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The Search for the Best 90’s Show: Intro and Divison 1

In Television on October 24, 2011 at 5:46 pm

by:  Eric Buenning

Welcome to the Search for the best 90’s television show.  Let’s not waste any time getting started. Read the rest of this entry »

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Goodbye, Prince

In Sports on October 17, 2011 at 5:02 pm

by:  Eric Buenning

It’s not something any Brewers fan wants to do, but unfortunately it’s time to say…

Goodbye Prince Fielder. Read the rest of this entry »

Dear NBA…

In Sports on October 11, 2011 at 7:20 pm

by:  Eric Buenning

November 1st was supposed to be a glorious day for me.  Now it’s just an empty, meaningless, mind-numbing day.  It didn’t have to be like this. Read the rest of this entry »

StumbleUpon Museum (Vol. 3)

In Random/Humor on October 10, 2011 at 4:47 pm

by:  Larisa Brusky and Eric Buenning

After a long hiatus, the StumbleUpon museum makes it grand return with its third installment.  As usual, the links will be posted with a itty-bitty description of what you’re about to see.  Happy stumbling! Read the rest of this entry »

2011 MLB Playoffs: ALCS and NLCS Preview

In Sports on October 7, 2011 at 11:31 pm

by:  Eric Buenning

 

The field has been cut down to four.  That means it’s preview time. Read the rest of this entry »

Ghost of Brett Favre

In Sports on October 6, 2011 at 4:06 pm

by:  Anonymous

Why is it that some things never seem to go away?  They just keep haunting us even though they are no longer a viable part of the sports media headlines or water cooler conversations.  Maybe it’s just the time of year for ghosts, goblins and the like.  Could they be tortured souls looking for some form of redemption? Read the rest of this entry »

The Best Seat in the House: The top and bottom places to put your bottom

In Random/Humor on October 4, 2011 at 3:43 pm

by:  Eric Buenning

(Note:  I wrote this last fall, but just decided to publish it now.  That should explain why “The Social Network” needed to be said in the article.  It was timely. Still is, kind of.  Whatever, nevermind.  Enjoy).

So there I was, watching The Social Network with my roommates in our apartment.  They’re all situated nicely on their comfy couches and chairs, and then there is me, sitting in absolute discomfort on the floor.  My time on the floor felt like sitting on a bed of needles while someone was twisting every muscle in my back like it was a washcloth being rung out.  It was a more painful experience than sitting through Christina Aguilera’s national anthem at this year’s Super Bowl.  Among the many thoughts racing through my mind, one stood out.  “Is this the worst place to be while watching a movie?”  At the time, I would have argued that my sitting condition was the worst. From that painful experience two months ago up until now as I write this article, I have tried more movie-watching positions than any college student with a full course load should have time for.  At the end of this snack-eating, soda-drinking, social life-damaging test, I came up with what I now recognize as the top and bottom five places to find yourself while watching the movie at your place. Read the rest of this entry »