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Between the sheets: My sexual bucket list

Tonya Starr

May 9, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Rental & Dvds

Sex in public is dicey, dirty and potentially illegal depending on where you are and who can hear you. But people do it anyway because there's something undeniably attractive about getting it on in a traditionally nonsexual pl...

Technically speaking:Spotify: The tle of an app fail

Corey Mcmahon

May 9, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Rental & Dvds

The long wait is finally over. Spotify has released an app for the iPad. For the first time, users can experience the popular music streaming service on the tablet. But instead of a radical new experience or interacting with mu...

Clothes lines: Pillow talk

Chelsea Peng

May 9, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Rental & Dvds

What do Ryan Gosling, Arizona Muse and I have in common? More than you know. On a purely sartorial level, we're all noticeable fans of pajamas in public: relaxed, airy loungewear that looks equally easy when you're running er...

The backburner: Snacks for picnic season

Maggie Gorman

May 9, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Rental & Dvds

There's no better, easier or cheaper way to simultaneously celebrate our short window of beautiful spring weather and escape the bubble of Northwestern than going on a picnic. It's May, and in the time leading up to the ultimate ce...

Surprisingly Engaging: ‘The Five Year Engagement’ is up to snuff

Britta Hanson

May 1, 2012

Filed under Columns

Tom and Violet have a wonderful relationship. After dating for a year in sunny San Francisco, the darling couple (played by Emily Blunt and Jason Segel) are ready to take the next step. However, when Violet is offered a post-do...

Five’s ‘Company’ in Sondheim’s musical

Avi Small

May 1, 2012

Filed under Columns

This Tuesday, May 1, nominations for the 2012 Tony Awards were released. In that spirit, I've decided to take a look back at some Tony Award winning shows from the past. Luckily, some of the best musical theatre can be found on Netflix. R...

More than ‘Fringe’ benefits: Why FOX’s show should be part of your universe

Mackenzie Bronk

May 1, 2012

Filed under Columns

Everyone should probably stop everything they are doing and start watching "Fringe." While this may sound like a desperate plea from a science-fiction junkie to the Northwestern population, "Fringe" was officially renewed th...

Singled out: A rundown on Keane, The Hives & Metric’s new tunes

Jennifer Suh

May 1, 2012

Filed under Columns

Rock bands from different parts of the world are getting ready for the festival season. Keane, The Hives and Metric are all visiting Chicago this summer with their brand new albums. These three musical groups are preparing to hit...

Music Review: Butterfly Boucher and Missy Higgins lead the Australian invasion

Jennifer Suh and Jennifer Suh

April 24, 2012

Filed under Columns

Belgian-Australian singer-songwriter Gotye's chart-topping single, "Somebody That I Used to Know," and album, Making Mirrors, is only the beginning of the recent Australian invasion in our pop music scene. As Gotye's North American...

Movie Review: ‘The Lucky One’ is a mediocre chick flick, with a shirtless Zac Efron

Aliza Weinberger

April 24, 2012

Filed under Columns

After years of seeing Nicholas Sparks books become movies, certain

Theater Review: The Piccolo Theater does Anton Chekhov’s ‘The Cherry Orchard’

Megan Bounds

April 24, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns

The Main Street El stop has an especially unique feature which is unnoticeable to the typical passerby, a tiny theater hidden next to a coffee shop. The Piccolo Theatre performs full-length, offbeat productions with dedicated c...

TV Review: Canada’s ‘The L.A. Complex’ brings drama, debauchery to the CW

Mackenzie Bronk

April 24, 2012

Filed under Columns

As if television didn't have enough trashy, coming-of-age stories, there is yet another to add to the list. Although I tend to worship at the altar of horrible television, I thought "The L.A. Complex" would be my limit because th...