To all my peers who think the scramble for summer internships will drive you so insane that you’ll eventually gnaw your hand off like a deranged, rabid raccoon, I can only say this: keep reading this super relevant column.
April 14, 2017
I address this tasteless rant to the cross admits, those beguiling high school seniors who, on March 30, were admitted to both Yale and Harvard. […]
April 7, 2017
This is what American cinema needs more of, baroque and robust films which master their aesthetic while at the same time presenting an astounding emotionalism.
March 31, 2017
Richard “Dick” Head ’19 has gained a reputation for being a “section asshole,” that overbearing rascal who frequently dominates seminar discussions and attempts to wrestle […]
March 10, 2017
To all the athletes searching for a new favorite YDN columnist, I offer myself to you. I LOVE athletes. (You’re coming on too strong, Josh. […]
March 3, 2017
In celebration of what would have been Johnny Cash’s 85th birthday this Sunday (spoiler: He died in 2003), I first considered writing a steamy, deeply confessional and semi-scandalous love letter to the Man in Black. But I soon realized such a document might quickly devolve into gratuitous eroticism.
February 24, 2017
Kaleidoscopic light unfolds upon a black screen. Balletic and tenuous, multihued forms bloom in quieted drifting. Analogies sketch them dimly: reverberations of Mingus’s slapped bass […]
February 17, 2017
The film presents itself as a study of grief on multiple levels. This exploration occurs most explicitly when Lee Chandler, played by Casey Affleck, is forced to take care of his nephew, Patrick, after the boy’s father dies of congestive heart failure. The plot then seesaws back and forth as Lee attempts to (brace for nauseating cliches) overcome his past, become a better man, learn to love again and blah blah blah.
February 10, 2017
In a surreal Tuesday night ceremony, President Donald Trump nominated Kanye West to the Supreme Court of the United States.
February 3, 2017
In a press conference Thursday, President Donald Trump lambasted the Yale Daily News as “fake news.”
January 30, 2017