Articles Tagged ‘Aladdin’

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The Net At Night: September 2010

It’s been nearly a month since the last “Net at Night” installment. Surely the construction on the Northern State is finished, right? Good news—it is!…from…



Nothing But Net: For the Week of Nov. 26 – Dec. 2

If you’re reading this, I’m probably passed out underneath my dining room table, lying in a pool of gravy and mashed sweet potatoes and still wearing my Robert Pattinson bib (sweet dreams for me).



I Wish The Acoustic Guitar Didn’t Exist

Why is the guitar considered such a cool instrument? It’s a hollowed-out piece of wood with some strings tied to it. By itself, it’s stupid. The guitar only becomes cool when you shove it full of wiring and jack it up on electricity. Then, the guitar is awesome. For further proof, listen to 2:52 through 3:56 of “Sweet Child O’Mine,” and then listen to anything ever made by Dave Matthews or his Band.



Nothing But Net: For the Week of Sept. 24 – Sept. 30

The perks of being a journalist are few and far between—the closest I’ll ever get to my dream Aston Martin is the other side of a velvet rope during the press day of the NY Auto Show. But one plus is that people assume you’re an absolute monster of the English language. I can make up words and people are afraid to call my bluff. Vulexinard? It means soft-spoken—don’t tell me you didn’t know that. Also, did you know I won every spelling bee in middle school? I didn’t, but question it and I’ll spell onomatopoeia so fast you’ll forget what nouns are.