Crimson staff writer
Charlotte L.R. Anrig
Recap: ‘You Get What You Need’ Devastating and Magnificent
We’ve spent week after week dwelling on the submerged pain of all these women, and in “You Get What You Need,” everything explodes in grand fashion.
Recap: Death Looms in ‘Big Little Lies’
We’re rapidly approaching the final episode—the moment when somebody dies a violent death—and we need to really start believing that all of this emotion can spill over into brutal physical violence.
Recap: Fear and Loathing in ‘Once Bitten’
It’s a devastatingly well-crafted episode, especially in these moments of immense and submerged emotional complexity, but it succeeds primarily because all of the agony rings so intensely true.
Dirty Secrets in ‘Living the Dream’
'Big Little Lies' takes the conventional wisdom about gas-lighting and outright deceptive abusers and suggests a more complex narrative, a world in which deception can be attractive, subtle, and directed inward on both sides.
'Serious Mothering' Both Twisted and Brilliant
By the logic of most shows, then, episode two would begin with the revelation of the corpse’s identity and then get moving in typical police procedural fashion.
Arts Vanity: Things That are Wrong with ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’
For some reason, you asshats voted for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” as the best book of 2016.
‘Loner’ a Brutal Critique of Harvard Life
Really liking this book seems inherently pathological, and I would not wish the experience of reading it upon anyone.
Your conscious mind evaporates, and you find yourself in a silence of heat and hoofbeats where you have six legs, four lungs, two hearts, and two intricately fused awarenesses.
Ink and Paper: Creative Writing at Harvard
The selection process for creative writing workshops is notoriously competitive, but those lucky and skilled enough to earn a slot have a rich world of academic and personal growth to look forward to.
15 Minutes with Toni Morrison
Toni Morrison, author of 11 novels and recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, the American Book Award, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, delivered a series of lectures on race and identity as the Norton Professor this past year. She spoke to The Harvard Crimson during her stay in Cambridge.