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Up the a-cat-emy: Florida Southern College to build kitty dorms

February 27, 2013
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Community cat café: architect's rendering via Florida Southern College

Students at Florida Southern College in Lakeland may not be attending classes with their feral feline friends, but campus kittehs are one step closer to experiencing the classic college experience: living in the dorm. Catster reports that six small structures will house the community of feral cats that currently reside freely on the campus, and...
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Tours de force: the Woolly Bushmen, Roadkill Ghost Choir, Hundred Waters

February 27, 2013
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Tours de force: the Woolly Bushmen, Roadkill Ghost Choir, Hundred Waters

I couldn’t help but notice a couple local and regional bands joining up on some big tours this year, so wanted to offer up my congrats to Roadkill Ghost Choir, who’s on the road with Band of Horses, as well as the Woolly Bushmen who will spend some quality time with Southern Culture on...
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GORELANDO: Movie Review: ‘Eaters’

February 27, 2013
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Luca Boni and Marco Ristori breathe new life into the walking dead…and it’s weird-as-hell. For years, Uwe Boll has been Italy’s douchebag filmmaker of “Michael Bay” proportions (not as many explosions), and is oftentimes Hollywood’s go-to-guy for bastardizing game-to-film adaptations. He’s tried his hand at horror a few times, but they usually come across...
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B&B Junction hosts Man v. Food-style burger-eating contest

February 27, 2013
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Participants have 10 minutes to eat a 10-ounce ghost chili pepper stuffed patty, double coated with melted ghost chili cheese and topped with pickled ghost chili relish.
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Author Azar Nafisi featured in Rollins College’s Winter With the Writers

February 27, 2013
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Author Azar Nafisi featured in Rollins College’s Winter With the Writers

Nafisi, who finally left Iran in the mid-1990s, wrote about this experience and the impact this exercise had on the lives of these oppressed women in her bestselling memoir Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books, which spent 117 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and earned Nafisi a reputation as...
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Theatre Review: Better Days (Episode 2)

February 26, 2013
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Last Friday, I caught the final performance of the second installment of Better Days, SAK Comedy Lab's new late-night live sitcom. Unlike SAK's usual improvisational fare, Better Days is scripted by John Valines (who also directed the second episode) and Tod Kimbro in the spirit of Cheers meets Big Bang Theory. (See my 1/3/13...
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