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On Feel-Good Media

“Feel-good” content often implies a picture of a cute shiba inu staring at you from the cozy inseams of a Buzzfeed article, usually doe-eyed, usually the color of buttered toast. A feel good story, on the other hand: that’s something surprisingly personal. You’ve got a whole world of content that can distract you from failing […]

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Sunken Place

Get Out has undoubtably been wildly successful. With a relatively unknown cast and first time director Jordan Peele, it has become at once iconic and classic. Unlike other horror movies, it doesn’t rely on jump scares to be scary. The horror of Get Out comes from a fear we all have deeply rooted inside of […]

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Spoon’s psychedelic experiment and Hot Thoughts

Katie Cameron A&E Editor Right off the bat, there are two remarkable things about Spoon’s new album Hot Thoughts. The first is that after nine albums, Austin-based alt-rock band Spoon is still producing interesting and good music. The group’s been together for more than twenty years — in indie years, that’s essentially an eternity, given […]

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New on Netflix: A review of The Discovery, an original film

Robert Dinkins, Jr. A&E Editor Trigger Warning: This article discusses suicide. The Discovery first premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and landed on Netflix on March 31. Directed by Charlie McDowell, best known for the film The One I Love, The Discovery is a film tackling a lot of different genres. Is it Sci-Fi, […]

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For the record: our listening habits in the age of digital music

Justin Konyn Contributing Writer I often find that most of my music-listening is done through playlists. In a time of nearly instant gratification, playlists offer instant access to favorite songs, fitting whatever mood the day has created and best of all, anyone can create them. As far as playlists go, I totally get it: turns […]

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Find love, uncertainty in spring play Almost, Maine

Waverly Hart Contributing Writer This weekend, curtains will go up on Almost, Maine, as 21 Wooster students perform the whimsical rom-com play at Freedlander Theatre. The play, written by award-winning actor John Cariani, centers around the residents of the fictional town of Almost. Divided up into nine interlocking love stories, Almost, Maine uses quaint techniques […]

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