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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...

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 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 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 55: ‘Chernobyl’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 55: ‘Chernobyl’

By Yixin Song

June 10, 2019

  Warning: This article contains spoilers.  What is the cost of a lie? HBO’s new miniseries, “Chernobyl,” gives a rather satisfying answer to this question. Set in April 1986 under the influence of the Ukrainian SSR, this miniseries documents one of the worst nuclear disasters in ...

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 51: ‘The Act’

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 51: ‘The Act’

By Abigail Raasch

April 27, 2019

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “The Act.”   There are so many guilty pleasure shows out there. You know the ones — you don’t want to admit you enjoy the cheesiness or bad one-liners out of fear of being judged. On a slightly different note, Hulu's “The Act” i...

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