Mumble Rap: A Genre or a Joke?

The merit of mumble rap has grown to become one of the most divisive topics in today’s hip-hop industry. Although some fight to fiercely protect the sanctity of rap as a voice for society’s...

‘Insatiable’ Season 2 Is an Insufferable Nightmare

It would seem that the writers of Netflix’s teen drama “Insatiable” did not learn anything from the much-needed criticism of the show’s first season, which was heavily lambasted for its inconsistent, nonsensical plot and...

Nicki Minaj Retires From Music (Probably)

“My career has been a pinkprint, when I retire, tell them think pink.” Onika Maraj, better known as Nicki Minaj, reminded fans of these lyrics from her 2012 album, “Pink Friday Roman Reloaded: The...

‘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...

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...

Miranda Sings on Broadway! Colleen Ballinger Wraps Up Broadway Debut in “Waitress”

Earlier this summer, it was announced that “Waitress” on Broadway will have its closing performance on January 5, 2020. This will mark an almost four-year run at the Brooks Atkinson Theater. One reason many say...

Alum Jerry O’Connell talks CBS comedy ‘We Are Men’

Not all actors can claim to have the sustained presence of NYU alumnus Jerry O’Connell.

‘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...

Cult filmmaker Gregg Araki talks career retrospective

Independent filmmaker Gregg Araki discusses his retrospective that opens Thursday, Sept. 19.

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...

Somehow, Tisch New Theatre Reinvents Elle Woods in ‘Legally Blonde’

When people wondered how Tisch New Theatre could possibly “Rethink Pink” and rebrand “Legally Blonde,” TNT responded, in the words of Elle Woods: “What? Like it’s hard?” This weekend, the student-run theater club housed...
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