Category: Arts & Life

  • ‘Bottoms’: The proper teenage-lesbian-fight-club fever dream 

    Freud’s concept of psychosexual improvement has largely been debunked. Nonetheless, if writer-director Emma Seligman’s work is any indicator, Freud was definitely proper about sexuality being the realm the place adults get to be playfully violent. “Bottoms” is an exploration of the complexity of adolescent sexuality — that liminal stage the place individuals have the need,…

  • “Philosophy Speak” talks philosophy for 20 years

    Almost 20 years after former philosophy professors Ken Taylor and John Perry co-founded the radio present and podcast “Philosophy Speak,” a global viewers follows this system on over 100 stations. By means of greater than 550 episodes — with titles like “Why We Hate?” and “Are We Residing in a Simulation?” — the co-hosts humorously…

  • From boba to bingsu: Greatest Asian desserts of the Bay

    Amid the sweltering fall quarter warmth, we’re all in search of enjoyable, new and refreshing dessert spots to chill down at. Possibly it’s a totally different mushy serve place out of your standard. Possibly you’re within the temper to attempt one thing completely totally different. No matter your craving is for, beneath is an inventory of…

  • ‘No room on the desk’: Pupil authors name for diversifying publishing business

    When Kyla Zhao ’21 was in search of brokers to publish her debut novel “The Fraud Squad,” potential brokers requested if she could be keen to vary her ebook’s setting from Singapore to America. If she wished her novel to be extra “marketable,” they stated, she might make a few of her Asian characters white…

  • Basking, bikinis and boardwalks: A breakdown of the Bay’s finest seashores

    From surfs to silky sands to glowing blue waters, the Bay Space has a seaside for everybody. However for these new to the world, selecting from the lengthy listing of locations could also be a frightening process. Here’s a native’s number of seashores worthy of a day journey from Stanford.  The next seashores are reviewed…

  • Q&A: Michael Lee ’95 recounts ‘XO, Kitty’ and Broadway

    Stanford alumnus and Broadway star Michael Okay. Lee ’95 made his American tv debut earlier this 12 months in Netflix’s “XO, Kitty,” a spin-off of “To All The Boys I’ve Cherished Earlier than.” Lee performed Professor Lee, a trainer on the South Korean worldwide faculty to which Kitty, the protagonist, transferred.  Lee was passionate concerning…

  • Maisie Peters bewitches at Oakland’s Fox Theater

    Singer-songwriter Maisie Peters crammed the Fox Theater in Oakland on Sept. 21 with dazzling and upbeat fall vibes, bringing her Good Witch of North American tour to the Bay Space. Peters carried out a lot of her classics, together with “John Hughes Film” and “Not One other Rockstar” in addition to picks from her latest…

  • Press play with Piscis for a peaceable afternoon à la plage

    A colourful playlist stuffed with feel-good songs, heartfelt ballads and catchy melodies, good for a seashore day. It’s the season of corn mazes and pumpkin spice, however with a number of heat days forward of us, a seashore day will be the good escape from campus — and that is the proper playlist to move…

  • Dollies dance with many years of traditions

    As soon as a Dollie, all the time a Dollie — even for the reason that Fifties. For over seven many years, the dancers have been accompanying the Stanford Band, passing down traditions and treasured bonds to every 12 months’s new quintet. The Dollies are numbered by top, with #1 being the shortest and #5…

  • Taylor Swift’s ‘From the Vault’ tracks, ranked

    I used to be round six or seven years previous after I stumbled upon Taylor Swift. Sitting on my bed room flooring with my twin sister, I watched her belt to her hometown critics about how good her life would turn into as soon as she’s “livin’ in an enormous ol’ metropolis.” I’ve been captivated by…