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To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 83: ‘Middleditch and Schwartz’

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By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

October 17, 2020

  “Middleditch and Schwartz” is a unique Netflix comedy special featuring three live recordings of long-form improv shows performed by Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz. Improv comedy runs the risk of being alienating at times, but “Middleditch and Schwartz” is inclusive and inviting, with...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 82: ‘Undone’

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer

October 10, 2020

  In Kate Purdy and Raphael Bob-Waksberg’s “Undone,” a near-fatal car wreck leaves Alma (Rosa Salazar) with a non-linear perception of time and frequent visits by her late father. Through raw script-writing and stunning animation, this sci-fi drama follows Alma as she navigates the clash b...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 81: ‘The Midnight Gospel’

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By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer

August 30, 2020

  Enlightening and vulnerable podcast conversations might not sound like they belong against a backdrop of absurd and sometimes violent cartoons, but not far into its first episode, “The Midnight Gospel” proves to execute this blend with ingenuity. Void of a traditional three-part story ...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 80: ‘Atypical’

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By Paige Lee, Arts Writer

August 21, 2020

  “Atypical” is a fictional show about Sam Gardner, a high school student who has autism spectrum disorder. “Atypical” goes into detail about the life of main character Sam, as well as his sister, parents and friends. As Sam goes from his senior year of high school into college, “Atypical”...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 79: ‘Money Heist’

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By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

August 13, 2020

  “Money Heist,” or as the series is originally called in Spanish, “La Casa de Papel,” follows eight career criminals as they infiltrate and raid the Royal Mint of Spain. The series is filled with iconic images including Salvador Dali masks, red jumpsuits and continual repetition of “...

2020 Emmy Nominations

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By Gabrielle Klinge, Arts Writer

August 7, 2020

  The Emmys are almost upon us once again. The nominations for the 72nd Emmy Awards were announced on July 28 with the winners to be announced on September 20. Here is a list of the most prominent categories and the nominees for each. The complete list of categories and nominees can be found on...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 78: ‘Outer Banks’

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July 4, 2020

  This article contains mild spoilers for the show “Outer Banks.” “Outer Banks” is a teen action series that was released on Netflix, April 15, 2020. “Outer Banks” focuses on four teenagers and their lives on the outer banks of North Carolina. When the four kids begin searching...

‘Losing Alice’ Pilot Portrays Feminine Insecurity With Perfection

By Parker Dunn, Assistant Arts Editor

May 30, 2020

  This article contains mild spoilers for the pilot of television series “Losing Alice.” Tribeca Enterprises and YouTube kicked off the We Are One: A Global Film Festival on Friday, May 29. The first day of the virtual event featured three DreamWorks Animation Studios shorts — “Bird K...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 77: ‘Hollywood’

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By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

May 29, 2020

  This article contains mild spoilers for “Hollywood.”   “Hollywood” is a new Netflix miniseries following a group of actors, directors, writers and producers in the post-war Golden Age of Hollywood. Through the production of the next big thing in Hollywood, the show expose...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 76: ‘Dead to Me’

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By Paige Lee, Arts Writer

May 18, 2020

  This article contains mild spoilers for “Dead to Me.”   “Dead to Me” is a Netflix original series with two seasons. The series follows character Jen Harding (Christina Applegate) three months after losing her husband to a hit and run. Jen quickly befriends the likable Judy...