House of the Dragon soars beyond its stuttering start
Content warning: This article includes references to sexual violence. In a dark, imposing war room, a bleach blonde dragon-rider musters forces to war against male claimants to her throne. You... Read more
Warping the mirror: Five haunting literary monsters
For as long as humans have told stories, we have told of monsters. The Bible spawned the Devil and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. The first true English-language epic,... Read more
Halftime Leisure’s favorite summer reads
Fight Night by Miriam Toews (2021) Miriam Toews’ books all cover very similar thematic ground, but each novel finds a new emotional angle to explore her cultural history. Toews was... Read more
Ask not what the rat ring can do for you
The audience doesn’t know what to do with themselves, gripping their plastic folding chairs in white-knuckled disgust.
First Time Long Time: Opening Ceremony
With the Winter Olympics starting up, host Roman is joined by Leisure Editor Lucy to “preview” the Winter Olympics and rank every sport based on our own personal scale. No analysis, just... Read more
Quiz: What is wrong with you?
You wanna know what it is about you that keeps the townsfolk up at night, clutching their rosaries and muttering about you under their breath?
The Voice Investigates: The Goldfish Files
You’re racing to the Leavey center for a Royal Jacket feast, hopefully sans norovirus. In the bush by Regents, a golden blob catches your eye. Is it a coin? An... Read more
The Voice‘s guide to D.C. concert venues
Songbyrd Address: 540 Penn St. NE (Union Market) How to get there: Take the GUTS Bus to Dupont, hop on the Red line to Glenmont and get off at the... Read more
The Voice‘s Guide to D.C. theaters
Arena Stage Address: 1101 Sixth St. SW How to get there: Take the GUTS bus to Rosslyn, then the Blue, Silver, or Orange line to L’Enfant Plaza. From there, walk... Read more
The Voice‘s guide to D.C. museums
The Holocaust Museum Address: 100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl. SW How to get there: Take the 33 bus south to Federal Triangle and get off at Pennsylvania & 14th. Walk down... Read more