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Documentary Review: Meat the Future (dir. Liz Marshall) (2020)

Meat the Future
Reviewed by Jaclyn Holland The idea of cell-grown meat has gained a huge amount of traction since Dutch scientist Mark Post dished out the first in vitro grown hamburger in 2013. With the promise of providing an environmentally friendly way to continue eating meat, without any associated loss of animal life, it’s easy to see why the media are so enthralled. At the same time, however, there is a prevailing discomfort with what some call “frankenburgers”, as well as opposition to the product even using the name “meat”. With this in mind, renowned Canadian filmmaker Liz Marshall’s documentary Meat the
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A Foul Slice of Sherry Pie

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BY EMILIO LANERA cw. discussion of sexual assault When I first saw the circulated Facebook status about current RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant, Sherry Pie, I wasn’t sure what to expect. “I have a weird story to tell about Sherry Pie,” the first line said. Before amateur actor Ben Shimkus told us his story about Sherry Pie, he described how important the show was to him and the gay community, likening it to the Super Bowl. Being a fan of Drag Race myself I agreed with Ben’s sentiments and read on. “However, I’m not sure if I will be able to watch
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Lot’s MD

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Lot’s MD  Eleutheromania - Wanderlust  By Emma Burgess  Is your spirit unsettled? Does your restlessness leave you useless or neurotic? Or have you ever wondered how your friend says they have no money but continues to travel to exotic places every break? Our self-appointed, definitely qualified Lot’s MD is here to support your hypochondria. Hunny, y’all got some Wanderlust.   Eleutheromania, or wanderlust, is an increasingly common, life-threatening virus infecting free spirits and dreamy souls.  People usually become infected with the virus during or after travelling, especially internationally.   Wanderlust is not hereditary, however bringing up your children reading books and discussing
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