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Loki and Sylvie make quite the odd couple—they are, after all, two variants of the same person. (Marvel Studios/Loki)

‘Loki’ and the glorious purpose of making television work for the MCU

Andrew Kolondra Jr., Life Editor August 1, 2021
Marvel’s latest Disney+ miniseries kills it with apocalyptic musical direction and richly literary character development, but its structural weaknesses may be symptomatic of a larger affliction within the fictional universe.
Senior Rachel Wei's book

Senior Rachel Wei publishes book about improving as a writer and public speaker

Jorie Fawcett, Staff Writer July 29, 2021
Wei took advantage of her time spent at home during the pandemic to interview professors and language experts for her book, “Primed: The Everyday Art of Rhetoric.”

‘Love is a Verb:’ a love letter to John Mayer and an honest review of ‘Sob Rock’

Phoebe Sklansky, Deputy Life Editor July 28, 2021
From childhood reminiscing to Mayer’s controversial new hit “Why You No Love Me?”, Life editor Phoebe reflects on how John Mayer’s music has impacted her.
Black Pistol Fire to play Basement East Aug. 1

Black Pistol Fire to play Basement East Aug. 1

Andrew Kolondra Jr., Life Editor July 27, 2021
The Canadian alternative duo to close out their summer tour—celebrating new album “Look Alive”—in East Nashville.
Maroon 5’s latest album is here, a tribute to the band's old friend,

Maroon 5’s “Jordi” lacks the band’s signature creativity

Aashi Gurijala, Staff Writer July 17, 2021
Maroon 5 has had plenty of unique chart-toppers over the years, but the band’s seventh album “Jordi” falls short of previous successes.
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Hey Upper East Siders, ‘Gossip Girl’ is back with a Gen Z twist

Phoebe Sklansky, Deputy Life Editor July 7, 2021
HBO Max has rebooted ‘Gossip Girl,’ giving us a new glimpse into the lives of New York City’s hottest and wealthiest high schoolers.
Frutta Bowls and neighboring store Edible Arrangements were broken into the morning of June 28.

Frutta Bowls reports overnight break-in June 28

Cole Sullivan, Staff Writer June 28, 2021
Burglar smashed through glass doors to enter the Elliston Place restaurant, stealing the cash till. Neighboring store Edible Arrangements was also hit.
Familiar faces are joined by new ones in the

In 5, 4, 3, 2… “iCarly” is back and cringier than ever (in a good way)

Andrew Kolondra Jr., Life Editor June 19, 2021
As the streaming market continues to spread itself thinner, more and more reboots pop up from a host of studios. Now, it’s time for teen sitcom classic “iCarly” to return to the spotlight.
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Here for the Wrong Reasons: Season Preview and Episode 1 of ‘The Bachelorette’ Season 17

Phoebe Sklansky, Deputy Life Editor June 14, 2021
A season preview and recap of the first episode of the latest season
Inseparable brothers Finn and Jake reunite for one final adventure in

Together again, together forever in ‘Adventure Time: Distant Lands’

Andrew Kolondra Jr., Life Editor May 30, 2021
The spotlight’s finally on Finn and Jake in “Together Again,” the high-stakes third special from the HBO Max exclusive series “Adventure Time: Distant Lands.” This time, it’s a journey through life, death and everything in between.
(HBO Max/Friends: The Reunion)

The one with the ‘Friends’ reunion

Stanley Zhao and Debbie Wang May 30, 2021
Get ready to cry over America’s most iconic sitcom, 17 years later.
VH New Music May: Olivia Rodrigo, twenty one pilots, Dayglow and more

VH New Music May: Olivia Rodrigo, twenty one pilots, Dayglow and more

The Hustler Life staff’s top picks of newly released music from this month. Grab your headphones and tune in!
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