Monthly Archives: February 2010

A Caps Fan in the UK? . . . Guess Not

Last night I went to a Wetherspoon’s (a chain of pubs) in Harrow, where my campus is. Upon entering, the first thing I saw was a man wearing what looked to be an ice hockey jersey. Then I noticed the … Continue reading

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Live Review: Cymbals Eat Guitars @ Hoxton Square, London (24/2)

The first word I could think of to describe what I witnessed last night at London’s Hoxton Square was “ferocious.” Maybe it was how much sweat dripped from every pore of frontman Joseph D’Agostino’s body. Perhaps it was the immense … Continue reading

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you have to see this NOWWWWW!!!

Gritty, violent, intense French crime film.  Kind of plays out like a French City of God. Very very very good.

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Want to know what happens when you take a London night bus?

I’ll gladly tell you what happens.  First, you get on the bus and there isn’t anywhere to sit between the two floors of the double-decker.  It’s a 45 minute ride, but that’s alright.  You’ll just stand, no big deal.  You … Continue reading

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Yellow Ropes and Absolutely Superb Plays: A Superbowl Party in Britain

So, as I’m sure most of you are aware of, last night was the Superbowl.  In America that means lots of amazingly awful food, beer, great commercials, and your family friends dozing off on your couch to some or all … Continue reading

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Fried things are good

Today I ate a banana fritter (fried banana).  It looked something like this. It tasted delicious.  Death is sure to come.

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Concert Review: Surfer Blood @ Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, London, UK (3/2/10)

Surfer Blood is another one of those bands.  They came out of seemingly nowhere, received a ridiculous, yet deserving amount of pre-album hype, and are currently riding the wave to victory.  Much like Vampire Weekend, these guys formed while at … Continue reading

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