Regularly scheduled programming: Please slow down, Netflix

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.

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Couch potato: HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ is a fresh take on the iconic comic book series

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.

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Couch potato: How Netflix’s algorithm affects what you watch — or doesn’t

To explore Netflix’s algorithm and the extent of its influence, Gabriella Del Greco SC ’21 does a deep dive on her own Netflix account compared to the account of her perfect opposite: a middle-aged man.

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Regularly Scheduled Programming: ‘The Politician’ has my vote

In this week’s TV column, Claire DuMont SC ’23 reviews “The Politician” and its perplexing portrait of the American political system. She writes, “I was surprised to watch the trailer and discover that the show was actually about teenagers, not adult politicians … in a time so fraught with political disillusionment, politics can be like high school drama.”

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