Michael Bergin

Mike Bergin is the former executive culture Editor for the Georgetown Voice. You can follow him on Twitter @mbergin95


The Voice‘s Summer Reading List

Ariel Levy’s The Rules Do Not Apply In 2012, Ariel Levy, a New Yorker staff writer since 2008 and author of Female Chauvinist Pigs, had it all: a wife, a successful... Read more


Untitled Leisure Project: Dunkirk and Christopher Nolan

On this episode of the Untitled Leisure Project, cinephiles Graham Piro, Mike Bergin, and Noah Buyon discuss Christopher Nolan’s latest film, Dunkirk, and their personal favorites of his ten films to date.


Concert Preview: Petit Biscuit, August 2, 9:30 Club

With his first EP out last year, 17-year old French Moroccan DJ Petit Biscuit continues his international tour at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on August 2. Petit Biscuit’s... Read more


Concert Preview: John Legend, July 25, Merriweather Post Pavilion

In celebration of his latest album, Darkness and Light, John Legend continues his international tour at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Camden, MD on July 25. The album, released in December of... Read more


Concert Preview: Amadou & Mariam, July 20, 9:30 Club

With new music expected later this year, Malian musical duo Amadou & Mariam continue their international tour at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on July 20. The album, titled... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Untitled Leisure Project: Samurai Jack Is Back

Welcome to The Untitled Leisure Project, the podcast where Voice staffers discuss all things related to leisure. This week, Mike Bergin and Jon Block discuss the upcoming revival of Samurai Jack coming... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Back to Riverdale

The dynamics were simple. Betty was a gentle bookworm, Veronica a vainglorious suburban aristocrat, and Archie… was, well aloof. As the titular character of the comic book series, the story... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Leisure Slack Chat: Screw the Grammy’s

The nominees for the 59th Grammy Awards were announced yesterday morning. Former Leisure Editors Michael Bergin and Daniel Varghese got together later in the day over Slack to discuss what... Read more


Best of 2016: Movies

1.) Zootopia Zootopia includes effective humor, impactful themes, and introduces a beautiful, immersive environment to boot. The film follows Judy Hopps’s move to the city of Zootopia where she attempts to... Read more

Halftime Sports

Conor McGregor and the Return of the UFC Narrative

A lot of things changed for the UFC this year; the franchise’s $4.2 billion purchase put a price on the cultural impact that the franchise has made since its founding... Read more