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‘Jojo Rabbit’ wins and loses

‘Jojo Rabbit’ wins and loses

| Monday, November 25, 2019

When I was 10 years old, I was obsessed with Star Wars. I’d seen all the movies, religiously watched the animated series and even read a couple of spin-off books. I had all the merch, more than one toy lightsaber and for Halloween I went as a stormtrooper. I read more

A beginner’s guide to ‘The Simpsons’

A beginner’s guide to ‘The Simpsons’

| Friday, November 22, 2019

Last week’s unveiling of the Disney+ streaming service has found media attention mostly focused on the platform’s stellar new “Star Wars” show “The Mandalorian” and expansive back catalogue of animated Disney classics. Lost in the frenzy, however, was a streaming landmark: thanks to Disney’s recent acquisition of 20th Century read more

Existential rock

Existential rock

| Friday, November 22, 2019

Existentialism is not a movement but a mindset. On Tuesday, Notre Dame’s Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts hosted their first lecture of their Distinguished Lecture Series with a lecture from Alice Kaplan of Yale University. Alice Kapalan—the John M. Musser Professor of French, chair of the department read more

black midi live: Patterns of earnest pretense

black midi live: Patterns of earnest pretense

| Tuesday, November 19, 2019

“Monicalewinskymonicalewisnkymonicalewinsky!” shrieks the criminally young Geordie Greep as he — after sustaining an iceberg gaze and flatline grimace for over an hour — finally breaks into a grin, disintegrating the ferocious atmosphere surrounding his band, UK’s prodigious black midi. The improvised line, ushering in the end of his night read more

Daily news podcasts: Which one is right for you?

Daily news podcasts: Which one is right for you?

| Tuesday, November 19, 2019

The 21st century media landscape is constantly evolving to keep up with technological advancements. In recent years, podcasts have skyrocketed in popularity as consumers realize the value of pouring distilled conversations into their ears. It was only a matter of time before the agents of the 24-hour news cycle read more

‘Wheel of Fortune’ makes its rounds

‘Wheel of Fortune’ makes its rounds

| Friday, November 15, 2019

For more than 40 years, American TV game show “Wheel of Fortune” still continues to have people tune in and try to solve the puzzle. The game show is one of the most widely viewed game shows in history, alongside “Deal or No Deal” and “The Price is Right.”  read more