Last month, Ryan Murphy announced that the upcoming season of the television anthology “American Horror Story” will be election-themed. That is, this time around the horror will be about the 2016 United States presidential election. The news came less than a month after Donald Trump took office.
There’s no better way to procrastinate than by starting your latest Netflix binge—especially if your new go-to show is a comedy. Here’s a list of five must-sees to chase away academic woes:
In the wake of Mac’s (second) coming out on the new season of FXX’s “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” I began to wonder about how the representation of sexuality in entertainment has changed over the 12 seasons of the show. Looking over the lineups of shows currently airing, it seems that the television industry is finally starting—emphasis on starting—to understand intersectionality.
Are we reaching a boiling point in which the television market is saturated?
The internet works in cruel ways, such as the one time it forced me to obsess over a Scandinavian teen drama on the eve of finals week.
The past year is no exception to this trend, but the 2016 presidential election has taken this generality to the extreme. The emergence of presidential political entertainment has been swift and resoundingly popular, springing programs like TBS’s “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” and HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” into ratings success.
Some of the most iconic pop culture moments in history have occurred on the stage of the MTV Video Music Awards. Even during a Twitter-less era, Britney Spears was already making hashtag-worthy appearances.
It seems like teen dramedies have reigned supreme for almost 20 years now, and some of them were definitely better than others. Here’s a top 10 countdown of my favorite shows from this category for you to watch the next time you’re looking for a new TV show to binge:
I don’t watch “American Idol” anymore. To be honest, I don’t know anyone who still watches “American Idol,” aside from my parents, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t appreciate the show and think it deserves all of the praise before it ends forever this week.
If a television show is aware of its pretension, does that make it less pretentious? Unfortunately, in the case of the new Netflix original series “Flaked,” its self-awareness only makes it more frustrating.