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Meet Adrian Evans IV, the self-taught painter who is bridging abstraction and storytelling
Artist Spotlight | For this graduate student, it’s all about the process, not the final product.
September 15, 2020 at 9:24 pm
Hell Is Round The Corner: An Autopsy of Trip-Hop
Let's discuss the record–scratching, tear–jerking, soul–sucking vibes of the '90's greatest export.
September 15, 2020 at 6:26 pm
Profits Over Plot: Why Live–Action Adaptions of Animated Children's Shows Fail
The original creators left the Netflix live adaptation of "Avatar: The Last Airbender." Why do live adaptations of animations always go wrong?
September 14, 2020 at 11:18 am
No, Taylor Swift Didn’t Write the Leftist Anthem.
Unpacking "The Last Great American Dynasty's" rise to become a bastion of hope for progressive Democrats.
September 13, 2020 at 9:21 pm
All the Stars Are Closer: Reflecting on Chadwick Boseman & the 'Black Panther' Soundtrack
Chadwick Boseman's tragic death has affected millions. Here, we examine his legacy through the Wakandan King's soundtrack.
September 9, 2020 at 7:14 pm
Katy Perry Explores a More Mature Sound in 'Smile'
Perry discusses the themes of clownery, resilience, and joy that are relevant to us today.
September 8, 2020 at 9:54 pm
Dancing to Club Music in the Time of COVID-19
Dua Lipa and Lady Gaga are back to give us some danceable, club-ready bangers. Too bad the clubs are closed.
September 8, 2020 at 7:12 pm
Meet Cynthia Zhou, A Multimedia Artist Searching for a More Equitable World
Artist Spotlight | From nonprofit logos to deeply personal paintings, Cynthia uses art to capture images of a complicated past and progressive future.
September 6, 2020 at 8:25 pm
Video On Demand is No Replacement for Theatrical Releases
Some things were just meant for the big screen.
September 4, 2020 at 7:36 pm
How Diverse Podcasts Make Film and Television Look Bland
Fiction podcasts regularly integrate diversity and queerness in their stories. Why can't mainstream entertainment catch up?
September 4, 2020 at 5:23 pm
Billie Eilish’s “my future” Was a Surprise in More Ways Than One
Eilish’s unexpected single is uncharacteristically hopeful—and that’s just what we need right now.
August 27, 2020 at 11:19 am
The Devil Wears (Millennial) Pink: How Sociological Factors Affect Color Choices in Fashion
You know that scene in 'The Devil Wears Prada' where Meryl Streep rants about cerulean? This is that, but for millennial pink.
August 13, 2020 at 3:09 pm
Taylor Swift's 'folklore' is yet another masterpiece in her discography
The pop star trades bombastic synths for eclectic folk-pop on her breathtaking 8th studio album.
August 11, 2020 at 11:25 am
'Indian Matchmaking' Has No Self–Awareness
The new Netflix dating series offers little more than its narrow definition of the arranged marriage plot.
August 7, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Mike Polizze's 'Long Lost Solace Find' is utterly unremarkable
Polizze's laid-back musical tone undermines the lyrics' potential for raw confessionalism.
August 5, 2020 at 7:49 am
The Kissing Booth 2 Is Two Hours Too Long
A whole two hours and eleven minutes of my life that I can’t get back.
August 3, 2020 at 4:49 pm
Wharton alum Evan Thomas reconciles faith and identity on his debut album, ‘Foundations’
Though Evan Thomas just graduated Penn, he's already in the midst of a new phase of his life: making music
July 31, 2020 at 10:30 am
The Ever-Evolving Relationship Between Ballet and Fashion
The connection between ballet and fashion serves as a reminder that art is rarely exclusive, and often political.
July 30, 2020 at 3:45 pm
The Enduring Message of The Lorax
Years later, Dr. Seuss’ prescient message in 1971 continues to be relevant and powerful.
July 28, 2020 at 3:31 pm
One Direction Is Still Making History
After 10 years, the band's fan base continues to prove their unwavering support.
July 28, 2020 at 3:27 pm
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