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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.…

Theater Preview

Can a play without a plot change the story in the Middle East? Tuesday, the Tyler School of Art will present “Six Actors In Search of a Plot,” both a Palestinian and Israeli theater initiative.…

Scorsese’s new gangsters thrive

Jack Nicholson performing a film scene while wearing a dildo doesn’t sound like a drama. It doesn’t even sound like a thriller. Well, it might thrill some people. But believe it or not, that’s the case in Martin Scorsese’s new gangster drama/thriller, “The Departed.” Co-star Matt Damon told “The Temple News” about his interesting first day on set with Nicholson.…

Movie Review – The Departed

RATING: 5/5 If it doesn’t feel right to laugh at a film with blood splattered on every wall, don’t see “The Departed.” But if you believe that comedy, violence and intense thrills can co-exist in one film, then read on.…

Dining without the meaty details

Fake chicken nuggets, fake bacon, fake burgers, a mock-chicken salad sandwich and a bag of soy chips. That’s how junior Michael Kreger budgets his diet. Despite the evidence, Kreger is not a vegetarian.…

Real fans, fake sport

There are no half-naked cheerleaders doing flying splits with headbands around their waists. The game is devoid of crazy fans, obnoxious loudspeakers and sweaty mascots that scare little kids. No airborne hotdogs shot into the stands.…

Minding your business- Case of Quizzo cheats solved

I’m not your typical college student. Sure, I’m ridiculously attractive and overwhelmingly cool, more so than most other college students, but that’s not at all what I’m talking about. It’s the bar scene that sets me apart from most.…

‘Did that hit the spot?’ Study says no

Meg Ryan did it in “When Harry Met Sally.” Miranda did it on “Sex and the City.” Heck, even Kramer on “Seinfeld” admitted to doing it. Faking orgasms seems to have become an expected part of life for a sexually active person – especially if that person is a woman.…

Garth Brooks meets Jay-Z

Lucas Carpenter does what so many young musicians find themselves doing these days: He checks up on his MySpace account. “MySpace is a Godsend,” Carpenter said in a recent telephone interview.…

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.…