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To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 75: ‘Veronica Mars’

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By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

April 21, 2020

  This article contains mild spoilers for "Veronica Mars"   This summer, one of my friends introduced me to “Veronica Mars” — a 2000s teen drama seeped in questionable fashion choices, dramatic storylines and L.A.-inspired class conflict — and I immediately fell in love wit...

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

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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’

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By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

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’

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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...

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

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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’

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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...

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

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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,...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 65: ‘Outlander’

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By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

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’

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By Alison Myers, Arts Writer

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’

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By Arielle Gulley, Arts Writer

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...

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