Grey’s Anatomy: An Ideal Drama

By Aidan O’Leary For my second blog I chose to write about Grey’s Anatomy. Grey’s Anatomy is an American medical television series drama that premiered on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) as a mid-season replacement on March 27th, 2005. The show focuses on the fictional lives of surgical interns, residents, and attending physicians and their […]

Copy, Edit, Paste: The Structural Form of Mockumentaries

In recent years, television has seen a dramatic spike in popularity regarding the comedy genre of mockumentaries. Series such as “The Office,” “Parks and Recreation,” and “Trailer Park Boys” are prime examples of such shows. They all follow the same basic principles: a meandering, silent camera crew constantly monitors the daily lives of characters as […]

The One-Sided Political Sports Network

By: Tyler Mauriello Many sports fanatics want to tune into a sports network that is fair, balanced, and shows highlights of their favorite teams. This is normally a welcome distraction from otherwise inescapable political coverage on most media outlets. This was the case for ESPN, known as The Worldwide Leader of Sports, but lately they’re […]

Full House VS Fuller House

written by: Angelica Bitto I was very surprised by the “Full House” spin-off “Fuller House.” It stays true to the style of the original show. I am sure that all of the fans who  loved “Full House” will fall in love with the new “Fuller House” family. If you have been living under  a rock […]

Arthur: Treating Kids Like Adults by Nora Whouley

Everyone remembers their favorite Aardvark on television, Arthur Read.   We also remember the supporting characters such as Mom, Dad, D.W., Baby Kate, and the grandparents, Grandpa Dave and Grandma Thora. This is a typical family where both parents work; the dad is a caterer and the mom does accounting. The family resides in Elwood […]

How Black Mirror Represents Real Life Issues

By: Joel DiMambro “Black Mirror” does not fail to label some of the world’s biggest problems in their episodes. It originally was shown on Great Britain Channel 4, broadcasting their pilot episode in September of 2011, but  after two seasons it was eventually picked up by Netflix for their third season in October of 2016. […]

Legion: A Unique Take on Mental Illness

“X-Men” has been a popular film series since 2000. This series sets up a universe where mutants, beings born with a genetic mutation that gives them superpowers, are living among us. Some mutants can read minds, control the weather, shoot lasers out of their eyes, absorb other mutants’ powers, transform into any mutant or human […]