In the age of nepo babies, separate the good from the bad

New York Magazine dubbed 2022 “The Year of the Nepo Baby,” with a comical cover of popular nepotism children photoshopped onto the bodies of babies and a collection of articles providing deep insight into the world of celebrity children. The articles garnered much attention, including comments from nepo babies and celebrity parents, with many people […]

Go watch ‘The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker’ on Netflix immediately!

“Have you heard about Kai, the hitchhiking hatchet hero?” Netflix’s recent hit true-crime documentary doesn’t wait long to draw you in. Hitchhiker, hatchet and hero aren’t three words you would expect to hear together, but in 2013, a man who seemed to embody this title took the internet by storm, becoming a meme, appearing on […]

All the beauty and the bloodshed: Reckoning with crime and reality television

With its luxury cars and multimillion dollar houses, reality television often functions as a sort of wealth porn. They flaunt their extravagances, and we eat it up bite by bite. There’s something more sinister there hiding under the Birkins and Ferraris, but audiences are happy to ignore it (so long as the show is pumped […]

K-Weekly: The songs that kept me warm as I froze in my dorm room

Once again, the subject matter of K-Weekly is going to have to change. This semester, I’m thinking of relating anything from my playlists to my life — all while keeping you updated on what’s going on in the K-pop world.  For my first article back, I wanted to talk about new albums, new groups or […]

Suki Waterhouse makes the Paradise Rock Club the ‘Coolest Place in the World’

Suki Waterhouse has been in the spotlight for the majority of her life. She started modeling at 16 and quickly became an “it girl” in the fashion world, and she has since gotten much attention for her famed romantic relationships — Waterhouse has had an eventful career. The model and actress has dabbled in the […]

What’s the hype about ‘Wednesday‘?

“Wednesday” (2022-) is a mystery-slash-comedy-slash-coming-of-age series. At least, that is what it is trying to be. The show begins with Wednesday Addams (Jenna Ortega) pouring piranhas into her school swimming pool as an act of vengeance on behalf of her younger brother, Pugsley, who has been victimized by one of the water polo players. For […]

TXT takes listeners to Neverland and back on its newest EP ‘The Name Chapter: Temptation‘

On its newest EP, “The Name Chapter: Temptation,” K-pop band TOMORROW X TOGETHER explores “how you are seduced by the sweetness of instant gratification,” as member Choi Soobin describes it. While the band is not the only music group to approach this topic recently (see: the surreal parties of Taylor Swift’s “Lavender Haze” (2022) music […]

‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio’ is a triumph of animation and storytelling

Although Pinocchio was created by Italian writer Carlo Collodi in 1883, it was likely his titular 1940 Disney movie that brought the character his greatest American name recognition. Since then, his story has been retold many times, with varying degrees of success. Just last year, Pinocchio was brought to life onscreen in three separate films, […]

Boygenius makes their triumphant return

Nearly five years after its seismic self-titled EP, boygenius has returned for its indie pop crown. Made up of Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus, the trio was known for their rock-infused melodies and biting lyricism. Those words stung in their beauty and sincerity. Take one of their leading hits from 2018, “Me & […]

WEEKENDER: The 2023 Golden Globes were a glossy masquerade

The Golden Globes have always been a bit of a peculiar entity. The categories seem nonsensical: What defines a drama, as opposed to a musical or comedy? Plus, with a virtually unrecognizable voting body (anyone ever heard of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association?), the awards given at the Globes were almost laughable. But as the […]

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