Crimson staff writer
Julia J. Hynek
Laufey truly demonstrates all the makings of a star. Hearing about her unique childhood and musical background may spark one’s interest, but just one listen to her actual work has the power to immediately turn a curious first-time listener into a captivated fan.
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Nicks commanded the festival, demonstrating why she, her voice, and her songs remain just as beloved today as they were in the early stages of her career in the ’80s.
An elated Brunson, herself, even lined Kimmel up for the perfect transition, speaking excitedly into the microphone: “Jimmy wake up, I won!”
“A League of Their Own” is a stellar example of how the modern reimagining of a classic creates a renewed opportunity to include previously repressed stories and marginalized identities within the storytelling fold.
“Yerba Buena” is a mature novel through and through. LaCour demonstrates remarkable agility in retaining the more favorable aspects of young adult fiction while also taking the story to new depths.
Above all, the mediocrity of the finale feels like a betrayal to the bold, unapologetic nature of the series.