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Carina Santos
Carina Santos
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On Tony Labrusca, A Pitchfork Mob, and Malicious Activitism
by Carina Santos - January 12, 2019 - 12:00am
The easy access to information seems to have made people think that they are owed whatever they want to know beyond what we share.
Getting over friendship outgrowth
by Carina Santos - September 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Which of your friends are worth losing?
Never a chill fan
by Carina Santos - August 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
 On meeting Tyler Hoechlin and the illusion of closeness.
The truth behind bars
by Carina Santos - June 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
‘Orange is the New Black’ takes a stand in season five, streaming on Netflix on June 9.
Not that kind of funny
by Carina Santos - April 28, 2017 - 12:00am
Some people just aren’t born to be comedic. What’s a comic artist to do?
Life in the time of LiveJournal
by Carina Santos - March 24, 2017 - 12:00am
Blogging was a lot like whispering your own dirty or silly secrets without fear of judgment.
Hair today, hair tomorrow
by Carina Santos - December 9, 2016 - 12:00am
We’ve long frowned upon body hair — signs of being unkept, unfeminine, or dirty — but it’s time to ditch the ruthless razor of outdated societal standards.
Pop culture party: 20 books
by Carina Santos - November 25, 2016 - 12:00am
Neverwhere tells of Richard Mayhew, a typical English man, whose life turns upside down (or underground) when he runs into half-dead, beautiful Door.
Boys will be boys?
by Carina Santos - November 11, 2016 - 12:00am
When we say that it’s okay to engage in these ‘harmless’ jokes that ultimately degrade and demean women, we say that it’s okay to do it on a larger scale.
We are Snotgirl
by Carina Santos - August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
‘Snotgirl’ explores the fakeness of social media, seemingly criticizing the business of making one’s life look perfect when it’s far from it.
Back to the future
by Carina Santos - August 5, 2016 - 12:00am
The ‘80s makes a comeback through Netflix sci-fi show ‘Stranger Things.’ So much happening after the season finale, what could possibly happen next? We propose a host of theories.
Mysteries of the deep
by Carina Santos - July 8, 2016 - 12:00am
Singapore Art Museum dives head first into Odyssey and Imaginarium: companion shows curated by Andrea Fam and John Tung. Young Star checks out the ocean-themed show.
The point of pride
by Carina Santos - June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
Last Sunday, Orlando, Florida became the site of a massacre, a targeted attack against the LGBTQIA+ community, when a hateful man opened fire at Pulse, a known gay club, killing 50 people and injuring at least 53...
Here and queer
by Carina Santos - June 3, 2016 - 12:00am
Beyond #GiveCapABoyfriend, we celebrate LGBT characters represented in media and popular culture.
International media groups say Duterte's comments risk lives, urge boycott
by Carina Santos - June 2, 2016 - 4:30pm
International media groups have joined the condemnation of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte's statement that many journalists have been killed in the country because they were corrupt and those who have done wrong...
Revisitation rights
by Carina Santos - May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
There’s so much more to appreciate when we return to things we love than just mindless nostalgia.
Bad joke
by Carina Santos - May 5, 2016 - 10:00am
After the whole country was hit by a candidate’s rape jokes, we ask ourselves: what are we willing to defend and what are those that can never be accepted?
Marcos and the problem with memory
by Carina Santos - March 17, 2016 - 10:00am
The post-martial law years replaced its brutal and criminal history with stories of glamorous parties and decadent lifestyles. But was there really anything to celebrate about?
The art of paying attention
by Carina Santos - February 25, 2016 - 9:00am
Why is it that the automatic response to a work of art is to insert oneself in the picture?
Martha Atienza
by Carina Santos - February 17, 2016 - 9:00am
As an artist, Martha Atienza is in a unique position of being a conceptual, contemporary thinker and maker who overtly concerns herself with social questions, addressing and investigating these issues directly with...
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