From the VES department to the i-lab, Harvard students and faculty are beginning to explore the potential of virtual reality, a new technology with the potential to create immersive environments. As challenges persist, many wonder whether the medium will transform reality as we know it or simply remain a novelty.
“I’ve got a premonition,” singer-songwriter Emma Harvey purrs as bandmate Kel Taylor’s crisp guitar thrums punctuate her words. The romance that Harvey and Taylor hint at in their new single, “Easy Now,” may be on the fritz, but the song itself is just the opposite: airy, nuanced, and utterly aflame.
“Life Without Sound” can be either listened to as a head-banging anthem or as a reflexive meditation on the 25-year-old lead singer songwriter Dylan Baldi’s foray into young adulthood.
“I think as a mechanism of culture, art is inherently entangled in the sociopolitical issues and dramas of the time"
“I love smart comedy. In times of crisis I listen to Louis C.K. and a whole bunch of other people,” Reynolds said at the press conference.
If “Kong: Skull Island” is indebted little to its cinematic predecessors in the Kong mythology, it is likely because the film is hardly indebted to cinema at all.
Once an animal has tasted human flesh, there is no way to guarantee that it will not start craving it: The only possible solution is to put the animal down. At least that is what Justine’s father tells the 16-year-old girl in the French-Belgian horror film “Raw,” directed by Julia Ducournau.
Paul La Farge’s new novel “The Night Ocean” contains books within books within books, like a literary version of a Russian nesting doll.
Though it consists mainly of succinct anecdotes and interviews, this notebook’s poignant observations and musings are fascinating thanks to Didion’s eye for detail and the relevance of the topics she discusses to this troubling world we live in today.
This season continues to build on the work of the initial seasons, but I have to wonder if the dramatically slowed pace will undercut that success.
It’s a devastatingly well-crafted episode, especially in these moments of immense and submerged emotional complexity, but it succeeds primarily because all of the agony rings so intensely true.
One of the short skits featured in “SKETCH,” “Book Club,” features the unlikely interruption of a literary discussion by a stripper who insists on providing his services.
Is flânerie, this art of idling, possible for women? Can a woman walk through city streets, unobserved but always observing? Is there such a thing as a flâneuse?
There's something beautiful about that connectivity, that limitless reaching out and touching. Social media is a kind of letter: a letter to the unknown, to a vast cyberspace, to the people waiting on the other side of the screen.
Clapping in his face, she screams “I AM TIRED OF YOU AUBREY,” enunciating each word with each clap like a cheerleader gone mad.
An interview with the curator for Cooper Gallery's newest exhibition.
Interview with a student enrolled in Harvard's new Master in Design Engineering degree program jointly hosted by Graduate School of Design (GSD) and John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS).
'Big Little Lies' takes the conventional wisdom about gas-lighting and outright deceptive abusers and suggests a more complex narrative, a world in which deception can be attractive, subtle, and directed inward on both sides.
Joe Weisberg, former C.I.A. officer and creator/producer of “The Americans,” has earned my trust with four mostly incredible seasons of television. It must be said, however, that this was not the triumphant return to the small screen that could be hoped for, perhaps even expected, from the show.