Cultural commentary

Art is integral to Black Lives Matter: a conversation with Dr. Kristin Moriah

While social media activism is surging in the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder, art can be more crucial to the Black Lives Matter movement than Instagram stories.Continue...

Balancing media consumption with artistic production

In the digital age, it’s easy to conjure up reasons not to make art and a lot harder to call yourself
an artist.Continue...

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...

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