Entertainment or Entrancement?

Entertainment or Entrancement?

In the midst of awards season, it’s easy to find ourselves enthralled by luxurious designer dresses, velvet red carpets and captivating performances. Celebrities open envelopes to announce the winners of various award categories, with millions of people worldwide nestled on their couches, eager to hear the results. Oftentimes, we’re familiar with the nominees—the films, actors […]

‘More than anything, it’s a nerd convention’

For four days in July, self-proclaimed geeks, nerds, fangirls, celebrities and several Harvard Westlake students gathered in San Diego for the 44th annual Comic Con International: a mass of TV and film promotion, comic book fandom, guest panels and endless souvenirs. Comic Con International began as a small comic book convention with around 100 people […]