Jack Gillespie

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‘Norman F***ing Rockwell’ is a new best for Lana Del Rey, as well as one of this year’s best records

 ‘Norman F***ing Rockwell’ is more than just all of the stars aligning for Lana Del Rey. Sure, it’s the best production, writing, and singing to ever be on a Lana record. But there’s also unprecedented elevation of her craft featured all across the record. The character that Lana has crafted across her discography has never felt so fleshed out, emotionally potent, or real before.  


‘Queer Eye’ is as strong and gay as ever on its third season

 As 'Queer Eye' reaches its third season, the reality TV show has reached a satisfying consistency through a tried and true formula. But even if this new season isn’t subverting any expectations, the show’s incredibly strong Fab Five and their determination to help in ways deeper than simply a new living room, a new suit, and a salad recipe make up for it. 


Input 2 S6E6: Flying with Dragons

Welcome back to this week’s episode of Input 2! We discuss the latest film in the How to Train Your Dragon series. While the movie does make several improvements to characters, there are still flaws. How does this stack up to the rest of the series? Find out this and more on this week’s episode of Input 2!


‘thank u, next’ is Ariana Grande’s most personal album to date

‘thank u, next’ does not have the extravagant, larger-than-life pop mammoths that her previous album brought to the table; there is no “Into You”, “breathin”, or “Love Me Harder”. However, not only is this Grande’s most consistent record yet, it is her strongest statement as an artist that is much more than just a collection of songs.


Five giftable Winter-ready records you should listen to this holiday season

While holiday music might be overplayed by the time the new year comes around, hearing Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” on the radio is a sure-fire way to tell when it is officially Christmas time. However, while most people can name an endless list of Christmas carols and standards, there are not too many albums that could be considered Christmas staples. The following five records are ones that are either worthy of such title or are just perfect for the winter season.