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Joy C. Ashford

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Twenty One Pilots’ Evangelical Gamble

For the 24 percent of America that identifies as evangelical, “religious” music isn’t just popular, but a cultural mandate. Twenty One Pilots’ drummer, Josh Dunn, would know.

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‘figures;’: Harvard’s First Dance Thesis

"figures;" is the first-ever senior thesis to take the form of a choreographed dance performance. Choreographed and directed by TDM concentrator, Tiffany Y. Lau ’19, the show premieres this Dec. 7 at 7 p.m.

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Like its Protagonist, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ is Brilliantly Ridiculous

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” is taking the risk of leaning in to the full range of its self-destructive protagonist, in all of her morally questionable, even near-fatal decisions.


André Aciman Explores Identity and Displacement

Internationally acclaimed Alexandrian author André Aciman drew an eager crowd in Andover Hall for “Exile and Elsewhere."

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In ‘A Star is Born,’ Lady Gaga Peels Away the Poker Face

"A Star Is Born" can feel like it’s waffling between real female empowerment and its elusive approximation.

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In Season Five, Time’s Up for Bojack Horseman

Thankfully, if “Bojack Horseman” knows how to do anything, it is balance its incongruities.