Logan Zelk
The Oracle of Hypnos

The following is an exegetical interpretation of a dance, linked here. The introductory bit is a reference to the movie “Her,” starring Joaquin Phoenix and […]

Elevation: a review of Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite”

The following hopes to be a unique method of analysis in an attempt to live up to the unique genre-defying character of its subject, the […]

Under Our Knows-es

The task assigned to me was to review the entire collection of art in the Resident X exhibit at the Artspace New Haven on 50 […]

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

I entered Sheffield-Sterling-Strathcona Hall. The place was pretty crowded. I picked a seat near the back. I only came to review, I didn’t want to […]

Chewing the gristle

This is not simply dinner, or lunch, or the ever-ghastly brunch, which either carry connotations of appointments, business or appeasing your significant other’s parents.

Macbeth: Despair for the Ages

Shakespeare’s plays are timeless classics, but with classics comes the fear and expectation that they might be cliche, uninteresting, made apparent in their worn age.

What I heard at “Having our Say”

The lobby of Long Wharf Theatre had the ambiance of a movie theater, including a stand. It sold alcohol instead of food, however. I collected my tickets and sat on the couch and to my right saw a selection of books: Phillis Wheatley, Langston Hughes, an autobiography of Martin Luther King Jr.

The spector of the postcolonial

“Boris Yeltsin,” now showing at the Yale Cabaret in its English-language world premiere, rewrites the story of Orestes. Its playwright, Mickaël de Oliveira, had a […]

Love and longing in “Twelfth Night”

For your mind’s eye, let the filter be known: this play was through my eyes seen, and my ears heard; the words here are my experience. There were dozens of others in the room, and the sound may have echoed ever slightly more high or low to them. Nonetheless, there is spectacle in recanting, and truth in subjectivity, even if just a glimmer. This play was Twelfth Night.

Go to Hell: A Descent With No Exit

The play is at 8 p.m. on a Thursday night, at the Calhoun Cabaret. The Cabaret itself is finely furnished with a gaudy and ornate design in the style of the Second French Empire.

A Book of Grisaille

Before I ramble more about a book I haven’t truly delved into yet, I would like to unravel what I found so scintillating yet humbling about “Norwegian Wood,” for you, and myself — two for revelation: one for introductions and another for insight.