Author Archives: The A&E Department

Songs to Listen to Whilst Pooping

There is nary a more tranquil time in a person’s day-to-day than the brief moments spent seated on the toilet freeing the excrement from your bowels. The sheer pleasure of these special moments perfectly complements this equally stimulating playlist. The next time you find yourself on the John, take a moment to plug in your

Events Calendar

Date Events Ongoing: Perpetual Revolution: The Image and Social Change (Photography Show) @ ICP Museum (250 Bowery) Expanded Visions: 50 Years of Collecting @ The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art “A Bronx Tale” Play @ Longacre Theatre “Tattooed New York” Exhibit @ New York Historical Society The Orchid Show: Thailand @ New York


We Wish you a Merry Crossword

Across 4. What the holidays have become about 9. Snow dagger 12. He says “Ho ho ho!” 14. Add marshmallows for an extra treat 17. Used by old people with a sweet tooth 19. It’s harder than it looks to make one of these houses 21. Secular African holiday Down 1. A colorful way to

Events Calendar: October 14th – October 31st

Ongoing Art Show: “Jerusalem: 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven” @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art Play: “Oh, Hello” @ Lyceum Theatre Musical: “Falsettos” @ Walter Kerr Theatre Art Show: “No Limits: Zao Wou-ki” @ Asia Society Art Show: “Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History” @ Brooklyn Museum Musical: “Jersey Boys” @ August Wilson Theatre Art

Art by Christine Jegarl

Get Pumped for Presidency

Perhaps inspired by Katy Perry’s song, “Hot n Cold,” Donald Trump once said, “It’s freezing and snowing in New York—we need global warming!” This presidential election has certainly been interesting, so let’s take a look back at some of the candidates’ most notable words. This playlist is a collection of quotes and corresponding songs to

issue 3 crossword


Click here for a printer-friendly version of the crossword. Across “Feel the  ____” Their convention was in Cleveland This hot topic appeals especially to younger voters Debate moderator Forecast of the election outcome Trump’s running mate Subject of Bill Clinton’s biggest scandal Decides constitutionality of new laws Runner-up for the Republican nomination The Great ____ of

Summer Film and TV Round-up

Whether you were in theaters watching bad sequels or lounging at home with Netflix originals, this summer’s on-screen scenes have probably kept you busy enough to not start those college essays. The Arts & Entertainment department’s critics share their take on movies and T.V. shows that came out over the summer. Star Trek Beyond  By


No “Acting” Required to Love Sia’s New Album

Sia is no stranger to the music scene. Having written chart-toppers, from Rihanna’s “Diamonds” to Beyoncé’s “Pretty Hurts” to three songs in the movie adaptation of the musical “Annie,” the Australian singer-songwriter has proved that penning lyrics is no daunting challenge for her, regardless of the style of music. And she certainly succeeds with the

Get A Life: The Cultured Edition

Ongoing events FESTIVAL: MACY’S FLOWER SHOW Macy’s at Herald Square, 9th Floor 3/20 – 4/3 PLAY: “BOY” Clurman Theatre until 4/9 PLAY: “BLACKBIRD” Belasco Theater until 6/12 ART SHOW: “MUNCH AND EXPRESSIONISM” Neue Galerie until 6/13 PLAY: “THE CRUCIBLE” Walter Kerr Theater until 7/17 One-time events PARADE: ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE Fifth Avenue from 44th