Culture & Arts

Fears about 13 Reasons Why confirmed

Media | Study shows teen suicide spiked after the controversial Netflix show aired
by Mary Jackson
Posted 5/03/19, 05:09 pm

Ever since the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why debuted two years ago, parent groups, psychologists, and social scientists have issued grave warnings about its glorification of a teen suicide and violence, particularly for vulnerable and at-risk youth.

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Easter at Coachella

Media | The first public view of Kanye West’s ‘Sunday Service’ leaves questions in its wake
by Mary Jackson
Posted 4/26/19, 04:57 pm

On Sunday morning, Kanye West gave the public its first clear picture of what he calls his “Sunday Service,” a weekly invite-only gospel series he has been hosting since January, this time as a grand-scale Easter event at Coachella, pop music’s premier annual event, in Indio, Calif.

The two-hour Easter service drew 50,000 festivalgoers and was live-streamed on YouTube through a peephole camera, revealing a stunning spectacle many are still trying to understand.

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When the music fades

Entertainment | Beyoncé tries to rewrite all the rules
by Lynde Langdon
Posted 4/19/19, 03:57 pm

Devoted fans of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, who have dubbed themselves the “Beyhive,” rejoiced this week when the singer released another surprise album. This one, called Homecoming, was recorded during her two landmark performances at the 2018 Coachella music festival, along with a two-hour-and-17-minute Netflix documentary filmed before and during the event.

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