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‘Young’ Dems: We’ll kill liquor privatization plan

I’ve always found it a little odd when an organization for adults calls itself the “Young” Whatevers. The latest example that’s getting their word out there: the Pennsylvania Young Democrats. This is a group dedicated to attracting 18- to 36-year-old voters to the Democratic ticket. Well, they’ve just put out a new video attacking state Republicans’ [...]

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Posted Apr. 21, 2014                

Calendar: April 16-23

Philadanco; Carl Cox; Sex with Timaree; Clean Up in Clark Park; Philly Zombie Crawl; Fair Foods Fair; and more.

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Posted Apr. 15, 2014 | Comments: 0

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By Genevieve Valentine

Genevieve Spoils Everything: Romance with an AI—always tricky

Cinema’s relationship with technology is complicated. Though the high tech of the moment makes for a snazzy narrative (at least until the cell phones get dated)—it brings with it a healthy veneer of skepticism.

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Posted Apr. 16, 2014 | Comments: 0

Should we really be so happy when a fictional villain dies painfully?

This is schadenfreude at its purest. The word is a German derivative meaning “harm joy,” by the way; it’s that cheap thrill we experience whenever someone rightly—in our mind, anyway—gets some sort of comeuppance.

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Posted Apr. 18, 2014 | Comments: 0

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