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To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 65: ‘Outlander’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 65: ‘Outlander’

By Ray Gill

November 20, 2019

Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for the Netflix show “Outlander.”   We all have a niche genre that we’re more inclined to remain with when watching television shows. Straying from comfort titles only happens when boredom strikes and nothing else seems to satisfy your ente...

October Arts Desk Favorites

October Arts Desk Favorites

By Palak Jayswal, Christopher Payne, Ray Gill, Kate Button, Weston Wood, Alison Myers, Hannah Keating, Abigail Raasch, Arielle Gulley, and Oakley Burt

November 19, 2019

Palak Jayswal While summer is my seasonal time to read without the nagging feeling that I could be doing 30 other important tasks, fall and winter are my binge-watching seasons. It's far too easy to climb into bed and binge a couple of episodes instead of doing, well, anything else. "Law and Order:...

Pop-Cultured: A Dark Obsession

Pop-Cultured: A Dark Obsession

By Abigail Raasch

November 9, 2019

In the darkness of the morning, I roll over and begin scrolling through my phone. As I get ready, the latest Billie Eilish album runs on repeat. I sing along to “Bad Guy” and walk to Trax listening to “Bury a Friend.” At school, my friends and I discuss the newest comic book adaptation, the dark...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 64: ‘Dear White People’

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 64: ‘Dear White People’

By Alison Myers

November 7, 2019

Deep into the semester, if I have time to breathe, let alone watch Netflix, I’m going to find a good, mind-numbing comedy to massage the brain. Unless I decide to watch a marginalized group of dynamic, Ivy League students also lose their minds over their own fictional semester. In the hit-or-miss...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 63: ‘Looking for Alaska’

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 63: ‘Looking for Alaska’

By Arielle Gulley

October 30, 2019

  This article contains mild spoilers for “Looking for Alaska.” Hulu’s newly released mini series “Looking for Alaska” seems to check all the marks when it comes to a successful show, except perhaps originality. The show is based on the novel by John Green, best known for teen rom...

September Arts Desk Favorites

September Arts Desk Favorites

By Palak Jayswal, Christopher Payne, Alison Myers, Abigail Bowe, Abigail Raasch, Kate Button, Ray Gill, Weston Wood, Arielle Gulley, Hannah Keating, Oakley Burt

October 29, 2019

  Palak Jayswal September quickly turned into a month of nostalgia for me. It’s always interesting to be able to turn back to old art — whether it’s music, tv or a good book — and relive the feelings you experienced when you first consumed it. For me, September consisted of reminis...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 62: ‘The Politician’

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 62: ‘The Politician’

By Abigail Raasch

October 14, 2019

  This article contains mild spoilers for "The Politician." One beautiful aspect of Netflix is all the original content. We can acknowledge there have been some flops, but there have also been several phenomenal works of film. "The Politician," created by Ian Brennan, Brad Falchuk and Ryan...

To Binge or Not To Binge: Episode 61: ‘Mindhunter’

To Binge or Not To Binge: Episode 61: ‘Mindhunter’

By Weston Wood

October 4, 2019

WARNING: This review contains mild spoilers for the Netflix show "Mindhunter." Netflix has a lot of original movies and television series, especially ones that no one is seemingly interested in watching. They think that they'll get you to try them if they just spam all the new ones on the front pag...

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 60: ‘Lost’

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 60: ‘Lost’

By Abigail Bowé

September 27, 2019

This article contains mild spoilers for 'Lost.'   Whenever I tell most media fanatics my age — that is, any given millennial or Gen Z-er with a Netflix or Hulu subscription — that one of my favorite series of all time is ABC’s “Lost,” I’m often met with a response to the likes o...

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 59: ‘The Haunting of Hill House’

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 59: ‘The Haunting of Hill House’

By Ray Gill

September 24, 2019

From the strange twists in “Stranger Things” to the otherworldly encounters in “Supernatural,” we are continuously drawn towards the eerie. Ghosts, demons, beasts and aliens make frequent appearances in various forms of media. Haunted houses, though, are what accompany, and often house, these creature...

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