The Blue and White Magazine
Bwecommendations, NSOP 2022
In which we demonstrate that summer break did not inhibit our mission to cultivate our rich inner lives.
Claire Shang, Editor in Chief: Adania Shibli, Minor Detail. Olive oil cake. The pursuit of happiness …
Sylvie Epstein, Managing Editor: Brooklyn (2015). Brooklyn (borough). Raw corn salad. All songs Van Morrison.
Kat Chen, Digital Editor: Orville Peck, Bronco. Harley Quinn (HBO Max).
Tarini Krishna, Publisher: Llama Inn. Neggy Gemmy, “Daydream.” Jazz in the gardens at the National Gallery.
Hart Hallos, Illustrations Editor: Ohhh god. Oh god oh god oh god oh god. Oh gee. Hold on I’m thinking. I had a really good one a second ago!
Madeleine Hermann, Illustrations Editor: Fiona Apple, Fetch The Bolt Cutters. Ted Chiang, Stories of Your Life and Others. Finding cool rocks.
Annie Poole, Layout Editor: Olivia Laing, Funny Weather: Art in an Emergency.
Eliza Rudalevige, Literary Editor: Eileen Myles, Inferno. Tommy Lefroy, “The Cause.” Collecting shiny things.
Grace Adee, Senior Editor: Remi Wolf, Live at Electric Lady. Pillsbury Grands! Original Biscuits.
Dominy Gallo, Senior Editor: Milan Kundera, The Unbearable Lightness of Being. Almond butter.
Anouk Jouffret, Senior Editor: “Lou Reed: Caught Between the Twisted Stars” at NYPL. A Separation (2011).
Kelsey Kitzke, Senior Editor: Florence + the Machine, Dance Fever. Arlo Parks. Trying to stay in one place.
Becky Miller, Senior Editor: Listening to Doechii. Going to a psychic.
Victor Omojola, Senior Editor: Akwaeke Emezi, The Death of Vivek Oji. Official Competition (2022).
Sona Wink, Senior Editor: Heart, “Barracuda.” McVitie’s Digestive Wheat Biscuits. (Best enjoyed simultaneously.)
Margaret Connor, Staff Writer: Yellow Magic Orchestra, “Taiso.” Guy Davidson, “Hipsters and Homosexuals.” People watching in unfamiliar places.
Sadia Haque, Staff Writer: Only Murders in the Building Season 2 (Hulu). Corinne Bailey Rae, “Put Your Records On.”
Will Lyman, Staff Writer: Brontez Purnell, 100 Boyfriends. Rewatching How To Get Away with Murder (Netflix). Belvedere club sodas with three lemons, carcass out.
Anna Patchefsky, Staff Writer: Fountains of Wayne, Welcome Interstate Managers. The license plate game.
Muni Suleiman, Staff Writer: Mornings at Joyce Kilmer Park. Beyoncé, Renaissance. Long night drives home.
Phoebe Wagoner, Staff Illustrator: Witnessing local high schooler having graduation photoshoot, apparently?