Category: Entertainment

Treat yourself

Treat Yourself to the Gift That Keeps on Giving

July was a rough month. Whether you were researching the latest attempts to defund Planned Parenthood, considering Sandra Bland’s suspicious death in police custody, or thinking about the lion that made Jimmy Kimmel sob on TV, there were a lot of reasons to feel down. You need a vacation, but you can’t...

war hero

Can Trump Cross A Line? Why John McCain Is A War Hero

  Appearing on Saturday at the Family Leadership Summit in Ames, Iowa, Donald Trump in reference to John McCain:   “He’s a war hero ’cause he was captured. I like people that weren’t captured.”   Erick Erickson summarizes:   It is not because McCain was captured that he was a...

Chiwetel Ejiofor To Be Magic Negro In Doctor Strange

Chiwetel Ejiofor, the Academy Award nominated actor from 12 Years A Slave who is so good he is sure to win an Oscar for a considerably worse film to make up for the snub, has been confirmed by Deadline to play opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the upcoming Doctor Strange.   Marvel’s Mission Marvel Studios has...

Mad Men

Was Mad Men Good For You?

    Mad Men is the reason I watch so much television. If it wasn’t for Matthew Weiner’s fictional opus I don’t know if I would be as big a television fan. If I remember correctly, Mad Men premiered during my junior year of college and I became fascinated by...

The Unnecessary Danger of the Kylie Jenner Challenge

For the past few weeks–months, rather–social media has been flooded with the youngest Kardashian’s curvy figure, luscious lips, and colorful locks. There has been some speculation about whether or not these “enhancements” are paid for, and this has caused an uproar of conversation almost as large as the Tyga controversy. ...

Geek Fatigue in the Age of Ultron

Today’s media landscape is quite a bit different than it was 10 years ago. Roller coasters were replaced by movies. Movies have been replaced by TV. TV has been replaced by streaming services like Netflix and internet video channels like YouTube and Twitch. And sometime while the water cooler was...

TV

What Can You Really Expect From TV?

A few weeks ago, Grey’s Anatomy fans all over were crushed by the unexpected death of a beloved main character. It was tragic, depressing, and took the show in a direction no one anticipated. To be honest, it made little to no sense in the series at all, and the...