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What's your favorite setting to see a movie?

In a good ol' fashion theater. There's just something about watching the big screen with a bunch of strangers.
The drive-in, if there's still one around. It's more cozy.
I like to rent and watch them at home. You never know what you'll dig up at the video store.
Who pays for movies anymore? Free download, couch, cheap popcorn.

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The following article was posted on November 15th, 2012, in the New Times - Volume 27, Issue 16 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 27, Issue 16

Something odd has happened

San Luis Obispo

By David Torik

Isn't it odd that the first GMO plants were cultivated in 1996?

Isn't it odd that obesity was declared an epidemic in the United States in the year 1999?

Isn't it odd that when I drove around the Central Coast, all I saw was “vote yes on 37” signs and stickers?

Isn't it odd that when I drove to the Bay Area, all I saw were “yes on 37” signs and stickers?

Isn't it odd that the first thought that entered my mind when I found out that Proposition 37 did not pass, was it’s rigged!

Isn't it odd that there are only three reasons why this would not pass? 1. Propaganda was brainwashing and succeeded. 2. People do not care what they feed their kids. 3. The voting is rigged!

Isn't it odd that all three of those reasons are possible?