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A Dissection of the Midtown Uniform

A Dissection of the Midtown Uniform

September 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Fashion

By Isiah Magsino This past summer, I found myself venturing into the world of finance. Of course, not through work, but through dates with guys I had met at bars or through Tinder. Because my own career history has only consisted of fashion journalism, I found myself completely intrigued with this aggres...

My Fair Lady Shines at Lincoln Center

My Fair Lady Shines at Lincoln Center

September 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Theatre

By Pantho Sayed We have all taken things for granted. Some things are so common in our daily lives that we stop noticing them. It is only when they do not work or are completely gone that we realize their importance. Take language, for example. Sure, we read and write most of the time. But ou...

Mandy Takes You on a Surreal, Enthralling Ride

Mandy Takes You on a Surreal, Enthralling Ride

September 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Film and Television

By Kieran Press-Reynolds More than most movies, director Panos Cosmatos’ Mandy is a pure audiovisual experience. The aesthetic is uncompromising, grabbing your senses and transporting you through time and space to an imaginary 1983, where the sky is saturated with psychedelic hues and an ethereal soun...

Five Albums You May and Shouldn’t Have Missed

Five Albums You May and Shouldn’t Have Missed

September 26, 2018


Filed under Albüm Klüb, Culture, Music

By Adam Payne-Reichert To people, geezers and youngsters alike, who insist that music listeners living in the ‘60s, 70s or 80s “really had it best” – let’s get real. It cannot be denied that those decades enjoyed the presence of towering musical geniuses. Yet on the other hand, recent adv...

Baez Bids Farwell at Beacon Theatre Concert

Baez Bids Farwell at Beacon Theatre Concert

September 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Music

By Ryan Di Corpo “I need another place / Will there be peace?” crooned Joan Baez Saturday night at the Beacon Theatre in Manhattan. The song, entitled “Another World” and described by Baez as “very dark” and yet “beautiful,” originally belonged to Antony and the Johnsons. As ...

Bojack Horseman Painfully Depicts Reality

Bojack Horseman Painfully Depicts Reality

September 26, 2018


Filed under Culture, Film and Television

By Briana Scalia Few shows can get away with as much as “Bojack Horseman” has managed to do. In the past four seasons, this animated comedy has become a staple of Netflix’s original lineup. The show features characters that struggle with life as much as the average viewer, voiced by an inc...

Iron Fist’s Season Premiere is a Martial Arts Adventure

Iron Fist’s Season Premiere is a Martial Arts Adventure

September 19, 2018


Filed under Culture, Film and Television

By Greg Mysogland While not all of Marvel’s collaborations with Netflix have been as universally praised as the first seasons of "Daredevil"and "Jessica Jones,"  it’s safe to say that none were as reviled as last year’s initial season of "Iron Fist".  While the season had its moments of decenc...

Three Identical Strangers: A horrifying and inappropriate documentary

Three Identical Strangers: A horrifying and inappropriate documentary

September 19, 2018


Filed under Culture, Film and Television

By Matt Dillon The new documentary Three Identical Strangers follows the harrowing story of three triplets separated at birth by their adoption agency, only to discover each other decades later. The film begins with Bobby Shafran recounting how he met his identical siblings by pure chance on his fir...

Gambino Grooves at Madison Square

Gambino Grooves at Madison Square

September 19, 2018


Filed under Culture, Music

By Isha Khawaja “Everyone put down your phones and cameras. This is a religious experience,” says Childish Gambino as he stands at the forefront of Madison Square Garden on the second night of his This Is America Tour. According to Rolling Stone, this is Childish Gambino’s final tour pe...

The Last Airbender: 10 Years Later, the Avatar Can Still Save the World

The Last Airbender: 10 Years Later, the Avatar Can Still Save the World

September 19, 2018


Filed under Culture, Editor's Pick

By Hannah Gonzalez “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” I admit with equal parts pride and shame, is one of the few television shows I’ve ever watched in its entirety. This is partly because it came out before my attention span was mercilessly cut down by the mind-numbing effects of phones and in...

Yves Tumor Drops Contender for Album of the Year

Yves Tumor Drops Contender for Album of the Year

September 19, 2018


Filed under Culture, Music

By Kieran Press-Reynolds Yves Tumor has been primed for a big release for a while, and Safe in the Hands of Love delivers. It’s an explosion of energy, curls of color transmitted through intoxicating percussion loops, heartrending soul ballads and blaring noise, all structured within his most accessible a...

Welcome to Astroworld: Travis Scott’s Psychedelic Rap Playground

Welcome to Astroworld: Travis Scott’s  Psychedelic Rap Playground

September 19, 2018


Filed under Culture, Music

By Kieran-Press Reynolds Travis Scott is known by his followers as a hip-hop maverick and certainly the man to watch in 2018. Since his first studio albums Rodeo and Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight, he has developed an almost spiritual eminence. He is often praised for his use of the voice-manipulat...

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