January 29 2013

. January 29, 2013.
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Mean Girls Manti

By now I’m assuming that we all have heard the story of Manti T’eo and his made up girlfriend. Yet, here it is told again in a simple language we can all try to understand–Mean Girls quotes.

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Ohio According to the Internet

For years, each section of Ohio has tried to maintain it’s greatness over all other areas of Ohio. Cincinnati and Cleveland have sports to back their theories up, Columbus has its statistics on growing numbers and its art scene and Toledo has Tony Packos. Here is a graph that breaks Ohio down as though it’s the 13th Century.

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AMY POEHLER

The star and occasionally writer of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation,” Amy Poehler, is writing a book that will publish in 2014. Poehler’s currently untitled book is described in a statement by publisher It Books as “an illustrated, nonlinear diary full of humor and honesty and brimming with true stories, fictional anecdotes and life lessons.”

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Monticello Van Odom – ‘In My Mind’

An essential way to craft a resonant piece of music is to unpack the existential pondering, the fleeting but insistent anxieties, the hard truths and easy reminders, that are swimming around up inside the head of the songwriter. The sublimity of Saline-based folk/Americana artist Monticello Van Odom‘s album is in how its spilling out all

Heavy Color’s River Passage

Toledo’s future beat/psy-jazz/hybrid electro duo Heavy Color recently premiered a new music video that commemorates an inspiring musical odyssey charted by one of its songwriters back in 2015. The group formed several years ago around the collaborations of Ben Cohen and Sam Woldenberg. Their Toledo’s answer to cerebral ambient electronica acts like Four Tet, Caribou,

Green Book is Worth the Trip

An elite black pianist tours the segregated south with a white roughneck chauffeur. Green Book combines two crowd-pleasing formulas—the road movie and the true story—with two stellar lead actors, Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali. Mortensen plays Tony Lip, a white, working class second-generation Italian-American from the Bronx who works as a nightclub bouncer. Ali plays

Mothers, Tell Your Daughters

The most recent book of Kalamazoo-native Bonnie Jo Campbell is as visceral as it is honest. A compilation of short stories, Mothers, Tell Your Daughters explores the lives and relationships of women in rural settings. With varied character perspectives, the book runs the gambit of trials and tribulations: sexual assault, substance abuse, unwanted pregnancies, neglect,