13 Reasons Why (Or Why Not)

13 Reasons Why (Or Why Not)

Ravi Joshi-Wander

June 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

13 tapes, 13 episodes. That was the premise of the first season of “13 Reasons Why,” the 2017 Netflix series that depicted the suicide of high school student Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford). The show told her story through the lens of cassette tapes that she had made detailing the 13 people sh...

Archie Goes Dark

Archie Goes Dark

Celeste Moore

May 25, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

“Riverdale,” the noir spinoff of the Archie franchise on the CW, is not your father’s Archie comic. It no longer follows kids with 70s haircuts and all American lifestyles, but a brooding, attractive, and diverse group of teens with affairs and angles. It chucks the comics’ old clichés for ...

Stranger Things: Best of Multiple Worlds

Stranger Things: Best of Multiple Worlds

Michael Diamandakis

September 14, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles

"Stranger Things” is one of those shows that fill your daydreams and dance through your vacant gazes weeks after watching the season finale. Superb writing like that of “Breaking Bad,” exciting action set pieces like those of “Daredevil,” crass humor you'd find in “The Office,” and a spooky ...

“House of Cards” Season 1 Review: An Engrossing and Cynical Political Thriller

“House of Cards” Season 1 Review: An Engrossing and Cynical Political Thriller

Wesley Emblidge

February 4, 2013


Filed under Reviews

Note: Netflix made the decision to release the entire first season of their new show all at once online, so although this is a review of that first season, it will only spoil plot points from the pilot. The political system, especially in America, is rarely portrayed in positive light in film and television. We use our free speech to criticize the government a lot, from the biting ...

Fundamentalism at its finest

Fundamentalism at its finest

Billie Mandelbaum and Billie Mandelbaum

May 31, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Something is rotten in the state of Tennessee. In mid-April, the Tennessee state Senate passed a bill banning the demonstration or promotion of “gateway sexual activity.” The bill, which does not clearly define what “gateway sexual activities” are, has caused an uproar and made discussions...

Fantasy football show “The League” returns for season 3

Fantasy football show “The League” returns for season 3

William Choulos

October 6, 2011


Filed under Reviews

“The League” is a comedy about six childhood friends who play in a fantasy football league: Taco (Jon Lajoie), Pete (Mark Duplass), Kevin (Stephen Rannazzisi), Andre (Paul Scheer), Jenny (Katie Aselton), and Ruxin (Nick Kroll). To the five guys and one wife, it’s not just a game. They will d...

“Batman” TV series full of unintentional laughs

“Batman” TV series full of unintentional laughs

Cassie Jeong

September 26, 2011


Filed under Reviews

A muscled man in a tight gray-and-black suit races to a fireman’s pole hidden behind a bookcase, the pointed ears of his mask flapping as he descends. Close behind is a blur in a red vest, gold cape, and green speedo, who slides down with excessive enthusiasm. This is no ordinary matchup of two camp, tackily dressed weirdos. This is th...

Just one more thing the UK does better

Just one more thing the UK does better

Jade Jones-Hawk

November 17, 2010


Filed under Opinion

Let me tell you about the most amazing show you may have never heard of. It’s called Skins. Read More »...

The Student News Site of Tamalpais High School
TV review