Arts

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As of right now, I am writing this with my iPod Nano stowed away in the bottom drawer of my bedroom dresser. I could sift through it the way I would sift through that drawer and revisit just as much of my 11-year-old interests.

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Noah Baumbach is no stranger to divorce. His 2005 film “The Squid and the Whale” chronicles the experiences of a Brooklyn family adjusting to the separation of two parents; it is hilarious and heartfelt, and I love it.

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These types of films are almost like a right of passage for presumably straight male heartthrobs: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal (2 for 1 special), Ashton Sanders and now Timothee Chalamet, to name a few, have all joined the Gay for Pay Hall of Fame, and it’s not a stretch to say that all of them have enjoyed a boost in their profile for having done so.

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Ranking television shows is an impossible task, one that’s only gotten more difficult as there are fewer and fewer shows that everyone watches. There is little difference between number five and number three, so I am opting to chronologically rank them instead.

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I’ve been blessed by the entertainment industry a countless amount of times, but the most memorable gift was my introduction to the depths and bounds that animated shows can reach in their content, spirit and artistry.

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The streaming service has found a niche in the industry as a studio that’s willing to work with and promote directors who want to take risks and tell stories at pinched budgets. Streaming services’ version of monopolized content remains as one of the last remaining holdouts of creativity still alive and kicking in the American entertainment industry today.

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Theater audiences, particularly Broadway audiences, are conditionally trained to search for subtlety, for witty conceits and covert nods to larger sociopolitical themes. But Harris had spent the first hour of the play mocking this.

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Despite what a tenured English professor might have might have to say about them, Instapoets have attracted an otherwise disinterested audience to poetry. In doing so, they’ve expanded into subject matters that were previously ignored and have been highly inclusive of marginalized communities.

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“My Name Is Dark” is a superb single, easily the most appetizing one yet.

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Despite his new commitment to Christian values, Kanye’s still the bold and frank artist he has marketed himself as over the years.