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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...

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...

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 58: ‘Blown Away’

To Binge or Not to Binge: Episode 58: ‘Blown Away’

By Hannah Keating

September 7, 2019

WARNING: This review contains spoilers for the Netflix show "Blown Away."   Recently added to the lineup of Netflix’s often-questionable original content is a hidden gem featuring the mesmerizing art of glassblowing. “Blown Away” is a Canadian competition show that you never knew yo...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 57: ‘The X Files’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 57: ‘The X Files’

By Abigail Bowé

August 25, 2019

  Most pop culture aficionados are guilty of it — "shipping," a word used for when one wants to see two fictional characters engage in a romantic relationship. While “Star Trek” is credited for inspiring the first “ships,” the term itself was actually created by the followers of a later sci-fi show, “The X Files." A signifi...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 56: ‘You’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 56: ‘You’

By Ray Gill

August 9, 2019

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “You.” Stalking someone is easier than ever, as almost everyone's personal information, pictures and location are easily accessible via the internet. People don’t realize how easy it is for anyone to retrieve information about them through ...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 54: ‘The Expanse’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 54: ‘The Expanse’

By Alison Myers

May 19, 2019

  For me, summer constitutes a time to remember that I actually do care about learning, despite what my spring semester attitude might say otherwise. I exchange assigned books for ones that have been on my shelf since Christmas, sitcoms for documentaries and soft sci-fi for hard sci-fi. So putting...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 53: ‘Sex Education’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 53: ‘Sex Education’

By Yixin Song

May 5, 2019

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “Sex Education.” Otis Milburn (Asa Butterfield) doesn’t have a normal life. His mother (Gillian Anderson) only does two things: has sex and advises others about having sex. He is not happy about his life in high school. Even worse, h...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 52: ‘New Girl’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 52: ‘New Girl’

By Palak Jayswal

April 29, 2019

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “New Girl.” Get ready for a rousing round of True America, bingers, because Netflix has added the seventh and final season of the hilarious “New Girl” to their platform. The addition of these final eight episodes of the series prov...

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