This Year in Film: 2004

With the immediate fame of “Mean Girls” and “The Notebook,” the modern chick flick was born in 2004.

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Unpopular Opinion: Quit Rooting for the Upper East Siders

Revisiting “Gossip Girl” nearly a decade later, one feels a real absence of glamor that the show’s protagonists once had.

Arts Playlist: Songs for Crushing

The Arts Board presents Songs for Crushing. Happy Valentine's Day!

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This Year in Pop Culture: 1998

The year 1998 was characterized by TV shows, fantasy books, and animated films that are now considered classics.

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Does Gillette Get to be Part of #MeToo?

"We Believe: The Best Men Can Be" exemplifies why commodity activism is fundamentally incompatible with movements like #MeToo.

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Representation Isn’t Enough: Hollywood’s Diversity Problem on Display at the Golden Globes

The Time’s Up movement's ribbon bracelets felt inadvertently symbolic: Even the most energized movements, if they lose momentum, can become ...

Noah Houghton Vanity 2018

Top 5 Reasons I Can't Attend the Event I Clicked ‘Interested’ On

We’ve all been there: The week before, you’d clicked “Interested” on a friend’s invitation to a student group’s event.

"Hamilton" cast members at the White House.

Five Show Tunes to Get You Through Finals

I present five songs to get you through finals — show tunes edition.

"boygenius" album cover.

Top Five Supergroups

I present to you Top Five: Supergroup Edition — with a few caveats.

Ramen at Yume Wo Katare

Community Ramen Hotspot Still the Stuff of Dreams

Above a swooping, hand-painted “Yume Wo Katare,” the restaurant’s sign reads “until 2030.” Yet after just one meal here, it ...

Whole Heart Provisions

Whole Heart Provisions Brings a Taste of LA to Cambridge

It’s time to move over, Clover. Healthy just got a whole lot tastier.


Comics Unfiltered: Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo

At its core, the Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo is a celebration of independent comics and the freedom associated with owning ...

Drake in concert at The Forum in Los Angeles, CA.

What the Hell Happened: Drake Now Co-owns an Esports Company

In a world where the legitimacy of esports is questioned by so many, celebrity figures’ support for the scene (both ...

Still from the "Shrek 2" trailer.

Unpopular Opinion: ‘Shrek 2’ is Better Than ‘Shrek’

The sequel takes everything that’s great about “Shrek” and makes it 10 times more entertaining.

Avril Lavigne in the video for "Head Above Water."

Music Video Breakdown: ‘Head Above Water’ by Avril Lavigne

Avril Lavigne’s “Head Above Water” makes it clear: There’s a battle raging on, and it extends far beyond the realm ...