Culture


Pokémon Go: Beautifully Disappointing

Between the ages of eight and eleven, I was secretly sacrilegious. Whenever I said a prayer, I would tack on a silent addendum, hoping that God might hear it and make it so. Even as a child, I knew that my plea, while not technically forbidden by the man upstairs, would certainly be frowned upon […]


The Netflix Effect: Television Ratings in the Internet Age

Television ratings are struggling to catch up to the digital age.


The Beautiful and Damned: G-Eazy and the Dark Underside of the American Dream

Somewhere along the way, success became bittersweet for the up-and-coming rapper.


Digital Love: The Promises and Perils of Online Fandom

The complicated relationship between online celebrities and their fans is getting harder to ignore.


Institutionalize Me: A Review of Jeremy Waldron’s Political Political Theory

Political theory need not be boring. Neither, according to Jeremy Waldron, is it always as “political” as it ought to be.


The Disposable Lesbian: It’s Time for Television to Let Us Live

In a world in which only 4 percent of broadcast television characters are gay, lesbian, or bisexual, their exorbitant death rate hurts.