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Upcoming ‘Barbie Chronicles’ sheds light on false expectations

Alex G-Smith May 6, 2008

In 1959, Mattel released a doll that gave little girls a standard to what they should think of their bodies and sense of self. Blonde, busty, and tall, the perfect role model with the perfect clothes;...

Women should take back the night and avoid it altogether

Alex G-Smith May 2, 2008

One in four women will be raped. Now that statistic is not only shocking, but also repulsive. The problem is that in our day in age, rape has been twisted and manipulated in its meaning, which leads to...

‘Street Kings’ raises questions about police ethics and crime

Alex G-Smith April 14, 2008

If seeing the movie "Crash" was not reason enough to distrust cops, then look no further. Upon first hearing the title "Street Kings," I assumed that it would be just another clich'eacute; gang rivalry,...

Tattooed terror screenwriter talks the talk

Alex G-Smith March 28, 2008

Victor Miller, a screenwriter whose credits include writing "Friday the 13th," and many episodes of "All My Children," sat down for an interview recently at a restaurant in Alamo, Calif. He has won three...

The Taiji Special: A Flipper Filet

Alex G-Smith March 12, 2008

For generations, the fishermen of the Taiji Cove located in Japan have been hunting whales and dolphins as food to be sold at the local markets. As the dolphins migrate, between January and March, the...

One is silver and the other is gold

Alex G-Smith March 5, 2008

Have you ever felt inadequate or deficient to the man or woman you're dating? Of course, because everyone feels like that at some point, regardless of how funny or attractive you are. There is a constant...

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