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‘Safe Haven’ is a safe film for romantics

Cristina Lule

February 17, 2013

Based on the Nicholas Sparks novel of the same name, “Safe Haven” offers us the same well-worn love story and predictable plot points leading up to a melodramatic climax. Katie (Julianne Hough) is a runaway who decides to start a new life in an oceanside town in Atlanta. What she’s running from...

Public sex can be fun

Ashley Jung

November 14, 2012

There is something raw and animalistic about having sex in public. Don’t get me wrong - it is illegal. But there is nothing like getting caught up in the heat of the moment and going at it in the middle of nowhere. I don’t mean in your backyard or your parents’ pool; I’m talking about in public, like hav...

Deep kiss illustration

Courtesy of McClatchy Tribune

August 31, 2011

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Office love: worth a shot

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Dante Frattini

March 30, 2011

Dating within the workplace is a well-known taboo in this country. I say “this country” because I’m assuming there’s no problem with it in places like Europe. Europe is down for anything. Seriously, are there boundaries in that place? There’s nudity on the beaches, riots caused by soccer matches,...