When you think of “The Bachelor,” feminism probably doesn’t come to mind. Nevertheless, season seven subverts itself, with contestants standing up for each other and taking matters into their own hands, guest columnist Eliza Powers PO ’25 asserts.
The episode “Pop Squad” from “Love, Death & Robots” asserts that we are responsible for individual-level change when societal change is unfeasible, argues TV columnist Simone Bogedal PO ’24.
With modern social attitudes and glittery costumes, “Bridgerton” caters more to moral messages than historical accuracy — so glossing over rape sticks out as a major error, TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23 asserts.
TV and film columnist Rorye Jones PO ’23 discusses how Beth Harmon’s character in “The Queen’s Gambit” helps redefine how femininity is portrayed on-screen.
Beneath the lighthearted humor of popular cop shows such as Brooklyn Nine-Nine lies insidious “copaganda,” pop culture columnist Caelan Reeves CM ’24 argues.
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.
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.