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Arts Vanity: Is this my Co – Star ‘Day at a Glance’ or a Horror Movie Quote?

By calculating your birth to the minute, Co – Star promises to deliver you personalized daily horoscopes that walk the line between inspiring and utterly threatening. Whether the messages are crafted by a coalition of NASA data and expert astrologers — as their website attests — or by some underpaid intern slurping down an iced coffee, it’s hard to shake the feeling that Co – Star eagerly awaits your impending death.  Just how horror movie-esque can these messages be? Quiz yourself with the quotes below to find out!

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‘Modern Love’ Deserves a Second Date

The “will they, won’t they” is a staple of television romance, and for good reason. Given its title, it’s no surprise that Amazon Prime’s “Modern Love” picks up on this dramatic tradition by presenting some unconventional pairings of its own.

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Martha Graham Cracker Carries her Captivating Cabaret to Cambridge

Friday night at the Oberon began just as every good Friday night should — with one very hairy leg.

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‘Special’ is Just as Unique as Its Name Suggests

With its unconventionality and the experience that Ryan O’Connell brings to the table as a gay, disabled man himself, Netflix's “Special” is worth watching for people of all identities.

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‘Long Shot’ Brings Romance to the White House

This “average guy falls in love with a hot girl” story has been told time and time again, but “Long Shot” comes with a twist: The hot girl in question is the current Secretary of State and a presidential candidate, and the average guy is… still just average, or so it seems.

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What the Hell Happened: Lil Nas X Changes the Country Music Game

Clearly, we have not heard the last of “Old Town Road,” or of the genius whose “Gucci hat” started it all, Lil Nas X.

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‘Leaving Neverland’ Gives Survivors a Voice

“Leaving Neverland," the new two-part HBO documentary, gives a hauntingly powerful glimpse into the life of an enigmatic cultural icon, as well as the devastating effects of child sexual abuse.

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This Year in LGBTQ+ Media: 2005

As more states began to consider the legalization of same-sex marriage, mass media realized the money-making potential of queer topics and audiences.


‘The Umbrella Academy’ is Far From Ordinary

If there is anything that today’s constant barrage of comic book adaptations has taught the modern viewer, it’s that superhero stories are repetitive. Fortunately, Netflix's “The Umbrella Academy” does everything it can to stand out.

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Animator Darrin Butters on ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ and the Magic of Disney

Darrin Butters gave his audience a sneak peek into the often underappreciated work behind the magic of Disney.

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‘Chicago’ Brings the Ol’ Razzle Dazzle to Cambridge

“Chicago” is a particularly difficult musical to put on successfully, but the HCMT’s production met these expectations and more.

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‘Boy Erased’ Is Not Easy to Watch, But That’s a Good Thing

As Americans debate the intentions of politicians, "Boy Erased" shows that conversion therapy camps have devastating effects on the LGBTQ+ community.

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‘Charmed’ is Cheesy yet Progressive Fun

The “Charmed” reboot is certainly a cheesy mess, but enjoyable nonetheless.

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Good Witch, Bad Witch: ‘Hocus Pocus’ In Focus

Twenty-five years ago, “Hocus Pocus” first appeared in theaters and immediately put a spell on audiences and critics alike… Except it didn’t.

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‘The Oath’ Is Enjoyable, For a Two-Hour SNL Skit

The Oath” falls short in the way in unconvincingly tries to inspire a politically moving reaction in its audience.