Arts and Culture

Out of Left Field

the unlikely ascension of a dj

“Awww, yeah! 88.1 BSR Live.  DJ Lefty: Hitz From Da Left Field!” Lefty is speaking into a microphone in the small, cramped space that is the Brown Student Radio studio. Having changed out of his Dining Services uniform just hours ago, the tall and husky 37-year-old is wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and navy…

Our Old Love for New Girl

TV Recasts Our Love for Zooey Deschanel

People love Zooey Deschanel. This is love strong enough to provoke amnesia when someone mentions her less-than-stellar role in The Happening and instead focuses on the kooky, independent-woman type characters she played in films such as (500) Days of Summer, Almost Famous, and (my personal favorite) Elf. As a musician, she forgoes the nonsensical lyrics and souped-up sounds that define many…

Sex in Front of My Professor and 18 Peers

and other weird tales from drama kids

  And here we are, taking the final curtain call at the end of a season that has been described by one of Brown’s preeminent bespectacled theatre practitioners as “rough, with some unanticipated high points, like a Purdue chicken breast baked in a toaster oven but stuffed with three gourmet truffles.” This week’s article channels the similarly…

On the Prowl

post-’s guide to getting your music sh*t together

With a desolate stretch of Post-less weeks ahead, the music staff has kindly deigned to help you satiate your unquenchable thirst for new, wonderful music. After sharing in our vast musical wisdom, you will be discovering delicious morsels of aural ecstasy in no time. Blogs The music blog experience is an individual, soul-searching pilgrimage. Each blog…

Required Reading

saucy tomes and leopard-print spandex

  Remember that moment of panic mid-August last year? The one when you realized that, while your friends were doing research in Iceland and interning at The New Yorker, you were sitting on your couch watching The Biggest Loser and feeding beer to your dog. Luckily, there’s a way to avoid that “Wow, I’ve accomplished…