Justin Knight_Online

A liar, a scammer

Fake Out

“What is your column about, exactly?” I was quite literally asked this question on a date last week. He, like an assortment of other people in my life this semester, was mildly curious about my column’s intentions. People seemed to like my work, but clearly the larger whole of my
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Justin Knight_Online

Both sides now

Fake Out

The first concert I ever went to was Joni Mitchell’s. I still hadn’t been born yet. Mom wanted to go see her that much, so she sweated out a humid Louisiana April afternoon, still pregnant with me in 1995, just to see Joni Mitchell perform. That was my last chance
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Stacey Nguyen_online

Riding the ‘70s sad girls wave

Cutting Room Floor

Grief comes in waves, and these waves never go away permanently. During the last few years of his life, my paternal grandpa brought our family to the beach twice every summer. He was too frail to come down to the sand, so he enjoyed the view from the picnic area.
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Tunesday: Sad covers for sunny days

Finding a good cover can be like falling in love with a favorite song all over again. The following covers have two things in common: They are all sad (because summertime sadness isn’t just Lana Del Rey’s domain), and they are all better than their originals. So, whether you’re newly
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