Songs for the Summer

With summer having finally arrived, The Michigan Review proudly presents some of our “Songs for the Summer”, as presented by our staff writers. Jake Thorne: “La Grange” by ZZ Top (1973) While its official commencement remains set in stone on calendars, the real beginning of a Michigan summer remains up to interpretation.  For some, the mere blooming […]

No Safety Net: Us/Them

This is the second installment of the Michigan Review’s coverage of No Safety Net — a series of provocative theatre performances hosted by the University Musical Society drawing diverse communities together to discuss and re-examine social issues. Us/Them is the kind of theatre that you will never see in America—at least not in its original […]

No Safety Net: Underground Railroad Game

This is the first installment of the Michigan Review’s coverage of No Safety Net — a series of provocative theatre performances hosted by the University Musical Society drawing diverse communities together to discuss and re-examine social issues. Underground Railroad Game, hosted by UMS and recipient of glowing praise from both The New York Times and […]

The Loki Problem

Thor: Ragnarok, the latest addition to the cash cow behemoth that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe, hit theatres with a bang to the tune of $122.7 million domestically and $427 million worldwide for its opening weekend. Debuting at the number one spot in nearly every box office around the globe with an IMDb score of […]