The Voice’s takes on all things media and culture.
Quiz: Which Andrew Garfield are you?
We are living in the Andrew Garfield Renaissance. His recent performances in Tick, Tick… Boom! (2021) and Spider-man: No Way Home (2021) have reminded Americans just how much we love... Read more
Looking back: Madonna’s Ray of Light 24 years later
On February 22, 1998, singer-songwriter Madonna released Ray of Light, her seventh studio album. An introspective, psychedelic, and electronica-influenced album which reflected Madonna’s study of Hindu scripture and conversion to... Read more
Lyn Lapid is spectacular on Spotify, and even better live
To much of the world, she’s Lyn Lapid—an up-and-coming songwriter-musician with characteristically melodic vocals and captivating song premises. But to me, she’s Katelyn—a high school friend I endlessly bombard with... Read more
The Voice debates: Is Die Hard a Christmas film?
This holiday season, two Voice editors grapple with the age-old question: is Die Hard (1988) a Christmas movie? (Alert: spoilers incoming) Annie: Let me set the stage for you: It’s... Read more
Get Back is a raw stage for the Beatles
During the month of January in 1969, the Beatles came together to create a multimedia project that would include a TV special, a live show (their first in years), and... Read more
The Weekly List: Downstairs Leo’s edition
Whatever you may have to say about downstairs Leo’s, if you’re living on campus, it’s a part of your life. Trust me, I’m not a huge fan of the crispy... Read more
All Too Well: The Short Film was well worth the 9-year wait
Is there anything that Taylor Swift cannot do? (No, seriously. I’m wondering.) Ever since Swift first released “All Too Well” on her album Red back in 2012, the song has... Read more
Ranking every Thanksgiving episode from Friends
The holiday season brings a plethora of festive movies and TV shows, but it typically skips over Thanksgiving, a holiday that is often overlooked in the transition between Halloween and... Read more
Busting down the closet door: the weaponization of coming-out in queer media
For many queer youth, “coming out of the closet” is treated as the ultimate milestone, a crucial step before one is able to truly live their life with pride. The... Read more
The Weekly List: Best New Lyrics from Red (Taylor’s Version)
In 2019, Taylor Swift revealed her plan to re-record her first six albums due to an ongoing legal battle over her masters. Fast forward two years, and now millions of... Read more
Ted Lasso ups its game in its second season
It’s impossible to talk about pop culture during the pandemic without mentioning the masterpiece that is Ted Lasso. The show follows an American football coach, Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis), as... Read more
The Weekly List: songs for taking a breather
Feeling overwhelmed and pulled in too many directions? Head noisy from too many thoughts? Restless from an ever-present sensation of being behind? No? Maybe that’s just me. Either way, here... Read more
You Season 3: impressive acting and haunting takeaways but a convoluted plot line
Lights up on the quiet, suburban town of Madre Linda, California. A couple makes the expected move from a large city to a quieter setting in order to raise their... Read more
The Weekly List: Spice Girls edition
25 years ago, everything changed. Baby, Ginger, Posh, Scary, and Sporty—adjectives to some, icons to others—transformed all of our lives permanently. The era of Spice began. The Spice Girls launched... Read more
QUIZ: Which Scary Movie Villain Are You?
It’s Halloween time! We all identify with scary movie protagonists, but do we ever feel for the villains? This quiz will help you figure out which scary movie villain lives... Read more
What’s next for the Conjuring Universe?
After the Conjuring storyline added another film this summer (The Devil Made Me Do It), the question for horror fanatics remains: what comes next for the series? The franchise already... Read more
“Easy on Me” is the typical Adele song: And that’s what makes it so great
Piano keys and a voice. That’s all Adele ever really needs to get to work. And who can blame her? With vocals as powerful but soft as hers, it does... Read more
The Weekly List: 10 movies that are not horror, but might as well be
Happy spooky season!! It’s time for orange-creme filled oreos and carving Jack-O-Lanterns! I am not a big fan of horror movies— the dark is scary enough for me—but I can... Read more
Looking at Tomorrow differently
Tomorrow. It’s a scary thing to think about and even scarier within the context of climate change. The earth has been in crisis for decades and humanity has done little... Read more
Review: Muppets Haunted Mansion Special
Since the Muppets premiered in the late 1970s, the musical ensemble has become a timeless pop culture phenomenon that has continually released a slew of holiday specials that enabled them... Read more