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Slavery: ‘something that happened a long time ago’

Over there on the right — that’s what a douchebag looks like: Travis Rowley ’02, vice-chairman of the Rhode Island Young Republicans, responded to the bill on behalf of the organization in an e-mail to The Herald. “Almeida is a small-minded champion of political correctness,” Rowley wrote. “If he wishes to continue his obsession with

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Here’s The Deal…

If you’re a marketing or PR firm you can send us all the press releases you want but we get to make fun of you if it’s stupid. Like this gem we got yesterday: “Calling all administrative assistants…are you a “ROCK STAR” assistant?” It doesn’t get any better after that: “In honor of Administrative Professionals’

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The Malcontent: Rebranding Reality TV

I am alternately horrified and enthralled by the impending downfall of Western Civilization, a process I occasionally like to prod along in some small, but I hope, ultimately meaningful, way. In various print columns I have both decried the commercialization of Christmas, and urged the indiscriminate bombing of one or more Balkan nations by our

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Worcester resident: Providence owns Worcester

What a hilarious letter from Scott Wolfe in today’s Projo: I was recently in Providence at the lovely Providence Place mall, where it finally dawned on me. As I walked around, I was happy and yet depressed, because I was so angry that Worcester had absolutely no upscale place for me to shop and offers

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Missed Connections Not Just About Whole Foods Employees Anymore

Sometimes I like to start my mornings off with a cup of hot joe and a fresh batch of Craigslist Missed Connections (and/or Italian Greyhound listings on Petfinder), but the ones this morning are something of a downer.  While I’m glad that some girl had a lot of fun at the Mahi Mahi show the other night and

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Will They Remember Soy Bomb?

Tonight is the 50th anniversary of the Grammy Awards. On the schedule is a special tribute to Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band which I’m sure will be ghastly. All hope of a spontaneous unscripted moment was abandoned years ago… but wait… there’s hope. CBS is teasing a live feed from London featuring Amy Winehouse!

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