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Resident Car Chick: Car names that’ll make you chuckle (or hurl)

November 18, 2012

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Light Dump, Dictator and Swinger among list of worst car names By Mary Kate Williams 1.  Subaru BRAT BRAT is an acronym for B-drive-Recreational-All-terrain-Transport. It was created in 1977 and the name was clearly not ...

Resident Car Chick: Basic car maintenance

October 27, 2012

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By Mary Kate Williams Resident Car Chick Mary Kate Williams demonstrates a little basic car maintenance. https://vimeo.com/52246817...

Harold and Maude

October 11, 2012

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By Emma Dawson Hal Ashby’s 1971 film Harold and Maude is the perfect example of successful dark humor, leaving viewers somewhat uncomfortable at their acceptance of the kind of comedy it presents. Harold and Maude offers a twist on b...

What’s the deal with Emma’s Reel Deal?

October 11, 2012

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By Emma Dawson At my 3rd grade birthday party, I invited a group of kids over to watch the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke—a subtly antiwar film about a middle-aged man’s experience and rise to heroism in a Florida prison. My parents rai...

Resident Car Chick: Teen-approved Kia Rio LX

September 21, 2012

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By Mary Kate Williams, Resident Car Chick In the age of raising gas prices, our independence and egos rely heavily on the cars we drive.  Teenagers need something cool (and not too pricey) to call their own.  The new 2013 Rio LX is jam-packed with goodies to keep...

Instagram

September 21, 2012

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Sam the Gadget man: iPhone 5- Rip off or Revolution?

September 13, 2012

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By Sam Soundarajan, The Gadget Man At 7.6 mm thick (18% thinner than the 4S), and 112 grams (20% lighter than its predecessor), the iPhone 5 falls in line with the late Steve Jobs’ philosophy of devices being thinner and lighter than older on...

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