The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

White Lines, Black Roads, Grey Album, Nothing Important

March 8, 2004

Recently I bought one of those tape-player CD adapters for my car stereo. I think it was one of the best purchases I made all year because now I can finally take my two old Sublime and Big Pun tapes out...

WRUV DJ Profile

March 1, 2004

Name: Brad Desmond Show name: The Conflict Theory Time: Saturday 10-12pmGenre of Music you play:Desmond says, "These days with all the merging styles of music and influences it's hard to classify...

The Passion of the Christ

March 1, 2004

While watching The Passion of the Christ I had to remind myself that I was viewing a film and not a documentary of Roman torture methods. This film, directed by Mel Gibson, was the most brutal and grotesque...

21 Grams Pulls Up 7 Short

February 9, 2004

"21 Grams" is the new film starring Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, and Benicio Del Toro. The film comes from the new-to-Hollywood director Alejandro Inarritu (with various accents to accent his foreignness)....

New Hampshire and Back

Cathleen Alison Murray February 2, 2004

Manchester, New Hampshire is waking up. Reporters litter the streets, cameras dangling around their necks, poking microphones into faces, and scribbling in notebooks. Locals and tourists walk by clutching...

John Brown’s Body: So Good You Should Travel To See Them

Michael David Spies January 26, 2004

When I arrived at Higher Ground on Friday, November 21st, to interview John Brown's Body, I had the same pre-conceived notion as many other people and critics - Here is the white reggae band. I sat down...

The Matrix: Revolutions Opens

December 8, 2003

This week an epic story came to an end (yeah right; that's what they said about Star Wars). The Matrix: Revolutions opened in theaters around the world this past Wednesday simultaneously. East coasters...

Kill Bill: Vol. 1

December 8, 2003

I'm sure you've heard that Quentin Tarantino is up to his insane tricks again; that is, making avant-garde films seemingly conceptualized by the darkest aspects of man's psyche. Tarantino transforms...

Transporter Shines Like Coal

November 18, 2002

Needed: 1) One man willing to transport anything, no questions asked. 2) One attractive Asian actress with a poor grasp of the English language and/or Stanislavski's "method acting". 3) A vaguely defined...

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