Billie Eilish’s ‘bury a friend’ Is a Terrifying Ode to Personal Demons

Billie Eilish is about as close to an overnight sensation as one can hope for within the music world. After her first single in 2016, “Ocean Eyes,” Eilish, 17, put out her debut album...

‘South Park’ Takes Pride in Being Canceled for a 22nd Season

Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s “South Park” comes back for a 22nd season this year after an ingenious ad campaign called #cancelsouthpark was made to mock organizations that have boycotted watching the show because...

‘Hail Satan?’ Depicts a Religious Villain as an Icon of Rebellion

The title card of Penny Lane’s documentary on the Satanic Temple “Hail Satan?” waits a beat before presenting the question mark, and these opening seconds set an inquisitive tone for the rest of the...

Elizabeth Cappuccino Talks New Film and Life After NYU

For NYU Tisch alum Elizabeth Cappuccino, the times are a little brighter than the title of her new film, “Super Dark Times,” would suggest. WSN sat down with Cappuccino to talk about her experience...

The Highlighter presents – Musical Influences: Adele

Although its aesthetic merits don’t necessarily justify its success, Adele’s “21” has enthralled the popular consciousness like no other record since the release of Nirvana’s “Nevermind” in 1991.

Fyre Festival Scam Continues

Fyre Festival, the brainchild of practiced millennial manipulator Billy McFarland, was a 2017 ultra-luxe music festival in the Bahamas imagined to appeal to the basest desires of that much-maligned generation with celebrities, alcohol and...

Breaking Down the Tisch Drama Studios

Tisch School of the Arts is one of the best drama schools in the United States, but for the rest of NYU, the multitude of acting studios can be jarring. Everything from the tight-knit...

‘The Quiet One’ Tells a Rock Star’s Life Story Through His Own Archives

Sitting alone amid piles of cameras, photos, videos and more, Bill Wyman begins to give the audience a trip through the archives he has built across five decades. The former Rolling Stones bassist opened...

‘Pokémon: Let’s Go’ Proves Satisfying Yet Unambitious

Hard as they seem to try, Game Freak just can’t make a bad Pokémon game — but there's nothing like the good old days.

‘The Silence’: A Netflix Algorithm Mishap

Netflix’s “The Silence,” directed by John R. Leonetti and based on the novel of the same name by Tim Lebbon, chronicles the world as attacked by blind, flesh-eating, pterodactyl-like bats called Vesps. The movie...

Tisch Drama Premieres New Musical ‘Times Square’

“Times Square” is one of the most dazzling shows Tisch Drama STAGEworks has put on yet this season but not in the way one might expect. Caitlin Cobb-Vialet and MinJi Kim lead the boisterous...

Calling Out Tisch Dramatic Writing’s Racist Imagination

Tisch Dramatic Writing junior Kathryn Stafford writes on the racial discrimination she has faced in the department.
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