Welcome to The Georgetown Independent, bringing you the best of culture since 1997, complete with a dose of sass. The Georgetown Independent is Georgetown University's monthly arts and culture magazine. Check in with us for the latest on movies, TV shows, music, local artists, and more.



            I.              The Dying

Above, the galaxy gleams luminescent 

reflecting, cold and callous, on the sand 

now stained with blood, the future lost to present.

She mimics statue, head bowed, upturned ha...


Our university’s president. 

Taylor Swift (Scary) 

        The old Taylor can’t come to phone right now. Why? Because she’s undead: Zombie Taylor Swift is the perfect scary—but not too scary—costume this October. Tay Tay’s recent reinvention as a slightly darker version...


Square dancing can be fun for everyone, young and old. 

        Who said square dancing was dead? The DC Square Dance Collective is doing its darndest to keep the great American dancing tradition alive. All types of people used to come together in great numbers to dance...


The tulip is the national flower of Turkey. 

         When it comes to discussions about Turkey, people often say, “Baklava!” or “I saw Turkish delights on Narnia!” and of course, “Istanbul, right?” Whether you just have a passing interest in Turkey, or are avidly passi...

Bojack Horseman’s fourth season premiered this past September.

        The fourth season of BoJack Horseman premiered on Netflix this past September. It is not the most popular show in the streaming giant’s collection, and it has not received the same lev...


Author Salman Rushdie at a book reading.

         The Golden House is a work of fiction,” the novel assures us. “Apart from the well-known actual people… any resemblance to current events or locales, or to living persons, is entirely coincidental.” T...


Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise the clown in It.

         The 2017 remake of Stephen King’s iconic novel and 1991 miniseries It smashed the box office in its first few weeks on the big screen. 

      Defeating the record of The Exorcist (1973) f...


Rick and Morty concluded its third season on Oct. 1.

         Back after 18 suspenseful months, the third season of Rick and Morty transcended both expectations and universes. An American sitcom with an impressive 98% Rotten Tomatoes rating, Rick and...


The Hand That Feeds You will run from November 2-5.

       This semester, Black Theatre Ensemble presents The Hand That Feeds You. Co-written and co-directed by Mackenzie Foy (COL ‘19) and Kendell Long (COL ‘19), the play is set in the fictional Daniels U...

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