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Wannabe: Bostonian

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After watching The Town, The Departed, Mystic River, Monument Ave, Southie, Gone Baby Gone, and the 1996 series Boston Common, a part of me feels I don’t exploit my native Bostonian enough, as it has&hellip

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By Robert James

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By Robert James 72 Orchard St. NYC 212.253.2121 If you’re ever wondering where the cast of the speakeasy movement are getting their inspiration from, seek no further than this shop on Orchard Street. This designer&hellip

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The Richardson

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451 Graham Ave. Brooklyn 718.389.0839 You’ve been saying it your whole life: Rockabilly is dead. Your friends, your family, your peers: they all weren’t picking up what you were putting down. And the reason might&hellip

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Wannabe: DJ

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I’ve DJed approximately five places: the Edessa bar in Park Slope, Burn Down the Disco, Club Fuxxx, Hay Bay-bee, and my cousin’s birthday party on the front lawn of my aunt’s place in Scituate, MA.&hellip

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Wannabe: Raver

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You never really realize how dumb you were as a kid until you find some strange rag in your old room at your parent’s house and you try and jog your memory of what it&hellip

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Wannabe: Hacker

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First of all, hacker creds: had a 2400bps modem (fxee17b@prodigy.net), asked for a CPU-overdrive upgrade (486SX25 to a 486DX75) for Christmas, and developed a map for Wolfenstein3D so grotesque (each sprite altered to up the&hellip

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Wannabe: Skater

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Down by the Charles river on the Cambridge side, I was attempting to push down on the back side of the skateboard with such a firmness and quickness creating a popping sensation, whilst guiding the&hellip

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Wannabe: Punk

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I remember being at a family BBQ, and my dad called me over. Not adjusting himself, he read aloud the text on my Operation Ivy t-shirt: “Conditioned to self-interest, with emotions locked away, if that’s&hellip

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Fireman Boot Camp

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START THE FIRE WITHIN EXT. HOUSE ON FIRE – NIGHT MAN runs up to the flames. MAN (screaming) Oh my God! Oh my God! No! No! Please God No! My dogs! My precious dogs! MAN&hellip

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Writer’s Block

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SUMMER OF BLUB EXT HALLWAY MIKE, 25, is walking in a school with a binder of papers. He’s talking to a friend on his cell phone. FRIEND (on phone) Hey man, I read your story&hellip

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