‘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...

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...

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.

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...

Dramatic Writing Professor Brings Blockchain to Theater

It was late 2017, the height of the bitcoin boom, and Sofia Alvarez, playwright, screenwriter and professor in Tisch’s Department of Dramatic Writing, was looking for a way to fund her next play. The 34-year-old...

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.

Unpopular Opinions: 2000s Nickelodeon Shows

This week, we’re getting nostalgic and turning back the clock to simpler times of our youth. As eight-year-olds, waking up to watch cartoons at 7:00 a.m. was the best part of every morning. Whether...

To Boycott or Not to Boycott: Jan Fabre’s ‘Mount Olympus’

Is art made by bad people still worth our time?

‘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.
Illustration by Rachel Buigas-Lopez

Unpopular Opinions: 2000s Cartoon Network Shows

An unpopular stroll down Cartoon Network's memory lane.