Bwecommendations, November 2022
The Blue and White takes fall and films very seriously.
Claire Shang, Editor-in-Chief: Hua Hsu, Stay True. Carly Rae Jepsen. Naked Juice Power-C Machine.
Sylvie Epstein, Managing Editor: The Run-Up (NYT Podcasts). The Worst Person in the World (2021). Capers.
Kat Chen, Digital Editor: Eileen Myles, Chelsea Girls. Emma Corrin as Orlando. Tilda Swinton as Orlando. Swiss chocolate.
Tarini Krishna, Publisher: White Noise (2022). Sudan Archives, Natural Brown Prom Queen. Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille.
Hart Hallos, Illustrations Editor: Gillian Welch, “I Dream a Highway”; your roommate’s cover of “I Dream a Highway” by Gillian Welch. Not caring that juice isn’t good for you because literally what are you supposed to do.
Madeleine Hermann, Illustrations Editor: Pumpkin-scented candles. JJ’s french toast (seriously).
Annie Poole, Layout Editor: Zoe Leonard, “Al río / To the River,” Hauser & Wirth. Mr. Green Tea’s GINGER GINGER ice cream.
Grace Adee, Senior Editor: Souvankham Thammavongsa, How to Pronounce Knife. Sleep Resonance, “Brown Noise for Sleep.”
Dominy Gallo, Senior Editor: Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Islands of Decolonial Love. Duke Riley, DEATH TO THE LIVING, Long Live Trash (The Brooklyn Museum).
Anouk Jouffret, Senior Editor: Personality Crisis: One Night Only (2022). Dire Straits, “Your Latest Trick.” Mr. Green Tea’s GINGER GINGER ice cream.
Kelsey Kitzke, Senior Editor: The Little Hours (2017). Lauren Groff, Matrix. Novitiate (2017).
Becky Miller, Senior Editor: Stagecoach (1939). Rachel Kushner, The Flamethrowers.
Victor Omojola, Senior Editor: Funny Pages (2022).
Sona Wink, Senior Editor: The working relationship of Sohla and Ham El-Waylly.
Henry Astor, Staff Writer: Triangle of Sadness (2022).
Zibia Bardin, Staff Writer: ADP Jazz Night (every other Thursday). Mikhail Lermontov, A Hero of Our Time. Coconut rooibos tea from Sullivan Street Tea & Spice Company.
Margaret Connor, Staff Writer: Stuart Murdoch, “Another Saturday.” Decision to Leave (2022). The Hudson Line.
Schuyler Daffey, Staff Writer: Ricchi e Poveri, “Sarà Perché Ti Amo.” Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea.
Stephen Dames, Staff Writer: Anatole France, San Satiro. Trois Couleurs: Rouge (1994). Gin Pig gin.
Adrienne deFaria, Staff Writer: Jia Tolentino, “Losing Religion and Finding Ecstasy in Houston.” Sex and the City (HBO). Green tea flavored Choco Pies.
Amogh Dimri, Staff Writer: Hinds, “The Club.” Robert Frank, The Americans. Manchester by the Sea (2016)
Sadia Haque, Staff Writer: Maisie Peters, “Rockstar.” Adrienne Rich, “The Burning of Paper Instead of Children.” Every paintball episode of Community.
Madison Hu, Staff Writer: Dora Jar, “Multiply.” Patti Smith, Woolgathering. Pumpkin shortbread bars.
Josh Kazali, Staff Writer: All the President’s Men (1976). Aftersun (2022). Dear Nora, Three States: Rarities.
Molly Leahy, Staff Writer: Campfires on screens in the background. Apple cider donuts from the Broadway farmers market.
Will Lyman, Staff Writer: Being from Minnesota. Lindsay Lohan–led comedies, namely The Parent Trap (1998). Madonna, “Like a Virgin.”
Molly Murch, Staff Writer: Lentil soup. Sheryl Crow, “Soak Up The Sun.”
Briani Netzahuatl, Staff Writer: Into It (Vulture Podcast). The genius of Quinta Brunson, Abbott Elementary (Hulu). Dear Mama’s Mexico City Mocha will change your life.
Anna Patchefsky, Staff Writer: The Magnetic Fields, “Strange Powers.” Nicole Krauss, To Be a Man. Pepcid.
Muni Suleiman, Staff Writer: Before Yesterday We Could Fly: An Afrofuturist Period Room (The Met). Morgan Parker, “Confessions of a Perpetually Single Woman.” Following the fall foliage.
Dominic Wiharso, Staff Writer: Julia Roberts.
Lolo Dederer, Staff Illustrator: Cadmium red light. $2 farmers market apple cake. Pretending to be annoyed by high schoolers moshing at the Pixies concert.
Watson Frank, Staff Illustrator: Tree gazing. Minnie Riperton. Any Scooby Doo movie with a hyper-specific setting.
Jorja Garcia, Staff Illustrator: Rainbow Kitten Surprise, How to: Friend, Love, Freefall. Pulling all nighters outside in the cold.
Oonagh Mockler, Staff Illustrator: Bobby Womack, “California Dreamin’.” Rupert Holmes, “I Don’t Need You.” Derry Girls (Netflix).