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Movie Review: Antoine Fuqua’s ‘Southpaw’ Starring Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal displays a mountain of muscle in Antoine Fuqua's 'Southpaw.'

Another startling physical transformation from star Jake Gyllenhaal is not enough to save this risibly clichéd slugfest. Read More »

Movie Review: ‘On Beauty’ – A Documentary Short

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What is beauty? What fashion magazines and the media presents? Is there room for individuality or must we all fit the conventional image of beauty we see plastered everywhere? Conventional beauty images by their very nature are discriminatory. Is that such a bad thing? Read More »

Book review: ‘ReLovenship: Look Within to Love Again!’ by Mario P. Cloutier and Diane Sawaya Cloutier

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ReLovenship™ - Look Within to Love Again! shows you how to internalize your intention to find a new, companionable relationship Read More »

Tech Review: BackBeat SENSE Headphones from Plantronics

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BackBeat SENSE Headphones are a cut above the competitors in their price range, and their comfort is so good you might even forget you're wearing them. Read More »

Previewing San Antonio Film Festival 2015: Director David Zucker, Actor Sean Young, Stuntman Corey Eubanks and More

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Writer/director David Zucker, actor Sean Young and stuntman Corey Eubanks are scheduled to appear at the 21st edition of the ever-expanding San Antonio, Texas Film Festival. Read More »

Five Things You Need to Know About College Athletic Scholarships

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When it comes right down to it, the odds aren't great for getting the athletic scholarship you dream of. But understanding and following these points will help increase your chances. Read More »

A Heartfelt Letter to the Donald Trump Conservatives

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I find the implications of conservatives supporting Trump very troubling: that we value style over substance, rhetoric over record, and that we can be easily swayed by somebody pouring honey in our ears. Read More »

SXSW-V2V: Ten Amazing Apps That Could Change Your Life

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The V2Venture Competition at SXSW V2V enabled early-stage startups to pitch their products and/or services to industry experts and investors. Ten applications particularly impressed me. Read More »

2015 Comic-Con International Report – Part One

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From Kirk to Kung Fu Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Off-Broadway): ‘Butcher Holler Here We Come’

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Lit only by the actors' headlamps, this dark poetic drama about trapped coal miners grew on me – like a clammy mold. Read More »