All posts tagged in television

  • October 3, 2018By alexis

    Picture this: It’s a typical Saturday night spent on the couch catching up on the latest episode of you and your significant other’s favorite television show when out of nowhere someone rings the doorbell not once… not twice… but a gazillion times, frantically wanting to be let in. Not accustomed to anything other than cuddling

  • August 30, 2018By Rashid Parker

    In the horror genre, what makes a scary movie ultimately frightening is the out-of-nowhere jump scares. It goes without saying and they’ve become the cherry on the top to most horror. However, the overuse of this technique has seen it become a cliche within horror films, and is more expected than unpredictable. The jump scare

  • August 24, 2018By Alice Vivian Ao

    Take thirty seconds to name as many major Asian characters on the American small screen as you can. Got a list? Good. Now subtract any characters that are/have tiger moms (sorry, Jessica Huang!), have a thick foreign accent (remember Apu from The Simpsons?), or fall under any other toxic Asian stereotypes. How many characters do

  • August 22, 2018By Jayla Paeth

    When it comes to watching kids’ television shows, children don’t really pay attention to the story-telling or the actual characters. We all giggled at the hilarious adventures of Spongebob and his best friend Patrick and dreamed of being part of the Sesame Street cast to meet all the funny creatures. Once we grow older, we

  • August 1, 2018By zay syed

    ‘This is Iraq’ is a hip-hop song performed by 33-year-old rapper I-NZ, whose real name is Majid, who was born in Scotland to Iraqi parents, brought up in New Zealand and currently lives in Dubai. Majid is identified as an Iraqi-Kiwi, which stands for Iraq-New Zealand and is also his hip-hop cognomen. I-NZ released the

  • August 23, 2017By Fareen Ali

    Diana Huey is an Asian-American actress and singer who has been cast as Ariel in Disney’s stage musical, The Little Mermaid. Huey received warm reviews of her performance as Ariel, but along with those reviews, she also received backlash due to the fact that she is not white. Ariel, as you may recall, is a red-haired

  • July 18, 2017By Matthew Reid

    *Trigger warning: This article contains comments on ab*se, p*dophilia, etc* If there’s anything that 2017 has taught me, it’s that television watchers have every right to be critical and strategic in what shows they invest time and energy in. For many of us, the TV shows we love often reflect real-life situations that we can

  • May 6, 2017By Casey Craiger

    NBC made a bold move in late 2015 when they decided to launch a duo of sitcoms to air on Monday nights. The two shows, Telenovela and Superstore, were launched with little warning and were thought by many to fail miserably. Telenovela, a Latino soap opera, was canceled when episode after episode resulted in incredibly low

  • April 29, 2017By Rayan Ramadan

    Hollywood, over the past decade, has become more and more diverse by creating movies which are fixated on a majority ethnic minority cast, including but not limited to “Moonlight” and “Hidden Figures“. Hollywood and many other mainstream Television networks are more often casting Hispanic, Black and Latinx actors to play lead roles in their projects, which is,