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Arts & Entertainment

Review from Abroad: Coded Explores Humanity’s Greatest Transition

The Los Angeles art exhibit zeroes in on the early days of the Computer Age.

by CALEB CRAIN

Becoming a Swiftie, Slowly

Listening to Taylor Swift for the first time is an experience. 

by CALEB CRAIN

Review from Abroad: The Backdoor into Art Basel

Street sneaks into the world’s most exclusive art fair.

by IRMA KISS

Asteroid City is a Sunbleached Story About a Story

Wes Anderson’s eleventh film, though it holds itself back, delivers a raw rumination on the innate desire to tell a story.

by ISAAC POLLOCK

There's Nothing Iffy About Iffy Books

Meet the Penn alum reading books and challenging the power at Iffy Books.

by YEEUN YOO

Black Mirror Calls Out Netflix's Exploitation Of True–Crime Stories

Black Mirror's season six blurs the line between fictional dystopia and our disturbingly read obsession with true crime.

by LUIZA LOUBACK

The Tonys Sets the Stage for Political Activism

From a scriptless ceremony to an appreciation for originality, here’s what happened at the Tonys.

by ISAAC POLLOCK

Superhero Fatigue is Real

 As Marvel pushes out more content than ever, audiences are slowly losing interest.  

by CATHERINE SORRENTINO

Ted Lasso Misses the Goal on Queer Representation

Despite hopes of inclusivity, Ted Lasso Season 3 gets a yellow card when it comes to queer representation.

by NORAH RAMI

“Baraye” is the Sound of Hope

Music is uplifting the voice of Iranians fighting for equality and justice.

by MEHREEN SYED

The Modern Nature Documentary: Escapism or a Call to Action?

Nature documentaries are gradually acknowledging anthropogenic impacts, making for rousing television.

by ANNA O'NEILL–DIETEL

Novellas: TikTok of the Literary World

Looking to replace endless scrolling with a new read? Novellas are the perfect place to start.

by LUIZA LOUBACK

Fifteen Years Later: A Retrospective on the ‘07 Writers Guild Strike

As writers in Hollywood strike once more, flashback to the 2007 WGA strike to see what rights writers were and are still fighting for.

by ISAAC POLLOCK

Lorenzo di Bonaventura's Transformation: From Wharton to West Hollywood

 Transformers producer discusses his beginnings at Wharton, that lead him to the business of film. 

by CALEB CRAIN

The Idol is Nostalgic for an Era Without Consequences

 HBO’s new show courts modern scandal, but can’t seem to escape the past.

by CATHERINE SORRENTINO

The Soundtrack for Your Summer Might Be Korean

From Mooning over First Loves to Plotting Murderous Revenge, K–Drama Original Soundtracks always provide the perfect back track for your summer shenanigans. 

by ENNE KIM

Succession: The Modern American Melodrama

Soap opera meets Shakespeare to create this fan favorite tv show.

by CALEB CRAIN

Taylor Swift’s Self–Serving White Feminism

Swift’s New Connections with 1975 frontman Matty Healy reveals political shallowness.

by MEHREEN SYED

Illuminated After Dark

The Swarm Exhibition at the ICA utilizes art as powerful social commentary on race and class. 

by MEHREEN SYED

Dreaming American at the Oscars

The truth under the surface of Hollywood’s obsession with the "American Dream".

by YEEUN YOO

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