Everyone’s favorite Beacon Hills hot girl, Scott McCall, is back and hopefully better than ever: and I have thoughts about it.
Category: Pop Culture
With its awful effects, cringy assumptions of how teenagers act and the worst casting decision Hollywood has seen in a very long time, I believe “Dear Evan Hansen” will soon become one of these ironic cult-classics.
The day in question was, of course, none other than Sept. 7, 2021: the release date of Sally Rooney’s third novel, “Beautiful World, Where Are You.” (Although, if you are an indie musician or literary Twitter micro-celebrity, you have had it for months, along with a tote bag and, somehow, a promotional bucket hat).
The Ultimate Fall Movie Guide
After extensive research (movie-watching), I have curated what I believe to be the best list of spooky season media in no particular order for your viewing enjoyment.
Times Sex and the City Was Not Woke
I am here to do my civic duty of calling out the microaggressions and inequalities that were glossed over during the promotion of sexually liberated women in New York City. As a fan of Carrie and her squad, I must hold them all accountable for the outdated beliefs they shared over many brunches in the 1990s. The writer and producers of the reboot can thank me later.
Growing Up With Clairo
A review of her sophomore album “Sling”.
Look who’s out with a new special again.
Never Meet Your Heroes
The point made by the gap between the professed morality of superheroes and the actuality that lies behind Vought’s branding in The Boys is not particularly subtle or pioneering, but I think it is an important one in the world of parasocial relationships. A parasocial relationship is a one-sided relationship experienced by an audience member with a celebrity or some kind of performer in media.
In order of most to least enjoyable, I compiled a list of 8 shows from diverse genres that allowed me to get away from reality for a few hours.