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To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 73: ‘Anne with an E’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 73: ‘Anne with an E’

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

March 24, 2020

  It goes without saying that classics are usually best left untouched. They're classic for a reason, right? Yet, in the world of popular culture, the temptation to remake the old is ever-present. From Disney live-action remakes to on-screen adaptations of novels, the industry is either running...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 72: ‘Messiah’

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 72: ‘Messiah’

By Kate Button, Arts Writer

March 10, 2020

  Warning: This article contains minor spoilers for "Messiah." One of my most recent binges, the Netflix original series “Messiah,” is a philosophical dive into what it would mean if the second coming were to occur in today’s world.  “Messiah” first debuted on Jan. 1, 2020, and though i...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 71: ‘The Simpsons’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 71: ‘The Simpsons’

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

March 4, 2020

  In the wide realm of all postmodern media, if not all televised animation, there's no series quite as iconic as "The Simpsons." Created by animator Matt Groening, it's the longest-running scripted show to have ever aired on primetime TV. Detailing the lives of the Simpson's family, made by the mat...

‘Returning the Favor’ Brings Much-Needed Attention to Little Miracles

‘Returning the Favor’ Brings Much-Needed Attention to Little Miracles

By Hannah Keating, Arts Writer

March 3, 2020

  A new series exclusive to Facebook Watch is bringing camera crews and media attention to individuals across the globe making a difference. “Returning the Favor” revolves around people who go above and beyond being a good neighbor and provide support to the communities that need it most. ...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 70: ‘Maniac’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 70: ‘Maniac’

By Cade Anderson

February 26, 2020

  It’s been well over a year since I first binge-watched “Maniac,” but I still think about it several times a week. The 10-part Netflix original series directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga, starring Emma Stone (as Annie Landsberg) and Jonah Hill (as Owen Milgrim) is easily one of my all-time...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 69: ‘Love Island’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 69: ‘Love Island’

By Arielle Gulley, Arts Writer

February 14, 2020

  There are certain television shows that manage to challenge us intellectually, or require large amounts of thought and attention from their audiences in order to fully comprehend the storyline. While those intense political dramas or concentrated murder mysteries are exciting and hold a place...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 68: ‘The Witcher’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 68: ‘The Witcher’

By Arielle Gulley, Arts Writer

January 25, 2020

  While everyone seems to have given up on Netflix since the platform announced losses of popular movies and shows such as “Friends," I am here to reassure you that there are still shows available on Netflix that make it worth renewing your subscription. The most recent gem I’ve found ha...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 67: ‘Chuck’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 67: ‘Chuck’

January 11, 2020

  The funny thing about superheroes is that many of them rarely ever intend to become high flying vigilantes — at least, not at first. Peter Parker started out as a regular kid bitten by a unique spider, Captain America began as one of the countless soldiers marching into war and Bruce Wayne...

Wood’s Favorite TV Shows of 2019

Wood’s Favorite TV Shows of 2019

By Weston Wood, Arts Writer

December 11, 2019

  2019 has been an eventful year for television. New streaming platforms, as well as existing platforms, have been pumping out great content, while on the other hand, there always some less successful shows. 2019 ultimately has laid the groundwork for many quality shows to continue airing in...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 66: ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 66: ‘Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood’

By Abigail Bowé, Arts Writer

December 9, 2019

  The internet savvy are likely familiar with a certain meme about the "trinity"or "horsemen"of wholesomeness — jokes which point to particular television personalities as prime examples of happy and well-rounded living. These role models often include loveable figures such as Bob Ross, Steve Irwin,...

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