Arts

Even walls can talk on ‘Bang! Bang!’

By ALBERT MUZQUIZ – 10 years ago

The second season of “Comedy Bang! Bang!,” the incredibly funny and exasperatingly bizarre talk show hosted by Scott Aukerman and Reggie Watts, is as funny as it is anti-funny. “Comedy…

‘Americans’ masterful yet underrated series

By MAX ROOK – 10 years ago

With “Breaking Bad” coming to an end last year and “Mad Men” starting its final season in a few weeks, there will very soon no longer be a safe, consensus…

Bateman’s directorial debut misses mark

By LILY SLOSS – 10 years ago

I have found that cursing when something really, really, really hurts or when something just sucks hugely is highly beneficial. You immediately feel slightly better for whatever reason. “Bad Words,”…

Night Owls tour East Coast cities

By JAKE SOLOMON – 10 years ago

As legend has it, the Vassar Night Owls—a campus all-female jazz a capella group—was founded in the wake of the 1942 polio epidemic, when the entire campus was quarantined. A…

Squirm carves out space for exploration of sex, sexuality

By SAMANTHA KOHL – 10 years ago

“People think that we sell porn,” said Rachael Johnson ’15, president of Squirm. “But it’s not pornographic—we have rules.” Squirm’s members implemented rules, which include no visible erect penises, no…

Integral audition process often unnoticed by audience

By ISABELLA DELEO – 10 years ago

Students doing theater at Vassar are often building upon years of experience in acting, costume, lighting and crew from high school. But for those who have never acted, one can…

Ballet gracefully fuses traditional, innovative forms

By HECTOR FORTUN & MARIE SOLIS – 10 years ago

An opera singer stepped on stage in the Joyce Theater. Balls of light are scattered throughout. A single dancer enters, moving organically, yet precisely, grasping the small ball of green…

Beloved ‘Veronica Mars’ rebooted by fans

By MAX ROOK – 10 years ago

The very fact that “Veronica Mars” exists at all is remarkable. The new film is a continuation of the UPN television series, also titled “Veronica Mars,” which aired from 2004…

‘Divergent’ compelling despite romantic plot

By LILY SLOSS – 10 years ago

Middle school is not a terribly happy time for most people. If there was one thing from those years worth returning to, however, that would be the inextricable giddiness brought…