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Recap of the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards

Recap of the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards

Serena Piervincenzi, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2020

“Welcome to the ‘pandemmies,’ you know what they say, you can’t have a virus without a host.” As Jimmy Kimmel began his opening speech at the 72nd Emmy Awards ceremony, he turned to his audience for a response, but there was none because his audience consisted of cardboard cutouts of...

Disability in Entertainment

Disability in Entertainment

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

September 14, 2020

In the entertainment industry, characters, along with supporting plotlines having to do with disabilities, have been few and far between. While shows such as “Switched at Birth,” “Glee,” “Breaking Bad,” “Atypical,” “Red Band Society,” and “The Good Doctor” all have characters...

Bella Thorne “OnlyFans” Controversy

Bella Thorne

Tiara Starks, Entertainment Editor

September 4, 2020

Former child actress, Bella Thorne, recently revealed on her Instagram that she created a page on the content subscription-based service, OnlyFans, much to the surprise of her followers. In under a week, Thorne’s OnlyFans page generated over $2 million in revenue. The news upset other content c...

Recap of the 2020 MTV VMAs: The Inventive Production Value of the Music Industry’s New Normal

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Tiara Starks and Sean McGuire

September 4, 2020

Using unique technology, pre-filmed footage, and green screens, the MTV Video Music Awards streamed on Aug. 30 amid the COVID-19 pandemic and live-event restrictions. This year, there was not a physical audience at the VMAs. However, this allowed the award show to film in multiple cities and countries a...

Outer Banks Sets Out be Netflix’s Newest Hit

Outer Banks Sets Out be Netflix’s Newest Hit

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

May 7, 2020

With everyone stuck inside for what seems like an endless amount of time, many people turn to streaming services to fill their time, and Netflix’s newest show “Outer Banks” aims to quench some of that thirst. The show was released onto the platform on Apr. 15, 2020. At first glance, the show...

Money Heist, Season 4 Review: Long and Disappointing

Money Heist, Season 4 Review: Long and Disappointing

Amanda M. Castro, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

The third season of Netflix’s Spanish-language series, Money Heist, titled “La Casa de Papel,” premiered recently. The show usually makes me want to pull out my red jumpsuit and Dali mask, and dance around to “Bella Ciao.” Unfortunately, this season didn’t do that. Season 4 didn’t...

NBCUniversal’s: Peacock

NBCUniversal's: Peacock

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

February 22, 2020

NBCUniversal has been working with Comcast to deliver Peacock, a streaming service that the company hopes will change distribution of new media, as much as possible. “This is a very exciting time for our company, as we chart the future of entertainment,” said Steve Burke, chairman of NBCUniversal....

Hulu Adaptation of “Looking For Alaska”

Hulu Adaptation of

Jennifer Cirigliano, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2019

John Green is a New York Times best-selling author. His books, “The Fault in Our Stars” and “Paper Towns” were adapted for film, and “Looking for Alaska” recently joined the mix as a Hulu series. Green’s latest tale is about a teenager, Miles Halter, who later gets nicknamed Pudge.That’s...

Selena Gomez Produces “Living Undocumented” Netflix Series

Selena Gomez Produces “Living Undocumented” Netflix Series

Idelis Pizarro, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

On Oct. 11, Netflix released a new docuseries, produced by Selena Gomez, called “Living Undocumented,” which follows eight families as they face potential deportation.  Production took place from April 2018 to January 2019. Producers reached out to hundreds of candidates, but many declined out...

“The Politician”

Rebecca Tatera, Contributing Writer

October 23, 2019

“The Politician” a  Netflix original, throws the viewer into a whimsical, theatrical, and progressive universe through its outstanding casting, compelling dialogue, and its visually stunning scenes.  Let’s begin with actor, Ben Platt. Platt starred as Benji in Pitch Perfect I and II, and was t...

New Streaming Service: “Disney Plus” Arriving This November

New Streaming Service:

Kayla Mutchler, Entertainment Editor

September 10, 2019

Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video are some of the most popular streaming services, and on Nov. 12, 2019, Disney Plus. The Disney Plus is a subscription based application that will cost $6.99 per month or $69.99 annually.  Disney Plus will feature an immerse library. It will include their classic Di...

Netflix Finds Its New Superheroes in The Umbrella Academy

Netflix Finds Its New Superheroes in The Umbrella Academy

Matt Verrilli, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Netflix’s newest show, “The Umbrella Academy,” combines the newly popular superhero genre with family drama, and keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. Released on Feb. 15, “The Umbrella Academy” introduces viewers to the unique heroes that made their first appearance in a comic boo...

A Q & A With Conover

A Q & A With Conover

Anna Downs, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 17, 2019

Adam Conover is coming to campus on May 4, courtesy of SCOPE. Conover is known for his show on TruTV, titled Adam Ruins Everything. In September, his show was added to Netflix so it is available to stream for students who want to get familiar with him before he comes to campus. The Charger Bullet...

RuPaul’s Drag Race Makes HERstory in All-Stars Four

RuPaul's Drag Race Makes HERstory in All-Stars Four

Nicole Manall, Opinion Editor

February 19, 2019

On Friday, Feb. 15th, the top four queens of RuPaul's Drag Race were transformed into superheroes, and two into Hall of Famers. For the first time in Drag Race history, both Monét X Change and Trinity the Tuck were doubly crowned the winners of All Stars Season 4. This season of All-Stars was the show...

Gryphons & Gargoyles Take Over “Riverdale”

Gryphons & Gargoyles Take Over

Karina Krul, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2019

The third season of the popular CW show “Riverdale” returned to television after two seasons of suspense and plot-twists. With the mystery of Jason Blossom’s killer gone and the Black Hood caught and arrested, the third season came with a new mysterious focus: Gryphons and Gargoyles (G&G). ...

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