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Wednesday, October 10,2012
Nightgeist

Indie parties and drag queens

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By Alex Zaragoza
When I see a flyer promoting an indie night, it catches my eye because it usually means that, at some point, The Strokes will be played.
Wednesday, October 3,2012
Nightgeist

Artsy parties

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By Alex Zaragoza
Back in the Renaissance era, high society would go to court to see beautiful works of art. They’d ooh and ahh while gliding to music performed by dudes in floppy hats.
Tuesday, September 25,2012
Nightgeist

Fun-raising, Peaches and psychedelia

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By Alex Zaragoza
We usually party with one result in mind: Have fun. Buthere and there, getting down at a bar has a higher purpose than dancingon a table without falling on your face or finding a willing sexpartner for the night.
Wednesday, September 19,2012
Nightgeist

Cover mash-ups and dirty talk

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By Alex Zaragoza
Sometimes, under the fog of vodka and strobe lights, we come up with ideas that we swear are absolute genius. Like my friend Ramon’s idea for a leftover-food swap.
Wednesday, September 12,2012
Nightgeist

Dress codes and Neil Armstrong

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By Alex Zaragoza
When Friday night rolls around, the first thing we ask ourselves is usually something along the lines of Where da party at?
Tuesday, September 4,2012
Nightgeist

Old-school reggae and no-pants digitalism

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By Alex Zaragoza
After a long day at work, there’s nothing that says you’ve been released from the office, with its annoying co-workers and shitty copy machines, like removing your pants.
Wednesday, August 29,2012
Nightgeist

Labor Day raging

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By Alex Zaragoza
When Labor Day rolls around, hardworking Americans rest during a long weekend by soaking their bodies in alcohol and chlorinated water.
Wednesday, August 22,2012
Nightgeist

The poolside lovelife of vampires

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By Alex Zaragoza
Partying can take a toll on the body. However, if you follow Andrew W.K. on Twitter—the Confucius of partying—you’ll get a never-ending flow of party tips that can keep you feeling fresh despite not having awoken in your own bed for weeks.
Wednesday, August 15,2012
Nightgeist

Spanks, gematria and no big deal

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By Alex Zaragoza
Starting a story with “According to” is lame. It’s almost as bad as using Wikipedia as a source. That said, according to Wikipedia, the word “gematria” means “a system of assigning numerical value to a word or phrase in the belief that words or phrases with identical numerical values bear some relation to each other.” 
Wednesday, August 8,2012
Nightgeist

Hip-hop lessons, Miami Horror and strictly business

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By Alex Zaragoza
Not all nights out at a bar or club need to involve hardcore dance-floor grindage, but it usually just ends up that way. We’re primal creatures that I assume have been dropping it low since the Paleolithic era.
 
 
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