Nov 29th, 2012
3:00 pm
November 29th, 2012 | WEEKEND
Campus Customs releases Yale crocs, makes fashion faux pas

Searching for the perfect stocking-stuffer for a person you hate? Look no further than Campus Customs. The store has added to its list of merchandise signature Yale Crocs in classic navy, perfect for gifts for students looking to display their pride from head to Bigfoot-sized toe this holiday season. Nothing conveys a furtive insult like a […]

Nov 21st, 2012
2:13 pm
November 21st, 2012 | WEEKEND
Plume Giant’s new video is really, really cheery

Though it may seem that way, Plume Giant’s new music video for “We Got It Made” is not — I repeat, not — affiliated with Sesame Street. It’s easy to think as much, given the video’s colorful costumes, chorus line dancing and understated wisps of animation. Still, while Elmo doesn’t make an appearance, “We Got It Made” is […]

Nov 20th, 2012
12:54 am
November 20th, 2012 | WEEKEND
‘Very, very manic indeed’: A Review of ‘Silver Linings Playbook’

“Silver Linings Playbook,” from off-Hollywood-center director David O. Russell, revels in its depictions of how life snaps between cringing and laughter. Yes, it will make you uncomfortable, but that’s only because it’s honest and daring in its pursuit of dramatic-comedic intensity. Due to a violent episode fueled by his bipolar disorder, Pat Solatano (Bradley Cooper) […]

Nov 18th, 2012
11:24 pm
November 18th, 2012 | WEEKEND
Sex and Film at Yale: A Review of “The Sessions”

This is a film review from Patrice Bowman, who writes the newly revamped WEEKEND blog column: “The 21st Century through a Monochrome Lens: Re-examining Older Films.” Although I can do without gratuitous sex scenes in my flicks, I congratulate “The Sessions,” an independent film by Ben Lewin, for attempting to do what many mainstream Hollywood pictures don’t […]

Nov 17th, 2012
3:48 am
November 17th, 2012 | WEEKEND
Harvard releases terrible video parodying Yale

Harvard’s notoriously classless “comedy” group On Harvard Time released a parody video yesterday in anticipation of the upcoming Yale-Harvard game, which will take place this Saturday. But if the video was intended to intimidate any Yalies, it’s having the opposite effect: The video is terrible. Based on the premise of “West Side Story,” the video […]

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