Opinion: ‘Game of Thrones’ Final Season Predictions

By Madyson McGill Better late than never. I’ve been reeling since the finale of the latest season of Game of Thrones. This past season had me on the edge of my couch, gripping a bottle… I mean glass of wine… for dear life. From the gruesome death of beloved dragon Viserion, to Cersei Lannister’s worst-time-to-become-pregnant announcement, to the fall of the wall, and Jon Snow … Continue reading Opinion: ‘Game of Thrones’ Final Season Predictions

Opinion: My Thoughts on Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’

By Logan Sowash (Note: This article contains spoilers for 13 Reasons Why) After hearing thought after thought from my friends about Netflix’s new series 13 Reasons Why, I decided to throw my opinions into the ring because: A) I really, REALLY enjoyed it (like “God, this is SO GOOD” enjoyed it). B) It has A LOT of controversy revolving around it, and C) I prefer talking … Continue reading Opinion: My Thoughts on Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’

Opinion: What Makes ‘Freaks and Geeks’ So Special

By Quentin Basnaw A high school student sits with his girlfriend on the football stadium bleachers. He’s shifting nervously. She’s holding his hands, worried. ASHLEY: You seem so distant these days, Brad. Is it something I did? ‘Cause if there is, I want you to tell me. BRAD: Ashley, it’s just… ASHLEY: I’m willing to work through whatever it is we need to work through. … Continue reading Opinion: What Makes ‘Freaks and Geeks’ So Special

Opinion: Why The 100 is Awesome

By Quentin Basnaw When I was perusing Netflix trying to find another piece of entertainment to review, I stumbled onto The 100. I saw the synopsis, saw that it was going to focus on teenagers, and I moved on. After moving through the list of shows and ending back on The 100, I noticed it’s rating: NR. Intrigued (how many things starring teenagers and teenage angst … Continue reading Opinion: Why The 100 is Awesome

Opinion: The Lasting Influence of Parks and Recreation

By Caroline Meister Parks and Recreation is a television comedy loved by many, myself included. Although the show, headlined by comic Amy Poehler, went off the air in February of 2015, the show is on Netflix, which is where I stumbled upon it after finishing The Office for the hundredth time. Not soon after that, I noticed quotes from the show, and even blatant references to its … Continue reading Opinion: The Lasting Influence of Parks and Recreation

Opinion: Is the Walking Dead Too Brutal Now?

By Quentin Basnaw Oh, The Walking Dead. At its best, it’s a solid, riveting, and emotionally complex hour of television. At worst, it’s a pretentious, optimized cash cow playing off of the audience member’s thought: will my favorite character live? The Walking Dead usually succumbs to the latter of these two situations more often than the former. The Season 7 premiere aired two weeks ago, and … Continue reading Opinion: Is the Walking Dead Too Brutal Now?