#Artsquad Podcast: Episode IV

The #Artsquad returns after an extended break to discuss the value of arts schools. We’re biased, because we’re all attending arts school, but we give it the ol’ college go.

#Artsquad Podcast: Episode III

The full and entire Artsquad gathers to have a friendly debate about the Venn Diagrams between sports, entertainment, and arts, with interesting results. Friendships were not broken, because the Artsquad is stronger than that, but disagreements arose and points were discussed. Give it a listen and if you have your own opinions, let us know…

#Artsquad Podcast: Episode II

The Art Squad survived Valentine’s Day, and lived to talk about it without bitterness! This week they discuss rom-coms and everything associated with them – favorites, least favorites, and how none of them ever feature anything but a cishet white couple.

#ArtSquad Podcast: Episode I

The Art Squad is back, and we brought the podcast with us! A slightly different version, as always, but we promise it’s just as good and just as artsy. This week, we discuss how to best market an album in today’s oversaturated music market.

Highlighterism IV: The #ArtSquad Gets Real

By WSN Arts Staff This week’s edition of Highlighterism IV, the #ArtSquad buckles down following the tragedies that have rocked the world recently. We get a little more serious, a little more reflective. The arts can bring hope to people, can show solidarity and hope in times of crisis, can tell stories that usually go…

Highlighterism III: The Post-Halloween Podcast

By WSN Arts Staff Did you miss us? The #ArtSquad hasn’t posted a podcast in a while (midterms, general shenanigans, the death of our skeleton friend HONY), but we’re back, and spookier than ever. We survived Halloween, and we’ve brought back stories, sponge candy, and, for the first time, a guest editor! The Highlighter’s new…

Highlighterism, Episode II: The Spookiest Podcast of All Time

By WSN Arts Staff Calling all disembodied skeletons (we KNOW you’re out there). On this extra-spooky (spoopy?) episode of the podcast, the #ArtsSquad takes on old Halloween films, our obsessions for the week, and we meet Kieran’s new roommate, HONY.** The Highlighter’s new generation of arts editors is here, and all the witches, goblins, and ghouls…

Highlighterism, Episode I: An #ArtSquad Introduction

By WSN Arts Staff A new semester calls for a new start. On this episode of the podcast, the first of the fall semester, we talk Yoko Ono’s often problematic life as her MoMA exhibition closes, changes to the podcast and the blog in general, invite a guest writer from the Arts section to discuss…

WSN Arts Podcast, Episode #15: Celebrity Memoirs

By WSN Arts Staff Inspired by the latest Lena Dunham controversy, our editors discuss the popularity of celebrity memoirs (and Ms. Dunham herself).  We also cry over the fact that Snooki is technically a best-selling author. Staff Picks: we still can’t shut up about Taylor Swift. For any confused listeners, we differentiate between Iggy Azalea…

WSN Arts Podcast, Episode #14: Oscar Season

By WSN Arts Staff It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Oscar season! We survived the awful movies of January, a summer of sequels, and Michael Bay. Now, we can revel in the good movies vying for Oscar nominations the next two months. The Arts editors discuss what upcoming films we’re excited for…

WSN Arts Podcast, Episode #13: The Shonda Podcast

By WSN Arts Staff Shonda Rhimes is the most powerful person in television right now. And that’s pretty amazing. We discuss the significance of her accomplishments and the glass ceilings she’s shattering. …well, we tried. While we do discuss Alessandra Stanley’s controversial New York Times article, we’re more concerned with understanding what’s happening on “How…

WSN Arts Podcast, Episode #12: the Fall Television Season

By WSN Arts Staff School’s back which means the WSN Arts editors are resuming our weekly(ish) chats about arts and entertainment! This week, we talk about the fall television season. Networks are rolling out ill-fated pilots and returning shows are picking up after last season’s cliffhan—did you see the new Jennifer Lopez video, by the way?…