Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 2:47pm

Great writers drop hints at what everything means, but they leave room for the reader’s independent thought. They acknowledge the gray areas in interpretation, and they let the mystery be.

Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 12:25pm

On the morning of Oct. 12, the day this column will be published, the clock will strike 10:38 and I’ll become a 22-year-old crone.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 7:49pm
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Greek life is a powerful social system on campus — powerful enough to make a seasoned journalist sweat through three layers of BareMinerals powder and powerful enough to draw a crowd of hundreds to a standard Thursday evening mass meeting.

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 3:45pm

Since “The Sopranos” kicked off the “Golden Age” of TV, the small screen has become the new hotspot for powerful cinematic authors. It’s the series’ showrunner who usually gets the auteur treatment, because he holds a role similar to the movie director.

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 4:19pm
NOSELL

This is Ryan Adams, recently divorced and newly heartbroken, who wants to shed some teardrops on his guitar and reach out to Taylor Swift for inspiration as so many of us do.

Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 5:00pm

There’s something so rewarding about following seasons and seasons of a show and anticipating the ignition of romance, waiting and waiting until some far-off season finale when those two will finally freaking kiss.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 5:48pm
NOSELL

“Masters of Sex” has passed the midpoint of its season, but the show still lacks direction. Thankfully, “Masters” has retired some of the ridiculous plotlines that plagued earlier episodes of the season (hello, boob-grabbing zoo gorilla) and stopped trying to make us care about Virginia’s teen daughter — but the show has some work to do if it’s ever going to be good enough to deserve Josh Charles.

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 9:44pm
"Hannibal"

Ultimately, the last chapter of “Hannibal” was all about that jump off the cliff. It wasn’t perfect, but it was all I ever wanted.

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 12:10pm
NOSELL

Anyone can enjoy the movie, but “Magic Mike” is made for the ladies.