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Recess

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Venturing into No Man's Land

In the 19th century, Prince Otto von Bismarck addressed the House of Commons and foreshadowed, "If there ever is another war in Europe, it will come out of some damned silly thing in the Balkans.


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Tamarack

Fresh mountain air. Woodland trails on the faces of steep gorges. Roaring whitewater rapids. A dozen varieties of poisonous snake. The unofficial moonshine capital of the world.


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Soft Soul

Perhaps in some far-off place, they have words to describe a voice like this. But after trying for three days here in the good old U.S. of A., I'm still coming up short.


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South of the Border

For this spring break, I told the travel agent I wanted to go "south of the border" - for sun, sangria, and a plethora of "Pedros" (if you know what I mean).


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Celebrity Deathmatch-in the Flesh

As if Mike Tyson's ear-biting exploits weren't dramatic enough, the Fox television network brings us Celebrity Boxing, Hollywood-style smackdown with a ringful of B-list all stars.


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Damned : Don't Drink the Blood

Devoid of the imagination, the rich historical portrayal and the intrinsic design of Anne Rice's novel, The Queen of the Damned offers the audience nothing (minus the beauty of Aaliyah).


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Underneath the Surface

Lyrically, Alanis Morissette's Under Rug Swept finds the singer-songwriter still sorting through the emotional debris of past relationships.


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Irish Eyes Aren't Smilin'

ne need only think back to the O.J. Simpson trial to be reminded how fascinating murder and suspected murderer can be. Savagery can be a curiosity and in some cases can even provoke admiration.


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DSG Does Madison Ave.

Today is election day for DSG hopefuls, and after a month-long parade o' politicized whoring, the inevitable barrage of ballot snafus will be welcome closure to Duke's annual production of D.C.


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Unknown Soldiers

uke alumnus' Randall Wallace's latest war saga, We Were Soldiers, is the first 25 minutes of Saving Private Ryan repeated over and over and over again.


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Monster Masterpiece

Ultimately about self-realization and overcoming loss, Monster's Ball is an intricate and hauntingly realistic motion picture which develops a simple story of love into a quiet epic that transcends...


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Perks of Playwriting

ary Adkins speaks with an air of confidence and voices her opinion in a way that makes people want to listen--and take action.