French Reform: Where They’ve Been, Where They’re Going, and Their Final Show

Why are they calling it quits? Personality clashes? Drugs? Career aspirations, or the ubiquitous “musical differences?”

Frack is Whack, and Butte’s Stayin’ Clean

In the wake of the recent Board of Supervisors decision to ban the practice of Hydraulic Fracturing in Butte county, local Frack-tivist Dave Garcia sat down with the Synthesis to tell us what the Frack is going on.

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Earth Day Shmearth Day

How come we celebrate Sun-day and Moon-day every week, but Earth Day comes but once a year? Doesn’t the Earth do enough for us? Doesn’t it feed us and give us a place to keep our things?

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Splitting the Atom

Her mom and I are separating, tearing our selves in two. The pain is almost unbearable. Then I head to the plaza, where the NorCal Yo-Yo Championship is being held.

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Unfinished Business

In some cases the expansion is a cash grab, for some it is an attempt to reorganize and try again, and for others, merely an excuse to finish the game they wish they had made weeks, months, or even years prior.

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Snape Kills Dumbledore

The new season of Game Of Thrones premiered a couple of Sundays ago, and thankfully it lived up to the impressively high bar they’ve set for themselves.

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French Reform: Where They’ve Been, Where They’re Going, and Their Final Show

Why are they calling it quits? Personality clashes? Drugs? Career aspirations, or the ubiquitous “musical differences?”

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Star Wars Live!

“Triple Threats means so much to me,” said Cecelia M., a 10 year old club member who plays Princess Leia. “Acting, singing, and dancing isn’t my hobby—it’s my passion!”

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Koreanical Ruminations: Part One

Apparently my brother and Mirin knew what they were (testicles), but wanted to order them anyway to see if they could get everyone to eat balls.

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Frack is Whack, and Butte’s Stayin’ Clean

In the wake of the recent Board of Supervisors decision to ban the practice of Hydraulic Fracturing in Butte county, local Frack-tivist Dave Garcia sat down with the Synthesis to tell us what the Frack is going on.

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Permeate

“Mmmmm.. Damn.” Those were my first words upon entering the gallery at Naked Lounge and seeing the new art by Christina Seashore.

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Poetry

It is a precise form of language that can tap into ethereal realms wordier forms can’t enter.

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The Putin/Palin GOP Dream Ticket for 2016

What better manifestation of latent homsexual yearnings than this man crush so many right wing dipwads have on Vladimir Putin

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Horoscopes April 21– 28, 2014

  Aries Begin the week by finishing up some of last week’s business. Tuesday and Wednesday are good for friends and socializing. Mars continues to move retrograde across your seventh house. Maybe we need to rethink our wishes about our partner? Focus more on personal values, and let others work on their values. The weekend […]

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Escalation

It’s a little bit beyond me why anyone would join a gang in such a barely urban area—life isn’t all that rough up here (aside from the gang problem).

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Work is the New Relaxation

My pant legs are crusted with the stuff and I itch all over.

Gemcraft Chapter Two: Chasing Shadows

Everything is tight and orderly and locks into place, and despite being a nearly brand-new release, I’ve had zero bugs in three or four hours of gameplay.

The Dillinger Escape Plan

Most fans divide their lives in two parts: life before seeing Dillinger perform, and life after. There is simply no way to prepare yourself for their live show

Peelander-Z

Less of a conventional punk show and more of a drunken rock and roll stage production of The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

One Page, One Line

A dignified, gold-trimmed, leather-bound book, full of the knowledge of its own importance. In short, just the kind of thing Leiza wished herself to be.

Make, Believe: Real Fun Times In The Barony Of Rivenoak

Later, I see the Queen doing rapier fighting. It’s cool that she still fights, I think.

Taj Mahal: A Magical Memory Tour

I’m nearly 6’3”, so I’m not used to looking up at people. But it felt right to look up to him.

Inspiration In A 12-String Guitar

Alexia wanted me to have it, but I found it too hard too play, so I didn’t take it. But I kept thinking of it, and I finally arranged to get the guitar against everyone’s advice.

Horoscopes 4/14 – 4/20

Aries This is your grand finale week. We begin with a full moon lunar eclipse in your seventh house. Partnership […]