Things to Lose in the New World: Superhero Movies

I consider myself to be a movie buff in some sense. I don’t necessarily know a ton about film history, or a bunch of art films, but I’m a collector of good movies. From a young age, I’d go to the mall with my mom and point out a movie I wanted back when thereContinue reading “Things to Lose in the New World: Superhero Movies”

Most Things Bother Me

The phrase “I contain multitudes” can apply to us all. We all hold entirely contradictory beliefs and ideas. There’s nothing wrong with that; I don’t know anyone, not one single person, whose entire personality from top to bottom is one cohesive unit with all parts working towards the same goal. No, we all tend toContinue reading “Most Things Bother Me”

Challenging Your Tastes

It’s easy to get comfortable with what you like. You watch the shows and movies that you’ve always enjoyed, you listen to the music you’ve always enjoyed – it makes sense. After all, you found what works. Why fix what isn’t broken? While your tastes aren’t broken per se, they have gotten stagnant, complacent even.Continue reading “Challenging Your Tastes”

Trusting the Process: Nadya Andrianova

We never spoke while we were students at Rutgers. I didn’t know who she was, she didn’t know who I was, but we knew of each other. She thought I was mysterious, intense, and serious – what a clever ruse I’ve got going – I thought she was in charge of the graphic design lab,Continue reading “Trusting the Process: Nadya Andrianova”

Art from Artist in the #MeToo Era

            With the advent of the #MeToo movement, it became clear very quickly that we’d have some reckoning to do within ourselves. In fall 2017, there was a period when the guillotine really came down, casting several prominent actors, comedians, musicians, politicians, and athletes into the darkness of private life without an audience. We’ve still yetContinue reading “Art from Artist in the #MeToo Era”