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Jeff Hates: Occupy Wall Street

By Jeff Shedden / [email protected]

November 21, 2011

The Occupy Wall Street movement has been in full swing for the past few months. The gist is that people have finally discovered that the vast bulk of wealth in the world is in the hands of only a few people. With money comes powe...

Cinderella stole my man

Cinderella stole my man

November 15, 2011

No sympathy for the devil

By Shay Castle / [email protected]

November 15, 2011

We have no sympathy for Joe Paterno. We have even less for his supporters. Our apathy devolved into anger towards the students who were so incensed at Paterno’s firing that they felt the need to push over a news vans and...

Indian poverty more offensive than sports team names

By Jeff Shedden / [email protected]

November 8, 2011

This week we posed the question as to whether sports teams with Native American names are offensive. There’s a small group of people who are very vocal about how offended they are by this, and it seems to come from some folks...

GOP: Grumpy Old People Compassion, compromise needed to capture youth vote

September 27, 2011

By Shay Castle [email protected] The “Great Recession” is the GOP’s ‘golden opportunity.’ Not the opportunity to bash and blame the president for every ill from hurricanes to the housing market collapse. We’re...

Jeff Hates: Star Wars

September 20, 2011

By Jeff Shedden [email protected] Two very important things happened in 1977. First, the Star Wars franchise was born, and second, my father took me to see my very first movie. I was too young to remember any of it, b...

What Jeff hates: The latest Michael Bay installment of the ’80s craze ‘Transformers’

September 19, 2011

by Jeff Shedden [email protected] With all of the things to hate about “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” I’m trying to keep my inner nerd on a leash. I was a child of the 80’s. I started collecting Transformers...

Revolution Starts Within

September 19, 2011

A New Yorker’s take on 9/11

September 6, 2011

By Bryan Levine [email protected] Why did my teacher answer her cell phone in class and then leave the room? Why did she come back inside crying? Why was student after student being called for early release? Maybe m...

Gay is the new black

September 6, 2011

It’s the End of the World As We Know It.

May 19, 2011

By Jeff Shedden [email protected]   It’s the end of the world as we know it by Jeff Shedden [email protected] I’ve learned many things from the billboards along Florida’s Turnpike. I’ve learned...

Online dating leads to lies

April 13, 2011

By Camilo Echeverri Bernal [email protected] When it comes to dating, most people like it to the point. We do not like phone numbers unless it is for texting. Seeing one another face to face waits until we ha...