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Fashion Forward

There are certain fashion rules you should break. Learn how to rock trends that are considered taboo. Most fashion rules are completely outdated or false. It’s time to put these fashion lies and myths to death and find a way to appropriately wear for instance: white after Labor Day. Here […]

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“The Vow” promises nothing but boredom

“The Vow” is a forgettable film with a long-winded plot and unimpressive acting that seriously lacks chemistry. Leo and Paige, played by Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams, are happily married when a snowy car crash leaves Paige in the hospital under a medically induced coma. Paige wakes up with no […]

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Rolling in the…Grammys

English singer/songwriter Adele maintains her path of musical world-domination after winning six Grammy awards on Sunday, leaving some listeners questioning her worthiness. The 23-year-old added album of the year, best pop vocal album, record of the year, song of the year, best short form music video and best pop solo […]

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New Hooligan’s Half/Irish Pub’s food, atmosphere fails to impress

Hooligan’s Half/Irish Pub comes off as a friendly spot to have a drink, eat a meal and meet with friends. The 21-and-up-only pub opened about three weeks ago and keeps bringing people back with its parking lot full almost every night, especially weekends. Hooligan’s is more along the lines of […]

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Album Review: Dr. Dog, “Be The Void”

Dr. Dog released “Be The Void,” a consistent addition to the band’s previous six albums, Feb. 7 under record label ANTI-. “Be The Void” introduces few surprises, featuring Dr. Dog staples like classic guitar tones, piano-driven compositions, echoing vocals, punchy bass lines and Beach Boys-inspired, multi-part harmonies. The group has […]

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The Woman in Black, bleak and boring

“The Woman in Black” falls far from spooky by relying on familiar scares and a predictable plot. Daniel Radcliffe plays the heartbroken widower and father, Arthur Kipps, who is trying to make ends meet for him and his son. Kipps works as a lawyer and is sent to work in […]

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Fashion Forward: Staple Pieces to Declutter Closets

If you have a full closet but nothing to wear, you could be missing important staple pieces that pull any outfit together. Contrary to popular belief, there comes a point when too many clothes can be distracting. The key to any wardrobe is to have a few staple pieces that […]

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Album Review: Anthony Green “Beautiful Things”

“I’ll always be unhappy if I don’t sing,” confesses singer, songwriter Anthony Green before leading listeners into a catchy vocal melody in the first track of “Beautiful Things.” The second solo installment for Green, better known as the front-man and vocalist for the experimental rock band Circa Survive, was released […]

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Casa Mexicana offers good food, friendly service

I checked out Casa Mexicana this week and I’m happy to say I have a new favorite to add to my list of Cookeville restaurants. The atmosphere of the place is vibrant with yellowish-gold walls and paintings of Mexican life. Each of the tables and chairs throughout the restaurant look […]

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A case of the good, the bad and “The Grey”

“The Grey” is an intense and nail-biting film that portrays the struggle between man and wild and the internal struggles of being human. Directed by Joe Carnahan, “The Grey” starts off with a bang when seven members of an oil- drilling team survive a horrendous plane crash that leaves them […]