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Contents EDITORIAL � � � LETTERS TO THE EDS � � CONTRIBUTOR SPOTLIGHT � � DEAR DOROTHY � � � � � � � � � � � � � � THEOLOGICAL WEDDING � � � � � � � � � � MISTRESS M � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � WE DON’T NEED NO EDUCATION CUTS � � � � CLEARING THE TUMBLEWEED � � � � � � � � � � � � � FREEDUMB OF SPEECH � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � WHITE, RICH & OBNOXIOUS � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � #NOMAKEUPSELFIE� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � ‘BACK OFF’ � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � THE QUEST TO SABU � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � ADVENTURES OF STU: TRACKING THE STEPS OF TIN TIN POLLING BOOTH OFFICIAL � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � VOX POP � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � MUSIC INTERVIEW: RELYING ON LUCK � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � CLUB SPOTLIGHT: MY ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE � � � � � � � � � � BEHIND THE STALLS � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � EDITOR’S FEATURE: ZINE � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � INTERVIEW: MARCH IN MARCH � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � ESCAPISM IN FANTASY � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � CLUB SPOTLIGHT: SECULAR SOCIETY � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � FOOD REVIEW� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � RECIPES� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � GAMES REVIEW� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � ART REVIEW � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � BOOK REVIEW � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � NON FICTION: ISSAC � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � FICTION: OVERSEER� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � POETRY & PROSE� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � MUSIC REVIEWS� � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � FILM REVIEWS � � � � � � � � � � � � � � � CROSSWORD� � � � � � � � � � � � GAME ART: SOLSTICE

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Editors: Jade Kelly, Flik Schemmer & Jess Nicole Front Cover by Rosemary Ellison

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Hiya babes and bros,

Goooooood moooorning/afternoooon and or evening all,

As the semester powers on, so too does the incredible amount of content that’s jampacked into Empire Times.

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Cheerios, Jade.

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[ letters to the eds ] s this year ha f o g in n in g e h eb the earth th to do researc , n e o n o re d e s h g w in e d rea ase tell m behind. d to get my m rl a o I w ly n Could you ple e e h t d d in u s all the time rted and now a t s m e h gone. I had t t e ments and g for my assign ne t happen? verything do e t e How did tha g o t g in e to proof I was go im r. t a e e v y a is h h o t t d g oin anise ssed. I was g to be so org re g t s in o e g b s o a t w g I oin . I was not g d? e im t f o d a e hat happene ah W . rk o w y m dit w down to a lo s d n a read and re-e lf e s at it od hard look o g a e k a t is year should I feel that th ace. reasonable p ir. It just isn’t fa ,

Dear Editors

Yours, Emma

What happened to al l the bake sales? Last year there seemed to be one every wee k. I’ve only found on e this semester so fa Don’t they want my r. money? - Simone Hi Flik, Jess and Jade

ave a eard? H r it’s h n io in e your op ? Wheth kick o have ? Or a criticism p o r d ’s d Want t frien to air t t s n e e from b m r r li a u comp to he ics, yo t t li n o a r p w i, n , we is is you about u new fad page. Th to say! a is r h o t r, n partne ou need sh you o nd publi t and say what y you – a n e nity to v opportu : email to kname Shoot an ame, nic n ll fu r u yo it – with ou! l publish y and we’l ously, it’s up to m y n o n or a

Another great mag! As always, I love the Sex Ed but particularly loved all the Library mentions – “I am not your fucking mother” (I remember that student; I enjoy referring people to the Eros Collection) and “How to behave at uni”. Oooh – also loved the comic strips – Madeleine Karutz’s sick bunny illustrations were fantastic and I’m a big fan of Alison Bechdel since I studied Fun Home in my BA a few years ago. - Lauren 3


THANK YOU!

Thank you to all the talented contributors that worked to bring these pages to life! You guys are exceptional. We appreciate all the time and effort that went into your work and the continuing support you have given to Empire Times. If you’re keen to join us for Issue 4, shoot through an email to:

empire.times@flinders.edu.au facebook.com/empiretimesmag CONGRATULATIONS to our new:

Writers

Columinists

Adam Rau Anna ‘Andy’ Lee Asano Mirai Charles Chiam Chuang Chao Cornelis van den IJssel Daniel Pollitt Eleanor Danenberg Emma Saschsse George Mountzouris J.J Nestor Jordon O’Reilly Kaisha Wyld Kimberley Anastasiou Kristie Buchanan Kurt Glenie Laura Telford Lauris Buckley Lucas Abraham Michael Adams Miranda Richadrson Robbie Peschel Shaun Hobby Stu Blair Tim Walters

Robbie Peschel (Food) Lauris Buckley (Food) Miranda Richardson (Features) Sub-Editors J.J Nestor (Features & Poetry/Prose) Shaun Hobby (Film) Illustrators Rafal Banasiak

Artists Caroline Sandgren Karlien van Rooyen Nathan Erdely Rafal Banasiak Photographers Emma Monceaux

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[ contributor spotlight ] Laura Telford

Tell us about yourself?

What is your dream destination and why?

You are the political columnist for the Empire Times 2014. What do you love about politics that keeps you coming back for more?

Best/Worst Flinders moment? Best moment:

Worst moment:

Who is your political idol and why?

What do you see yourself doing later in your life?

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Dear Dorothy, I really want to restyle and dye my hair a wicked bright colour but I’m worried people will look at me differently. Love, Mousey Brown

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I moved to A delaide a co uple of months I can’t make ago and uni friends! B ecause I tra into second y nsferr ear, everyone seems to alre ed have a ‘group ady ’. It’s not like people are un I just don’t k friendly, now how to go about strikin conversation g up a ! From, Anonymous


How To Theologically Complicate A Wedding

but you’re not but you’re selfish but you’re still jealous, it but you will but you’re conceited

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Footnotes 1 This suggestion was made in Taylor, William. “The Last Days.” Address, National Training Event 2012 from Australian Fellowship of Evangelical Students, Canberra, December 8, 2012. 2 The Big Bang Theory: The Cooper-Nowitzki Theorem [Season 2, Episode 6]. Film. Directed by Mark Cendrowski. California: Chuck Lorre Productions / Warner Bros., 2008. Wikia, Inc. [500 3rd St, Suite 405 San Francisco, CA 94107]. “Wikia.” The Big Bang Theory Wiki. http://bigbangtheory. wikia.com/wiki/The_Roommate_Agreement (accessed February 12, 2014). 3 Brock L, Grgory, and Jeffrey L. Bock. Do we need a Roommate Agreement?: Pleasure, Selfishness, and Virtue in The Big Bang Theory in Kowalski, Dean A, and William Irwin (edt). The Big bang theory and philosophy: rock, paper, scissors, Aristotle, Locke. United States: John Wiley and Sons [Blackwell Philosophy], 2012. 4 The Big Bang Theory: The Classified Materials Turbulence [Season 2, Episode 22]. 5 The Big Bang Theory: The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis [Season 2, Episode 11]. 6 The Big Bang Theory: The Staircase Implementation [Season 3, Episode 22]. 7 The Big Bang Theory: The Weekend Vortex [Season 5, Episode 19]. 8 Lloyd-Jones, Sally. The Jesus Storybook Bible: every story whispers his name. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2007. p. 80 in Driscoll, Mark, and Grace Driscoll. Real Marriage: the truth about sex, friendship & life together. Nashville, Tennessee: Thomas Nelson [Re:Lit], 2012. p. 54

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Sex Ed With Mistress M: How To Get Laid

It has come to my attention that some of you are having trouble getting laid and still others of you haven’t found that perfect ‘one’* , their ‘soul mate’**. Okay, first of all to both groups, slow down. You can’t force these things. Well, you can try, but it is called rape in the first situation and stalking in the second.

Yours,

Mistress M

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www.askmistressm.com See “Ask Mistress M” on You Tube; Virgins, getting caught masturbating and oral sex while driving; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDhYk7KDrsU

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CLEARING THE TUMBLEWEED: A PLEA TO STUDENTS In 2005, students nation-wide argued for and against Voluntary Student Unionism (VSU) – that students should choose voluntarily to pay union fees for campuswide student services

Tournament of Minds,

I was wrong. Higher Education Support Amendment (Abolition of Compulsory 2005 was

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FREEDUMB FREEDUMB OF OF SPEECH SPEECH Flik Schemmer recounts her personal opinion about the state of freedom of speech in Australia today. This article does not reflect the views of Empire Times.

Here’s an exposition I’d like you to feel with me, Australia: Apathy is the antithesis of freedom. Apathy spreads like a noxious weed that clouds our sense to see the world as a better place. It’s not about forgetting to read the news or shameless aversion to homeless people. It’s about the ability to ‘just not give a shit’ about anything outside of the bubble with which you surround yourself.

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Freedom isn’t free. It shouldn’t be a bragging point that ‘Oh, I don’t get involved in politics,’ as if that makes you somehow cleaner. No, that makes you derelict of duty in a republic. Liars and panderers in government would have a much harder time of it if so many people didn’t insist on their right to remain ignorant and blindly agreeable. – Bill Maher –

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The night before I went to Tondo Dump, I told my friend back in Australia about the volunteer work I would be doing there. “That sounds good,” he said… “Uncharacteristically noble of you.” Whatever the hell that’s supposed to mean.

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#nomakesupselfIe How some of us are missing the point.

In case you haven’t noticed, a new craze has swept Facebook with the intentions of raising money and awareness for breast began in Britain, and the idea was to post money to Cancer Research UK, and then nominate other women to do the same campaign has raised in excess of £2 million through text donations. Ireland and Canada have done the same. This is absolutely incredible! I say congratulations to all those who have donated to cancer research and are encouraging others to do the same! But then, there are the others who haven’t been quite so charitable.

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https:// donations.bcrfcure.org/donate-now https://www. mcgrathfoundation.com.au/donate.aspx https:// acrf.site-trust.net/cgi/donate.cgi

Words by Kaisha Wyld

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‘Ba’ stands for

‘Back Off’ I just can’t wrap my head around the negative conceptions in place around the Bachelor of Arts (BA), the most popular degree at this university; all these students must be on to a good thing, right?

I used to dread when people asked me what I was going to study at university. As I’m studying a Bachelor of Arts (‘Enhanced Program for High Achievers’), I’ve received an abundance of disapproving sounds, “But what careers will that bring?” and my personal favourite: “How lucrative will that be?”

Words by Elenor Danenberg

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Words by Cornelis van den IJssel blue� Timor sleeps Sabu, a tiny speck in an empty sea at the western point of the Indonesian archipelago. It’s a small isolated island fringed with a ribbon of sun, bleached sand, a streak of white surf, and long green lines of life sustaining Lontar palms.

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This is a photo of myself and a Sabu person in traditional dress and I’m wearing the hat I purchased.

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Cornelis is an enrolled student in a Graduate Diploma and studying Second Language Testing and is currently travelling in Manokwari in Papua.

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Adventures of Stu: Tracking the Steps of Tintin Words by Stu Blair

WORK AND PLAY

A BUMP IN THE ROAD!

Australia� UNIVERSITY YEARS was a most

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AN ONGOING MISSION!

I’ve been awarded a Sports Scholarship by Flinders One Fitness, who have supported me during my multi-sport seasons. You can keep up to speed with my racing at stuartablair.com & @StuartABlair

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Words by Laura Telford The only thing people hate more than their least desired party winning an election, is if no one wins the election. On March 15, I spoke to a Liberal member, who was handing out “how-to-vote cards� and she said, she honestly didn’t care who won, so long as we ended up with a government leading in the majority. Well we were all in for a shock! Not only did her party not win, we also have a minority government at the hands of Geoff Brock, the Member for Frome (read Member for Port Pirie and surrounding areas).

result, the experiences and lessons learnt from a day on a polling booth will enlighten even the most apathetic voter to the sacredness of voting and elections.

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If you could chose an actor/actress to play you in your life movie, who would it be?

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RELYING ON LUCK After supporting British India at The Gov, Jess Nicole caught up with Adelaide’s punk rock band ‘Relying on Luck’ on an evening at The Fish Shop recording studio. The boys - guitarist PJ Kay, drummer Peter ‘Quinny’ Quinn and bassist Josh Healey EP ‘Welcome to the Blast Zone’ in May last year. Since then, they’ve been working on their second EP and playing killer gigs at venues like the Crown and Anchor and The Ed Castle. Jess chats to them about their formation, choosing the band over study and why to keep your cool when performing on stage.

How did you guys come together as a band? PJ:

PJ:

PJ:

Josh: Welcome to the Blast Zone

PJ:

What was the inspiration behind the band name ‘Relying on Luck’? Quinny: Josh: Quinny:

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Would you consider doing music as your career or hobby? PJ:


PJ: Quinny:

You guys seem to interact very well... Josh:

I noticed Josh is wearing a ‘Brand New’ shirt in your online video of ‘Jawbreaker’ – is this a band you all look up to or is Josh just a fan? Josh: PJ:

together and was it good? PJ: Quinny:

impossible� Quinny: classical music� PJ:

Your stage presence is energetic, welcoming and enthusiastic but not in an exaggerated or conceited way – do you feel the way you perform on stage is an Have there been any regrets so far in terms of your music career? Any cringe worthy moments? PJ:

Quinny:

Josh:

PJ:

Finish this sentence: You will like ‘Relying On Luck’ if you like…

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Josh: music�

Josh:

Quinny: PJ:

Josh: better� Quinny:

PJ: Check out their ruthless tunes at http://relyingonluck. bandcamp.com/

Josh:

Some of your songs such as ‘Quinny’s Birthday’ make excellent drinking songs – was this your intention or was this reminiscent of a drunken night? Quinny:

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my ultimate experience Self confessed frisbee addict Jordon O’Rielly lives on the edge every week.

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It’s a funny thing to see someone’s reaction when you say, “I play Ultimate Frisbee.” Trust me, when you meet an Ultimate Frisbee player they will tell you. When most people hear of Ultimate Frisbee people think of throwing a frisbee at a park or beach with their dog, but if you’ve ever been by the Flinders Oval around 6:30 pm on a Monday night you’ll see around 60 people chasing a small plastic disc. It can only be described as ultimate. more�

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P.S The other big part of Frisbee is the social aspect. By social I mean drinking and by drinking I mean, we go for the Frisbee and stay to win the partay!

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Flinders Up Close A mix between the weird, wonderful things you overhear or see on campus and personal connections made between students.

Hey cute boy in the blue hoodie, I’m the 21 year old chick from the Coopers Bar, studying Education. We hit it off immediately but I didn’t get a chance to chat to you more because I had work to FLy off to. You were wearing a blue hoodie, black skinny jeans and told me you had lost your wallet. Maybe you’ll be at the bar again soon and we can continue our conversation about anime? Love B

Seen from the bridge: man peeing on a tree. Seen by bike cage: a thin man wearing a tiger onsie. Seen in the row in front of me: a young guy snapchatting his crotch with the tag “he’ll see you later.”

a warm sausage roll “I couldn’t decide between much describes my or a muffIn. This pretty sexual orientation.” Overheard on the plaza

Seen on the plaza: free apples and bananas! Seen in lecture: girl asleep and twitching while snoring her butt off

To the girl with the long brown hair, decorated so beautifully with that yellow daisy. You walked passed me every so FLustered and overwhelmed, carrying 10 million textbooks. Let me be your savior.

Seen by the lake: duck violently defending a loaf of bread Seen in girl’s bathroom: what appeared to be trace elements of cake frosting on the toilet wall

“She got the booty.” Overheard in the refe

ctory

- Love, Dying to be your Knight in Shinning Armor

Maaaaaaan. I saw you in your Pizza John shirt the other day, blue skirt, glasses that framed your face in such a way that represented intelligence and youthfulness. I couldn’t help but stare longingly, imagining the conversation we’d have about the Vlog Brothers day in and day out watching the sunset. One day, one day.

ons from These are real submissi e? email students! Do you have on .edu.au or empire.times(at)FLinders esmag to post on fb.com/empiretim get in the mag

or. Snapchat give me “Snapchat all on the FLo you get sore.” some more. Snapchat til Overheard: girl singing

-Love stalking yours, J. Hey you! We bumped into each other walking up and down the stairs to the library on the plaza. You said sorry and continued on with your life, I believe that bump was sign of fate, an instant connection. I hope one day to bump into you again, grab you and never let go! -Love, Your Blair to your Chuck. 28

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“When I was younger, I use lesbians.” Overheard on the plaza


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Words by Jess Nicole WHY I WARNED YOU NOT TO DROP THE SOAP, MY ACHEY BREAKY POTATO, and CONFESSIONS OF A PUBIC HAIR - zines I’m currently working on. Now don’t you just wish you knew what the hell I was talking about? Read on, maestros!

What is a zine?

Who makes zines?

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How are zines made?

Why make a zine? Where can I get zines?

What is the price for a zine?

P.S

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Interv iew

Interview with a March in March Attendee March in March was held in March 15-17 as a demonstration of ‘no confidence’ to Abbott’s government, attracting over 100,000 people to the rallies nation-wide. Asano interviews a participant of the protest who chooses to remain anonymous.

Words by Asano Mirai Photos by Emma Monceaux March in March? Why do you think March in March occurred? March in March Would you have attended the event if you Yes� Why did you choose to attend the protest? Do you think, personally, that March in March was a success? event?

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Some people ask how the current government came to be in power.

Overall, are you optimistic or pessimistic about the future? March in March March in March was portrayed as “March Madness� or other silly and stupid occurrences that bear no importance. What do you think of this?

The follow up protest March in May will be held on Sunday May 18 at noon at Victoria Square.

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Escapism in Fantasy Words By Miranda Richardson Artwork By Caroline Sandgren I’ve heard too many people argue that the best thing about the fantasy genre is ‘escapism’. Fantasy can indeed be an absorbing, relaxing means of forgetting our own problems for a while, but all fiction can do this. Fiction depicts a facet of reality, but even realism is not a perfect clone of our world. All fiction takes us away from our own lives, but also reflects on them. However, the argument that escapism is fantasy’s greatest quality is somewhat counterintuitive.

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Flinders University Secular Society

The Flinders University Secular Society is a relatively new kid on campus starting up in August of 2012, however, we already have a member base of well over 100 people including; students, faculty members and people from the wider community. The Genesis for the formation of the Secular Society was a speech by Jason Ball at the 2012 Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne where our founder was inspired to start a secular club at Flinders Uni. The general idea of the Secular Society is to help freethinking students, graduates, staff and friends connect and progress the secular agenda.

our website at flinderssecular.org.au Flinders Secular and @FlindersSecular respectively.

were able to mobilise secularists across

Words by Daniel Pollitt President Flinders University Secular Society

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Don’t Cry For Me Argentina Sosta Food Review

There are a few restaurants around Adelaide that are iconic - the reviews are good, it’s consistently busy and year after year they remain open. One such place is Sosta Argentinian Kitchen. Since its opening in 2004, there hasn’t been another Argentinian restaurant you’d choose over it, especially with its prime position on Rundle Street. It seems Sosta anticipated that you might not know what Argentinian food actually is, so the quote on the front of the menu clears things up by describing Argentina’s cultural history and the European influence on their food. Getting a table is a little tricky, don’t expect to be seated if you walk in at 8.00pm on a Friday night. Make your booking early in the week and let the anticipation build until it’s finally time to eat there.

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Rebecca Dagnall, Paradise 9, 2009, Archival inkjet print, 91 x 187 cm

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Testing Ground will be on show until May 4 at the Flinders City Gallery, located within the State Library.

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books

We Call Out; We Are Answered Words by Charles Chiam Chuang Chao

They say your loved ones are never really gone, as long as you remember them. Yet, most of the time, remembering them can be very painful, but no matter what, you refuse to forget. However, how would you realistically react when someone you lost called you from the afterlife? This is the question presented by Mitch Albom’s The First Phone Call From Heaven and it provides a very realistic scenario on how such an event can have global consequences.

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Non Fict ion

Isaac. It’s Friday night, and the phone is ringing. I don’t want to answer because I know it’s Aunt Joanne and I’m not in the mood for the awkward, yes-you’ve-told-me-before-but-tell-me-again stories while she waits to have a “proper adult” conversation with Mum. I pick it up anyway. It could be about Kelly. She’d gone into the hospital this morning, “ready to pop” she said. I want to hear about little Isaac, because Kelly and I weren’t speaking when she had William. She was dealing with her family, and I was dealing with mine; we didn’t have time for each other.

Words by Kristie Buchanan

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Overseer I walk quietly down the empty street. It’s dark, despite the tall identical lampposts looming overhead like uniformed, man-made stars. There is too much cloud cover to see the luminous moon, hanging in the sky.

It’s safe

I’m home. Almost there.

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The Nature Of Man

Words by Tim Walter

Our world eclipses the skies Words by Michael Adams

Words by Tim Walter

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Depression

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Grief

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mus ic

Wet EP Wet

Words by Jess Nicole

Warpaint (self-titled) Warpaint

Words by Flik Schemmer

Wet is a three-piece band hailing from Brooklyn who create predominately alt-pop, minimalistic R&B music, centered on romance and heartbreak. Wet, consisting of Kelly Zutrau, Martin Sulkow and Joe Valle, have recently signed with Dew Process and revealed their new single ‘You’re The Best’ which was released on March 31.

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Film Reviews The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show is sort of like a mirage. If I close my eyes really tight, I’m pretty sure I can recall seeing it once or twice. I may, however just be imagining things. That being said, when I sat down to watch Mr Peabody and Sherman I was able to recall that they were in one of the cartoon shorts that didn’t feature the moose and the squirrel. Instead, it featured a dog and a young boy who owned a time machine and would scoot around the spacetime continuum making little tweaks that would allow events to play out as our history records them. Now it’s a movie about an unconventional father and son trying to make their way in a crazy mixed-up world that seems hell-bent upon tearing their happy little history-altering world apart.

Modern Family Dark Knight Returns also Modern Family

Words by Shaun Hobby

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Based on Frank Miller’s soon to be released Graphic Novel, Xerxes, 300: Rise of an Empire is the 2nd directed by Noam Murro, and produced and co-written by the

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Words by George Mountzouris

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