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In The Mood

by Stuart Horodner Lingering glances and sweaty palms.  Unzipping your dress.  Taking your pants off.  You have your memories, I have mine.  And the participating artists have […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Just One Kiss, Then Another

by Farid Azfar In Melanie Manchot’s 2009 film, Kiss, a boy and a girl kiss on top of a double-decker bus as it moves through the streets […]