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Mason P. Sands

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‘Children of Blood and Bone’ Continues to Revolutionize Stories We Tell

Tomi Adeyemi’s “Children of Blood and Bone” is an enthralling tale that will revolutionize the perceptions of YA and fantasy literature.


‘Waitress’: Jovial But Generic

While Tony-winning director Diane Paulus leads an entertaining show, “Waitress” is not incredibly impressive and falls short of the expectations popular buzz has given it.

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Roving Reporter: 'The Square' at the ICA

"What was so great about this film showing is that it was making fun of contemporary art in a contemporary art museum.”

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‘Queer Eye’ Reminds Us That Love Is Universal

While the producers of “Queer Eye” stated that the show’s purpose is “to turn Red States pink”, the show accomplishes far more than that. The show emphasizes our commonality and reaffirms that, despite the divisions of today, we are all human.

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‘The Joel McHale Show’’s Topical Potential Is Undermined by Shoddy Writing and Annoying Marketing

The video compiler for “The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale” needs to be given a large bonus for being the sole saving grace in the otherwise lousy production of this new Netflix comedy show.

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On Campus

Contending With Germany’s Complex Post-WWII Art History in ‘Inventur’ Lecture

The artist struck an emotional chord with the audience in the packed lecture hall—and through the simulcast—about the personal tragedy that affected his art.