Female-led comedies fail Bechdel Test

In a cautiously optimistic era of post-"Bridesmaids" feminist comedy, TV shows starring funny women have been on the rise. The funny woman on TV does not seem to exist without masses of men constantly...

Popularity, The Displeasing and ‘Game of Thrones’

Few elements of the American experience even approach ubiquity. The internet, thousands of TV channels and cultural polarization have led to a nation of enclaves and isolation, atomization and niche. The select content that...

Bruno Major Charms in New York City

Bruno Major gained initial fame through the release of his album “A Song For Every Moon,” for which, as the title suggests, he wrote and released one song every month in 2016. Since then,...

NYU Lamplighters Lights the Way for Children’s Theater

While student theater groups abound at NYU, only one group caters specifically to young audiences. This group calls itself NYU Lamplighters. According to Emily Carpenter, Gallatin junior and current president of the club, the...

Student-Run Label Produces Alternative Duo’s New Single

Berklee College of Music graduates India Shore and Claire Altendahl became friends over an unexpected string of events. While auditioning for a vocal performance show as a solo musician, Shore put out a request...

‘Game of Thrones’ Premiere Trades Plot for Predictability

The following review contains spoilers of the April 14 episode of ‘‘Game of Thrones.” Sunday night’s “Game of Thrones” episode marked the beginning of the end. The first episode of the final season is undoubtedly...

The Roast of Vegetables Serves Up Fresh Produce Puns

Vegetables: some people love them; most people hate them. Therefore, they make the perfect subject for a roast, both literally and comedically. On March 25, Brooklyn’s Union Hall hosted “The Roast of Vegetables,” featuring...

‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ Is a Lackluster Comedy Adaptation

Nearly two decades of development hell would defeat most ordinary filmmakers, but Terry Gilliam of Monty Python fame is not deterred so easily. “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” began filming in 2000, but...

A Starving Artist’s Guide to Arts Events This Weekend: March 28 to 31

Spring has finally sprung, people! This is not a drill! Go outside and do stuff! Steinhardt’s “Opera Now: Three to See” at Provincetown Playhouse, March 28 - 31 Come see Tisch and Steinhardt faculty and students...

The Ultimate Debate: Netflix or Cable TV?

Netflix has become an integral part of our cultural society. It now seems that everyone is preoccupied with surfing Netflix recommendations, binge watching hours of TV and even partaking in Netflix and chill. With...

Female comedians challenge gender stereotypes

Despite the major success of women such as Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Chelsea Handler, Sarah Silverman and Amy Schumer, many still have trouble accepting that women are as funny as men. Handler was the...

Top 10 SNL Political Sketches

“Bill, Saddam and Monica Have a Three-Way Call” Darrell Hammond is arguably one of the best impersonators Saturday Night Live has ever had, and definitely one of the best Bill Clinton impersonators. His slight...
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