Fit for viewing

March 31, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes What would you do to win a girl back? Many guys do flowers and chocolates, but how many would be willing to run a marathon? That’s the premise to David Schwimmer’s latest directorial effort, Run, Fat Boy, Run.

Sans socks

March 31, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes You walk by a man or woman and are immediately drawn to their sense of style: the trim fit of their mackintosh, the subtle sight of cuff emerging from the sleeve, how their trousers fit perfectly into their spring wellies. However, unless you fancy yourself a synesthete, you may have missed out on what made the outfit truly great.

Oh, behave!

March 31, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the most interesting activities to do while in the outdoors is to “people watch.” There is something about being outdoors that changes the behavior of some individuals. Behavior that is considered unacceptable in most settings is somehow acceptable when outdoors. Strangely, the behavior goes mostly unnoticed by the general public.

Why it’s really called Happy Valley

March 31, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes “Happy Valley” was the nickname given to Utah County when nearly 90 percent of its population was composed of members of the LDS church. Since then this appellation has been used positively and negatively to refer to the environment created by the morally stringent standards of the LDS church’s members.
Now, local filmmaker Ron Williams is introducing a new meaning for its nickname.

21 deals a winning hand

March 31, 2008

Reading Time: < 1 minute “Winner! Winner! Chicken Dinner!” was a phrase that blackjack dealers supposedly used to say anytime a player was dealt a 21. Although you’re not being dealt a perfect 21 with 21, you definitely have a winning hand.

Q&A with Mae

March 31, 2008

Reading Time: 3 minutes Prefacing Mae’s visit to Salt Lake City on April 4 as part of their current national tour, the band’s drummer, Jacob Marshall, took some time to answer a lot of questions about the band and the tour. Here are some of the questions and answers from the interview: