While supporting the Black Lives Matter movement can take on different forms, including signing petitions, donating to causes and attending protests, self-education through pop culture can be extremely useful in beginning to understand how and why systemic racism exists and persists in the U.S.
What do you do after heartbreak taints your favorite show? TV columnist Claire DuMont SC ’23 reflects on how she got back together with “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”
Whether feeling the blues or boredom, social distancing is leaving a lot of us with a lot of time on our hands. TV columnist Claire DuMont SC ’23 recommends ten TV shows to get caught up on while we’re racking up screen time.
TV columnist Claire DuMont SC ’23 reckons with her inability to watch series finales, and whether or not the fear even matters in the age of streaming and binge-watching.
TV columnist Claire DuMont SC ’23 takes a look back at the best TV couples of all time, from the heartwarming “Parks and Recreation” duo of Ben and Leslie to the toxic “Succession” pairing of Tom and Shiv.
Claire Dumont SC ’23 discusses “Sex Education” and its powerful storyline concerning sexual assault and healing, and how it embodies the show’s incredible capacity to connect people.
TV columnist Claire DuMont SC ’23 reviews spin-off “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” and its portrayal of high school theater. “‘High School Musical: The Musical: The Series’ also thrives in its ability to find the balance between making fun of high schoolers and taking itself seriously,” she writes.
TV columnist Gabriella Del Greco SC ’21 examines the critique of celebrity culture in “Billy on the Street” and “Under a Rock with Tig Notaro.” “Both “Billy on the Street” and “Under a Rock” reckon with the cult of celebrity. Watching famous actors … go unrecognized is a balm to the soul,” she writes.
Should Netflix integrate a feature where users can change the speed of their content? In this week’s TV column, Claire DuMont SC ’23 discusses the controversy.
TV columnist Gabriella Del Greco SC ’21 dives into the premiere of the “Watchmen” reboot and its supposed “wokeness.” “The first two episodes cast doubt on whether “Watchmen” truly has social justice in mind,” she writes.