Culture


Parasite Review: Mischievous Genius

It’s late. Past midnight. I’ve just gotten back from a screening of the film Parasite. I have an essay due yesterday that I haven’t finished the reading for. I need to sleep. But fuck. I…


Not What She Intended: a review of American Dirt

I’ve read books better written than Jeanine Cummins’ American Dirt. Some were more eloquent, others more compelling, and others more believable. I’ve read immigrant stories less transparently inauthentic and seen pop culture phenomena less unapologetically…



What We’re Into This Week: 02/02/20

Film – Lady Bird Ladybird (2018) is being released on Netflix next week and I cannot recommend it enough. In understated terms Gerwig captures teenage angst in a way that seems neither adolescent or anxious. Her…


Review: The Pillowman

The Pillowman is a 2003 play by Irish playwright Martin McDonagh, a darkly satirical narrative that focuses on a writer (Katurian) and her brother (Michal) who are kept in custody by two sinister policemen after…



Review: Merrily We Roll Along

In Plato’s ‘Republic’, Socrates tells Cephalus, ‘They say for the rich there are many consolations.’ The Goya Theatre’s production of Merrily We Roll Along provides the antithesis. The play/musical follows the lives of a group…