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The inclusion of burgers in American culture runs deep; nothing is more iconic in the American diet. Some find that notion to be worrying, but to me, I find it to be beautiful. They are a staple of celebrations, the main dish of a cookout, or the pathway to a solid nap. And with this integration, burgers vary drastically...
Carrollton, Texas—Escaping the dry heat of the Texas fall, we plunge into the dimly lit restaurant. Immediately we are taken aback by the smell; delicious sauces, seasonings, and steaks meet us at the door. We wait for a table briefly before being seated and presented with a daunting menu of over 30 options. We settle on the short ribs...
Born Jamir Daaliya, twenty three year old Mir Fontane has clawed his way out of the streets of Camden, New Jersey to the cusp of fame and success. His knack for telling stories through his lyrics and melodic skill, coupled with his versatility, have put him in a position to take the music industry by storm. His first two albums, He's so...
The Roundup Podcast Ep. 2 - Clubs and Club Sandwiches On this episode: I interview seniors Reid Allison and Sean Tehan of Jesuit’s Political Society, and then resident Roundup foodies Will Fynes and Jacob Totah are here to talk about their favorite restaurants and upcoming video series. 0:25 Political Society Interview 11:25 Will and Jacob on Food 27:26 Shenanigans Listen on iTunes or online...
Strobe lights flashing, the entirety of the hip-hop group known as Brockhampton jumps up and down with their fans, as they perform their hit single Star... for the seventh time in a row. The fans scream along, absorbed in the music and unbothered by the repetition. Brockhampton's success and ability is displayed in this moment but it starkly contrasts...
The notion of putting everything I know about barbecue into a book is a daunting one. Not because I know so much... but because of the nature of barbecue itself. It's because the printed word- definitive, exacting, permanent- is in many ways antithetical to the process of cooking barbecue, which is, for lack of a better word, loosey-goosey. - Aaron Franklin,...
Apple's reign as America's most popular cell phone manufacturer has gone unchallenged for too long! Two years ago, I decided I could no longer live the mainstream life. Two years ago, I made the dramatic leap from the iPhone 5C to the Android S7. As I was incompetent when it came to my new phone, there was definitely a little trauma the...
Among other diversions, each new summer always brings an opportunity to recline the couch, turn on the TV, and relax for a little while. Whether we're catching up on the latest season of our favorite show on Netflix, watching the latest horror flick with friends or loved ones, or just watching a silly comedy to pass the time, we...

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