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Arts & Entertainment

What's Wrong With Hollywood?: The Aftermath of 'Avengers: Endgame'

Production studios are desperately trying—and failing—to recreate the success of the highest grossing movie of all time.

by SAM SANDERS

Kacey Musgraves' Rainbow was Blinding at The Met Philly

The country–pop star reminds us what "yeehaw" really means.

by SAM KESLER

What Was 2019's 'Song of the Summer'?

Street picks the songs that defined this past season.

by TERESA XIE

How Post Malone's Casual Likability Made Him a Star

A look back at the artist's pathway to fame as he releases his third album, 'Hollywood's Bleeding.'

by MEHEK BOPARAI

(Sandy) Alex G is His Most Vulnerable on 'House of Sugar'

The weirdo of Philly indie rewrites fairy tales and local lore.

by SAM KESLER

Why BROCKHAMPTON Hates Pitchfork

Exploring the relationship between artist and critic

by TERESA XIE

Bloomers' LaughtHERFest Is Fighting for Inclusive Comedy

The event—which takes place on Saturday, Sep. 14—seeks to empower anyone who wants to be funny.

by HANNAH YUSUF

Mitski is at Her Peak Performing at Central Park

Closing out the 'Be The Cowboy' tour, the singer–songwriter takes an indefinite break from performing.

by SAM KESLER

Artist of the Week: Elephante

Learn how this Harvard grad turned DJ went from making Powerpoints to playing arenas.

by BEATRICE FORMAN

'Falling Inn Love' is a Waste of 98 Minutes

Poorly used clichés and regressive gender roles make this romantic comedy entirely unwatchable. 

by ANA HALLMAN

Frankie Cosmos' 'Close It Quietly' Finds Calm in Chaos

Their latest album isn't a change of pace; it's a reminder to slow down. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

‘Norman Fucking Rockwell!’: Lana Del Rey Masters Her Craft

The singer’s new album is a tour de force that deconstructs her relationships and her own self–perception.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

How 'Dissect' Occupies the Space Left Empty by the Artist

This podcast tries to take the mystery out of songwriting. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Does Frank Turner Have a Place on 'No Man's Land'?

As a man writing an album about women, is the English rocker making a statement or mansplaining?

by MELANNIE JAY

The Timothée Chalamet Phenomenon

Why is the world so obsessed with this young actor, and is that a good thing?

by ANNA COLLINS

The Standout Performances of Made In America 2019

From Lizzo in an all–denim fit to DaBaby's many guests, there was no shortage of surprises at this year’s festival. 

by BEATRICE FORMAN

The Rise of the Do–It–Yourself Artist

How the relationship between artist and audience has evolved

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Cashing In On Spider–Man: A Battle Between Marvel and Sony

The fate of Spidey within Marvel's Cinematic Universe is uncertain. How have we gotten here?

by ANNA COLLINS

How the Dublin Music Scene Welcomed Me

As a young American writer traveling alone, it was only through music that I began to feel Irish.

by MELANNIE JAY

'Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood' and Tarantino's Violence Against Women

Tarantino's latest film not only treats women poorly, it delights in violence against them.

by ANNA COLLINS

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