Crimson staff writer

Caroline A. Tsai

Latest Content

Caroline A. Tsai
Arts

Arts Vanity: Why I Disappeared, A Thrilling Exposé by Taylor A. Swift

"If only I weren’t so damn recognizable! Fame is exhausting," Caroline A. Tsai writes in her satirical imagination of the love life of Taylor Swift.

readyforit
Arts

Music Video Breakdown: '…Ready For It?' by Taylor Swift

Thank God we have a feminist icon out here calling the shots!

Harry Styles
Music

Harry Styles

Harry Styles plays at the Wang Theater in Boston.

Harry Styles
Music

Harry Styles Rocks His First Solo Tour

Last Saturday, Styles played the sixth concert of his first solo tour at the Wang Theater, five months after the release of his self-titled debut album.

Film

‘Battle of the Sexes’ Scores a Point for Feminism

The year is 1973. Flare sleeves and bell bottoms are in. Nixon is president. And Billie Jean King has just defeated self-proclaimed male chauvinist Bobby Riggs in the Battle of the Sexes, an exhibition tennis match that represents a monumental triumph for women in the world of sports, and will, in 44 years, get a film adaptation in a world both very different and very similar.

zoesugg
Arts

Unpopular Opinion: Youtube Beauty Bloggers

Their version of adulthood is glamorous, yes, but also glamorized. There’s a mentality surrounding YouTube stars, and celebrity culture in general, that these lifestyles are somehow ideal lives worthy of aspiration.

The Weird
Theater

‘The Weird’ Harnesses the Bizarre to Illuminate the Political

“The Weird” is predictably, well, weird.

Music

Harry Styles Finds His Voice in Solo Debut

It is an intensely risky decision, both professionally and personally, to leave a successful band and pursue a solo career. But in his self-titled debut album, Harry Styles demonstrates a remarkable willingness to try anything and everything.

Elizabeth Warren
Arts

Elizabeth Warren Promotes Book in Boston

Elizabeth Warren portrayed the situation as a call to action on the part of everyday citizens. “This book is written as an act of optimism,” she said. “This book is about how we get in the fight, and how we’re effective in the fight.”

In The Heights
Theater

Salsa, Sparks, and Song: TEATRO!’s ‘In the Heights’

“In the Heights” soared to new levels of theatrical achievement, showcasing student excellence in acting and directing, while also giving voice to the Latino immigrant experience.

Family Studies
Arts

Drawing the Lines: Dividing and Reuniting Harvard’s Collections

As curators, students, and professors rethink the ways in which Harvard's collections are divided, new debates, new questions, and new philosophies of display have come to the fore at the University's museums of art, science, and culture.

ZAYN
Arts

Music Video Breakdown: ‘I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,’ by ZAYN and Taylor Swift

Think of Zayn and Taylor as a pair of fun TFs leading a review section. Only this is no ordinary review section: it’s a scandalous review section.

Film

‘Colossal’ Monstrously Mediocre

"Colossal" tells the story of Gloria (Anne Hathaway, whose bangs get progressively frizzier), an alcoholic, thirty-something human tornado residing in her boyfriend’s apartment. Her life is as messy as it is glamorous: She has friends named “Oasis” and parties at the Loft until sunrise.

Columns

On "Dear Evan Hansen" and self-preservation

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.

Oscars
Arts

Oscars React: Politics, Meet Hollywood

These days, accepting an award without asserting at least a vague political declaration seems oblivious, or at worst, willfully ignorant.