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Taste of the Town

  • Uncategorized | Sep.29, 2006

    Taste of the Town

    Big Fish is a restaurant in the middle of an identity crisis. A Tiki hut that may or may not serve as a summer bar marks the outside.

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  • Uncategorized | Sep.29, 2006

    All Jedi go to Heaven

    As one of the most popular college hip-hop bands, Jedi Mind Tricks (JMT) has held down its spot in hip-hop for the last eight years. Armed with Horrorcore lyricist Vinnie Paz and groundbreaking producer Stoupe the Enemy of Mankind, JMT has redefined the Philadelphia sound, while connecting with some of underground hip-hop’s most respected acts.

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  • Uncategorized | Sep.29, 2006

    If you’re going to be dumb, you’ve got to be tough

    In case anyone wasn’t sure, Jackass Number Two proves that farting, nudity, pain, and surprises are funny. Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Steve-O, and the rest of the crew return to the big screen with their usual formula of bombastic displays of toughness, horrific displays of injury, and gratuitous displays of human flesh.

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    Mandarin mania

    Huo Yuanji (Jet Li), is the detestable main character of Fearless. He is an arrogant, goofy, irresponsible, and hardly likeable drunk, too consumed by his pride and self-serving ambitions to take care of business or his family. He is so caught up in the cycle of winning fights, getting drunk, winning fights, getting drunk, that he is nearly morally bankrupt and hardly a character one can get behind.

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  • Uncategorized | Sep.29, 2006

    Firestorm over quotation difficult to extinguish

    In an attempt to reach out to Muslim leaders, Pope Benedict XVI met this week with 22 ambassadors from Islamic countries, emphasizing his respect for Islam. The meeting was the latest effort on the part of the Vatican to diffuse the controversy surrounding the pope’s Sept.

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  • Uncategorized | Sep.29, 2006

    Picks of the Week

    Movie Boiler Room Directed by Ben Younger Music Wes Montgomery, Wes Montgomery’s Finest Hour, Polygram Records Book Joe DiMaggio by Richard Ben Cramer Boiler Room Directed by Ben Younger See how the high-rollers of stock- brokerage live in this gritty film about the cutthroat operations of the world of finance. Giovanni Ribisi stars as Seth Davis, a young businessman who gets recruited to work for a group of renegade stock brokers who do business their way.

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  • Uncategorized | Sep.29, 2006

    Leaders predict a world without poverty

    The growth of developing nations is no longer just an ethical and security concern of the richest and most powerful nations of the world. It is now a major force in an increasingly global economy.

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  • Uncategorized | Sep.29, 2006

    What hell sounds like

    It’s either hit or miss when you’re as ambitious as The Mars Volta. Even though the group has the dynamic and prolific tandem of guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and singer Cedric Bixler-Zavala; Jon Theodore, who is arguably the best drummer in modern rock; and stellar musicians manning the other battle stations, their latest album, Amputechture, fails to turn their ambitions into a cohesive whole.

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  • Uncategorized | Sep.29, 2006

    Thailand coup goes largely unnoticed

    With reports of at least 18 coup de’tats since World War II, Thailand has put another notch on its belt this week after a bloodless military coup ousted the country’s Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra on Tuesday, Sept.

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  • Uncategorized | Sep.29, 2006

    Week In Review

    Local Principales monitoring Kennedy Plaza International Peacekeepers extend mission in Sudan National Atlantis mission completed Technology Homes have more T.V.’s than persons Sports Saints win one for New Orleans

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