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Reads of gratefulness

In the week leading up to Thanksgiving break, Reads beat writers gathered together to share a read they are grateful for having in their lives and to reflect on its significance.   Sofia Schlozman, Contributing Writer (sschloz ‘at’ stanford.edu) “If I Should Have a Daughter” by Sarah Kay: For a long time, I thought that…

‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ is a bizarre, epic journey

“Ascension?” Daryl exclaimed. “That’s all it’s about — ‘ascension?’” “What do you mean, ‘That’s all?’” I fired back. “We’re talking about a movie that covers the entire existence of humanity, past, present and future!” “Yeah,” replied Daryl, ”but that’s not actually being about anything. It’s so vague. That’s bull!” Such went the discussion I had…

‘Orphan Black’ star Tatiana Maslany talks generosity, collaboration and loving the weird

Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany, Emmy Award-winning star of “Orphan Black” — which just ended its critically-acclaimed five-season run — was honored with the Maverick Spirit Award at the Cinequest Film and VR Festival last Thursday. In an interview with Cinequest president and co-founder Kathleen Powell, Maslany describes “Orphan Black,” a science fiction series known for…