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To Binge Or Not To Binge Episode 47: ‘Fleabag’

To Binge Or Not To Binge Episode 47: ‘Fleabag’

By Josh Petersen

March 21, 2019

  In the opening scene of “Fleabag,” a wildly original and just plain wild tragicomedy from writer, director and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge, a young woman turns directly to the camera and describes her preparation for last-minute sex on a random Tuesday morning. Her breathless explanation...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 46: ‘The Dragon Prince’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 46: ‘The Dragon Prince’

By Yixin Song

March 17, 2019

  I have to admit that I have never been a huge fan of animation. Countless times I have witnessed my friends drop their jaws when they learn I have not seen any of Hayao Miyazaki’s magnum opuses. Animation, whether Pixar or Ghibli, has never occurred to me as something so profound that, as ...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 45: ‘Russian Doll’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 45: ‘Russian Doll’

By Alaikia Marielle

March 3, 2019

  The incredibly talented Natasha Lyonne, from "Orange is the New Black," dazzles audiences in the new series “Russian Doll” which Netflix released on Feb. 1. Lyonne serves as star, writer and executive producer in this existential comedy, reinvigorating the tired time loop trope. Amy Poeh...

To Binge or Not to Binge 43: ‘Carmen Sandiego’

To Binge or Not to Binge 43: ‘Carmen Sandiego’

By Marshall Falkner

February 13, 2019

  “Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?” was a PBS game show back in the ’90s, where kids answered trivia questions about geography, wildlife and history, received clues to guess the whereabouts of a criminal and eventually had a chance to hunt down the elusive character Carmen Sandiego....

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 42: ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 42: ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

By Alaikia Marielle

February 7, 2019

  Fans of the beloved children's series “A Series of Unfortunate Events” have long-awaited a true to the tale adaptation. The 2004 film dismantled the story, and afterward, the corporate drama completely flopped. The unresolved cinematic experience left fans feeling incomplete and disappoint...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 41: ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy’

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 41: ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy’

By Marshall Falkner

February 4, 2019

  I know it has been a while, but think back to elementary school — those days when the TV cart would roll out and everyone gathered around criss-cross apple sauce, ready to learn. I remember losing my mind with my classmates, specifically to shows like "Eyewitness" and "School House Rock." But no...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 40: “Murdoch Mysteries”

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 40: “Murdoch Mysteries”

By Abigail Raasch

January 11, 2019

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “Murdoch Mysteries.” As you probably know from personal experience, different television series require certain moods. Sometimes, we need to relax and breathe while enjoying basic sitcoms, giving us an easy evening and a comfortable feeling....

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 39: “Origin”

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 39: “Origin”

By Alaikia Marielle

December 18, 2018

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “Origin” Ever since people began speculating about space travel in fiction, we've speculated about the various possible mishaps. One of the most common troubles is the "lost in space" trope — passengers on a spaceship find themselves strand...

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 37: “Impulse”

To Binge or Not to Binge Episode 37: “Impulse”

By Alaikia Marielle

November 30, 2018

  Warning: This review contains mild spoilers for “Impulse” and references to sexual assault   YouTube joins the ever-growing number of video streaming providers that produce original content and exceed expectations with their new original series, "Impulse." In May 2018, YouTube split t...

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 23: “The West Wing”

To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 23: “The West Wing”

By Marshall Falkner

August 19, 2018

Warning: This article contains spoilers for "The West Wing." “The West Wing” first aired on Sept. 22, 1999, on NBC and ran for the next seven years, finishing its broadcast in May 2006. Over those seven long years, we got seven seasons spanning over the fictional two-term presidency of Josiah ...

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