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Awkward encounters on the Farm

“Hey, what’s up?” “Hi! I’m just heading to lunch.” “Alright, I’m going to class but I’ll see you later. Have a good lunch!” “Thanks, you too!” *Shamefully realizes that doesn’t make sense.* Conversations such as this one are not uncommon in my daily life here at Stanford. I have had no dearth of awkward encounters,…

Television review: ‘Show Me a Hero’ and I’ll write you a scathing critique

Glacially paced and flat as a board, “Show Me a Hero” is destined to be described as a “slow burn” by many a critic, but no amount of calculated euphemisms can mask the unfortunate reality that, in its bloated 6-hour run time, this rare misfire from David Simon (“The Wire”) and the folks over at HBO is (*braces for the vitriol*) completely and utterly uninspired.