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Comic Con Report β€” Day One

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Ten Questions with Goo Goo Dolls

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Dubiously Inferior

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Must Be the Place

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Summer Hothouse

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Ten Questions with Annalibera

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The Future is Blue

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Yelp Helper

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Squad Goals

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The TREAM Team Strikes Again

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The Bates Method

Let’s get one thing straight: We are constantly being deceived. Oh, I don’t mean everyone is a pathological liar or that it’s done intentionally. It’s just that people — especially those in media — are sloppy with words and language. That’s the case with the Vision Council of America. That organization claims that 75 percent of adults use some sort of “vision correction.”

Now I don’t have an issue with the number...

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Film

Less Giggle, More Gag

All of the good puns have already been used. Comments such as “Tickled will tickle your curiosity” and “By the end of Tickled, you won’t have anything to laugh about,” are the kinds of zingers film critics dream of. What puns about tickling are even left for me to find a clever way to tell you about my reaction to the documentary by David Farrier and Dylan Reeve? Avoiding overused puns in this review is going to be...

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Arts

Femininity In Many Forms

Spotlights on women have recently shown on our theatre stages. The Playhouse offered Calendar Girls in April and Love, Loss and What I Wore in December. Plus there was SNAP Productions’ June offering of Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England dwelling on a lesbian trio. But given the overall theatre season, you certainly can’t call that a groundswell. So when Shelterbelt Theatre comes up with Shattering the...

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Film

It’s Ghostbusters, Whaddya Want?

Sadly, but as expected, news that writer/director Paul Feig’s reboot of Ghostbusters would feature four women in the lead roles was met by the kind of childish misogyny that has come to exemplify the worst of the Internet. Fragile manbabies cursed with boundless insecurity and access to Wi-Fi have made hating this movie suffice for their lack of personality, intentionally tanking the film’s IMDB rating (before it...

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Specials

Our Future Peace

Believe it or not, we are entering a time of unprecedented peace. There will be an international exhaustion with violence that will lead to constant and vigilant focus on diplomacy and disarmament, and we will develop and economic interdependence that will make war unthinkable.

It is our future. Dr. Mysterian has seen it. Now all that we must do is remain unafraid.

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