Maanasi Chintamani

Maanasi Chintamani is a junior in the College studying history and biology. In addition to being the Voice’s copy chief, she writes for Leisure. Her three defining qualities (in no particular order) are her love of “Promiscuous” by Nelly Furtado, her undying loyalty to the New England Patriots, and her penchant for procrastination.


Halftime Leisure

The Voice predicts the 2023 GRAMMYs

  Album of the Year by Maanasi Chintamani Prediction: RENAISSANCE, Beyoncé Should Win: RENAISSANCE, Beyoncé This year’s Album of the Year nominations leave much to be desired, from puzzling omissions—like... Read more

Leisure

Prince Harry’s Spare re-rehashes the past

Spare concludes with another rehashing of the Sussexes’ departure from the royal family while offering little new insight or perspective.

Podcasts

Post Pitch: Spare

Welcome to the first episode of Post Pitch. Today, Podcasts section editor Jillian Seitz interviews writer Maanasi Chintamani about Prince Harry’s new book Spare, exploring themes and questions that did... Read more

Leisure

She Said offers an engaging (if imperfect) look at the story behind the #MeToo Movement

Adapted from the 2019 book of the same name, She Said (2022) doesn’t directly grapple with the impacts of the article that started it all.

Halftime Leisure

Best (and worst) of 2022: Albums

BEST:  MUNA – MUNA  MUNA’s third studio album earns its self-titled status by presenting a sublime collection of songs embodying the group’s hallmark style: emotionally rich lyrics with an energetic... Read more

Leisure

My Policeman is a heart-wrenchingly beautiful portrait of forbidden love and its consequences

My Policeman ensures that despite their relationship’s foretold end, viewers will experience the heartbreak alongside the characters as they attempt to navigate the ramifications of the 1950s’ restrictive social culture.

Leisure

Ticket to Paradise is the ultimate feel-good getaway

If watching George Clooney and Julia Roberts play beer pong was not on your 2022 bingo card, you are not alone.

Halftime Leisure

There isn’t much to love about Love In The Villa

Romeo and Juliet is undeniably one of the world’s greatest love stories. But as any middle school English student will tell you, it is also one of the most devastating.... Read more

Leisure

Don’t worry, darling, about Don’t Worry Darling

Allow me to reassure you: Beyond the gossip and noise, there’s no cause for concern.

Halftime Leisure

Horse races, heated stares, and happy endings: Bridgerton season two deals in heavy-handedness

Yet in its second season, Bridgerton, which ostensibly continues Pride and Prejudice’s Regency-era legacy, fails to deliver this satisfying progression.