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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). ...

Hillenburg Lives on Through SpongeBob

Hillenburg Lives on Through SpongeBob

Sommers Smith, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

Cartoon characters often become after school favorites, but a particular yellow, rosy-cheeked sponge stole the hearts of many children and college students. Debuting in the late 1990s, SpongeBob Squarepants is a cartoon character who has brought joy, laughter, and societal lessons across screens wor...

Political Podcast makes TV Debut

Political Podcast makes TV Debut

Angela Tricarico, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2018

In a time where finding ways to blend humor with actual, smart insights in political commentary is becoming increasingly difficult, HBO struck gold by bringing the popular podcast “Pod Save America” to television for a series of four election specials. In its podcast form, “Pod Save Americ...

West Receives Backlash After SNL Performance

West Receives Backlash After SNL Performance

Anna Downs, Entertainment Editor

October 9, 2018

Kanye West made an appearance as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live's season premier. He was accompanied by fellow musicians with whom he collaborates: Lil Pump, Kid Cudi, 070 Shake, and Teyana Taylor. When it was time for his first song of the evening, Kanye West and Lil Pump arrived on stage ...

Sierra Burgess is NOT a Loser

Sierra Burgess is NOT a Loser

Lauren Cohen, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Netflix released its latest rom-com “Sierra Burgess Is a Loser,” starring Noah Centineo, on Sept. 7. The movie centers on Sierra Burgess, a senior in high school who  is known by the popular kids for being a loser. The movie follows Burgess and Jamey, a male student, after Veronica, head cheerleade...

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