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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

In Retrospect: George A. Romero: The good, the bad and the (living) dead

This article contains spoilers for George A. Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead,” “Dawn of the Dead,” “Day of the Dead” and parts of “Martin.” Ghouls, monsters, walkers, runners, flesh eaters, walking dead, living dead....

In Memoriam: Leonard Cohen 1934-2016

This month augured two tragedies on the world stage: One, the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States and two, the passing of legendary singer-songwriter, poet, novelist, overall genius, Leonard Cohen....

In Retrospect: What I learned from watching six hours of “The Cosby Show”

I have fond memories of “The Cosby Show” from my childhood. Growing up in a broken home with no cable may have helped, but it may have stemmed from seeing such a harmonious and...

In Retrospect: All my friends are back from the dead

I’m losing my edge. New technologies have paved the way for unprecedented synthesis between high and low, the personal and public, known and unknown, a process that is far from over. Nothing is ever...

In Retrospect: Yoko Ono is a fucking genius

To the reader: I understand, you are rolling your eyes at the prospect of having to respect a musician as universally written off as Yoko Ono, but I assure you that this is a...

In Retrospect – A Series of Unfortunate Events

Dear Reader, If you have begun reading this, then that could only mean that you have arrived at the Arts & Entertainment section of The Highlander, UCR’s student-run school newspaper. You have turned the pages...