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Recap: ‘Orange is the New Black’ season 2

Recap: ‘Orange is the New Black’ season 2

Andrew Morrell

July 7, 2014


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CAUTION: GROTESQUE SPOILERS AHEAD The first season of Netflix series "Orange is the New Black" was something like a proof of concept that worked almost too well. A cast of insanely diverse characters of multitudes never seen before on television, to my knowledge, paired with a quick-witted script that often t...

‘Mad’ drama: Students react to ‘Mad Men’ finale

‘Mad’ drama: Students react to ‘Mad Men’ finale

Kelsey Kennedy

June 2, 2014


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When the first episode of “Mad Men’s” final season premiered on April 13, 2014, fans were glued to their TVs, or at least the ones who didn’t DVR the show or later stream it online. The anticipation as to what would happen to the protagonist Donald Draper’s career and messy personal life had...

Turn off for what? Top picks for summer TV

Turn off for what? Top picks for summer TV

Kelsey Lawson

June 2, 2014


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In the past, summer TV meant reruns and a dumping ground where failed fall shows go to run off their last remaining episodes in obscurity. But in the new era of cable, Netflix and DVR, the landscape of summer television has changed. “Summer has historically been a problem for TV networks because that’s...

Head for the hills: Latest ‘Godzilla’ reviewed

Head for the hills: Latest ‘Godzilla’ reviewed

Kyle Tyrrell

May 27, 2014


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After seeing the new “Godzilla” film, I feel like someone thinks they pulled a fast one on me, but they didn’t. Naming the movie “Godzilla” was misleading. “Godzilla” isn’t really about monsters; it’s more about the American military complex — and I didn’t appreciate that be...

When will the bass stop? ‘SNL’ tackles EDM, makes a point

When will the bass stop? ‘SNL’ tackles EDM, makes a point

Kirsten Onsgard

May 27, 2014


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In the same week the word “dubstep” was recognized by Merriam-Webster, Andy Samberg returned to Saturday Night Live with The Lonely Island to parody money- hungry DJs in a skit titled “When Will the Bass Drop?” The video features Samberg as Davvincii, a blatant spoof of DJ and producer ...

Young actress Bella Thorne discusses new film ‘Blended’

Young actress Bella Thorne discusses new film ‘Blended’

Jenna Duddleston

May 27, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

With Bella Thorne’s new movie “Blended” coming out on May 23, she is doing anything but “blending” in. With a book series, an album, her TV series “Shake It Up” finished and six more movies coming out within the next year or two, Thorne is quite a busy 16- year-old. Thorne got her star...

No shame for big gains: Steroids in film

No shame for big gains: Steroids in film

Meghan Salvon

May 19, 2014


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The ethical debate surrounding the use of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) has devastated the trustworthiness of professional sports in the last decade. The revelations and congressional hearings have so damaged our trust of professional athletes, that whenever any record is broken or achievement reached,...

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