The art of dressing up—one that most of us have been refining since we were first put into our baby pumpkin costumes all those years ago. It’s an art that begs to be pondered around, especially around this time every year. For most, Halloween is the singular night that we can dismiss the rules about how we ought to look, so much so that the more outrageous your look, the better. While this opportunity to look however you want and be whoever you want may seem fleeting, countless artists have proven the contrary.
For the past six months, (yes it’s actually been that long) most of us have had a little bit too much time to ourselves. Some have spent this time honing a craft, finally watching that show you’ve been meaning to get to, or maybe just indulging in some of that sweet, secret single behavior.
Well, it finally happened. It only took a dangerous pandemic to make everyone and their mother think that they should start a podcast. Now, we at Arts, Interrupted would never shame those who want to creatively express themselves, but let’s all keep in mind who’s already been doing it (it’s us).
Throughout the history of horror films, there have been plenty of cheesy movies made. The trends of campy, over-dramatized gore have stuck around for many decades since the creation of the genre. Now, more than ever, we are seeing a rise in horror that mimics the mundane, pedestrian aspects of life: new horror.
We all know that app, the one where you record and post short funny videos for the whole world to see. The content posted on it often reflects contemporary tastes and senses of humor. Some creators could even gain fame and success from their presence on the app. No not that one where your videos could only be six seconds, the other one. The one that has grown to dominate youth culture and social media in the past few months.