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Soman S. Chainani

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In The Know

Seen by my co-editor on a movie marquee while driving north on I-93... Now Playing: WOMAN ON TOP WHAT LIES

Soman's In the (K)now: A Pop Culture Compendium

The bitch is back, baby. Weird laws still on the books: It is illegal to wear a fake mustache that

Oh, The Places They're Going

We took a Road Trip of our own to New York City to talk to the young stars of what

Tripping the Highways Fantastic

With two papers due the next day and a lot on my mind, I went into Road Trip nursing a

Soman's In The [K]now

So this is it, the last In the [K]now of the year, perhaps the last In the [K]now ever. It

Taking on...Tracy

Tracy Ullman has been sending up American stereotypes on television for many many years now-her wildly popular self-titled show has

The Greatest Film of Small Time

After a couple of forays into more serious territory, Woody Allen is back to fluff. _Small Time Crooks_ has that

In the (K)now

On a sunny afternoon, I returned to my room to find several frantic messages on my answering machine. Message 1:

Hugh Grant's Divine Comedy

Hugh Grant, of course, is a mega-Hollywood star now even though he started with smaller, usually independent, usually British films.

Woody Allen, Point Blank

The world's most neurotic filmmaker comes to Harvard May 10. We spoke to him about his latest film. Every actor

Soman's in the (K)now

Desperate for an opening zinger, I went back to the reigning diva, Mei Pin Phua... ME: Help me Diva. I

In the [K]now

Since Jesus is so trendy this week, I provide the following excerpt from an e-mail conversation with the divine Mei

Soman's in the [K]NOW: a pop culture compendium

Overheard outside the Barker Center... BOY : When our theses are done, we're gonna get so smashed. GIRL: Fuck that!

The Proof is in the Pudding

The Proof Is in The Pudding By SOMAN CHAINANI and CHRISTINA B. ROSENBERGER CRIMSON STAFF WRITERS A frothy diversion, some

Soman's In the Know

FILM Soman's In the Know: A Pop Culture Compendium SOMAN'S IN THE KNOW: A Pop Culture Compendium Further proof that

Eldo Kim
Crime

News Analysis: Could Eldo Kim Return to Harvard?

Protestors on Mass Ave
Race

Seen and Heard: Harvard's March Through Cambridge

OKWELOGU
Track and Cross Country

Decorated Thrower Looks To Continue Success

Protest
Columns

Reconstruction 3.0