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  • If Norah Jones really wanted to record an album of songs her daddy taught her, it probably wouldn’t sound too much like this. Courtesy of The New York Times Still, the pop-jazz chanteuse’s new album...

  • It’s that wonderful time of year again. Christmas decorations are being hung, holiday shopping deals are out, and everyone is feeling merry and bright. This is also the time of year for holiday blockbusters. From...

  • Every winter, countless theaters across the world perform Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.” The tale of Ebenezer Scrooge’s change of heart has been told and re-told a great many times, and the challenge of staging...

  • “Frozen” is as solid as the ice it stands upon. Disney Animation Studios’ newest 3D animated film isn’t anything too far from their typical format (kingdom is in trouble, a brave hero/heroine rises up to...

  • It’s hard to believe how quickly a ten-week quarter can fly by and it’s even better when its conclusion lies on the cusp of the holiday season. Alongside Thanksgiving, Christmas is the perfect family holiday,...

  • There is something undeniably endearing about One Direction. Is it the perfectly styled hairdos? The beautiful lilt of their accents? The way the boys tend to resemble a group of excited puppies when put in...

  • When my eyes first came across the title “Afroculinaria,” my brain focused on the “culinaria” part first and my stomach growled second. Would this blog be like FoodPornDaily, full of high-res, close-up pictures of every...

  • It’s an hour before my family’s Thanksgiving dinner, and everything is as cozy as a Norman Rockwell painting. I’m downstairs with my laptop, leisurely getting some schoolwork done, my dog is snoring softly in his...

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