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  • The Picture of Dorian Gray
    Dorian Gray: The three personas of Oscar Wilde
    Full of paradoxes and epigrams, The Picture of Dorian Gray is a masterwork of Oscar Wilde’s ideologies. Published in 1890 in the midst of late Victorian England, Wilde’s ideologies in Dorian were the center of much public criticism but...
  • eStarland
    Nostalgia ultra: eStarland presents the 'Gamers Xchange'
    Tucked away behind the infamous Fast Food Central and Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly is a unique store called eStarland. This location specializes in reselling all of the old games and systems we grew up playing. Ranging from NES all the way up...
  • What's the big deal with remakes?
    What's the big deal with remakes?
    Remakes, re-imaginings, and reboots have become more commonplace than ever in modern film making. There seems to be more and more each year. If one didn’t know better, it would appear as if every television show, cartoon, or profitable...
  • Backstreet Boys
    Backstreet Boys never miss a beat
    Thirty-somethings squealed with delight at First Niagara Pavilion last Saturday as the Backstreet Boys proved they haven’t gone anywhere. The group asked just three things of their fans for the evening “go crazy, be loud and act like...
  • Happy Anniversary!
    Happy Anniversary 1964
    "They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky, They're all together ooky, The Addams Family!" Snap snap! After recently seeing the stage play of the Addams family, the history of the old tv show has me intrigued....
  • The Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens.
    Who Killed Homer?
    The death of Classical Greek learning and the dissolution of Western education.Victor David Hanson and John Heath pen a comprehensive critique of the death of the Classical Western Humanities, in particular that of a comprehensive Greek education....
  • Go back in time courtesy of Netflix!
    Netflix does a #TBT with these classics to share with your kids
    These days, it seems that every Thursday our Instagram feeds are filled with baby pictures, awkward family photos and bad, bad haircuts. And we love it. So this month Netflix is taking a page from the #TBT movement and giving you a trip down...
  • throw in the oscar
    Queen bees watering
    Kristie Alley might consider offering Leah Remini prospective reconciliation in an invitation to visit the Hebrides, the setting for Virginia Woolf’s complex interweave of family relations in To the Lighthouse. Forget Modernism and its...
  • sockarray
    American made socks make a good impression: An Argoz review
    Sometimes, a whole month of wash-wear-repeat just isn’t necessary to figure out if that thing getting all the washing and wearing is awesome or not. Sometimes, it is perfectly clear right off the bat. The new American made Classic line of...
  • Dracula is considered a “classic” monster from horror films. Here he has been depicted in a 3D chalk drawing.
    Film lessons: Old horror movies
    Movies are a beloved pastime for many people. Every day millions—even billions—of people sit down to pass some time by watching a movie. In October, when Halloween is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, horror films are a...
  • Civil War Stories by Ambrose Bierce
    Civil War Stories by Ambrose Bierce
    Throughout this collection, Bierce brings to light a myriad morbid aspects of the Civil War, including the psychoemotional devastation endured by families divided over the causality, using the trademark dark humor and twisted irony for which he is...
  • Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, Christian’s Guide to the Classics, by Leland Ryken
    The Scarlet Letter, Christian’s Guide to the Classics, by Leland Ryken
    A piece of classic literature is read because it’s “the best in its class,” a piece of writing that has “stood the test of time” and earned the label “excellent” with its accurate portrayal of human...
  • Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, Christian’s Guide to the Classics, by Leland Ryken
    Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter...Guide...by Leland Ryken
    A piece of classic literature is read because it’s “the best in its class,” a piece of writing that has “stood the test of time” and earned the label “excellent” with its accurate portrayal of human...
  • A Clockwork Orange
    Movie review: A Clockwork Orange
    Copied tagline (because it is great): Being the adventures of a young man. . Who couldn’t resist pretty girls. . Or a bit of the old ultra-violence. . Went to jail, was re-conditioned. . And came out a different young man. . Or was he?...
  • Porsche at 2013 Concours d'Elegance
    Car shows draw thousands of spectators
    Two Denver area car shows this week-end are drawing thousands of eager auto lovers. The Colorado Concours d’Elegance and Exotic Car Show is taking place on the grounds of the Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, Colorado. The event, now...