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Review: Avatar the Last Airbender is still amazing

Review: Avatar the Last Airbender is still amazing
December 2, 2020

Despite being 15 years old, Avatar the Last Airbender (ATLA) is still an entertaining, nicely paced and an awesome TV series. ATLA starts off with Katara and her brother, Sokka, two members of the Southern...

‘Castlevania’ offers gore-filled fun but falls short in season three

‘Castlevania’ offers gore-filled fun but falls short in season three
October 21, 2020

The animated series for Castlevania is one of the few good shows based on a video game. It doesn’t alter the original story too much by removing or adding in completely new plot lines. Castlevania...

The spirit of Halloween trapped inside of movies

The spirit of Halloween trapped inside of movies
October 21, 2020

Halloween is slowly approaching, but it doesn’t feel like the spooky season. Balancing a job and school on top of a pandemic has made it harder for students to relax. Sometimes it’s OK to sit back...

The Topical is a hilarious garbage fire

The Topical is a hilarious garbage fire
October 14, 2020

Did you know that America started a war with Mars? Did you know that having George Clooney live in the attic increases property value? Neither did I until the Topical told me about it. The Topical is...

“Euphoria” focuses on troubled yet realistic teenagers

“Euphoria” focuses on troubled yet realistic teenagers
October 8, 2020

There’ve been many TV shows set in high school over the last few years. . A lot of these series fall short by having unrealistic characters, refusing to show just how dark one’s teenage years can be....

You must keep breathing

You must keep breathing
September 11, 2020

Shoulders are things that can fall to the ground, right? Saying the word ‘free’ forces you to smile, correct? This podcast forces you to relax...at first, anyway. I’m not going to lie- I tried...

“The Umbrella Academy” portrays family dysfunction with a superhero twist

“The Umbrella Academy” portrays family dysfunction with a superhero twist
August 27, 2020

Is your family dysfunctional? It surely doesn’t hold a match to the family in “The Umbrella Academy”, which follows a group of anti-heroes equipped with unmatched superpowers (and daddy issues)....

Why ‘The Midnight Gospel’ is the best show for quarantine

Why ‘The Midnight Gospel’ is the best show for quarantine
May 7, 2020

What do singing zombies, philosophical debates, blackholes and saxophone playing angel-Satan relationships have in common? The show, “The Midnight Gospel”. I was apprehensive when I first started...

Persistence in beating the odds shown in ‘Self-Made’

Persistence in beating the odds shown in 'Self-Made'
April 16, 2020

“Self Made” is a limited series based on the life of Sarah Breedlove or “Madam C. J. Walker,”   the first female self-made millionaire in the United States.  The series follows her rise from...

Netflix’s ‘Locke & Key’ full of unique mysteries, relatable characters

Netflix's 'Locke & Key' full of unique mysteries, relatable characters
March 31, 2020

“Locke & Key” seems to open a new door to mystery at every unexpected moment. The recently released Netflix series, based on a comic book series from the minds of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez,...

Hulu’s ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ still has room to improve

Hulu's 'Little Fires Everywhere' still has room to improve
March 26, 2020

“Little Fires Everywhere” is a new Hulu original series, originally written by Celeste Ng, that adapts the tale of the Shaker Heights residents, the Richardsons, and the bohemian travelers, the Warrens....

BTS’ ‘Map of the Soul: 7’ explores themes of individuality, personal growth

BTS' 'Map of the Soul: 7' explores themes of individuality, personal growth
March 5, 2020

BTS are continuously killing it with their passionate personalities and endless exploratory themes. Their recently released album “Map of the Soul: 7” is no exception. This new album continues the...

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