Articles by: Ben Harley Davidson

I Frantically Ran Up to An Allegory of a Decrepit, Limping, Blind, Albino Man to Demand Answers Pertaining to Universal Truth

May 18, 2019 4:44 pmComments Off on I Frantically Ran Up to An Allegory of a Decrepit, Limping, Blind, Albino Man to Demand Answers Pertaining to Universal Truth
I Frantically Ran Up to An Allegory of a Decrepit, Limping, Blind, Albino Man to Demand Answers Pertaining to Universal Truth

There I was, late last night, lost and dripping with confusion over the fields of disillusionment. I was miserable, dear reader, because in the wandering of the great desert-snows that is this existence, I had yet to find confirmation of any great Truth, for the seeking of that one final […]

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Jeff Bezos Donates $800 Million to Reconstruct Notre Dame on Condition He Can Use as Fuck Shack

April 30, 2019 7:00 pmComments Off on Jeff Bezos Donates $800 Million to Reconstruct Notre Dame on Condition He Can Use as Fuck Shack
Jeff Bezos Donates $800 Million to Reconstruct Notre Dame on Condition He Can Use as Fuck Shack

Public support for the reconstruction of the Notre-Dame de Paris after its devastating fire a few weeks has been immense, though perhaps none of that has been as public or immense as Jeff Bezos’ declaration that he intends to donate $800 million—about 717 million euros—to help rebuild the historic cathedral […]

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An Inside Look at Stanford in the Year 2100

April 23, 2019 7:00 pmComments Off on An Inside Look at Stanford in the Year 2100
An Inside Look at Stanford in the Year 2100

In the wake of the esteemed Susie Brubaker Cole’s report describing the neighborhood housing program to be implemented over the next century, we thought to consult our resident prophets and oracles to provide our beloved readers at a glimpse for what the Stanford campus that we call home might look […]

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‘Game of Thrones’ In Shambles After Joe Biden Cameo Cut At Last Minute

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‘Game of Thrones’ In Shambles After Joe Biden Cameo Cut At Last Minute

Eager fans were shocked on Sunday to discover that the usually top-notch HBO fantasy show Game of Thrones had dropped sharply in quality for its eighth and final season. In an exclusive interview with the Flipside, showrunner David Nutter explained that this was the result of major cuts to a […]

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I’m Retiring from the Thomas the Tank Engine Fandom

April 17, 2019 2:48 pmComments Off on I’m Retiring from the Thomas the Tank Engine Fandom
I’m Retiring from the Thomas the Tank Engine Fandom

I’m sick of it all. I quit. I came here out of admiration, appreciation. The first time I laid eyes on Thomas the Tank Engine—that perfect azure coat, the gentle curve of the wheels, the soft yet piercing smile on that round, round face—I knew he was perfect. And things […]

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A Royal Decree from DavidMan to the Stanford Community

April 16, 2019 7:00 pmComments Off on A Royal Decree from DavidMan to the Stanford Community
A Royal Decree from DavidMan to the Stanford Community

To Our Loyal Constituents  Serfs, We, the DavidMan, have deigned to take valuable time out of our day to address the peasantry; so hear our words, and take heed. It has come to our attention that we completely and utterly dominated the recent ASSU election in a landslide vote — the […]

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Op-Ed: My Alternative Spring Break Was Gladiatorial Bloodsport, and It Was Life-Changing

April 9, 2019 7:00 pmComments Off on Op-Ed: My Alternative Spring Break Was Gladiatorial Bloodsport, and It Was Life-Changing
Op-Ed: My Alternative Spring Break Was Gladiatorial Bloodsport, and It Was Life-Changing

When I looked around me at the end of last quarter, you know what I saw? A bunch of slobs, groupies, and good-for-nothing scum who weren’t planning on doing jack-diddly with their week off. Take a break from academics? Spend time with friends and family? Find a spare second to […]

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FoHo’s Latest Issue is Just the Word “Allegedly” Printed Seven Hundred and Sixty-Three Times

March 20, 2019 8:43 amComments Off on FoHo’s Latest Issue is Just the Word “Allegedly” Printed Seven Hundred and Sixty-Three Times
FoHo’s Latest Issue is Just the Word “Allegedly” Printed Seven Hundred and Sixty-Three Times

Adoring fans of Stanford’s very own Fountain Hopper were shocked to find that last week’s issue was nothing more or less than the word “allegedly” printed a total of seven hundred and sixty-three times, down to the title of the publication and somehow also its page numbers. The particular style […]

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Introducing the Flipside’s New Righteous Retribution Program

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Introducing the Flipside’s New Righteous Retribution Program

Have you ever thought to yourself, “Hey—isn’t the satire scene getting a little crowded around here?” I bet you think that to yourself all the time these past few weeks, because it’s true. It’s an issue that keeps us up at night, lying in bed, staring at the ceiling, wondering […]

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Film Studies Major Writing Thesis on Shower Thots 4

March 11, 2019 7:00 pmComments Off on Film Studies Major Writing Thesis on Shower Thots 4
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Stanford undergraduate Senior Mandy Thompson is reportedly writing her capstone thesis for the Film and Media Studies major on a production called “Shower Thots 4”, a modestly budgeted but well-received 2015 adult movie. The thesis is still in progress, but when completed will contain a complete analysis of all the […]

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