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Book Review: The Black Lens Captures Hidden Reality of Domestic Sex Trade

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Book Review: The Black Lens Captures Hidden Reality of Domestic Sex Trade

Sex crime victims live on one side of the two-way mirror. All around them is the violation — the hotel attendant who diverts his eyes, the cop getting paid to keep quiet. Women and children in many American communities are exploited, shuffled around, silently observing the ignorance of the community on the other side. Since […]

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Book Review: Lost Restaurants of Columbus Ohio

Mackenna Swing Mackenna Swing Book Review: Lost Restaurants of Columbus Ohio

Columbus has been called the crossroads for people of all walks of life. It’s the metropolitan melting-pot of the Midwest; alive and thriving with a vibrant culture. This diverse nature has allowed Columbus to become birthplace and launch pad for many big names in the restaurant industry, such as Cameron Mitchell, Marzetti’s, and Wendy’s, just […]

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Review: 100 Works of Art That Will Define Our Age

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Review: 100 Works of Art That Will Define Our Age

While not an exhibition in the traditional sense, Kelly Grovier’s newest book 100 Works of Art That Will Define Our Age functions like one. It’s a coffee table tome wherein the author positions himself as curator. His charge? Identifying and making sense of those “artistic achievements that have managed so far to remain afloat amid […]

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Historic taverns of Columbus given a proper spotlight with witty tales

Anne Evans Anne Evans Historic taverns of Columbus given a proper spotlight with witty tales

It’s always funny to laugh about coffee shops on every corner, or a Starbucks inside of a Starbucks. But when you think about it, Columbus has had many bars next to each other. In fact, it’s pretty much always been that way. Columbus has a rich history of taverns, most that are gone, and some […]

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