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UNF alumni Kristen Brazell and Stephanie Dzikowski dressed as Sailor Scouts. 

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The con life: nerds, magical girls, and fandom crossovers at WasabiCon 2015

November 3, 2015

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iW7y5yFPPIo]Video by Michael HerreraWith Halloween celebrations still lingering thanks to candy sales and costume withdrawals, the first week of November usually...

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Now Playing: long expositions and titan fist fights galore in Attack on Titan sequel

November 2, 2015

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ux4sQG1Lvco]                                                                       Video courtesy of Madman SPOILER WARNING FOR...

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Book review: Murakami has nothing to be embarrassed about in Wind/Pinball

October 22, 2015

"Each day was a carbon copy of the last. You needed a bookmark to tell one from the other." (Pinball, 1973, Haruki Murakami) An author’s first work is revered as a milestone, a beginning and a point...

Toro y Moi appeared under pink lighting with their opening song, “Half Dome.”
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Toro y Moi sets the groove for an interstellar disco at Freebird Live

October 13, 2015

On Thursday night, indie pop fans flocked to Freebird Live with a fluency to chant the headliner’s multilingual name – Toro y Moi. With both the opening acts, Astronauts, etc. and Toro y Moi promoting...

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Now Playing: Blood, guts and ridiculous romance in the Attack on Titan movie

October 2, 2015

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InF16sp7J0M] After enduring creative and commercial failures like Dragonball Evolution and The Last Airbender, fans need to accept the truth – anime and manga...

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Letting go of fantasy with When Marnie Was There

September 24, 2015

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZq4uuMP8ss]Director Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s animated film When Marnie Was There does not set us in a moving castle powered by a fire demon, or a spirit bathhouse...

‘Go Set a Watchman: The so-so draft with a Pulitzer Prize backstory

‘Go Set a Watchman’: The so-so draft with a Pulitzer Prize backstory

July 22, 2015

The ending of "To Kill a Mockingbird" yields a number of possibilities for the Finches: Jem can follow in his father’s legal practice, Jean “Scout” Louise doesn’t grow up to be a proper lady...

Colorless Tsukuru’s strengths lie in its exploration of friendship, maturity and forgiveness.
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Book Review: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage

February 14, 2015

Haruki Murakami’s realistic approach to Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage delves into the truth that people grow up and grow apart with time. In this novel, Murakami ventures away...

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