The biblio-files: How the publishing industry is controlling your next read

Alex Aster’s Tiktok famous novel “Lightlark” failed to live up to its publisher’s promises, says book columnist Tomi Oyedeji-Olaniyan CM `23.

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Selected ambient works: The sounds, looks and smells of Drain Gang

Music columnist Nicholas Black PO ’24 dives into the world of “drainers” — fans of the music collective Drain Gang — explaining trends among fans and why the group has such a hold on so many people.

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Front of house: In the digital age, all the world’s a stage

In the age of social media, what is a celebrity? In light of TikTok and YouTube stars mingling with traditional celebrities, pop culture columnist Caelan Reeves CM ’24 explores this question.

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A recipe for success: Betsy Ding PO ’24 whips up TikTok following with food inspired by childhood

With a TikTok following of 30k, a website of her own and a Instagram full of over 700 recipes and photos of her creations, Betsy Ding PO ’24 has a lot on her plate.

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