CT Recommends

CT Recommends: Norm Macdonald

Norm Macdonald once said, “I always told everybody the perfect joke would be one where the setup and punchline were…

CT Recommends: Ismo

Most people are familiar with that old cliché: “It’s not the joke, it’s the way (s)he tells it.” Like most…

2018 Campus Times summer playlist

The Campus Times staff recommends their picks for their favorite song from the summer. The songs range from contemporary to 19th-century impressionist.

CT Recommends: John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’

About once a year there will be a big snow in New York City. If we’re lucky, we’ll get a…

CT Recommends: ‘Spiderland’ by Slint

The album has a unique surrealness, where we can be told what to envision but are somehow unable to conjure up images even remotely concrete.

CT recommends: Dua Lipa

Now 22, Dua Lipa has come out with a shimmery, sometimes sardonic, synth-pop debut album.

CT Recommends: Dan Barrett

Connecticut musician Dan Barrett's expansive discography as Have A Nice Life and Giles Corey exhibits his talents in capturing depression, mortality, and all aspects of human despair across a multitude of genres.

CT Recommends: ‘Shrink’

A show filled with Chicago-based improvisors from the iO and Second City, “Shrink” is an eight-episode series on the NBC/Amazon comedy streaming network, Seeso, and it’s the best show I’ve watched since “Atlanta.”

CT recommends: Angel Olsen

The breathiness of Lana Del Rey, the jazzy upbeat of Zooey Deschanel, and a devil’s-in-the-details touch that’s all her own, Angel Olsen’s album is one to dance around your room alone and maybe have a good cry to.

CT recommends: ‘Jackie’

“Jackie”—starring Natalie Portman in what should  be a career-defining role—goes far beyond the constraints of its genre, where it arrives at catharsis for both subject and viewer.