B.J. Novak delights audience, SPB implements new ticketing system

Social Programming Board handed out tickets yesterday in advance of comedian, writer and actor B.J. Novak’s comedy performance in Graham Chapel.

| Staff Reporter

Spot them all: TV tropes in holiday episodes

Instead of just saying which classic episodes are our favorites, we decided to analyze some of the tropes we see year after year in these TV shows so you can start feeling academic and cultured while spotting them in all those holiday specials you’ll be using to procrastinate on your actual studying.

Celebrities you didn’t know were from St. Louis

A walk along the Delmar Loop will provide you with a whole who’s who of famous St. Louisans: Scott Joplin, Chuck Berry, T. S. Eliot—the list goes on. But there are also plenty of younger, more contemporary celebrities who are from St. Louis. Here, Cadenza looks into some celebrities whose St. Louis roots aren’t so well-publicized.

TV review: ‘Hello Ladies’

“Hello Ladies” brings the cringe back to television in the most awkward and comedic way. The pilot, which aired Sunday at 10:30 p.m. on HBO, began with Stuart Pritchard (Stephen Merchant) introducing himself at a bar with his classic line, “Hello, ladies,” only to be almost immediately shot down.

| Elena Wandzilak | Staff Writer

6 spinoffs that should happen

Just as they did with “Friends” and “Cheers,” NBC is considering taking a semi-lead character from “The Office” and giving him his own vehicle.

| Cadenza Reporter

Ellie Kemper: The actress from ‘The Office’ talks about landing serious roles and donating to Wash. U.

If you are a fan of “The Office,” you know Ellie Kemper as Erin, Dunder Mifflin’s receptionist. She also happens to be the granddaughter of Mildred Lane Kemper, namesake of the Mildred Kemper Art Museum. Most recently, Ellie plays Claire in Sofia Coppola’s new movie “Somewhere,” and the role should gain her national attention.

| Cadenza Reporter

Will they be canceled? Should they be canceled?

It’s that time of year again. What shows deserve renewals, and which have earned their place on the chopping block?

| Cadenza Staff

An open letter to NBC

Upon hearing that Steve Carell will be leaving “The Office” after this seventh season, I ask that you respond courteously to the fans’ requests and put the overtired sitcom to rest.

| Cadenza Reporter

Top 5 Jim & Pam moments

Most television shows have that one couple. You know, the two people who are madly in love with each other but can never seem to make it work, only engaging and frustrating the viewers so much every time they have a moment that never really comes to fruition. And usually, if they do make it […]

| Cadenza Reporter

‘The Office’

In the past five seasons, “The Office” has evolved a lot more than your average sitcom, to the point where every season has a distinct character.

| Cadenza Reporter