Best entertainment of 2016

2016 was an interesting year. Here at Cadenza, we like to think it was because of all of the stellar entertainment.

Campus TVs need more channel diversity: Some suggestions

Most Washington University students are probably familiar with the TVs that are constantly showing sports games and news channels in the Danforth University Center and Bear’s Den. There’s ESPN, Fox and Fox News, and the occasional NBC channel shown…but what else?

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Netflix’s latest series flakes on human element

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.

| TV Editor

What to watch over spring break

Though breaks are supposed to be a symbol of relaxation and laziness, I often find myself laboring to find a new show to binge. Here is my guide to what you should watch over spring break.

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7 reasons why we need ‘Full Frontal with Samantha Bee’ on television

his Monday marked the premiere of former “Daily Show” correspondent Samantha Bee’s new late-night program, “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee.” Here’s to women taking over the late-night sausage fest! Here are seven reasons why you should join me in watching “Full Frontal” Monday nights at 9:30 on TBS.

| TV Editor

Things to consume over winter break

This year’s winter break will be approximately a month long. If you’re fearful of what on Earth you could possible do with that time, especially after a semester jam-packed with work, you’re not alone—but fret not! The world is filled with television, movies, books, food and games to consume.

In defense of recent seasons of ‘The Simpsons’

There’s a belief among fans of “The Simpsons” that the show has declined drastically in quality since its “golden age” (around seasons 2-10). Check out fan forums and you’ll see mostly negative reviews of recent seasons, with some fans arguing that the show should have ended years ago.

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‘Mad Men’ Season 7 premiere: ‘Time Zones’

The times, they are a-changin’ on “Mad Men”—but we already knew that. For the past few seasons, we’ve seen Don, Roger and the rest of the old guard struggle to adjust to a society that has less and less need for their brand of hard-drinking, womanizing machismo.

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TV Preview: ‘Alpha House’

Given the huge success of Netflix’s original content, it’s no wonder that other online streaming services are trying to get in on the action. So far, though, no other service has come close to producing content on the same level as “House of Cards” or “Orange is the New Black.

| Television Editor

‘The Mindy Project’ Returns with a Positive Diagnosis

When “The Mindy Project” premiered on Fox last year, one of the most common critiques of the show was that it lacked focus. Was it a cutesy rom-com or a quirky workplace comedy? Why did story arcs never seem to last more than one episode? And what was with that revolving door of love interests? […]

| TV Editor