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Emily B. Zauzmer

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Emily B. Zauzmer meets Barry Williams.
Introspection

Here's the Story...

But the plots, the theme song, and the characters were not, in retrospect, the real reasons I tuned in, nor were the fashion and lingo of the 1970s the show’s main draws. It was the fullness of the family that pulled me in, rerun after rerun, in my afternoons after elementary school.

Emily B. Zauzmer meets Barry Williams.
Introspection

Emily B. Zauzmer meets Barry Williams.

Emily B. Zauzmer meets Barry Williams, the actor who played Greg Brady on "The Brady Bunch," at his show in Branson, Missouri, in August 2015.

Rachel Hampton
Fifteen Most Interesting

Rachel L. Hampton

Hampton disputes the idea that geology is boring. “We’re historians,” she says. “We’re just historians of the earth and of deep space and time.”

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College

A War Apart: Syrians at Harvard

Many of Harvard’s schools, including the College, report that none of their students list Syria as their primary country of citizenship. But the records do not account for students of Syrian origin with other legal statuses or citizenships, and they do not consider faculty or visiting scholars. These Harvard affiliates’ lives, families, and identities have been directly, irrevocably impacted by the Syrian crisis.

Bruce Springsteen at the Coop
College

Still Rocking and Rolling: Bruce Springsteen Comes to the Coop

The Boss is worth waiting for, and his fans are in it for the long haul.

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Music

The Best Vibrations

I chat with Mike Love, the smashingly successful, historically polarizing lead singer of The Beach Boys. To my delight, he begins to sing the chorus of one of his most iconic hits, a tune that he has crooned thousands of times for crowds far larger than his current audience of one: “I'm pickin’ up good vibrations. She's giving me excitations."

Emily Zauzmer
Endpaper

Endpaper: All that Glitters Is Not Gold

Many little kids fantasize about their eventual romances and weddings, but between my inability to sleep and my unfettered imagination, my musings about my personal Prince Charming became far more specific than most.

Curious George Store Closing
Harvard Square

Love It: The World's Only Curious George Store

Wedged triangularly at the intersection of JFK and Brattle, The Curious George Store boasts that it is the world’s only store of its kind. That is a shame. We need more Curious George Stores in this world.

Shahram Khoshbin
Harvard Medical School

Dr. Shahram Khoshbin

Khoshbin thinks with both sides of his brain—a truism that he, as an award-winning neurologist, surely understands in greater depth than most of us ever could.

Summer Postcards 2016

Five Stars

When I relocated to this palm tree-speckled paradise in June to intern at a television network, I made a distinctly modern, ultimately frugal decision: to commute via ride-sharing apps rather than renting a car.

Knight Moves Cafe
Food and Drink

Knight Moves Cafe

Knight Moves Café boasts a collection of 750 to 1,000 board games.

Knight Moves Cafe
Food and Drink

Knight Moves Cafe

Knight Moves Café boasts a collection of 750 to 1,000 board games.

Knight Moves Cafe
College

All Fun and Games

Founder Devon Trevelyan thought up the board game café concept when he worked at Eureka Puzzles down the road. He opened Knight Moves two years ago, and he has built the store’s formidable collection ever since.

"American Gothic"
Endpaper

"American Gothic"

Emily Zauzmer made Grant Wood's "American Gothic" out of cake in August 2015.

"The Scream"
Endpaper

"The Scream"

Emily Zauzmer made Edvard Munch's "The Scream" out of cake in June 2014.