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Russia If you look at a map of Europe you will probably see a monstrous country that looks like it would cast a shadow on every city West of it. This is Russia.  Russia is the largest country in the world and one of the most influential in history, and for the longest time, this nation controlled what is now...
The film Bohemian Rhapsody tells the life story of English rock band, Queen. Led by singer Freddie Mercury, the band was a hit-maker in the 70s and 80s rock scene, and continues to be a favorite band for many, young and old. With 23 million views on the movie's official trailer, this movie was promoted as the definitive Queen...
Adventure Time released its finale on Labor Day, September 3, 2018, to 0.92 million people. Despite the poor treatment of the show by Cartoon Network, Pendleton Ward's prodigy consistently provided its audience with tears and joy all the way until the closing montage at the finale's end. Thus, to most diehard fans like myself, September 3 was a somber...
Happy Dia de Los Muertos Y’all About 11 years ago, I walked with my grandfather through the Mercado (Mexican farmer’s market) trying to find a cucumber and an eggplant. That’s right, a cucumber and an eggplant. Let me explain this, my grandfather was a Japanese Buddhist and participated in Obon (お盆), essentially a Japanese “día de Los Muertos.” In this...
  Some Backstory for the Film Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer is a movie that premiered October 12th and is about Dr. Kermit Gosnell, an abortionist who was convicted of 7 counts of 1st degree murder, 24 felony counts of performing illegal abortions beyond the state of Pennsylvania's 24-week time limit, and 227 misdemeanor counts of violating the...
Hello all and welcome to a weekly series that I am starting about a fourth into the season but plan to continue throughout the remainder of the year. In this series I will just be going over each week in the Premier League and my thought on it.  Last weekend’s Premier League games could be some of the most...
A bead of shimmering sweat slowly creeps down his face.  The bead convenes and coalesces with another of its kind, streaks down his chin and then falls to the ground of the Senior Courtyard. Why would a senior be sweating? SAT? Nope.  Calc test? Nope.  College applications? Eh, maybe.  Big game tonight? Definitely not. Inability to tie a bow tie? Yes! The senior bow...
Three months after his initial nomination by President Trump, we seem to have reached the climax of the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing. Both sides of the political aisle are dissecting every sentence that comes out of Kavanaugh's mouth. The media is intensely examining the misconduct allegations waged against him. With turbulent political discourse surrounding the hearings, many Americans seem...

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