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Tinashe’s “Nightride” is the First Stop to “Joyride”

Tinashe's "Nightride" is a prelude to her long-awaited album, "Joyride." PHOTO/ www.jonalisblog.com

By Nia Todd Published: November 16th, 2016 Go for a ride. No, seriously, grab your car keys (or MetroCard) and experience Tinashe’s fittingly titled new mixtape, “Nightride,” the way you are supposed to. The fifteen-track project serves as an appetizer as fans eagerly await the singer’s oft-delayed sophomore album “Joyride.”  …

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Park Chan-Wook’s Stunning Portrayal of Femininity Lies Within the World of “The Handmaiden”


By Jillian Vandiveer Published: November 16th, 2016 Park Chan-Wook’s “The Handmaiden” is a dollhouse with the depth of a fever dream. Meticulously designed and masterfully performed, it offers Park’s signature primal pleasures delivered with a refreshingly delicate hand. “The Handmaiden” is a mystery, crime-drama, and romance all in one. Based …

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Chris Gethard’s “Career Suicide” Is Fatally Funny

Comedian Chris Gethard now has his own off-Broadway comedy show, "Career Suicide." PHOTO/ www.timeout.com

By Emily Balcerak Published: November 2nd, 2016 On October 12, I took the trip to Bleecker Street’s Lynn Redgrave Theater to witness alt-comedian Chris Gethard’s debut off-Broadway showing of a not-so-appropriately titled, “Career Suicide, a part-memoir-part-comedy special encircling Gethard’s lifelong struggle with depression. While more than a tear was shed …

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