From the robotic prostitutes of Blade Runner and West World to the charming artificial intelligence of Ex Machina and Her, sex robots have been part of film since its beginning. Even the first feature length science fiction film, Metropolis, presents its female robot as a hypersexual being. In that 1927 German film, the “Maschinenmensch,” or “Machine-Human” in English, seduces the city’s men into a life of sin through her hypnotic and erotic dance. Continue reading
With a degree from the University of Northern Colorado, Munnell used to work as a restaurant manager. Overworked and miserable, she sought an office job and found one with Dr. Mark Maybury, O.D., an optometrist and the husband of a friend.
“I’d never even had my eyes checked,” Munnell remembered, softly laughing as she spoke.
Three months into the job, she completed the certification process for opticianry. For the last 17 years, she has worked as an optician at several offices and frame companies, and she has recently returned to work at Maybury’s office, Eclipse Vision Source in Aurora, Colorado. Continue reading
“You have to make your own opportunities,” said Kosins in her lecture.
Since her start in a Top 40 band at the age of 18, Kosins has been doing just that. From recording ad jingles to signing her first record deal with Schoolkids Records, the musician has always found opportunities to keep herself going in the industry.
“I’ve never let doors closing in my face stop me,” she said. “I just keep going like the Energizer bunny.” Continue reading
With its unique timbre and experimental tone, mewithoutYou’s opening song, “Red Cow,” flooded through the entire audience. Heads bobbed and bodies swayed to the infectious rhythm like waves in a hypnotic ocean of harmony. Nearly every person in the crowd moved in unison with the music’s reverberation, even those who attended the show to see other bands. Continue reading