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Call Me By Your Name Soundtrack by Luca Guadagnio


Call Me By Your Name: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the musical counterpart for Oscar-award winning movie Call Me By Your Name. The soundtrack varies from the intricate piano of John Adams’ “Hallelujah Junction – 1st Movement” to Sufjan Stevens’ soft, heavy-hearted love songs. The music takes the listener on an emotional journey. One of…

Quiz: Which apocalyptic event are you?


You turn on the news and see that the end of the world has begun. Where is the first place you go? A. Costco. Endless hotdogs and reasonably priced socks. B. Walmart to stock up on reusable straws. Maybe it’s not too late to save the world (and the turtles). C. Drive north and die…

Horoscopes: May 9th


Aries: March 21 – April 20 Is that smoke from a spring bbq or is your life going up in flames? Taurus: April 21 – May 20 Take life by the horns or get gored. I don’t really know what to tell you. Gemini: May 21 – June 20 Whatever you do, don’t look behind you. Don’t say I never warned…

Poetry By Amanda Slinger


Haiku #1 A peacock feather Shining iridescent hues Golds, greens, blacks and blues. Haiku #2 A golden sun sinks All clouds have fuchsia linings Orange: sky on fire



Aries: March 21 – April 20 Pro tip: if you walk into the rain, no one can see you cry. Taurus: April 21 – May 20 Do not venture into the tunnels after dusk; the humans are out for Minotaur blood. Gemini: May 21 – June 20 That doppelgänger you conjured last month may be…



If an image were to stay static on your retina, it would disappear from view. To see, your eyes must dance across the object in your sightline. It is unconscious, rhythmic and ever so slight. These saccades allow us to pick up the smallest detail. They allowed me to survey his face for the minute…



ACROSS 1. and Tech 5. As Soon As Possible 7. Bean 9. Elements and compounds 12. Dog & 15. Tide to Go 18. Abb., romance writer’s ending 19. Big Brother’s Head of Household 21. Olympics denoted 22. Or Best Offer 23. Ra Ra __putin, Russia’s greatest love machine 24. Bit 25. Auction parcel 27. Lava…

Dark red carnations


In a clear glass vase, the flowers stand tall, only their heads nodding, arcing gently from the stems. These carnations have been cut from the ground, existing now on their last leg of life, but you wouldn’t guess it. They glow softly, like velvet in the light: Deep red and gorgeous, a hue set somewhere…

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