This subject may seem like low-hanging fruit (sorry, not sorry), but I have to discuss it.

With things slowly returning to “normal,” this past week held the MTV Video Music Awards and The Met Gala.. all during New York Fashion Week. …


President George W. Bush declares the end of major combat in Iraq as he speaks aboard the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln under a “Mission Accomplished” banner off the California coast on May 1, 2003. J. Scott Applewhite/AP

In the fall of 2001, I was two years old. I have not known a world pre-9/11.

Now being 23 years old, I have witnessed and can recall different debates on what should be taught in public schools, often from a conservative viewpoint. …


Billie Eilish has released her heavily anticipated sophomore album, Happier Than Ever. After the smash success of her debut album, WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? it is reasonable to question whether the music following it will be of the same caliber. The sophomore slump myth does…


Artwork for Lena’s Single, Dance Partner.

If you’re looking for a new indie-pop girl to add to your playlists, look no further. Lena Fine is an upcoming artist who has just released a new single, “Dance Partner.” Fine has also recently signed to the all-female-driven Philadelphia record label, Dime + Dog Records.

Fine is a 20-year-old…


I know you read that headline right. Please hear me out straight white male comedian TikTok.

John Mulaney’s “Kid Gorgeous” Poster and a screencap from Bo Burnham’s “Inside” performing “Healing The World (With Comedy).
“problems” aka straight white male from Bo Burnham’s 2016 Netflix special “Make Happy.”

The Bo-John-TikTok Industrial Complex

Ever since Bo Burnham’s third Netflix special, “Inside,” dropped, TikTok has had a months-long field day with it. …


Authors Note: For my “Nostalgia and ‘Old’ Media” capstone class this past semester, I had the honor of interviewing my best friend, Nicole Randone. In this unit, we were tasked with interviewing people in our lives, with the central question being, “how do people remember media of the past?” …


If you’ve been on Tik Tok, YouTube, or anywhere on the internet — there is a huge chance you’ve heard of Olivia Rodrigo. Her debut single drivers license broke countless records, debuting at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. …


in order from top to bottom — my best friends Alex, Alli, and I at the Michigan vs. Notre Dame game at The Big House in 2019.

Watching this documentary reminded me of when I was applying to colleges and watching my peers nervously refresh their application portals. I live in Michigan in the U.S., and the school rivalry of the University of Michigan and Michigan State is prevalent… literally everywhere. I know people who don’t associate…

Zoe Garden

Hello everyone! My name is Zoe, my pronouns are she/her/hers and I am the creator behind the popular Instagram blog @/somelikeitpop. somelikeitpop.com

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