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Kristen Meinzer

Kristen Meinzer appears in the following:

From Fletching to Nutmeg: The Strange Language of the Olympic Games

Friday, August 03, 2012

Can you define the word “fletching”? Do you know what the branches are called in the ancient Olympians’ crowns? And for that matter, did you even know what dressage was before Anne Ro...

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Movie Date: 'Total Recall,' 'Diary of a Whimpy Kid: Dog Days,' and 'Vertigo' vs. 'Citizen Kane'

Friday, August 03, 2012

Is "Vertigo" the greatest movie ever made? Is it better than "Citizen Kane"? Can you recall what's great about "Total Recall"? And why are Rafer and Kristen arguing about "Diary of a Whimpy Kid"?

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The New Gymnastics Dream Team?

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

It looks like the United States has its first gymnastics dream team since the “Magnificent Seven” in 1996. Dominique Moceano, the youngest member of the “Magnificent Seven” shares her...

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Patient-Doctor Confidentiality Versus Public Safety

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The fact that Holmes was seeing a psychiatrist prior to the theatre shooting in Aurora, Colorado, is a fact that has emerged in the past few days. Should his psychiatrist be required ...

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The Takeaway's Musical Road Trip: Detroit with Mary Wilson of the Supremes

Monday, July 30, 2012

Do you live in the greatest music city in America? Detroiters seem to think so. In their honor, we've made Motor City the next stop on our cross-country musical road trip. Our tour gu...

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Movie Date: 'The Watch'

Friday, July 27, 2012

This week: Kristen cheats on Robert Pattinson at the Summer Games while the neighborhood watches. No, that can't be right. Rafer is an expert on Olympic events. No, that's certainly not right, either.

We're all so upset over Kristen Stewart's diss of R-Patts, we don't know what's what. All of that will get ...

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Alison Klayman on 'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry'

Friday, July 27, 2012

A holy man? A god? A danger to society? These words are sometimes used to describe cult leaders or false prophets. But they're also used when referring to the artist Ai Weiwei.

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Movie Date: When Reality and Film Intersect

Friday, July 27, 2012

In the week since last Friday’s tragic shooting in Colorado, we’ve seen politicians, gun control advocates, and ordinary citizens react. But the film industry has reacted as well.

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The Aurora Shooting: One Week Later

Friday, July 27, 2012

It’s been a week since last Friday’s mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado. In that time, the state of Colorado, the public, and the national media have grappled with the best way to resp...

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Internet Privacy in the Age of Photobooth

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Kyle McDonald wanted to capture a vast array of facial expressions for a project, so he installed software on Apple store computers to capture customers' looks through Photoshop. Then...

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From the Tug-Of-War to Tandem Bicycling: Defunct Sports of the Summer Olympics

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Have you ever wondered why there’s a trampoline competition in the Summer Olympics, but no mixed martial arts? Do you ever wish the International Olympic Committee would bring back cr...

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Fighting AIDS from the Pulpit, Beginning With the Pastor Himself

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The Reverend Tony Lee, the pastor of a predominantly African-American church, is doing something unique to combat the AIDS. Four times a year, on the pulpit, he has himself tested for...

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Women's Olympic Uniforms: Athleticism versus Sex Appeal

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

When it comes to the Olympic games, it’s hard not to be captivated by the human body and what it can accomplish. But looking at uniform changes over the years, it's clear that some pe...

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Oprah's Recent India Episode Not an "Aha!" Moment

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

For nearly 30 years, Oprah Winfrey has been one of the most influential voices in American culture, overseeing a multi-billion dollar empire that includes publishing, radio, motion pi...

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Movie Date: 'The Dark Knight Rises'

Friday, July 20, 2012

From plot points to conspiracy theories to the tragic shooting in Colorado, Rafer and Kristen look at "The Dark Knight Rises," and the drama that's surrounded the film.

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2012 London Olympics set to Conflict with Ramadan

Friday, July 20, 2012

Bad news for the 3000 Muslim athletes participating in this years summer olympics: The 2012 summer olympics conflict with Ramadan for the first time since 1980. Iman Adam Kelwick, who...

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Vito: The Activist and the Film

Thursday, July 19, 2012

When he was a young man in the 1960s, Vito Russo wasn’t that different from a lot of young gay men in America, but there was one difference: While many gay Americans still lived in th...

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Boy Scouts: For Heterosexuals Only

Thursday, July 19, 2012

This past Tuesday, after nearly two years of evaluating their membership policy, the Boy Scouts announced that they would continue to exclude gays from their organization. Jennifer Ty...

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Supporting the Presidential Candidates from Abroad

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

While we usually think of America’s elections as being America-centric, 6.3 million American citizens actually live and work abroad, and many of them have a deep devotion to certain c...

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Internet Privacy in the Age of Photobooth

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Kyle McDonald wanted to capture a vast array of facial expressions for a project, so he installed software on Apple store computers to capture customers' looks through Photoshop. Then...

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