Maisy Menzies

Thanks, Pennywise

All Growns Up

I had never been friends with people so different from me. Anything that could go wrong with your roommates had crossed my mind.
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The Weeknd Starboy | XO/Republic Records Grade: D

The Weeknd falls down rabbit hole with ‘Starboy’

By trying to fix something that wasn’t broken, The Weeknd, real name Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, breaks it all with Starboy — our hearts, our ears and his soul. Somewhere amid the 18 tracks, we lose The Weeknd, and The Weeknd loses us. But rather than heading off into the elusive darkness
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Justin Knight_Online

Queer bait

Fake Out

Growing up, I collected queer-feeling art like trading cards. Musicians like Arca, Lou Reed and Sleater-Kinney are coded as distinctly queer performers. I’ve taken their work in deep, ingesting their explicit, vocal queerness with relish. They performed their queerness as icons and as artists in bold, daring and highly visible
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Tunesday: Soundtrack to prevent the ‘dying’ in studying

Not only will this Tunesday help convince your parents that you’re not throwing away your tuition, it might actually help you fight through what seem like endless distractions — streaming Netflix, shamelessly dancing around the house in your PJs for three hours too long, fighting the urge to just nap
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