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Cassandra Luca

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‘Modern Love’: Come For The Stories, Stay for the TV Series and Future Merch

The New York Times, in conjunction with WBUR Cityspace, held a preview of Amazon's new show "Modern Love" in Boston on Oct. 6.

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Round Three of ‘Big Mouth’ (Appropriately) Goes Even Further Than You Thought It Would

Even if you’re way older than the kids in this show, there are cultural references for everyone.

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Stephen Chbosky Returns With Lukewarm Horror Novel ‘Imaginary Friend’

Perhaps scaling back the page count and honing in on one specific message would have been a better idea.

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The Caroline Calloway Controversy Is About Us, Too

Calloway’s drama — played out over Twitter, think pieces, and interviews — is fodder for our desire to throw our own voices into the void.

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25 Years Later and ‘Friends’ is Indeed Still Around

“Friends” is around, yes, but not necessarily relevant — though this hasn’t stopped teenagers from hosting themed parties about the TV show.

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Facebook’s Graphic Design Team Is Great, But Its Ideas Still Suck

Facebook, in keeping with its trend of releasing products that no one asked for but everyone ends up grudgingly using, has just rolled out its very own dating app.

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Fans Need To Chill

I myself used to think that when actors, singers, or any other brand of famous people become famous, their life becomes up for grabs. After all, they chose this life. Right? Wrong.

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Students Criticize Harvard Lampoon Culture, Lack of Transparency at Comp Meeting Protest

Roughly 10 students protested a Harvard Lampoon comp open house Friday night, interrogating the organization’s leadership about its internal culture and a controversial image of Holocaust victim Anne Frank printed last semester.

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‘The Nickel Boys’ is Both a Shattering and Deeply Necessary Read

“The Nickel Boys” starts out hopeful in a way that signals that things will go wrong very quickly.

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‘Doxology’ Is a Parody — Thankfully, Not Of Itself

“Doxology” is a funny romp through nearly three decades.

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‘The Snakes’ Sadly Sheds its Claim as a Thriller Thanks to Disjointed Narrative

“The Snakes” will intimately acquaint any reader with the French police process, which can be either riveting or horrifically boring

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‘Fleishman Is in Trouble’ Is Trouble Itself

"Fleishman Is in Trouble" is very much a novel that could only have been written in 2019.

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Despite All the Rainbows, Taylor Swift’s ‘Lover’ Is Pretty Beige

The individual moments that are worth hearing, lasting a few lines in a smattering of songs, do not have the power, unfortunately, to life up the entire album.

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‘The Most Fun We Ever Had’ is the Most Fun I Ever Had

“The Most Fun We Ever Had,” chronicles the life of a family over the course of a year, yet it passes as quickly as the pages turn.

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‘States of Mind’ Offers a Subtle Yet Powerful Representation of Mental Illness

The Guillon duo fully illustrates the circularity and repetitiveness of having a mental illness, showing that one step forward could lead to two steps back.