Street U.: What kind of music do you like?
Joe Francis: Whatever sets the mood.
Street U.: If you could have a superpower for a day, what would it be?
JF: What, have you not heard about my magic fingers?
Street U.: What’s your favorite word?
Temitope Maiyegun has lived everywhere from Nigeria to Vienna. Now Philly-local, she talks Kanye and candy.
Street: There is a Facebook group entitled “The REAL Temi Maiyegun.” Are you in fact the real Temi?
Temitope Maiyegun: If there’s a fake Temi, let me know!
They dress each other, they feed each other and heck, they even cuddle. BFFs and men-about-town Josh Acheatel and Jeff Fronek give Bert and Ernie a run for their money.
Street: How long have you boys been friends?
Jeff and Josh: Since sixth grade.
Street: What were your first impressions of each other?
Josh: Within less than a year of knowing Jeff, I decided to make him an usher at my Bar Mitzvah.
Senior Michelle Burton is a member of Bloomers, Penn’s all-female sketch comedy troupe. She took a break from rehearsing for their upcoming show to talk to us about fat suits, Brick Breaker and Sinbad.
When the cultural zeitgeist that is Sex and the City emerged from the annals of TBS re-runs and came to the big screen this past summer, millions of women rejoiced as Carrie Bradshaw finally tamed Mr. Big.
This year for Halloween, instead of being a Catholic schoolgirl or throwing on a Lakers jersey to be Kobe Bryant (or Ms. Walk of Shame) again, why not show everyone how culturally aware (read: pseudo-intellectual) you are?
It’s been relatively easy to bash Whartonites and their ilk over the past several weeks. “Look at those fat cats on Wall Street, with their $60 million severance packages,” everyone from the crazy guy next to the Button to The New York Times has sniffed.
Street: What’s the soundtrack to your life?
Josh Bennett: The current soundtrack to my life is Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool. Socially critical, playful, lyrically complex — it’s essentially everything that I want people to say about my body of work when I’m gone.
Street: Who’s the coolest person you’ve ever met?
JB: The coolest person I’ve ever met would have to be [The Boondocks cartoonist] Aaron McGruder.