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Blood Tangent | Column

I woke up to the rattling bass of trap music from my nearly blown-out computer speakers. I checked my phone; I woke up before my alarm again. It was supposed to be a normal Friday. I shuffled into my practically microscopic bathroom to straighten my hair,

Blood Tangent | Column

  My phone will buzz. I will ignore every call. The screen will light up. “Call me, it’s about Mimi,” the text will read. When I read it, I will most likely be in the midday shadows of my apartment, the droning of a television

Things to know before adopting a sphynx

The cat breed is more complicated than it appears Sphynx cats are a strange breed.  They are alien-esque and adorable at the same time, they have big beautiful eyes, supermodel cheekbones, and velvet-like skin. But in the past few years, the sphynx breed has become

Inside the Elfman’s The Forbidden Zone

The most absurd musical of the 1980s Thirteen years before Danny Elfman scored the seminal Tim Burton film The Nightmare Before Christmas, (he and his brother Richard Elfman)  conceived and created one of the most despicable, deplorable, grotesquely imaginative—even more so than Tim Burton—and brilliant

Internet freedom is being repealed

The loss of net neutrality has harmful effects In a country where the internet is the crux of nearly every human function, it is hard to believe that the government would strive to make the open internet so exclusive. On Dec. 14, the Federal Communication

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

Do you ever get so flustered in social interactions that you bring up the only conversation topic that you are remotely knowledgeable and confident in speaking about and it’s usually serial killers? No? That’s just me?  “I grew up in Boulder. JonBenét Ramsey was murdered

Blood Tangent | Sarai Nissan

Maybe I am incomprehensible, hellish, messed up—definitely doomed. Maybe I am a little destructive and simply just a wreck of a person. Maybe I don’t know what I’m talking about. But it’s a new year and I have never been one for New Year’s resolutions;

The life and times of Lester Bangs, rock legend

Inside the legendary rock critic Lester Bangs was the quintessential rock ‘n’ roll gonzo journalist. As the last gutter poet, he was a mess: often unkempt, a bit too clammy, a little overweight, and almost always intoxicated. Dressed in his uniform of a leather jacket

CPAC celebrates life of iconic fashion photographer

A retrospective of Bill Cunningham William John “Bill” Cunningham was a Harvard University dropout with a thick Boston accent and a penchant for those who dressed remarkably. On Jan. 12, the Colorado Photographic Arts Center opened their latest exhibit, “On the Street With Bill Cunningham,”