Zachary Gelman Pillbox Editor

Class of 2025


  • The Muppet Corner: The Muppet Show (album) side 2

    And we’re back. Muppet corner returns for the second part of a two-part feature. We will be analyzing the second side of the one and only “The Muppet Show” (album). We get off to a raucous start, with Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem playing a notably violent rendition of “Tenderly,” originally composed by Walter Gross and Jack Lawrence. It is a real bop, filled with the chaotic energy that makes...

    Pillbox | September 26, 2022
  • Fear and my loathing of all music critics

    It is so hard to be a music critic nowadays. Clocking in to write your required maudlin words about some miserable little work. Your purpose is gone, and your opinion doesn’t matter. The job of music critic has become one of the most wretched among an already detestable journalistic field. If you write reviews of music, I hate you. My hate is undoubtedly not the only hate that you receive. Not onl...

    Pillbox | September 26, 2022
  • AI art... What's it good for?

    The AI artists are finally here. No, not Max Headroom style stuttering robots, the real deal. But how did we get here? Let’s go all the way back to the early 1800s, when Ada Lovelace disputably invented the first computer program. Then tons of things happened, including many really important advancements in the field of artificial intelligence. Check the Encyclopedia Britannica for more informatio...

    SciTech | September 19, 2022
  • Viral tweet on Queen’s death garners support, criticism

    Dr. Uju Anya is an expert in critical applied linguistics, an associate professor of second language acquisition, and the child and sibling of survivors of genocide. As of Friday, she is also the author of a viral tweet that has since been removed from the platform.

    News | September 12, 2022
  • A tale of two Scobells

    Last year was interesting for Scobell. Newly furnished with air conditioning units in every room, it was ready for the eighty-something freshmen that entered its four stories in late August. These freshies — “Scobros” as they are often called — were almost all thrust into this new dorm against their volition, victims of a cruel housing system that simply cannot accommodate demand. These Scobros w...

    Forum | September 12, 2022

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