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Warning!  This article will mention a spoiler from the first season and also discusses themes of the show. If you don’t want to know anything before watching it, please come back to this article once you’ve watched past the ninth episode. Thank you! “Mr. Robot” is a cyber thriller TV show that started in 2015 on...

On October 28, 2019, the last episode of “The Deuce” aired on HBO. The drama series started in 2017 and portrayed life and culture around Times Square in New York in the 70s and early 80s, when the area was a notorious red light district. This is a crass contrast to today’s experience where hordes of tourists are...

With the release of Lana Del Rey’s highly anticipated album, Norman F**king Rockwell!, critics and fans alike agree that Del Rey has outdone herself while continuing to foster a musical style unmatched by modern artists. NFR! maintains a cohesive sound, but each song has its own unique energy, which proves Del Rey’s...

Pennywise, played by Bill Skarsgard, is back to scare us all in the second chapter of the IT revival. However, what few issues the first chapter had are sadly only multiplied or made worse in this installment of the series. With a run time of almost three hours, director Andy Muschietti’s closing piece in the series...

If you’re like me, you’ve heard all the hype surrounding the new Popeye’s chicken sandwich. If you’re also like me, then you haven’t had the chance to try it yet. As a person who pretty much only eats chicken sandwiches when they go out to eat, I might just be the most qualified person to judge where to get the best...

There’s no such thing as too much bubble tea, am I right? Haaniya Dawoodally and her friends would agree with me. This summer, the group of four went on a boba run to 15 places in a single day! Their goal started out with figuring out which location had the best milk tea, and by the end of it, they had compiled a...

After the last movie of the X-men series flopped, “Dark Phoenix” was supposed to be a new start for the franchise instead. Yet the metaphorical bird coming from the ashes does quite the opposite; making the film the weakest of the series. Following the events of “Apocalypse,” Jean Grey still struggles to control...

“Crimes of the Heart” is a Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy that takes on some serious issues to make a thoughtful and entertaining show. The Alley Theatre’s performance of sisterhood through hardship is on point. Anyone with a sibling can relate to the rivalry, annoyance, and love between the three sisters. The...

By performing Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” in the era of the #MeToo movement, the Houston Grand Opera is shedding a different light on the classical masterpiece. The show’s namesake is a manipulative, lying, abusive, rich and aristocratic playboy. The last time the Houston Grand Opera performed “Don Giovanni” was in...

Theatre Under the Stars’ performance of “Ragtime” may be an even more relevant and cherished musical today than ever. Although the play debuted in 1998, it could have been written in the era of the Black Lives Matter movement. The story explores themes of race, gender, class and immigration through the lens of...