All posts tagged "television"

  • ULAA switches legal counsel, firm hired detective to investigate Jurich

    By Joseph Lyell — Interim President Greg Postel said U of L hired a new legal counsel to continue handling the athletic association’s litigation with former men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino and potential litigation with former athletic director Tom Jurich....

    • Posted February 1, 2018
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  • Features
    January Netflix picks for the start of a new semester

    By Peyton Schmidt & Trinity Wilkins– Whether you are looking for a hole to put your head as you mourn Obama’s farewell or you have a mountain of homework you want to avoid, Netflix is giving you...

    • Posted January 16, 2017
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  • CNN media reporter talks news and views at U of L

    By Simon Isham– As a freshman at Towson University in Baltimore, Md., Brian Stelter created TVNewser, a blog about cable television news. Throughout his college years, the blog gained notoriety and “The New York Times” picked up...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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  • Marvel universe expands to television

    By Rebecca Timberlake– In May 2008, Marvel Entertainment released “Iron Man,” their first film in what would become known as the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Although Marvel only released information for the Phase I films at the time,...

    • Posted September 25, 2012
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  • Who is Don Draper? ‘Mad Men’ Season Five opens with a bang

    By Lee Cole– Who is Don Draper? It’s the question that has haunted AMC’s landmark television series Mad Men since the beginning, and with the premiere of the fifth season on March 25, we seem to be...

    • Posted April 3, 2012
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  • Review: Lukewarm waters in ABC’s ‘The River’

    By Sam Dent– Is it “Paranormal Activity” combined with “Lost?” Or is it a hybrid of “The X-Files” and “The Blair Witch Project” set in the Amazon? Maybe it’s all of those recognizable names combined into an...

    • Posted February 14, 2012
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  • The War of Midseason Television Has Arrived

    By Samuel Dent– The television landscape is more akin to a war zone of never-ending conflict. Strategies, platoons and weapons in the form of scheduling and scripts are developed every year to gain the populace’s attention in...

    • Posted January 16, 2012
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  • AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ consumes the televisions of the living

    By Samuel Dent– To say that zombies are in the current mainstream would be an understatement. The last decade has seen a tremendous cultural increase in zombie-activity–the New York Times bestselling novel “The Zombie Survival Guide” plus...

    • Posted November 29, 2011
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  • ‘Beavis and Butthead’ returns to rip pop culture apart

    By Ryan Considine– Attention all you butt munches and fart knockers shrinking your brains watching the latest episode of “Jersey Shore” or “Teen Mom”: stop wasting your time! What would the world be like without shows like...

    • Posted November 8, 2011
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  • ‘Workaholics’: nine to five has never been more debauched

    By Cody Hibbard– Ever wondered what a cross between the movie “Office Space” and television series “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” would look like? Comedy Central’s new series, “Workaholics,” may provide some insight into the idea. “Workaholics”...

    • Posted October 4, 2011
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