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CD REVIEW: Robin Thicke

It’s safe to say that the Justin Timberlakes of this world have it pretty good right now, which gives Robin Thicke all the more reason to release an album. The son of TV personality Alan Thicke (Dr.…

Splash through puddles in style

Ever look out the window at a raging storm, unwilling to ruin an outfit by venturing outside, but knowing that trudging through the pouring rain was inevitable? Luckily, someone came up with the idea of fashionable rain gear that can be worn with popular trends in less-than-enjoyable weather conditions.…

What’s French for ‘Where’s my money?’

“I see Paris, I see France, but I speak English” The bank machine had eaten my ATM card. I had been in Paris for only fifteen minutes when the worst of worst case scenarios came true: My access to money had vanished in a foreign country – one where I didn’t speak the language.…

Adulterous suburban sex not so hot

If ever the pages of a novel felt like they were being projected onto a silver screen, that film would be “Little Children.” The film has many components found in strong literature: thorough character development, symbolism, a setting that comes to life and even a narrator.…

Elements of madness

Rating: 8.5 / 10 The quest for truth is a theme that has been revisited countless times in the annals of literature. Whether personal or universal, truth is something of an obsession for many writers.…

Winslet and Co. become children

Kate Winslet and her co-star, Patrick Wilson, sat down with “The Temple News” to discuss their new drama “Little Children,” as well as diversifying film roles and Hollywood hype. “The script was fantastic,” Winslet said.…

What’s cookin’ With Bri?- Vegan eats can also be tasty treats

Cheesecake without the cream cheese? Grilled chicken without real chicken? Definitely sounds crazy, right? The fact is, recipes without meat or dairy don’t have to taste like soggy cardboard anymore. Vegan and vegetarian chefs around the globe have created recipes that stay within their dietary boundaries, but don’t skimp on taste.…

Give in to the urge to splurge

Pinching pennies can be exhausting when you are nowhere near the coupon-clipping stage in your life. So don’t be afraid to treat yourself – and your date. Perhaps it’s another birthday, an anniversary or simply a way to show the person you care about that you’re willing to drop $30 on a miniature dessert platter.…

In ‘Retrospect,’ vintage is back

When people hear the word “vintage,” they either associate it with classic, one-of-a-kind finds or with used junk. But today, the world of secondhand shopping isn’t so black and white. Philadelphia has a wide selection of vintage stores that sell top fashions.…