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Harold Recommends, 2/28

1.  Schmear & Loathing in Lox Vegas from Book Trader A midterm guilty pleasure with a fantastically crafted name! 2.  The Boring Talks by BBC Sounds A cute little podcast filled with mini lectures that push you to enjoy the

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Meditations on Lush

It’s 5 p.m. on the dot, but already the line outside 150 York Street curves around the side of the building and flows onto the street. Every now and then a car

Harold Recommends (2/7/20)

1.   Good Days — Sweatson Klank  ♫ Delicious, genre-transcendent LA beats with groovy yellow cover art 2.   Shubh Saran Live at the Saybrook Underbrook  ♫ Hosted by the Undergraduate Jazz Collective, the

The Real Oscar Picks

1.   Atlantics — Dir. Mati DiopBased on her short film of the same name, Mati Diop’s Dakarian portrait follows Ada, a young woman on the eve of her arranged marriage, vying for

Louisa Alcott: The Fifth Little Woman

Given how often I reread Little Women, it’s surprising that I’d seen none of the film adaptations until Greta Gerwig released hers last Christmas. For those less familiar with the world of

Harold Recommends (1/31/20)

1. Ann Wants to Dance — Papooz ♫ I’m no Ann, but boy, do I want to dance! 2. Gucci Fingernails of Billie Eilish at the Grammys   Custom lime green patterns on

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Harold Recommends: 1/24/20

Jaime — Brittany Howard (2019) ♫  The former Alabama Shakes frontwoman gives us a musically warm, Southern hug. “Parasite” — Boon Joon-ho (2019) Total Oscar snub for sure—a witty visual masterpiece for

Cats (2019) Was Good

Cats (2019) was good. You read that right. Yes, I am in my right mind, and yes, I will die on this hill. When watching Cats in theater for the first time,

There Existed An Addiction to Blood

On the track, “Blood of the Fang,”—the song whose chorus gives There Existed an Addiction to Blood its name—Daveed Diggs (of Hamilton fame) raps, “It doesn’t mean a thing because that body