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Take a break and ThinkTank

Take a break and ThinkTank

Maura Linehan
February 3
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

On December 6, 2010 a YouTube channel, currently branded as “ThinkTank,” posted its first video. The show’s current hosts, Hannah Cranston and John Iadarola, use the show to discuss subjects they think their audience should know something about—but probably don’t. It is... Read more »

A Series of Unfortunate Events: A fortunate first season

A Series of Unfortunate Events: A fortunate first season

Sean Koepfinger
January 16
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

I am sorry to inform you that the following review is dismal and depressing, a phrase which here means: "Netflix's new 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' is the perfect adaptation of Lemony Snicket's classic children's books." If you do not like raving reviews about orphans, plots and the benefits of... Read more »

TWD: Plot still beating

TWD: Plot still beating

Sean Koepfinger
December 12
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

Our hearts are still beating. The mid-season finale of "The Walking Dead" proved that the writers still know how to make a good show.After the much-anticipated (and equally loathed) season 7 premiere, "The Walking Dead" has suffered from a dramatic drop in ratings--bringing the show to a low that hasn... Read more »

What’s coming to Netflix in 2017

What’s coming to Netflix in 2017

Sean Koepfinger
December 6
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

Most will agree that 2016 has been a bit of a downer. With political tension and celebrity deaths landing week after week, many turn to entertainment for an escape. And no traditional network can compete with the increasingly popular online streaming power of Netflix. This past year Netflix has en... Read more »

Party at work

Party at work

Maura Linehan
December 2
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

Lisa Schwartz, the popular YouTuber, recently released her second original video series this year. The new series, “Party Girl,” is a bit of a departure from the earlier series, “This Isn’t Working,” but it is just as much fun to watch. With this new online series, her wo... Read more »

Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 1

Marvel’s Luke Cage: Season 1

Malik Frierson
October 5
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

The Marvel Cinematic Universe, often called The MCU for short, has become a touchstone in pop culture history. Marvel Shocked the world with it's record breaking hit, "The Avengers," in 2012, but even with this major success, Marvel still faced criticism with its choice to make movies too family friendly. Ma... Read more »

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D review:”The Ghost”

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D review:”The Ghost”

Malik Frierson
September 27
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

"Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D" season 4 episode 1, "The Ghost," is a fantastic start to what appears to be a promising season. ABC aired this season's debut on Sept. 20, 2016. This first episode has that Marvel Studios magic--balancing multiple storylines and different characters effortlessly and harmoniousl... Read more »

When Work Doesn’t Work

When Work Doesn’t Work

Maura Linehan
September 14
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

Each of her 2,000,749 and counting subscribers know Lisa Schwartz as a popular YouTuber. Schwartz, also known online as Lisbug, creates her own content and acts in the original videos of other Internet personalities, but her newest project is an online commercial series for ABC Digital,“This Is... Read more »

Rocky Horror Remake: It’s Astounding!

Rocky Horror Remake: It’s Astounding!

Sean Koepfinger
September 8
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Top Stories, TV

A cloud of controversy has surrounded the "Rocky Horror" remake since Fox first announced it last year. Anytime a beloved cult classic is remade, there is substantial backlash from the community that loves it, and arguably, no cult film is loved more than "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." At a re... Read more »

Heroes Reborn: Super Underwhelming

Heroes Reborn: Super Underwhelming

Sean Koepfinger
January 30
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories, TV

When NBC first announced that it was rebooting "Heroes," I was ecstatic. The original series was one of my favorite TV dramas--giving me high hopes and large expectations for "Heroes Reborn." After giving it a bit of time to sink in, I’m disappointed to say that it didn’t really delive... Read more »