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Netflix’s “You” romanticizes the dangers of obsession

Korri Palmer Contributing Writer In honor of Valentine’s Day (a.k.a. the capitalist holiday that equates money with love), I figured I’d review Netflix’s new romantic thriller, “You.” At first glance, I saw the poster and was like, “Hey that’s Daniel Humphrey from “Gossip Girl” and I automatically assumed the show would be some corny rom-com. […]

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Netflix’s “You” romanticizes the dangers of obsession

Korri Palmer Contributing Writer In honor of Valentine’s Day (a.k.a. the capitalist holiday that equates money with love), I figured I’d review Netflix’s new romantic thriller, “You.” At first glance, I saw the poster and was like, “Hey that’s Daniel Humphrey from “Gossip Girl” and I automatically assumed the show would be some corny rom-com. […]

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Forty years later, “Eraserhead” remains powerful

Ben McKone Contributing Writer If there is one film that truly captures the experience of the late-late-late stage capitalist America in which we find ourselves, it is David Lynch’s “Eraserhead.” Filmed in 1977 on a shoestring budget by Lynch (then a film student) and a group of friends, the film follows Henry (played by Jack […]

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The Scene: “The Last Tudor” reveals a different Tudor court

“The Last Tudor,” written by New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory, tells the story of three sisters in the English court of Queen Elizabeth I. The book is told from three perspectives. The eldest, Jane Grey — who temporarily served as Queen of England before King Henry VIII’s eldest daughter Mary — opens the […]

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Each Wooster a cappella group has unique spirit

Megan Tuennerman Contributing Writer For young adults of our generation, it may feel like a cappella came into the public eye only seven years ago, with the release of “Pitch Perfect” –– but the long and winding history of a cappella here on Wooster’s campus proves that is not the case. Today, Wooster has six […]

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The Scene: The day the music died — celebrating 60 years of rock and roll

I had not been born yet on the day the music died. In fact, I doubt I ever would have known of music’s untimely death if I had not been so enamored by singer-songwriter Don McLean’s eight-and-a-half-minute song, “American Pie,” when I was little. Though the lyrics are complex, poetic and anything but straightforward, I […]

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