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27 Mar 2009

Brine On, You Crazy Diamond!

Two truths are that everybody loves oysters (everyone cool, that is) and that oysters are generally prohibitively expensive. Unless you’re dating the shucker at Aquagrill or Blue Ribbon, oysters are a special occasion splurge or a last ditch attempt to get a date to stop texting and pay attention. Until

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26 Mar 2009

Put A Cap on It!

It’s a distant memory now, but at one point, wearing a trucker hat was a clever symbol of ironic style. Following in the wake of the enormous popularity of the newsboy/Kangol hat, the trucker hat was worn primarily by liberal arts college graduates, people enthusiastic about independent film and the

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26 Mar 2009

Heavy Petting Human Zoo

I went to a Rangers game the other night and was transported back to my childhood in Maine, where we would get up before sunrise for morning practices and occasionally make the drive to Portland to watch the Maine Mariners, now the Portland Pirates, our state’s National Hockey League farm

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25 Mar 2009

Lightning Happy Hour at The Skinny

The weekly Wednesday night party  “Rock n’ Roll High” at the Skinny jumps off tonight at 10 pm, but really starts with free vodka from 11:00 – 11:30pm.  Music skews fun with every damn blog and event posting referring to Chuck Berry, The Ramones, and anything in between that’ll make

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24 Mar 2009

Broke-Ass of the Week – Monica the Intern

Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spirit…probably not.

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24 Mar 2009

Make Some Memes

Last night’s free lecture was pretty sweet, and not just because professor Patrick Gannon had a delivery like Kids in the Hall’s Kevin McDonald. He showed us some gross anatomical brain asymmetries consistent in humans, chimps, and gorillas in the ‘œcomprehension’ brain regions before propelling into more subtle asymmetries in

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23 Mar 2009

Get Your Neuroscience!

Today I’m going to reveal a little inner dorkling, but don’t worry, I’ll temper it with some theatrical overcompensation, Tarantino style. After university, I walked away from a neuro-imaging internship with Harvard to go teach tennis  in Switzerland. I’ve been sidetracked ever since, but still love all things neuro, including

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