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Brigham Young University

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2013

    Wayne "Wing" Sermon of Imagine Dragons on Being a Mormon Rock Star

    Even though Imagine Dragons have been playing music for a little over four years, the band's meteoric rise to the top of the charts seems to have occurred over a much shorter time. Hailing from Las Vegas, the band consists of four Mormons who unapologetically play infectious, radio-friendly alternat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Can Mormons Be Trusted? A Shallow Guide to Managing Your Most Ill-Informed Fears.

    Mitt Romney CampaignConcerns have been raised over Mormonism's decision to move to Cleveland. Because, you know, it's Cleveland.​Last month evangelical leaders gathered in D.C. for the Values Voter Summit, where disciples of the Pissed-Off Jesus harrumphed and yammered about how much America sucke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Big 12 Conference Alive, if Not Well

    ​Call it the Pat 12. As in, no thanks to expansion, we'll stand. As in, the Big 12 -- all but buried by a lot of us dorks -- remains alive, like the muddy, bony, cob-webbed hand reaching up from the grave to snatch onto life. Again. Because it couldn't get assurances from Texas about a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Whitt's End: 3.4.11

    ​Whether you've reached the end of your rope or merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Apparently Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones misunderstood. The NFL lockout hasn't yet commenced. While the Washington Redskins signed O.J.Atogwe and Bob Sanders lan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2010

    Are You Ready for Some (College Bowl Game) Football?!

    ​While Cowboys Stadium is a greedy, event-eating monster and Texas Stadium is an icon about to be reduced to novelty-act rubble, the Cotton Bowl is still a living, breathing attraction. Barely. Later this month in Phoenix the NCAA will likely grant certification to the start-up Dallas Footbal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Cowboys Stadium Needs a Reboot

    ​Spent the better part of an hour Sunday having a patient Mac salesman walk me through the pros and pros of ditching my PC; spent the better part of an hour Monday having Mac-using friends congratulate me on my flirtation (finally!) while also pointing me toward less expensive online options shoul ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    OU Gotta Be Kidding: Oklahama to Face BYU at Jerryworld in '09?

    That's what The Oklahoman is speculating this afternoon: OU and Brigham Young will kick off the 2009 college football season at Jerryworld in Arlington. And Oklahoma head coach Bob Stoops didn't do much to stifle the speculation when asked for a comment today. Said Stoops, "Has that been released? A ... More >>

  • News

    October 30, 2008

    Polygamy and Me

    Seven months have passed since the polygamist raid in Eldorado, but for one mainstream Mormon, the effects linger

  • Summer Guide

    May 24, 2007

    Flick It

    Your guide to summer's hottest films

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2007
  • Film

    June 24, 2004

    Sa-Weet!

    Deadpan irony is the rule in this triumphant high school geek comedy

  • News

    May 20, 2004

    The Polygamists Are Coming!

    Nervous West Texas townsfolk brace for the arrival of a sect of Mormon fundamentalists and their many wives

  • Culture

    May 8, 2003

    When He Was Cruel

    Neil LaBute tries to be nice but comes off very savage

  • Culture

    March 14, 2002

    Misery Loves Company

    Addison's Out of the Loop Festival stages some strange, dark, wonderful works

  • News

    August 26, 1999

    Romeo's head

    A would-be Indiana Jones reopens the debate over who got to America first

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