Drink Review: Manischewitz Blackberry Wine

The Manischewitz blackberry wine is made completely from blackberries, with no additional fruits thrown in. Its color is a deep red hue, similar to strawberry jam, and its scent is sweet and fruity, though not easily identifiable as blackberries.

Carlo Rossi’s Sweet Red a diabetic’s worse nightmare

Not all wines are created equal, and while Carlo Rossi’s Sweet Red has its ups and downs, it’s a great deal for your dollar...

Lara Croft redesign needs to go back to the tombs

My fiance and I were browsing at Bosco’s in the Dimond Mall, and we overheard two male employees discussing Lara Croft’s redesigned look, which will debut in “Tomb Raider” March 5, 2013. I sensed they were both unhappy with the redesign, but I shrugged it off. A few minutes later, I glanced up at the TV and saw a game trailer.

Discovering the magic of male ‘pleasure points’

Say you’re a person trying to please your hard-working man. Sure, you can please him by stimulating his shaft, but that takes the fun away from actually exploring his body. You may even find yourself knowing more about your partner’s pleasure points than he does himself, giving him an instant, gratifying surprise.

New restaurant, Froth and Forage, debuts with rave reviews

Froth and Forage, a new farm-to-table restaurant, recently opened in Indian and is run by a husband and wife duo with a passion for fresh ingredients.

Sex and the Seawolf: Sex toys and where to get them

When you hear the term “sex toys,” what do you imagine? Most people envision a fake penis when thinking about sex toys. Fake penises do assist those lost without a hardened appendage to ease into their pleasures, but despite the utility of these toys, some are embarrassed to admit they’ve had the pleasure of using them.

Art history whitewashed

The history taught in schools is propagandistic and white-centric. American kids are raised in a racist and post-colonialist education system. Students come out the...

The quest for Anchorage’s best chicken fried steak

In the search to find the best chicken fried steak in Anchorage, Victoria and I realized that there are, quite possibly, too many breakfast...

“Splice” is twisted, morally disturbing

The writer’s of “Splice” are as visionary in their concept as they are depraved. This movie depicts an internal battle of morals versus the...

‘The Giver’ is a classic read

Originally a phenomena when published in 1993, The Giver (the first of a loosely bound trilogy) has continued to enthrall subsequent generations. Written by...

‘The Treasure of the Sierra Madre:’ A look at Western greed and corruption

Iconic film shows the psychological impact of prospecting

Bottled Cosmopolitan, a must-have for lazy days

There is nothing more chic, sophisticated and feminine than the Cosmo. This fruity cocktail is a true doozy, and well-made ones challenge even the manliest of men to call them tame.

The Kama Sutra and the appropriate sounds during lovemaking

Today, we will imagine we are at peace as we are reading this article — so peaceful that you could hear a butterfly flap its wings. Or even more peacefully, you could almost hear crickets making love in the distance. Then the question arises: Is it appropriate to make sounds during lovemaking?

TOE TO TOE: Should the U.S. tighten restrictions on firearms? NO

“Common sense” gun control measures can be unconstitutional, restricting the rights of licensed gun owners

Reindeer sausage food quest

On a quest though downtown Anchorage to find the best reindeer hot dog.

‘XCOM’ is not an accurate alien invasion simulator

'XCOM 2:' the Klax Zlubzecon review

TOE TO TOE: Should the U.S. tighten restrictions on firearms? YES

The U.S. needs to crack down on firearm regulations and decrease their accessibility

Sex and the Seawolf: First gay experience

So everyone tends to have interesting stories of how they lost their virginity, myself included. I am currently a freshly sprouted gay within the...

“Zak McKracken” hasn’t aged too well

As most people know, LucasArts was a legendary video game developer before their sights turned primarily to the “Star Wars” license. They went under...

‘Norbit’ exploits tired fat stereotypes in failed film

With a pending Oscar nomination for a serious role in "Dreamgirls," Eddie Murphy proves in "Norbit" that he can still make a bomb. Mild-mannered Norbit (Eddie Murphy, "The Haunted Mansion," "Daddy Day Care") is compelled into a relationship with Rasputia (also Eddie Murphy).

Craigslist: Strictly Platonic

Some folks just want friends — no sex, no romance — just pure, unadulterated, platonic fun. However, not everyone is a socialite. Craigslist Anchorage takes a...

Drink Review: Starbucks Chocolate Chai Tea Latte

Fall is all about nostalgic flavors and comfort food. It is a transitional period between students’ fast-paced summer schedules and the cold, dark winter. This season is a great time to put on warm clothes, go on a walk and have a hot drink while enjoying the changing colors of the leaves and the crisp air.

“Back to the Future” trilogy: Three gems out of time

The October 21, 2015 that we see in “Back to the Future: Part II” is a very different from the October 21, 2015 that...

Mosel Riesling Qualitätswein, a German treat

There’s something to be said about pretty packaging. While it’s never smart to judge a book, or wine, by its cover, doing so might just lead to an interesting and new experience.

Sex and the Seawolf: Briefing on the Dominatrix

Passion sears all over your body. You have been submissive for the past few days — maybe even months. You have it easy to just be whisked away with adrenaline so high and his masculine testosterone just beating at your bosom. You then realize you want to switch the dominance for maybe one night, or maybe a few weekends. Those thoughts are normal, and it may be worth a try.

“The Hateful Eight” takes it slow

Can Tarantino make a slower film work?

Sex & The Seawolf: Mama’s Boys

The line between clingy guys always seems to be teetering on a line no wider than dental floss. Some say it’s sweet how in love they are, others say it’s awful being so obsessed, but what separates the two is solely decided on how far someone is willing to go.

Movie Review: “3022 ft:” The story of Mt. Marathon

“3022 ft.” is the story of Mt. Marathon, Alaska's legendary 4th of July mountain race that's drawn racers to Seward for over a century... No,...

‘The Clone Returns Home’: Sci-fi with a twist

In the world of “The Clone Returns Home” cloning a body is possible, but what about the spirit? “Even if you extract the memories and destroy the original body, the original soul will still remain,” says Professor Teshigawara (Toru Shinagawa, “Dark Water”) in a scene from the film.

Hakutsuru Superior Junmai Ginjo Sake

Sake, like wine produced from grapes, is the product of fermentation. Similar to traditional grape wine, it has traditions associated with tasting. “Junmai” refers to how polished the rice used in the fermentation process is. Junmai-grade rice is regulated for other aspects of quality as well.