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Catching Craze

By | Mar 23, 2011

With organic wool felt, a handmade visor brim and classic fedora style, Soulland Adler has a new trend for hipsters. The menswear company’s remixed version of the fedora cap brings a new urbanized edge to formal wear. The headgear features a sleek visor brim but retains its classic appeal with sophisticated colors ranging from camel-toned…

Chris Brown flips out after GMA interview

By | Mar 22, 2011

It seems like no matter how many times Chris Brown seems to be smoothly gliding down the straight and narrow, he always gets knocked in the face by an interview or an appearance that brings up his 2009 assault on pop star Rihanna.

Romeo must live

By | Mar 20, 2011

This weekend, I took a two-day trip to Stratford-Upon-Avon, William Shakespeare’s birthplace, with the Ithaca College London Center. Aside from the two beautiful days of warm English weather and touring the fantastic town, the best experience in Stratford was seeing “Romeo and Juliet” at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

X Factor meets Nicki Minaj?

By | Mar 20, 2011

I’m a sucker for theatricality. Give me a good hair whip and a few Meryl Streep-worthy acting moments and that’s all I’ll need to survive. So it’s no surprise that I find hip-hop princess Nicki Minaj so interesting as a human being.

‘&*%#£,’ he said with a grin

By | Mar 16, 2011

If you ever had to read Mary Shelley’s classic novel “Frankenstein” in high school and you’re anything like me when it comes to assigned readings, you probably trudged along through it missing detail after detail and attempted to watch one of the several movie adaptations to get a general idea of the story. But would…

We love you Sondheim, oh yes we do

By | Mar 13, 2011

Tomorrow, theater enthusiasts worldwide will be setting their eyes to Londontown for the 2011 Laurence Olivier Awards. The ceremony honors and applauds the best in theatrical arts here in London, one of the largest hubs for drama in the world.

Bringin’ back the oldies: TeenNick to revive programming from the ’90s

By | Mar 12, 2011

Remember “All That?” “Clarissa Explains It All?” “The Amanda Show?” If any of these ring a bell, then chances are you grew up during the apex of children and teen programming. Nay, chances are you grew up at the apex of any TV programming. Since then, we’ve witnessed the depreciating quality of programs geared to…

Celebrity oops!

By | Mar 10, 2011

Inky situation for a fan In a crafty do-it-herself moment, Ke$ha tattooed a fan backstage after a recent concert using only a sewing needle and a Sharpie marker. As seen in the video, the fan presents his (hopefully clean) ankle to her, and, after tracing the design first in pen, Ke$ha starts to use the…


By | Mar 10, 2011

Royal rubbers sold as souvenirs for Kate And William’s wedding In celebration of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s upcoming nuptials, a British manufacturer is releasing souvenir packs of condoms. The rubbers, branded with the slogan, “Lie back and think of England,” will be on sale before the April 29 wedding. Each pack of three condoms…

Video of the week

By | Mar 10, 2011

Laughing baby giggles nonstop at a piece of paper being torn Adorable baby? Check. Contagious laughter? Check. Silly faces? Check. If YouTube had a list for making a video popular, this might be it. With nine million views, “Baby laughing hysterically at ripping paper” has skyrocketed 8-month-old Micah into Internet stardom. The bouncy baby giggles…

Hot or Not

By | Mar 10, 2011

Accent Editor Kelsey Fowler rates YouTube covers of Lady Gaga’s hit single “Born This Way” from the inspirational to the inane. Hot Maria Aragon With the vocal control and maturity of a much older performer, 10-year-old Maria Aragon has close to 20 million views on her YouTube cover of Gaga’s new single. Her tune is…

Spring break and giving back

By | Mar 9, 2011

Hey everyone, I’m spending my Spring Break traveling to different parts of London and the UK, so I’ll be away from my computer more frequently. Never fear, though. I’m heading to Oxford University today, so I’ll be sure to fill you in on any cool arts-related things I see or do. But for now, let’s…