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Magic Eye Posters Are Still Cool, Right?


I’m sure with my impressive portfolio I’ll immediately be snapped up by one of the greats, like The National Enquirer or Dog Fancy. Actually, if any of you “know a guy” there, hook it up.

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The End Is Nigh. (Part One)


Some might not understand us feeling gratified in spite of the Synthesis’ demise. But they’re idiots who don’t understand what it was like to work here.

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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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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 […]

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Fifty Shades of Sexual Abuse


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

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You Remind Me of the Babe


…he texts me from my mother’s phone. As my mother. Speaking about himself in the third person. This is an exchange that occurred last week

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I Want To Believe


it’s amazing how many moments that are supposed to be important and memorable just end up being awkward affairs where I sit around thinking “is this it?” while trying not to fart and ruin things for everyone else.

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Synthesis Travel Tips


a helpful list of handy hints that are sure to make your next plane ride a breeze.

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The She Things: F**K You For Jesus!!!


Come revel in the babeliness that is The She Things.

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Choose Your Own Adventure: A Meditation On Packing


You now have some serious decisions before you:

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I Love You Honeybear Suit: An Imaginary Interview with Father John Misty


This week the focal point of our issue is the upcoming Father John Misty show happening on Sunday, January 18 at the El Rey Theater in Chico. Synthesis had an interview scheduled with Josh Tillman, the man behind the Father John Misty curtain, but at the last minute (the very, very, last minute), the interview […]

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Crappy New Year: Please Pass The Benadryl


The year 2015 will mark eight years since I first started at Synthesis Weekly.

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Lizard People, Dear Reader


If there’s one thing that I think we can agree on, it’s that these sorts of insufferable buttholes are awful to be around. Their empty self-assuredness also leads me to believe that they’re not actually humans, but rather lizard people in skin suits.

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Winter is Coming!


Congratulations, guys. Despite all your best efforts of boozing and other activities driven by depression, you’ve made it to another installment of pine-scented anxiety season

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Ten Years of Found Footage

Totally Tulip

The Found Footage Festival is one of those shows that, after attending, you’ll undoubtedly try (and probably fail) to accurately describe to your friends

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