Archive for April, 2012

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Orgasm-free sex?

You know that moment when you’re with a partner, when you’re just about to hit the big “O” but something interrupts? Maybe your cell phone rings. Maybe your roommate walks in. Maybe the fire alarm goes off. Hell, maybe your partner can’t quite get you to the edge. The point […]

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Lubricating the discourse

The back door is a frontier some are frequent visitors of, while many others remain scared to even approach the porch. For all the nasty porn videos that zoom in on a girl’s face in agony, the rumors that poop gets everywhere (it doesn’t; poop is in the colon further […]

LA-based Dot Hacker releases eponymous debut
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LA-based Dot Hacker releases eponymous debut

On Feb. 20, 2012 the Los Angeles-based Dot Hacker released their eponymous debut EP. The EP collects three of four previously issued songs and includes a new track called “Rewire”. Dot Hacker was founded in 2008 and is a supergroup of sorts. Fronted by Josh Klinghoffer, who is notable for […]

Alder Arts Walk: finish the year with a bang
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Alder Arts Walk: finish the year with a bang

At the iconic climax of Kubrick’s black comedy masterwork Doctor Strangelove, Major “King” Kong straddles the business end of a nuclear warhead as it dives from a bomber, plunging the Earth into thermonuclear war. It’s the beginning of the end, and Kong waves in the apocalypse with a manic grin […]

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Radiohead review

A long time ago, before many a Logger had even applied to college, a band called Radiohead graced the state of Washington with a visit during their In Rainbows tour. On April 9, almost four years later, the band came back to Washington, this time performing in Seattle proper for […]

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Senior Art Show reveals talent

On Wednesday, 19 graduating art majors hosted their fellow colleagues to an opening reception in Kittredge Gallery for this year’s Senior Art Show, exhibiting pieces that culminated their artistic careers at Puget Sound. The reception included the announcements of various student awards and which piece was chosen for display in […]

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I Love You, It’s Cool falters under the weight of one too many synth beats

So often in the musical community, one must grapple with the constant question that looms over new indie music; is this good music because it sounds cool or is this good music because it’s genuinely creative? One genre that brings to mind that concern is the fascinating spawn of the […]

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Mug cake

It’s the end of the year– what better way to celebrate than with cake? But when you just want a slice of celebratory cake after having finished your final paper, you probably don’t want to go to the trouble of baking a whole cake, especially if you aren’t celebrating with […]

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Laura Marling, Andrew Bird delight

Two very darling soft-spoken musical artists occupied the Paramount stage in Seattle on April 9. Andrew Bird and Laura Marling delighted the crowd with their sets, with Marling opening for Bird. All audience members felt the anticipation of the concert as they waited for it to commence. When the house […]

Love, faith and fish in Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
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Love, faith and fish in Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

A deeply romantic film hidden behind intersecting spheres of professional life, international relations and the personal politics of “pedestrian” life, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen proves that with the right director and the right concept, even familiar A-List actors can perform unexpectedly touching roles. Even though the premise’s eccentricities might […]