tennessee Williams once claimed that he slept through the sixties, to which Gore Vidal replied “You didn’t miss a thing.” Vidal was just being droll and sophisticated, of course, but I wonder if the characters of Mad Men would find an note of bitter truth in his remark. It’s not that their lives haven’t seen [...]

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Nigel R.

Springtime For Putin

in Opinion/Editorial | by | 07.04.14

There comes a time in all great leaders’ lives that a musical is created to showcase their greatness. Annie did for Roosevelt what The Book of Mormon is doing for John Smith; Mutiny on the Bounty lifted Fletcher Christian to the crow’s nest of fame as Evita did for Eva Peron, whose stiff upper lip [...]

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Adam Rensch

An Open Letter To The Celebrities, CEOs, And Wealthy Public Figures Yet To Magnanimously Pay Off My Student Loans

To those of you with a current net worth exceeding 50 million dollars: Recently I received a very amusing letter from the Department of Education that informed me, in no uncertain terms, that I am currently $126,000 in debt. While it is funny enough to consider the shear volume of physical space this amount could [...]

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Isaac Kozell

The Cool Adult’s Guide To Spring Break

in Uncategorized | by | 25.03.14

Being a cool adult is hard. While most of your peers are busy with “steady jobs” and “meaningful relationships,” you’re putting in real work keeping it loose and letting the good times roll. It’s like, when did everyone give up on getting turnt and decide to start slaving for The Man? We can sleep when [...]

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