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13 Reasons Why (Or Why Not)

13 Reasons Why (Or Why Not)
By Ravi Joshi-Wander June 11, 2018

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...

Archie Goes Dark

Archie Goes Dark
By Celeste Moore May 25, 2017

“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,...

Stranger Things: Best of Multiple Worlds

Stranger Things: Best of Multiple Worlds
By Michael Diamandakis September 14, 2016

"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...

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

“House of Cards” Season 1 Review: An Engrossing and Cynical Political Thriller
By Wesley Emblidge February 4, 2013

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...

Fundamentalism at its finest

Graphic by: Cassie Jeong
By Billie Mandelbaum and Billie Mandelbaum May 31, 2012

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...

Fantasy football show “The League” returns for season 3

Fantasy football show “The League” returns for season 3
By William Choulos October 6, 2011

“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),...

“Batman” TV series full of unintentional laughs

“Batman” TV series full of unintentional laughs
By Cassie Jeong September 26, 2011

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,...

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