Wrong Results: The Google Blacklist

by John Muse

On September 8th, 2010, Google added “Instant Search” to its search engine:

Start typing and results appear right before your eyes. Until now, you had to type a full search term, hit return, and hope for the right results. More…


Likes, Favorites, and Other Obscenities

by Ellen Freeman ’11 and Patrick Phelan ’11

Over the past decade, the words “like” and “favorite” have been annexed.  Although they are still used as signs of affection (”I like…” or “My favorite…”), they’re now commonly on the receiving end of clicks.  More…

Senator Larry Craig

We Overfeed Our Heroes Until They Explode

by Michael Rushmore ’14

Lies, awkward press conferences, subsequent parodies, redemption or obscurity—yes, sex scandals are pretty enjoyable. Searching through YouTube confessions for Vertna Bradley, the videographer crafting an apologies mash-up for inclusion in Sex Drive, More…

Lisa Boughter, Desk, Stokes Hall

Haverford Graffiti, VanDevender Wallpaper

by John Muse

On November 9th Sex Drive artist Nancy VanDevender asked Haverford students Ellen Freeman ’11 and Patrick Phelan ’11 to “gather some images: notes, scribbles, handwriting, personal ads, drawings, hand-drawn bathroom notes, sex graffiti, any hand-drawn or written words, etc.”  More…

Lisa Boughter, Desk, Stokes Hall

for a good time…

Have you seen any interesting erotic graffiti on campus or nearby? Any scribbles, scrawls, “for a good time call”s?  Any penises, hearts, musings, or declarations of love recorded on bathroom walls, library carrels, the inside of your sock drawer, or any other space, public or private? More…