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NYMM: Alanis Wants to Thank U

In 1998, Alanis Morissette made her comeback following the immense success of her breakthrough album “Jagged Little Pill;” her follow-up, “Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie,” did not disappoint as much as it surprised many fans and critics. The angry Canadian that we had been introduced to three years earlier with “You Oughta Know” was now in …
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NYMM: Thanksgiving Dinner at Westville

Happy Thanksgiving, lovely readers! Today is the day to spend time with the people you love and eat great food until you pass out – what a holiday. For us New Yorkers, however, Thanksgiving can be a little tricky. Whether it’s figuring out how to cram all of your loved ones into your studio apartment, …
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NYMM: At Your Service

Throughout the landscape in the NBA, in between the superstars and rookies, you have players who give their full effort every game that they are available to play in, and those players are usually key pieces in their respective teams’ systems. Without these kinds of players, the idea of a championship is hard to come …
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NYMM: Reykjavik, Iceland

As we dip further and further into winter, it may seem backwards for me to sing the praises of one of the coldest cities out there: Reykjavik, Iceland. Yet, as the seasons turn us blue (both literally and figuratively), let’s revel in one of the world’s happiest cities. First, upon arriving in Reykjavik, you’ll quickly …
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NYMM: The Rich & Poor Wifi

De Blasio promised WiFi to his New York City residents, and he has delivered. However, there is one little problem; the WiFi in rich areas is much faster than that of poorer areas. The funny thing is that de Blasio’s whole campaign while running for mayor was focused on how to shrink the income gap …
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NYMM: Making a Whore of Yourself

In an interview with the Telegraph this week, iconic actress and singer Bette Midler expressed her disdain for modern pop stars. Compared to the Ronettes, the Marvelettes, and other outdated girl bands from her youth, Midler finds the lyrics of this generation’s songs too meaningless and the women who sing them too sexual. She pointed …
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NYMM: Wenger Deserves Patience from Arsenal

Arsene Wenger is, once again, making headlines in England for all the wrong reasons after his sides’ 2-1 loss to Manchester United dropped Arsenal all the way to eighth in the Premier League. Despite the Frenchman’s tremendous success during his 18-year tenure with the club, the phrase “#WengerOut” has become remarkably in vogue with Gunners’ …
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NYMM: Pop Watch

Pop Watch Ferguson Verdict Verdict of the Ferguson case, involving a slain young, Black man who was fatally shot 12 times by a white Missouri police officer was announced Monday. A grand jury decided not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old, Michael Brown. Brown’s family, after hearing the verdict, …
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NYMM: Introvert/Extrovert

In a way, New York City challenges you to balance being an introvert and an extrovert. In this city, sometimes it can be tough to feel like there is any privacy, so one looks for those rare moments where one can stay in and be a hermit. On the other hand, with so many people …
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