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Author: Jennie Nicholls-Smith

Jenn’s Dusty Shelf

I didn’t know Morrissey was in The Smiths until after I owned this album. Call me backward and weird — I would agree in this instance. Morrissey’s solo work somehow strikes me as more relevant than the work produced by his epic pairing with Marr. Although his voice is probably one of the most recognizable in all of music, his days with The Smiths varied deeply from his insanely successful career as a one-man show.

10 Family Films to watch

Because your only source for wholesome entertainment came from Clean Flicks, Feature Films for Families can easily fill that void. Each mediocre production contains a moral lesson and has content safe for the whole family to watch together. Enjoy The V’s compilation of the ten best Feature Films for Families, based on their tag lines, because you know we have never seen this crap.

Back 2 School Movies

This list could easily be a cop-out. I mean, list a few John Hughes films and you could have a complete collection, as the recently passed director/magician did define a generation/genre of filmmaking. But here are a few films that will ease you back into the grind of class schedules and textbooks.

Quick Fix Local Businesses

1. Pioneer Books: Best place for a book with a past You know how Savers is totally ripping you off on used book prices? Pioneer Books offers trades as well as purchases with books that aren’t just the latest Dan Brown easily found in the clearance bin at some of those corporate booksellers.

Alternative movie selections for your Fourth of July

America: the great nation that would love to throw itself a birthday party. Instead of baking a cake for Lady Liberty, how about looking at classic American movies that aren’t as awful as INDEPENDENCE DAY and THE PATRIOT, but are patriotic in their own right? Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas- Hunter S.

Jenn’s Dusty Shelf

Pretty in Pink is a 1986 John Hughes classic teen-angst high school drama starring ‘The Brat Pack.’ Molly Ringwald plays Andie, a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, literally. She lives by the railroad station with her emotionally unavailable, unemployed father.