Superheroes, jokes lounge around in Adult Swim’s ‘SuperMansion’

The animation studio Stoopid Buddy Studios is most famous for their work on Adult Swim’s “Robot Chicken.” The stop motion comedy series became one of Adult Swim's quintessential programs, a strange mix of low-brow...

Staff Recs: Best TV Friend Groups

In honor of Galentine’s Day passing and the Trader Joe’s wine bottles that followed, the WSN Staff compiled a list of our favorite friend groups on television. From the juvenile antics of Raven Baxter...

In Remembrance: Joan Rivers’ life and comedic contributions

Joan Rivers’ funeral took place this past Sunday, reminding the world of her impact on the entertainment industry. A native New Yorker who hailed from Brooklyn, Rivers was a talented comedian and larger-than-life personality....

Behind making of alum’s webseries

This past Wednesday, the cast of new series “That Reminds Me” sat down with WSN  to discuss what it’s like to produce and star in a web sitcom about the day-to-day antics of an...

Ghosts Face Gentrification in ‘Where Do All the Ghosts Go?’

In a historic building just south of Union Square, modernist artist Marcel Duchamp (David Leeper) and Wild West showman Buffalo Bill (Christopher Lowe) play a game of invisible chess, while the French stage actress...

Bust a Gut at Comic Sans’ UCB Show

School Drools is a comedy show hosted at Upright Citizen’s Brigade East that features local comedians, most recently one of NYU’s sketch comedy groups, Comic Sans. Last week, Comic Sans brought their signature characters...

Gallery Intrigues Through Obscurity

“Close to the Chest” is the resulting collaboration between graduate students from the Institute of Fine Arts and undergraduates from Steinhardt’s Department of Art and Art Professions as part of the NYU Curatorial Collaborative....

Fusion Festival Premiere Takes Different Angle on Slavery

On April 8, students and faculty gathered for a screening of WGN America’s “Underground,” presented by NYU’s Fusion Film Festival. Misha Green, co-creator and Tisch alum, along with stars Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Amirah Vann...

Tribeca 2016: New HBO Crime Series Promises an Honest Procedural

In response to the sophomore slump of “True Detective,” it appears HBO is taking another stab at murder by taking cues from its crime roots in “The Wire.” The reformation comes in the form...

Flowers of Diplomacy Wilt at Gagosian

Flowers may well be the most common symbol in all art. They feature prominently in religious traditions, in poetry and in national identities. Flowers are allegories with definitions created by the viewer. In ancient...

Joan Rivers’ feminist legacy still felt today

The world was robbed of a loud voice, a brilliant mind and an unmatched work ethic earlier this year when Joan Rivers died on Sept. 4. Yet, for Rivers, who spent decades speaking about...

A Starving Artist’s Guide to Arts Events This Weekend: May 3 to 5

The end of the semester — and finals season — is fast approaching. I’m sure many of us could use a little distraction from the stress of studying, so check out one of these...
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