Daniel Blokh
Staff Reporter
Author Archive
On “The Ascension,” Sufjan Stevens Loses His Patience

Five years ago, Sufjan Stevens crooned intimate stories of love and loss on “Carrie and Lowell.” On “The Ascension,” he howls for escape. He does […]

A Talk with John Bargh about the Common Interests of Art and Social Psychology

As a prospective English major with a particular love for poetry, I’ve always wanted to understand the intuitive ways art affects us. So often, I […]

Sargasso EP: A Review and Interview

When I made the spur-of-the-moment decision to see some Yale student bands play at Koffee this February, I didn’t anticipate running across a band that […]

Fiona is Off to Battle: Two Takes on “Fetch the Bolt Cutters”

Take 1: To call Fiona Apple’s album “Fetch the Bolt Cutters” guttural is a grotesque simplification. And yet, each track — from the playful shriek […]

Algorithm-Crossed Lovers

On an overcast November day, you hold your jacket tight and sprint through the New Haven cold to return to your dorm. Midterms, essays and […]