Revisiting “Paris is Burning”

Story by Zoe Yu Gilligan In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, Film Forum in New York City and Landmark’s Nuart Theatre in Los Angeles have been screening Jennie Livingston’s “Paris is Burning”, a 1990 landmark documentary about the city’s “Golden Age” of ball culture in its last years. It won the…

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Six years without Vampire Weekend: a meditation

Story by Zoe Allen Illustration by Courtney Cook I changed my Instagram username to “@eozallen” six years ago, when I was in seventh grade. Some of my friends jokingly call me “Eoz,” some of them unaware of the fact that it’s just my name, Zoe, backwards. “Eoz” has become a part of my identity. Only…

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