Deadwood Edition Issue #233

February 10, 2009

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Flatfoot Hustlin'

From the streets of Jamaica to studying at KU—how reggae singer Ras Neville landed in Kansas

One would be hard-pressed to find a Lawrencian with a more thorough knowledge of Jamaica than Neville Brown. The singer spent his teenager years wandering around Kingston and tourist towns like Ocho Rios, performing on beaches and public streets to stay alive.

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Tatt’s Amore

Tattoos as the ultimate expression of love, or the ultimate reminder of a broken heart

The act of permanently marking oneself for the sake of affection no doubt strikes many as a bit extreme. But for those who do it that’s exactly the point—tattooing in the name of love might just be the ultimate expression of amore.

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Save & Splurge: Samantha Meissner

I’ll only get the $5 Hot-N-Ready pizza if I’m splitting the cost.

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Townie guide to… Surviving VD

Everyone I know who is in a relationship is glum, depressed, and in a general state of dismal unhappiness. Maybe it’s because they remember the good old days when they were free to guzzle beer, chase skirt, and fart.

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Style Scout: Brent Garcia

I'd like to see less rude neighbors, and less Oakley sunglasses.

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Style Scout: Jessica Molina

I can do mildly entertaining magic tricks.

VD: It's Not Just for Lovers Anymore

Oh, this is something I wrote last year, but it's still applicable. Enjoy!

Top 10 Romantic Comedies

So here we are in February, and another Valentine's Day is upon us, which means it's time for some recommendations that won't leave you feeling cheated in this much-maligned (and sometimes very rightly so) genre of movies.