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MILEY CY-brrrr

BY Bette Bentley in General

I give Miley Cyrus a free pass on pretty much anything she does.  I mean, her pink sleeping bags out-sell Pace Picante sauce at Fiesta super markets.  Because her metallic face is emblazoned across the polyester-fill.  I've slept in one. They smell like Malaysian cupcakes and treason.  I like that.  Warm? No. Impressive? Yes.   I also enjoy the song about the USA/partying. It reminds me of simple religious conservatism. A mystical land... Read More
Tonight at The DUMBO Loft in Brooklyn, Pabst Blue Ribbon will be hosting a party dedicated to the number one drink choice of hipsters. The “Pabst Blue Pop-Up Shop” will feature a fashion show, wearable art, video projections, photo booths, screen-printing and other swag dedicated to PBR. DJ Jenncity and DJ Roofeo will be spinning all night and at some point Ninjasonik will be making an appearance.   The event is free but all donations collected at the party will benefit the Keep-a-Breast Foundation, in honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month. Read More

Facebook's Face-Lift

BY Katie Zanin in General

Apparently Facebook users are just now deciding that they don’t want the whole world to know what they’re doing at all times. I was under the impression that it wasn’t THAT difficult to restrict users from seeing certain areas of your page but hey, leave it to Facebook to make a big deal about every new feature it blesses us with.   The Internet gods are claiming this new feature could completely revolutionize the way social networking sites are used. Read More
In recent headlines the news has been swarming with information regarding the deaths of the five teenage boys that were bullied to the point of suicide. Bust cover alumni Sarah Silverman loses her funny bone when addressing the gay youth of America in a video message posted on Perez Hilton's Youtube account.   The quirky potty mouthed comedian points fingers towards the social policies constructed by the United States government stating that when the gay community's ability to marry the person they love or serve their country openly is refused, the message is also resonated to children. Read More
For the first time since about 1910, the percentage of adults age 25-34 who have never been married has exceeded those who have. The numbers are close, with something like 46.3% who have never been married and 44.9% who have. It is interesting to note that those who are less educated are also less apt to get married, which differs from the 1990s, when the opposite was true. Read More