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What about small-time journalists?

While I was home for Thanksgiving my dad and I had a few discussions about journalists and journalism. My house has always been a place where heated discussion is not considered disrespectful, so although my dad and I disagreed on … Continue reading

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Learning Mandolin

I suppose I’m on some sort of journey. What kind of journey, I don’t yet know. All I know is that I ended up with a half-mental, half-physical list of habits, skills and/or accomplishments I want to master. It will … Continue reading

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I feel your pain, Star Wars generation

I went to see Monsters, Inc. for my 9th birthday. My friends and I sat in the front of the theater. We were too young to realize that the front row is always a poor life choice. But despite our … Continue reading

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British Television, According to Emily

It’s better than all other television. I almost ended this blog post with that sentence, but I thought I should explain why I think this (even though I know you won’t disagree with me). British television is the best, and … Continue reading

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Why The Harlem Shake Should Go Away, According to Emily

I can sum up my feelings about the internet-video sensation The Harlem Shake in three simple words: I loath it. Internet users, we are going to have a heart to heart. Stop Harlem Shaking. Stop sharing videos of the Harlem … Continue reading

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Things I’ll Tell My Future Children To Do

During the summer my mom leaves us a list of chores to be done before she returns from work. They usually consist of things such as “clean the kitchen,” “fold the clothes,” etc. As a proponent of child labor (that … Continue reading

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Accidentally Falling Asleep, According To Emily

An alternate title for this post could be: Purposefully Falling Asleep, According To Emily. Because sometimes you plan naps, and sometimes they sneak-attack you. Even though I usually wake up disoriented and sometimes panicky, I relish napping (intentional or otherwise). … Continue reading

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