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The Weekly List: Lana Del Rey’s Hidden Gems

The Weekly List: Lana Del Rey’s Hidden Gems


The stereotype of Lana Del Rey’s music is that it best fits emo young girls who are trying to be hipster and artsy. Yet, her discography hides many musically and lyrically complex pieces of art. From her oldest album Born to Die, to her most recent, Lust for Life, Del Rey has developed a unique sound…

<i>The 250</i>: Charlie Chaplin’s <i>The Great Dictator</i>

The 250: Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator

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In this episode of The 250, Danielle and Kayla Hewitt discuss Charlie Chaplin’s anti-fascist commentary, The Great Dictator (1940). In it, they talk about the movie’s historical context and share their thoughts on the film’s humor and political messages. At the time of recording, the film was ranked 53 on IMDb’s top 250 list. http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/250-the-Great-Dictator-3118-4.41-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in…

The Weekly List: The Best of Rihanna

The Weekly List: The Best of Rihanna


Every single album Rihanna has ever put out has been absolute gold. She has not produced bad music yet, which is awe-inspiring because she’s been putting albums out since 2005. There is so much variety to her repertoire and she’s only failed like two or three times in total throughout her entire career. So please…

<i>The 250</i>: Stanley Kubrick’s <i>Dr. Strangelove</i>

The 250: Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove

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In this episode of The 250, Danielle and Kayla Hewitt take on nuclear nihilism with Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb. The film is ranked number 52 on IMDb’s top 250, and is an essential piece in Kubrick’s canon. http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/250-Dr-Strangelove-22418-12.22-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes |…

<i>Westworld</i> : The Pain of Conciousness

Westworld : The Pain of Conciousness


I always say that science fiction isn’t really about the special effects or giant battles between forces of good and evil; it’s more about using speculative scenarios as a lens to examine the human condition. That’s why it’s the superior genre. Nowhere else can we examine ourselves through such creatively understandable means. That’s why I…

Unpacking <i>Westworld</i> : Recap and Season 2 Predictions

Unpacking Westworld : Recap and Season 2 Predictions


“These violent delights have violent ends,” Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood) warns in HBO-hit Westworld (2016-). The Shakespearean quote certainly holds true in season one’s explosive finale—the dangerous glee Dr. Robert Ford (Anthony Hopkins) takes in fostering his creations’ sentience came with its own volatile consequences. A show that both grapples with AI-morality, limits of human…

<i>The Reel Pulpit</i>: Marvel’s <i>Black Panther</i>

The Reel Pulpit: Marvel’s Black Panther

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In this episode of The Reel Pulpit, hosts Graham Piro and Dajour Evans are joined by Sienna Brancato to discuss Marvel’s latest film, Black Panther. One of the most talked about and successful films from the studio, it has met acclaim for both its cultural significance and role within Marvel’s cinematic universe. http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Reel-Pulpit-Black-Panther-22018-11.37-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window…

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