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In His Words: Players Founder Craig Matheson Speaks About Theater Group’s History

May 6, 2009


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Haris Durrani '11 Opinions Editor As Staples Players 50th Anniversary performance approaches, "Inklings" interviewed Westport resident Craig Matheson, founder of Players, to discuss the drama program's 50 years of theater. Matheson talks about dedicated alumni and students, 28-year Players direc...

Crumbs: Westport’s Newest Guilty Pleasure

Crumbs: Westport’s Newest Guilty Pleasure

April 30, 2009


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Annie Nelson '11 Features Editor  There’s a new hangout in Westport–and it’s the sweetest one yet.  On Apr. 18, Crumbs Bake Shop opened its doors to dozens of eager (and hungry) Westporters.  Though I was unable to attend the bakery’s grand opening, I stumble into the store nearly...

Book Review of Omega: An Alternate History of Sorts

April 13, 2009


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Haris Durrani '11 Opinions Editor “The hardest task for the historian… is to consider the evidence without prejudice. We all have prior agendas and tend to find what we’re looking for while ignoring anything contrary to our expectations. So history, because it is a human pursuit, is always ...

Book Review: Let Them Read ‘Cake’

April 9, 2009


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Elizabeth Vance '09 Web Editor-in-Chief There is no cake in "I Was Told There'd be Cake," by Sloane Crosley. The closest the book ever comes to cake is a chocolate torte that makes a brief appearance in a disastrous dinner party hosted by the author. Despite this false advertising and the fact that it is not...

Hilarity Triumphs in Uncoventional Rom–Com ‘I Love You Man’

Hilarity Triumphs in Uncoventional Rom–Com ‘I Love You Man’

April 9, 2009


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Ian Phillips '10 A&E Editor Finally, a romantic comedy that guys and girls alike can enjoy. "I Love You Man" is a movie that takes a tired plot and tries to do something new with it. For the most part, it succeeds. "I Love You Man" begins with Peter Klaven (Paul Rudd), a timid real estate agent, prop...

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