Scene Cover: The last decade

The Last Decade

December 4, 2009 • 0
I researched this article on the Internet. That won’t surprise you, my little cyberknight; my darling digital warrior. You are a practiced and gleeful member of the brethren of the Net. Even if you tend Luddite, the following terms are likely still familiar to you: e-mail, IM, Google, YouTube, Facebook, Wikipedia. Scoffing? I remember seeing »
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The Digital Decade

December 4, 2009 • 1
I researched this article on the Internet. That won’t surprise you, my little cyberknight; my darling digital warrior. You are a practiced and gleeful member of the brethren of the Net. Even if you tend Luddite, the following terms are likely still familiar to you: e-mail, IM, Google, YouTube, Facebook, Wikipedia. Scoffing? I remember seeing »
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scene | Rage, rage against the dying of the buzz

November 17, 2009 • 4
We are not drinking to forget. We are drinking to create: memories, experiences, good times, bad (funny) times, friends, lovers, random social acquaintances we only wave to sometimes. We drink the way we do everything — for a purpose. Friends, that purpose is now. Unlike our weak-willed, pansy-livered Crimson rivals, we enjoy an uninterrupted, break-less »
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Dining Hall MISS: Notice a pattern?

November 16, 2009 • 3
Wednesday’s menu for all residential college dining halls. Just read it:
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Not your typical gap year …

November 13, 2009 • 7
When Michael Richter was assigned to Calhoun College, he didn’t immediately pull out his laptop and start joining Facebook groups like “Dontcha Wish Your Master Was HOT Like Ours.” He never logged onto the admitted students Web site to broadcast his favorite works of literature, and when the time came, he didn’t e-mail for a »
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Ambiance and service undermine “Caseus”

November 13, 2009 • 2
First, let me say that Caseus is probably one of the best restaurants in New Haven, based both on the inventiveness of its culinary ambition as well as the sheer mastery of execution. With that out of the way, I have to confess that, at times, it feels like the experience of eating at Caseus »
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‘Still Walking’ stops to smell the radishes

November 5, 2009 • 0
For the miniaturist, the labored observation of detail is essential to unlocking the grandest secrets of humanity. Teal tiles in careful array on the bathroom floor; the patter of corn tossed up and down; the bronze weave of a precious robe packed away for years – such trivia are burdened with the weight of repressed »
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“ANTICHRIST” FAILS TO POSSESS

October 30, 2009 • 1
Death is interesting. Grief is interesting. Religion is interesting. Sex is interesting. And yet, “Antichrist” somehow manages not to be interesting, despite attempting to tackle all of these things. “Antichrist” is ostensibly the story of He (Willem Dafoe) and She (Charlotte Gainsbourg), a married couple who have tragically lost their young son in a terrible »