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Cozy Candles and Book (Courtesy Taryn Elliott via Pexels)

Hygge and Cozy Media: Getting Happier Through Intentional Connection

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer December 28, 2022

  Whether your winter months are spent huddled around the fire watching holiday movies or skiing with friends, both activities incorporate the Danish concept of Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga), roughly...

The Royal Ballet in Peter Wrights interpretation of The Nutcracker (2018) (Photo via Why The Royal Ballet love preforming The Nutcracker on YouTube)

‘The Nutcracker’ History and What We Can Learn From It

By Haley Freeman, Arts Writer December 25, 2022

  'Tis the season for our favorite holiday traditions. Starting Dec. 1, radios are tuned to holiday channels, homes are decorated with lights and nutcrackers, and Tchaikovsky is played in shopping...

Brown Dried Leaf on Book Page (Photo by Marsel Hasanllari | Courtesy Pexels)

The Rise of Social Media Poets and Their Fall Collections

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer December 1, 2022

  When one thinks of fall poems, one might suggest Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven” or Anne Carson’s translation of Sappho's “If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho.” With self-published...

Regulate Dick Not Jane Digital Wallpaper for Ejaculate Responsibly. (Courtesy of Design Mom)

Why You Should ‘Ejaculate Responsibly’

By Edie Raines, Copy Editor November 22, 2022

  Gabrielle Blair, a mother of six and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has made a name for herself sharing parenting and design advice on her blog Design Mom. In October,...

The Hunger Between Us (Courtesy MacMillan)

‘The Hunger Between Us’ is A War-Torn, Hauntingly Beautiful YA Debut Novel

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer November 3, 2022

  Marina Scott’s debut young adult novel “The Hunger Between Us” is the Lithuania native's moving tale of strife in war-torn Leningrad. ‘The Hunger Between Us’ Scott’s novel tells...

Hell Followed With Us (Courtesy PeachTree Teen)

‘Hell Followed With Us’ is A Monstrous Queer Novel Debut Pushing What YA Fiction Can Be

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer September 30, 2022

  Andrew Joseph White's queer, trans, monstrous Young Adult debut “Hell Followed With Us” isn’t afraid to push the limits of how dark, frighteningly real and openly queer Young Adult books...

Cosplayers gather in front of the stairs at FanX 2022. (Courtesy @fanxsaltlake on Twitter)

FanX Fails to Find Their University Audience

By Audrey Hall, Arts Writer September 27, 2022

  FanX, Utah’s very own Comic-Con, has been a part of our state’s culture since 2013. With an estimated attendance of 125,000, FanX is one of the largest comic conventions in the United States....

Im Glad My Mom Died cover (Courtesy Simon & Schuster)

Jennette McCurdy’s ‘I’m Glad My Mom Died’ Turns the Page on Childhood Stardom

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer September 17, 2022

  Trigger Warning: This article contains mentions of abuse, eating disorders, alcoholism and death.   Former child actor Jennette McCurdy’s memoir “I’m Glad My Mom Died” chronicles...

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Queer Oasis: A Guide to Book Club Benefits

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer July 8, 2022

  If you’ve ever thought about starting a book club, you’re not alone. Whether you participate with friends, coworkers or through annual events, BookRiot estimates that about 5 million Americans...

The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer (Courtesy Harper Voyager)

‘The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer’ Opens The Next Chapter in Janelle Monáe’s Discography

By Whit Fuller, Arts Writer June 25, 2022

  Janelle Monáe's “Dirty Computer” universe saw the artist and actor take control of a narrative that pushed the boundaries of what a concept album could truly be. “Dirty Computer” revolutionized...