The Irvington Voice


Joker: No Laughing Matter

If there was a way to torture me with movies, it would be forcing me to watch this one on repeat.

Andrew Fu, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2019

Joker, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Joaquin Phoenix as the titular character, presents an alternate backstory to the quintessential DC Comics villain, telling the story of a mentally-ill man named Arthur Fleck who struggles to survive in a city overrun by corrupt public officials. The movie...

Tall Girl Isn’t Much of a Tall Tale

Pictured: Singers Sabrina Carpenter and “Taller” Swift.

Arshad Mohammad, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

The moment the trailer for the Netflix original Tall Girl released, it received backlash from viewers online, specifically for the opening dialogue, “You think your life is hard? I'm a high school junior wearing size 13 Nikes. Men's size 13 Nikes. Beat that.” To which one brave individual on Tik Tok...

K-12: the Dark Side of Society

Melanie Martinez dives into some serious social issues in her sophomore album K-12.

Joy Kuo, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

Four years since the release of her hit debut album Crybaby, Melanie Martinez returns with yet another electro-pop album titled K-12. The album debuted at number three on the US Billboard 200 with 57,000 album-equivalent units and 30,000 pure album sales. Martinez's second album is also accompanied by the film “K-12...