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Reel Releases: Films remind that you're never alone

...this unique perspective to turn Paris into an incredible adventure and, ultimately, a hunt for misplaced love. PUMP UP THE VOLUME (1990): A painfully shy young man (Christian Slater) who finds it impossible to communicate and connect in high...
Dukes' coach hospitalized

PITTSBURGH - Duquesne University basketball coach Ron Everhart was hospitalized with abdominal pain and will miss Thursday night's game at Boston College.
College basketball
Big guns return as fall season premieres

...Damon Wayans goes into season No. 2 with a hourlong episode that features guest Shaquille O'Neal; "Drew" pumps up the volume in an hourlong season premiere that departs the format and turns into a variety show with performances by Sugar Ray...
Things to Do
Suns players buy tickets to help ensure sellout

...distribute them through his charitable foundation to organizations such as the Boys and Girls Club. The young fans should pump up the volume for a Suns home crowd that, unlike the ultra-noisy throng in Sacramento, is far from the NBA's most boisterous...
Socially awkward film characters try to find their way

Social situations have never been my thing. Insecure as a child and shy as an adult, I feel more comfortable around family and close friends than in situations where I am encouraged to meet-and-greet. I understand that this reluctance to forge new relationships often leaves the impression of my being awkward and often a little cold.
Steven Uhles
Arizona's desert, sky provide backdrop for some fine films

...wide-open spaces, modern Arizona is a state of cities and suburban sprawl. That's the location captured in Pump Up the Volume, which stars Christian Slater as a disaffected teen who turns pirate radio into a personal protest against The Man...
Steven Uhles
Fashion briefs

...Curly hair shouldn't have too many layers or it'll look puffy on top. If your hair is very fine, add layers to pump up the volume. Women with thick straight hair is a shorter version of a shag, to keep the overall look from being too boxy or...
Life & style
Hollywood cranks out hits for radio-theme movies

...we have the following five outstanding and, if not particularly honest, at least entertaining, radio movies: PUMP UP THE VOLUME (1990): Set in sterile suburbs somewhere in urban Arizona, this tale of disaffected youths empowered by the possibilities...
Scandal closes in as Dogs savor win

...left. He said his Bulldogs needed this one worse than Billy Donovan's Gators. ESPN announcer Dick Vitale helped pump up the volume on a game and a scandal that threatens to cave in on top of a coaching family. That such an insignificant punk like...
Scott Michaux
Costello gets rowdy again on new CD

...singer Anne Sofie von Otter and toured extensively accompanied only by keyboard player Steve Nieve, he wanted to pump up the volume. Implicit in much of the comeback talk is criticism, or ignorance, of his other work. "It is objectionable...
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