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Category Archives: P.O.V.
By Toby Burns15 May 2013
There was a time not too long ago when “nerd” was a dirty word. It conjured images of pocket protectors, acne, meticulous hair parts, and tasteless plaid button-downs. But those days are no more. Ours is an era so technologically hip, so wirelessly connected, so reliant upon the screen and the keyboa…
By Nathan Savin Scott14 May 2013
Last week’s virulent Time Magazine cover of a twenty-something taking a “selfie” on her iPhone has been making tidal waves. There’s been chatter about the problem with millennials for years, so why all the commotion? Perhaps it’s because Time is the first major, widely read and widely respected pu…
By Brad Vorner29 Apr 2013
It begins with a bomb.
As terrifying a scene as you’ll find in an adventure novel, Ken Sonenclar’s Bombs and Believers opens with a massive explosion in Turkey that kills 500 American sailors. The first character we meet is CIA Station chief Felix Maurer, who we see digging through the rubble after th…
By Toby Burns26 Apr 2013
At what moment in life does the wine glass start to feel more comfortable than the red Solo cup? To what extant can you talk about your sexual idiosyncrasies while still remaining a likable party guest? How much domestic squalor is too much domestic squalor? These are the sorts of in-your-face questi…
By Maria Kern08 Apr 2013
People have always used romantic comedies as primers on how to relate to the opposite sex. As the word “love” has regrettably shifted from a selfless verb to an indulgent adjective, the staple genre has likewise deteriorated into sillier fare.
We once relied on dynamic duos played by the likes of Car…
By Toby Burns26 Mar 2013
Few demographics are prone to as much scrutiny as tweens, that impressionable age group of nine to twelve year olds experiencing their first pangs of independence, yet still wholly reliant on mom and dad. Not quite past puberty, the tween, or “in-between” kid conjures up images of falsetto boy band…
By Maria Kern25 Mar 2013
If you propose a hot air balloon ride, you might be trying too hard. A walk in the park? Probably covering up a low-riding checking account. The natural home of a first date is, and has always been, a restaurant.
This simple truth evolved into an issue about two years ago, when young, single Americans be…
By Jeremy Fancher14 Feb 2013
With irony, we perhaps most readily associate the universal inquiry “what is love?” with Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan’s feature-length reprisal of the Saturday Night Live skits, 1998′s “undeniably pathetic but strangely lovable” movie, A Night at the Roxbury.
By Ariel Nishli12 Feb 2013
In KoldCast TV’s exclusive series, The Book of Dallas, viewers follow Dallas McKay, a successful newspaper reporter and staunch atheist who’s hit by a car in the show’s season premiere. That’s just where the fun begins though, as Dallas comes face-to-face with an almighty he never believed was rea…
By Maria Kern08 Feb 2013
The cult of celebrity in America has evolved to grandiose proportions since the days of glitz, glamour, and Grant. Popular media fosters a skewed perception of life in Hollywood, a town once ruled by star power rooted in talent and allure. The public has since lost interest in celebrities’ personal…