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Review: 15 Albums for ’15

Review: 15 Albums for ’15

Taylor Railey, Staff Reporter

January 5, 2016

  1. Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit (Mom + Pop Music) - Courtney Barnett   Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett released her debut album in March. Barnett’s songs offer surface level messages, but can take on a deeper meaning after a second listen with topics ranging from the projection of f...

‘House of Cards’ series review

‘House of Cards’ series review

December 29, 2015

House of Cards, a Netflix original series about the dark side of politics, has caught the nation’s attention. According to Procera Networks, 10% of Netflix’s 30 million subscribers watched House of Cards the first weekend it premiered. With the full season release of Netflix series, shows like House of Cards are made readily available to binge watch without the week-to-...

‘Transparent’ season two premiere review

‘Transparent’ season two premiere review

December 16, 2015

After much critical acclaim from sources such as Vogue and The New York Times, Jill Soloway’s Transparent is returning for a second season. The show is a lighthearted comedy-drama with an embedded social message, comparable to shows like Modern Family and Glee. With the first season winning many awards, including the “Best Television Series” category at the G...

‘Amazing Race’ review

‘Amazing Race’ review

December 11, 2015

27 seasons is a long time to be on television.  There are few shows that have maintained their spot on television for that long.  Especially a reality TV show.  Yet The Amazing Race has been airing on CBS since May of 2001.  CBS has tried their hand at a few competition shows that have ended up as duds.  Take The American Baking Competition.  Th...

Long live the Queen: ‘Reign’ review

Long live the Queen: ‘Reign’ review

December 11, 2015

Game of Thrones-esque violence, with the emotion and drama of Downton Abbey, while keeping the politics of The Tudors and the sex scandal suspense of Grey’s Anatomy or any Shonda Rhimes show. These are the elements that build the CW show Reign. Acting led by Teen Wolf’s Adelaide Kane, Reign fits the mold of a television dramas show but breaks the tradi...

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