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Fall Week – On the morning of Oct 14, 2012, millions of people around the world watched as Austrian daredevil Felix Baumgartner strapped himself into a capsule towed beneath a 55-story polyethylene balloon and ascended Spaceward from a dusty launch site on the outskirts of Roswell, New Mexico.
We know the joke about white girls and pumpkin drinks, but why do we care? Why can’t we admit that the drinks are delicious? In honor of Fall Week, Dish + Drink takes a look at why the pumpkin spice latte gets a bad rap, and why it’s directly associated with “basic” women.
Fall Week – Joanna Ebenstein, cofounder of the Morbid Anatomy Museum, recalls childhood curiosity on death. She talks about how she’s bringing the taboo topic to mainstream discussion.
It’s that time of year once again: the leaves are changing, school is back in session, and the pumpkins are rolling in. BTR’s Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz don their autumn jackets and take to Madison Square Park, where they ask people to talk about what they enjoy most about Fall in New York City.
Fall Week – The sun crosses the celestial equator. Trees begin to transform into their foliage states. The autumnal equinox serves as a balance of sorts, and marks the sign of yet another new beginning. Nights and days reach equilibrium of sunlight as the sun wanes and prepares for another winter. Before the frosty season begins however, autumn is celebrated.
Fall Week – It used to be, television followed a regimented schedule: new seasons and series premiered in the fall, new episodes aired each week through the winter, finales marked the end of seasons in the spring, reruns were played during the summer. Now, although fall is still the time for premieres–this year, more than 120 series are returning or kicking off–it isn’t the only season for premieres.

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