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    For the Musically Adventurous

    Have You Heard of the Ex You?

    by Adriana Sabo

    Of course, I already know the answer to my own question from the title. No, you haven’t heard about the Ex You, mostly because they have only recently started playing and also, since they like keeping it mysterious and seem to enjoy the fact that they only exist on Bandcamp. So this is
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    Of course, I already know the answer to my own question from the title. No, you haven’t heard abo
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  • A Facebook
    Facebook thinks its users are people?

    Facebook the Purveyor of Humanity

    by Corey Wilson

    Good news everyone, Facebook has rid itself of the dehumanizing word “user,” and has decided instead to refer to us as “people.” What a time to be alive. After millennia of being beaten down by The Man, a global corporation has taken the time to step back and realize that we’re not just
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    Good news everyone, Facebook has rid itself of the dehumanizing word “user,” and has decided in
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  • Are you putting your best face forward on LinkedIn?
    The More You Know (Ding Ding Ding Ding)

    Flowchart: The Non-Douchebag’s Gudie To LinkedIn Connections

    by Shane Barnhill

      In case you haven’t heard, LinkedIn is the new resume. It’s the first place that would-be employers go to dig up info on you when you’re a candidate for a new job (don’t worry, they’re also creeping your Facebook and Twitter profiles). But job hunting and scouting prospective new hires is not all LinkedIn
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      In case you haven’t heard, LinkedIn is the new resume. It’s the first place that would-be em
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New Music The Snap: Of course, I already
Facebook The Snap: Good news everyone,
LinkedIn D-baggery The Snap:  In case you haven
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The Snap: Of course, I already know the answer to my own question from the title. No, you haven't heard about the Ex You, mostly because they have only recently started playing and also, since they like keeping it ...
For the Musically Adventurous

Have You Heard of the Ex You?

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Of course, I already know the answer to my own question from the title. No, you haven’t heard about the Ex You, mostly because they have only recently started playing and also, since they like keeping it mysterious and seem to enjoy the fact that they only exist on Bandcamp. So this is
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The Snap: Good news everyone, Facebook has rid itself of the dehumanizing word “user,” and has decided instead to refer to us as “people.” What a time to be alive. After millennia of being beaten down by The Man, ...
Facebook thinks its users are people?

Facebook the Purveyor of Humanity

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Good news everyone, Facebook has rid itself of the dehumanizing word “user,” and has decided instead to refer to us as “people.” What a time to be alive. After millennia of being beaten down by The Man, a global corporation has taken the time to step back and realize that we’re not just
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The Snap: Most pictures or videos of former Vice President “Dick” Cheney scare the crap out of me. There was one featured in Politico last week that I fear will haunt my dreams until the day I die. Seriously, I’m ...
Is Torture Like Pornography? You'll Know it When You See It?

Americans’ Love/Hate Relationship with Torture

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Most pictures or videos of former Vice President “Dick” Cheney scare the crap out of me. There was one featured in Politico last week that I fear will haunt my dreams until the day I die. Seriously, I’m about to put my therapist on speed dial. Since 2009, I foolishly thought I was
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The Snap: In case you haven't heard, LinkedIn is the new resume. It's the first place that would-be employers go to dig up info on you when you're a candidate for a new job (don't worry, they're also creeping your ...
The More You Know (Ding Ding Ding Ding)

Flowchart: The Non-Douchebag’s Guide To LinkedIn Connections

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In case you haven’t heard, LinkedIn is the new resume. It’s the first place that would-be employers go to dig up info on you when you’re a candidate for a new job (don’t worry, they’re also creeping your Facebook and Twitter profiles). But job hunting and scouting prospective new hires is not all LinkedIn
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The Snap Do you care? Do we care? Does anybody care? If voting is an indication, than the answer is a resounding no. Voter turnout for the midterm elections in November 2014 was reported to be an embarrassing 36.3 ...
The Prez

Do You Care Who’s President?

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Do you care? Do we care? Does anybody care? If voting is an indication, than the answer is a resounding no. Voter turnout for the midterm elections in November 2014 was reported to be an embarrassing 36.3 percent. If a random sampling of family, friends, assorted strangers, and one house pet are an
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The Snap: A new song and an upcoming album! Lady Lamb the Beekeeper (nee Aly Spaltro) is the giver of all good gifts this holiday season. She snagged attention with 2013 release of Ripely Pine, and has a close-knit base ...
Wow.

Listen to: Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, “Billions of Eyes”

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A new song and an upcoming album! Lady Lamb the Beekeeper (nee Aly Spaltro) is the giver of all good gifts this holiday season. She snagged attention with 2013 release of Ripely Pine, and has a close-knit base of fans eagerly awaiting her next move. Consider it a checkmate. To celebrate the March 3, 2015
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The Snap: Well, TV On The Radio have thoroughly disproved the notion that thirteen is an unlucky number. Reaching their thirteenth birthday this year, the group have returned with their fifth album, Seeds. After a ...
The Snap Download takes a closer look at what the new TVOTR album has bloomed into.

TV On The Radio: ‘Seeds’

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Well, TV On The Radio have thoroughly disproved the notion that thirteen is an unlucky number. Reaching their thirteenth birthday this year, the group have returned with their fifth album, Seeds. After a three-year break following the release of Nine Types of Light, they’ve refined their stridently unique sound even further with th
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The Snap: Settle in, children, for a story of blood-curdling fear and anxiety. That’s right, we’re about to share the mystical story of the Last Single Woman in America. This woman embodies the sum of all singleton ...
Behold Her In The Wild. She is Fierce.

Last Single Woman In America

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Settle in, children, for a story of blood-curdling fear and anxiety. That’s right, we’re about to share the mystical story of the Last Single Woman in America. This woman embodies the sum of all singleton fears as one by one, her friends march down the aisle while she goes on her 25th blind
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The Snap:  Joyce Manor can nowadays be considered classics. Or at least they made a name for themselves in the world of alternative music. As the band notes on their website, "Joyce Manor was conceived in the back of a ...
Joyce Manor/Toys That Kill EP Review

Joyce Manor Splits an EP with Toys That Kill!

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  Joyce Manor can nowadays be considered classics. Or at least they made a name for themselves in the world of alternative music. As the band notes on their website, “Joyce Manor was conceived in the back of a car in the Disneyland parking lot—the kind of beginning California dreams are really made of. It
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The Snap: In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, The Onion featured a story on Wayne LaPierre saying it would take 1,000 dead kids for the NRA to reconsider its opposition to gun control. The piece was jarring in ...
Let's Replace All Cops and Prosecutors with the cast of Law and Order

Have People Lost Their Damn Minds?

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In the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, The Onion featured a story on Wayne LaPierre saying it would take 1,000 dead kids for the NRA to reconsider its opposition to gun control. The piece was jarring in its hyperbole; it felt like an accurate description because no amount of school children
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The Snap: "Nomen est omen", claims the old Latin saying. Or, as we could say today, "name is the omen," or (in this occasion) better yet, it is a sign. So, when I see that the band Bad Sign released a new EP and that ...
They set out to "Destroy", but...

(This is Not) a Bad Sign

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“Nomen est omen”, claims the old Latin saying. Or, as we could say today, “name is the omen,” or (in this occasion) better yet, it is a sign. So, when I see that the band Bad Sign released a new EP and that it’s titled Destroy, my attention is immediately drawn to it. Then
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The Snap: Google, the all-American technology success story, is under attack by the European Parliament (EP). Well, symbolically, anyway. The Parliament passed a resolution to break up the tech company by a vote of 384 in ...
The resolution to break up Google is a stern bluff to protect European tech firms

European Parliament Takes Aim at Google

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Google, the all-American technology success story, is under attack by the European Parliament (EP). Well, symbolically, anyway. The Parliament passed a resolution to break up the tech company by a vote of 384 in favor to 174 against. The problem is the European Union (EU) doesn’t have the authority to dismantle a U.S.
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