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Adult Swim interview

Adult Swim interview

| Wednesday, December 10, 2014

  Recently the U.S. news system has gone a bit off the deep end, and lucky for us, Adult Swim has taken sweet advantage of it with their hilarious show “Newsreaders.” Smart, funny and relevant, with an impressive cast to boot, Adult Swim’s “Newsreaders” gets it right. I had read more

Crop tops and Kanye: The fashion of 2014

Crop tops and Kanye: The fashion of 2014

| Wednesday, December 10, 2014

In 2014 normcore was the norm. Everyone from The New York Times to Gap had a stance on the trend that incorporated a dad-esque wardrobe of tennis shoes, baggy light-wash jeans, neutrals and t-shirts into a high-fashion movement. Perhaps the effect of Ezra Koenig’s legendary “cool dad” Twitter movement, read more

Six girl-power moments this year

Six girl-power moments this year

| Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Between female artists dominating the music charts to inspirational girls grabbing peace prizes and throwing Little League pitches, here’s a look back at the best and brightest moments for women in the media this year. Beyoncé was Beyoncé and “FEMINIST” was her backup dancer for seven blissful seconds Somehow topping read more

Justine Marino at Legends

Justine Marino at Legends

| Monday, December 8, 2014

Justine Marino and the Humor Artists performed at Legends on Saturday night just before Hip Hop Night was cancelled due to a power outage. The Humor Artists were on first, performing their improv games for the audience. They started off with “Four Corners,” in which four of the performers take read more

Your Christmas Wish List: Style Guide

Your Christmas Wish List: Style Guide

| Monday, December 8, 2014

Winter semester, deceptively named “spring term,” can be a time of stylistic regression. Take the gifts and time Christmas break offers to refresh your wardrobe and delay the onset of the daily groutfit. Don’t know what to ask for? Here are a few tips: Alterations on your suit You read more

Top Movie Soundtracks of 2014

Top Movie Soundtracks of 2014

| Monday, December 8, 2014

It has been a great year for movies, which also means that it has been a great year for movie soundtracks. Soundtrack songs are special, not only because of the emotional significance they can convey on their own, but also because of the inseparable ties they construct between the audio read more

“Peter Pan” Flies with Flaws and Fortitude

“Peter Pan” Flies with Flaws and Fortitude

| Monday, December 8, 2014

I watched “Peter Pan: Live!” primarily to see if my doubts could be assuaged by the opening credits. The first shrill of the orchestra from Grumman Studios in Bethpage, New York led a whimsical rush of musical score lighting up a bird’s eye view of London in miniature, the read more