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Arts & Entertainment

A Wolf in Frat Guy’s Clothing: The Cautionary Tale of Tell Me Lies

The scandalous streaming show that should be mandatory viewing for girls in college and prohibited content for their parents.

by EMMA HALPER

The WALK's 27L is a Soaring Success

The student magazine's fashion fundraiser—a collab with Castle—offers a window into Philly's budding fashion scene.

by IRMA KISS

‘Y’all Means All,’ Except in Country Music

How the genre struggles to balance its conservative veterans with its progressive breakouts

by DEREK WONG

Cate Blanchett Makes Music and Monsters in 'Tár'

Todd Field’s stunning new drama shows us that absolute power will corrupt absolutely anybody.

by CATHERINE SORRENTINO

In Conversation: Arthur Tress’ Japanese Illustrated Books and Contemporary Photographs

The Kislak Center presents a curatorial collaboration among students, professors, and librarians.

by JESSA GLASSMAN

Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' Get Painted in Tomato Soup

Artwashing and Climate Activism Recently Came to Head in a Colorful Protest

by VIKKI XU

Ibibio Sound Machine Is the Coolest Band Ever, and They Know It

Eighties electronic synth meets West African funk and disco at World Cafe Live.

by HANNAH SUNG

Ride Along with Arctic Monkeys’ ‘The Car’

Alex Turner sings to lovers in disco–lit parties and old “AM” fans in new metaphorical meta album.

by HANNAH SUNG

From Sidewalk to Studio 8H: The SNL Stand–By Experience

Trying to get tickets to SNL is not very glamorous, but getting the chance to watch the show live is a moment you’ll never forget. 

by JACOB POLLACK

Alex G Creates a World of Intrigue on ‘God Save The Animals’

The artist’s first album made in the studio cements his status as a musical prodigy.

by HALLA ELKHWAD

'Do Revenge:' A Classic Mean Girl Drama with a Fresh Twist

Revenge is a dish best served in style.

by OLIVIA REYNOLDS

Sometimes a Fantasy, Sometimes the Real Thing: In Conversation with Soccer Mommy

Street spoke with indie rock singer–songwriter Sophie Allison about turning sadness into stories and her new album, 'Sometimes, Forever.'

by WALDEN GREEN

In ‘Dirt Femme,’ Tove Lo Reveals Her True Self

The Swede’s first independently–released album is unapologetically in love with dance music, and all the better for it.

by DEREK WONG

The PMA's 'Matisse in the 1930s' Tells a Philadelphia Story

How a mural commission for the Barnes Foundation in 1930 became a moment of creative renewal.

by ARIELLE STANGER

Returning Her Calls: It’s Time to Pay Attention to Carly Rae Jepsen

The former almost–superstar is back with The Loneliest Time after a decade of tough luck and an unclear presence.

by EMMA HALPER

Escape to ‘Within the Depths Of A Darkened Forest’ for Its 20th Anniversary

The perfect holiday music for those who celebrate the fall equinox

by HANNAH SUNG

Why Comedies are the Most Effective Dramas

Sitcoms such as 'Derry Girls,' 'Community,' and 'the Office' remain some of the biggest tearjerkers.

by ALEXANDRA KANAN

The Problem of Postfeminism in Television

The empowerment of reclaiming antifeminist ideals is false, only leading to unhealthy behavioral expectations for teen girls.

by OLIVIA REYNOLDS

What Does ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Stand for in 2022?

The series' newest, uneven fifth season is proof that 'The Handmaid’s Tale' doesn’t know what it wants to say anymore. 

by CATHERINE SORRENTINO

Taylor Swift is an Anti–Hero in ‘Midnights,’ but a Mastermind at 3 a.m.

Swift's tenth studio album sets a foot back into pop territory without fully committing to it.

by DEREK WONG

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