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The Intoxicating Kindness of ‘Ted Lasso’

By Luke Jackson, Arts Writer September 15, 2021

  "Ted Lasso" was a show I never thought I’d watch let alone fall in love with. I had heard about the show primarily from the old people of the world (those over 30), so I naturally assumed...

‘The White Lotus’ Offers Audiences Eerie and Emotional Suspense

By Lee Kedem, Arts Writer September 7, 2021

  "The White Lotus" writer, director and creator Mike White masterminded an eerie, suspenseful tale of a vacation gone wrong in the first season of the new HBO Max series. He put together a...

Safran’s ‘Gossip Girl’ Spin-Off Creates a Glamorous World of Escapism and Heart

By Lee Kedem, Arts Writer September 7, 2021

  Welcome back Utahns... Would that be the equivalent of "Upper East Siders?" Who knows? Who cares? That same optimistic confusion is the feeling I got when watching Joshua Safran’s "Gossip...

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HBO Max’s ‘Beartown’ Should Make You Uncomfortable

By Tervela Georgieva, Arts Writer September 2, 2021

  Content warning: contains spoilers for “Beartown." Contains discussion of sexual assault. When HBO released a series based on Fredrik Backman's novel "Beartown," it felt serendipitous....

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‘Schmigadoon!’ Revamps Golden Age Musical Theatre

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer July 31, 2021

  Ever dreamt that life was like it is in musicals? Well, that dream — or personal nightmare — becomes the reality for unhappy couple Melissa (Cecily Strong) and Josh (Keegan-Michael Key) when...

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‘American Horror Stories’ Offers Nostalgia to Returning Audiences

By Lee Kedem, Arts Writer July 30, 2021

  Famous writer and producer Ryan Murphy’s show "American Horror Story" has been dominating streaming and television platforms for a decade. In between season nine, released Sept. 2019, and...

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To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 88: ‘Stumptown’

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer July 18, 2021

  Based on the comic series by Greg Rucka, “Stumptown” is a detective-crime series that follows Dex Parios (Cobie Smulders), an army veteran who is struggling with PTSD, as she becomes a private...

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To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 87: ‘Cruel Summer’

By Heather Graham, Assistant Copy Chief, Arts Writer July 7, 2021

  “Cruel Summer” is a teen thriller television series created by Bert V. Royal on Freeform and streaming on Hulu. The series follows the lives of two teen girls: Kate Wallis (Olivia Holt),...

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Loki Has Always Been Queer — Why are Fans so Shocked?

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer July 6, 2021

  “Loki” is Marvel Studios’ newest limited series release, revolving around major supervillain Loki (Tom Hiddleston), who is better known as Thor’s adopted brother. This series follows...

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‘Friends: The Reunion’ Full of Nostalgia and Surprise

By Makena Reynolds, Arts Writer June 2, 2021

  “Friends” was the series that changed the blueprint of sitcoms forever. While it garnered a cult following during its years on air, its resurgence in popularity, due in part to streaming...