Scientology=Awesometology

Douglas B. Bruzzone and Michael Matzke Editor's note: "Two Classy Gents" is a Mustang Daily online exclusive humor column.   First, a word of warning. Reading the rest of this column could cause your brain to explode. No, seriously. If…

Poly gamers declare thumb war

nick coury By Nick Coury From the hardcore to the mediocre gamers, all gathered to put their thumbs to work at “Gamer’s Ball,” a two-day event hosted by mtvU that presented new and unreleased games for Xbox consoles and PCs.…

Law restricts violent games

Children under the age of 18 are now prohibited from buying extremely violent video games after Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Assembly Bill 1179 last month. The bill, written by Assembly Speaker Pro Tem Tom Leland Yee, requires that games be…

'Kiss' and tell: director talks about latest film

Setting the bar for noir films, “Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang,” starring Robert Downey Jr., Val Kilmer and Michelle Monaghan brings something to look forward to in theaters this month. With toxic pulp humor, the movie, directed by Shane Black (screenwriter…

Proud to be a beer snob

Emily Logan To begin, I will recount a conversation I had with a friend just the other day. When I asked him if he had taken advantage of Spike’s Oktoberfest deal, he said he hadn’t yet, after which I added…

'Proof' makes regional debut at Poly

Emily Logan Cal Poly’s theater and dance department will present the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Proof,” running Thursdays through Saturdays, Nov. 10 through Nov. 19 at 8 p.m. in the Spanos Theatre. These performances will mark the regional stage premiere of…

Architecture alumnus featured on ABC's 'Extreme Home Makeover'

Tiffany Dias A Cal Poly graduate appeared on ABC’s “Extreme Home Makeover” as the featured architect Sunday, according to a news release. Chris Kelly, who graduated from the College of Architecture and Environmental Design in 1999, designed a home for…

"Jarhead" means "Forget me."

Ryan Chartrand Right when you thought the "War on Terror" had lost enough publicity to push it deep into the back of your mind, "American Beauty" director, Sam Mendes, decided it was time to give America a taste of the…

We Gave President Baker That Raise

Douglas B. Bruzzone and Michael Matzke If you didn’t already know, faithful Mustang Daily reader, the Two Classy Gents have friends in very high places. We attend balls at Martin Landau’s casa, and have sipped Cristal with two out of…

Christmas comes early to the Palm

Emily Logan Tonight the Palm Theatre will hold a premiere screening of “Christmas in the Clouds,” a romantic comedy set in Indian Country. The screening will be a fundraiser for the San Luis Obispo International Film Festival. A wine reception…

Jamming with the green and gold

Mariecar Mendoza For Homecoming weekend, the music department will showcase the talent of the Cal Poly Wind Orchestra, the Cal Poly Wind Ensemble and the Cal Poly Mustang Marching Band at the 19th annual BandFest concert. More than 200 musicians…