Mira-Rose J. Kingsbury Lee
‘The Light We Carry’ Review: Michelle Obama’s Diplomacy For The Soul
“The Light We Carry” is a performance worthy of a First Lady — genuine, easy, intimate, but one which keeps the reader at arm’s length, just far enough to stay real.
What the Hell Happened: Lil Nas X Starts A Culture War
Chock-full of Biblical allusions and references to Lil Nas X’s own sexual experiences with a man, the song and accompanying music video seem designed to elicit religious conservative outrage.
‘Ammonite’ Review: Francis Lee’s Barebones Beauty
It hits all the right marks — the cinematography is stunning, the acting is superb, the script sparse but beautiful. But ultimately, its emotional core leaves viewers unfulfilled.
‘Through the Baleen’ Review: Who Does Confusion Like Chris Fleming?
Fleming's awkwardness is so intense that it twists back around into confidence.
Rainbows All The Way Down: JoJo Siwa and the Art of Joy
Joelle Joanie Siwa announced to the world (or, well, to TikTok) her membership in the LGBT+ community.
‘Dragon Mama’ is a One-Woman Feat
A soft plucky guitar fills the speakers. After a moment, it’s replaced by a rush of wind, accompanied by birdsong. “Thanks for choosing to be here,” proclaims the screen. “Hold onto your butts.”
‘Horsepower’ Marches to Its Own Beat
The whole of “Horsepower” is shot through with a strange, buzzing nostalgia.
The Escapist Tragedy of ‘Calvin and Hobbes’
In the midst of immense global uncertainty, “Calvin and Hobbes” remains terrifying — and strangely reassuring.
Portrait of an Artist: Tom Rogers ’84
Tom Rogers ’84 came into his senior year of high school thinking he wanted to be a physicist. Now, after a nine-year stint as a staff writer for Disney animated television, he has a Daytime Emmy to his name for “Elena of Avalor,” a book titled “Eleven,” and a whole host of awards for his various movies.
‘The Deviant’s War’: A Portrait of the Activist as a Young Man
Anyone wishing to be informed on gay life in Washington, D.C. and the seemingly endless deluge of court cases for gay rights in America should look no further. The rest should proceed with an open mind.