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Tongue Tied:Sex, Love and the Quest For Immortality

by John Winn

Staff Writer

Hennen's Observer

 

 

Ever since man learned to make tools, men and women have sought to enhance their sexual experiences--mechanically and otherwise.  But mankind's fate increasingly becomes intertwined with machines, the definition of sex is being rewritten once more, opening up a floodgate of ethical dilemmas that threaten to reshape the fabric of society as we know it.  Determined to get to the heart of the matter, Correspondent John Winn goes to the heart of the matter--and turns up some surprising answers.

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Recent Interview with Jason Czebotar

by John Winn

Staff Writer

Hennen's Observer

 

Cook. Restauranteur. Expatriate writer extraordinaire.

From Chicago to Lagos, Nigeria, Jason Czebotar has packed more into his life than many well-known authors in a lifetime. Equal parts cosmopolitan and romantic, Czebotar's work ranges from the raw to the maudlin. Love, anger, sadness--if there's a mood, there's a Czebotar poem to express it.

Hennen's John Winn caught up with Czebotar and discussed his unique background, the origin of his website--and the relative chops of two long dead poets.

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Recent Interview with Chris Edwards

by John Winn

Staff Writer

Hennen's Observer

14 December 2010

 

Look up the term "well-rounded" in the dictionary and Chris Edwards picture would be off to the side. From journalism to a successful music career, he's done it all and seen it all, capturing the smoky haze and distinct flavor of East Texas' bars and clubs as only a native can. But he's no stranger to poetry--his first work "Singing Jester" premiered on Hennen's earlier this year. Correspondent John Winn caught up with the multi-talented singer-songwriter and discussed his art, the future of music, and his fondness for Townes Van Zandt.

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Tweet, Pray, Love

A True Account by Eileen Rush

Like many other Gen-Y-ers my love life has always been permeated with technology. I met my first boyfriend on the school bus in sixth grade. We would play our Gameboy Colors next to each other sitting side by side battling our Pokemon. The next one in eighth grade was too shy to talk to me in person, yet just bold enough to sit next to me in English Honors and he would oh so bravely message me on AOL when he got home. It only makes sense that 10 years of school and a salaried position later, technology would be my wingman.

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