TV

The critical and satirical

The audience laughs as Jon Stewart mocks the outcry against Obama’s latest push for more gun control, but there’s a sober message behind his tone.Continue...

Atypical season three is formulaic but fun

Atypical is an underappreciated gem from Netflix’s roster of original content.Continue...

His Dark Materials shines by sticking to its source

This fall, Philip Pullman’s award-winning book trilogy made its way onto the small screen with its airships, polar bears, and a corrupt version of the Catholic Church in all their glory.Continue...

The perfect simplicity of Living with Yourself

We see a new side to Paul Rudd in the new Netflix series Living with Yourself .Continue...

Hidden Gems: British Panel Shows are the best thing you’ve never heard of

If you turned on the television, or “tube,” in Britain, you’d find TV programs similar to those we have on this side of the pond. The Brits have many genres you’d recognize: sitcoms, dramas, sci-fi epics, and trashy reality shows. They also have delightfully odd crosses between a talk show and a game show called “panel shows.”Continue...

The one where we reminisce about Friends

Whether you’ve watched every episode of Friends multiple times or just know when to clap during the theme song, there’s no question as to the show’s ongoing cultural importance.Continue...

Why 13 Reasons Why should have ended after its first season

The Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why is one of the most controversial, boundary-pushing television shows on the platform—and perhaps in modern television. But despite its strong first season and talented cast, the series has since proven it should never have continued past its initial 13 episodes.Continue...

Relating my trauma to Big Little Lies' honest portrayal

The widely popular HBO series Big Little Lies follows a narrative structure that’s striking, unsettling and unexpected. It offers a refreshing sense of realism amidst shows that often romanticize complex human issues.Continue...

Why Game of Thrones’ final season was anticlimactic

While all eight seasons of Games of Thrones were packed with intrigue, tragedy and soaring triumph—not to mention a fair share of HBO naughtiness—the cultural phenomenon has finally come to an end.Continue...

What was the best show of the 2018-19 school year?

The Lifestyle section is full of passionate television lovers who’ve shared their thoughts on various shows across 26 articles this year.Continue...

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