Looking Back

Halloweens from yesteryear

With Halloween right around the corner it’s fun to think about what that holiday was like back in the 50s and 60s–the time of my youth. “Back in the day” it was very unusual to see kids trick-or-treating any place […]

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Generation Y

Hannah and “Lenny”

As an actual male fan of the writer/director/actress Lena Dunham, I subscribed to her new email newsletter—called “Lenny”—almost as soon as I heard about it. Dunham’s fame stems from having created the HBO program “Girls,” a critically acclaimed but only […]

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The Movie Diary

The Iceman cometh

By Dom Cioffi This is the time of year when the outside temperatures begin to drop to uncomfortable levels, meaning extra care must be taken so life doesn’t get too distressing. Anytime the thermometer settles below the 32-degree mark, you […]

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Generation Y

Biking for beer

The apparent association between craft beer and cycling is one of the more perplexing aspects of microbrew culture. In my early 20s, I noticed that brewery gift shops seemed to sell a surprising number of cycling jerseys—from Allagash to Stone, […]

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