marque: Devotee – Fall 2022 ISSUE
Thank you to the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association for the generous support!
“For when I look at you for a moment, then it is no longer possible for me to speak; my tongue has snapped, at once a subtle fire had stolen beneath my flesh, I see nothing with my eyes, my ears hum, sweat pours from me, a trembling seizes me all over, I am greener … Continue reading The Sickness of Love: A Disease We’ve Learned to Live With – Jade Robinson
“Hold boys to the same standards as girls throughout their upbringing. That alone shows them that they are not above behavioral and domestic responsibility by virtue of their gender.” Standards. We all have them. Some hold certain people to higher standards than others, but the standard is there nonetheless. It’s how we determine what to … Continue reading Stop Accepting the Bare Minimum – Nikki Ucheya
“Lynch contrasts the fixed cultural idea of the Hollywood Dream with the randomness and unpredictability of real dreams to create the universe of Mulholland Drive.” One of the biggest cliches in media is ending a story with it was all a dream. While this phrasing is regularly mocked and derided, representing the unconscious via dreams … Continue reading Mulholland Drive: Identity Crisis and the Hollywood Dream – Henry Bergles
Pop culture repackages the past. In so doing, it reduces the past to a cheery vintage version. This is nothing new; trends and subcultures have been steeped in nostalgia way before speeded ABBA TikTok audios and three-month trend cycles. It’s difficult to tell the whole story, to impart the full feeling of a specific time … Continue reading Drew Daniel on Hauntology, Rave Culture, and Electronic Music – Iris Lee