Cultural commentary

Peaks and pits of 2018-19 pop culture

The 2018-19 year in pop culture has been nothing short of eventful.Continue...

Ariana Grande’s “MONOPOLY” is just plain fun

Ariana Grande’s penchant for releasing music whenever she feels like it has blessed us with another bop.Continue...

What went wrong with 'Riverdale'?

I have trouble pinpointing the exact moment I realized Netflix’s teen hit, Riverdale , was no good.Continue...

Lamenting One Day at a Time’s cancellation

This past week saw 2019’s most devastating TV casualty to date: Netflix’s One Day at a Time .Continue...

Captain Marvel shows necessity of female critics for female stories

This past week, Marvel released its newest film, Captain Marvel, with Brie Larson as its titular hero. And while the film’s generated a lot of hype, it’s largely been met with mixed reviews.Continue...

Netflix’s 'Tidying Up with Marie Kondo' makes organization spiritual

“My mission is to spark joy in the world through cleaning.”Continue...

'Big Mouth'’s Valentine’s Day special thrives in messiness

The first two seasons of Big Mouth operated on the understanding that puberty is the most shameful period of our lives, which means we can and should laugh about it.Continue...

Ariana Grande bares her soul in new album 'thank u, next'

Ariana Grande’s new album, thank u, next, dropped last Friday and is full of depth, lyricism, and perfection—to nobody’s surprise.Continue...

The Good Place’s Jameela Jamil is the body-positive celebrity we need

Jameela Jamil is about to be your new favourite badass.Continue...

Emo rap needs to end

Today, emo music dominates pop culture as emo rap: joylessly auto-tuned rap songs about numbing pain with drugs, and often sung by face-tattooed men with more criminal charges than they have hits.Continue...

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