Tag Archive | "Television"

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Two True American Horror Stories

Posted on 08 December 2016 by

Whether we realize it or not, Hollywood releases new shows and films for a good reason. Though it often goes unnoticed, new works tend to have some sort of relevance to the public or popular culture at the time. One of the most watched shows right now, American Horror Story, has just finished up Season […] Continue Reading…

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No Need to Fast Forward

Posted on 08 December 2016 by

I know many of us get sick of everything on basic cable, between the commercials, crappy reality shows and more commercials it becomes hard to binge unless you DVR it. Besides, no one wants to start a series from the middle. Since winter break is approaching and more free time could possibly be available for […] Continue Reading…

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I Want My TV In Color: How Social Media and Millennials are Shaping Our Regular TV Programming

Posted on 06 December 2016 by

If you found yourself noticing how many a television show in the last five years has someone who looks, talks, loves, and prays like you, it just may just be possible that Twitter fingers had a massive hand in that. This year, the roster of new comedies and dramas being released on network, cable television, […] Continue Reading…

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The Cartoon From Beyond Our Stars: Why You Should be Watching Steven Universe

Posted on 18 December 2015 by

In a point of our lives where the impending doom of growing up is looming over our heads, it would be nice to take 10 minutes out of our day to feel like a kid again, to be open to imagination and adventure again without the thought of finals pounding in the back of our […] Continue Reading…

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They’re Black, and Better Than Ever!

Posted on 29 October 2015 by

This season’s fall television lineup is packed with juicy dramas, gut busting comedies, and compelling stories. But who is dominating the small screen with big roles? Black women. Forget about the nannies and the assistants you used to see them play. Now they are center stage, portraying powerful positions while staying stylish. A wider spectrum […] Continue Reading…

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Comic Festival and Spooky Spectacles

Posted on 29 October 2015 by

Whether your interests pertain to superheroes, zombies, or you just keep up with what’s popular in the cinema and television scene nowadays, this fall season is the chance to catch some seriously spooky as well as returning and beloved entertainment. With all of the hype and attention circulating around the second week of October, it […] Continue Reading…

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Torching the Flamer: LGBT Characters on TV

Posted on 02 May 2015 by

The limp-wristed lisping man and the hairy-legged, plaid-wearing woman have long been the stereotypes of gays and lesbians in films or television shows. Yet as teenagers and young adults are increasingly open with their homosexuality, are the on-screen portrayals still falling back on tired cliches? The US advocacy organization the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against […] Continue Reading…

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How’s Your Love Life?

Posted on 01 May 2015 by

Who’s running around in your mind today? As most students at Housatonic already know, dating plays a large role in their personal lives. Whether you’re hanging out at the movies, or even going out dancing, your love life plays a big role in almost anything. Why are more and more people looking for love and […] Continue Reading…

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Disabled to Co-Host of Keepin’ It Real

Posted on 22 October 2014 by

My experience with Cerebral Palsy has been very interesting. Being born with something I had no control over has given me a deeper insight into the “human condition.” I have overcome a lot of obstacles. I felt very insecure about myself. So much so, that I wouldn’t wear any shorts during the summer because they […] Continue Reading…