The Art of Matt Loomis

There’s something about his art that I find deeply appealing; there’s a sort of heaviness to it, a strange harmony between beautiful and menacing

Purple Rain

As compared to our Led Zeppelin IV tribute in Sept, this show will have quite a bit more mixed media; Videos, dances… We’re trying to make it feel more like a show start to finish. The music will be great, but we also want people to forget that they are in the BMU Auditorium in Chico and suck them into our Prince infested imaginations.

Doin’ It: Chico Sex Confessions

Let’s play Truth without the Dare, Never Have I Ever but without the Never. We asked around Chico for your craziest, funniest, most awkward sex stories, and in proper drunken slumber party fashion, you told us things you probably never should’ve.

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How You Say… Wait, What?

It’s hard to pinpoint the single weirdest person I’ve ever met, but in the running is this girl named Zoey.

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Thank You Baghdad

Air Force Colonel, Doctor Jon C. Bowersox entered my life one afternoon in 2005, while I was speed walking down the hallway of the Presidential palace. Jon is my wonderful loving husband now, but when I first met him, I found him rather annoying.

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The Art of Matt Loomis

There’s something about his art that I find deeply appealing; there’s a sort of heaviness to it, a strange harmony between beautiful and menacing

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Total War: Attila

Attila is made up of strong setting and bold experimentation, woven well into the gameplay and a little sloppily into the UI, and executed into one of the dirtiest, most desperate Grand Strategy games I’ve ever played.

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Event Calendar – Week of February 23, 2015

Featured Events 23rd | Monday          Your Mom’s House: Cat Sweater Knitting Party. 3am-3:30am, 21+ 24th | Tuesday              BMU Auditorium: Taco Tuesday Trivia. 7pm, free Your Dad’s House: Complaining About Obama. All day, all ages. 25th | Wednesday           El Rey Theater: […]

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Mahalo / 감사합니다

When the idea is first presented, it’s framed as a vacation. “Just think, it’s your last semester of college! Wouldn’t it be great to take a little week-long break in the middle of it?”

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Living in a Fog

Fog or Smoke, fighting through the plague, Dragon’s Blood, and the danger of internet memes

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New Wave Prom 2015

As many of you already know, New Wave Prom was fantastic this year.

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A Frugal Anniversary

Valentine’s Day was a couple weeks back, meaning low-cost, low-pressure dates are back in fashion. Rejoice, dating types—you can now happily attempt a frugal date. (Single persons: remain as you were.)

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Supertime

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Horoscopes – Week of February 23, 2015

Aries Part of you is extremely conscious of what is going on in your life. Another part of you has a blind spot with the potential to be part of your own undoing. Take care of finances and purchases early in the week. Mars in Aries brings new adventures and new challenges. Venus in Aries […]

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Stand-Up

I was surprised at how vulgar the performances were. I don’t mind vulgarity, but they didn’t seem to know much of anything past jokes about dicks and vaginas.

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Purple Rain

As compared to our Led Zeppelin IV tribute in Sept, this show will have quite a bit more mixed media; Videos, dances… We’re trying to make it feel more like a show start to finish. The music will be great, but we also want people to forget that they are in the BMU Auditorium in Chico and suck them into our Prince infested imaginations.

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Focus on the Future

…for some reason I’ve committed myself to driving this sour tin can into the ground. It’s like a challenge, I want to beat the car. I want to drive it until it crumbles like the Garthim when Jen plunged the shard into the Dark Crystal

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Zen and the Art of Hurting Yourself & Breaking Things

Tour vehicle maintenance is an important part of being a musician. Your car or van WILL break eventually, and when it does, you’ll need to be prepared to dive into its guts and perform the necessary surgeries. This column will in no way help with that.

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We Can’t Forgive Him for That

I walked into Renew Float spa last night when Brian, a massage therapist, who knows about my time in Iraq and my experiences as an Army journalist, hit me with the question of the hour. “So, does the reporter have to go?” By reporter, he meant NBC Nightly News’ Brian Williams—questionable stories-guy. I don’t know. […]

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A Conversation Between Joel Castle and Maureen Kirk

And now, a conversation between medical marijuana advocate Joel Castle and Butte County Supervisor Maureen Kirk, regarding the state of affairs following the passage of Measure A…

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Drive By Verbal Diarrhea

Do you kiss your mother with that mouth, truck driver?

Meditations on Mamiffer

This music is meant to be challenging, both physically and mentally.

Fiascoes Great and Small

A historical CIA failure of epic proportions and Kanye West crashing the stage one more time.

Strangers on the Strange Train

A rustling sound near his ear made the boy jerk his head up

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Horoscopes for February 16th, 2015

Aries A big shift happens this week. Your social life has a few more days left for you to take […]

Crossword Answer Key – 2/16/15

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called the answers to this week’s crossword.

Sunless Sea

salt and darkness I’ve been watching recent release Sunless Sea’s slow journey through early access beta since its beginning in […]

Romance

What I love is love. I love trust and tenderness and the little things that make a life together so beautiful. And I love real romance—something that can only be born of impulse

There Is No There Here

Sometimes, it feels like one of those nightmares that you can’t wake up from and when you do, you can’t remember. I talk to other people who were there. We trade stories, but there is no there here.

Dying Light

Dying Light shines in its more “organic” moments of interaction: exploration, investigation, and carving out a niche for the threatened player. It’s in the opposite category where it fails the hardest: its scripted moments.

Event Calendar – Feb 9th-15th, 2015

Break out those day-glo high-tops and your freshest Frankie Say Relax t-shirt, because it’s New Wave Prom time!

Fifty Shades of Sexual Abuse

Can we talk for a minute about the new Fifty Shades of Grey movie?

When Coffee Attacks

Now I’m drinking tea and seriously questioning whether or not there is any rhyme or reason to the multiverses.

Distracted By Visions

The blindfolds are a bit disorienting—almost claustrophobic—at first.