All posts tagged "TV"

  • Board considering 47 presidential candidates after application window closes

    By Joseph Lyell — Board of trustees Chairman David Grissom said at least 47 candidates are being considered in the search for U of L’s next president. Before the Feb. 15 deadline, 138 names had been submitted....

    • Posted February 15, 2018
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  • October Netflix Releases: Our Picks

    By Yasmine Goodner– With the fall semester in full swing, there seems to be nothing better to take our mind off of a crippling school workload than curling up with a laptop and binging on Netflix shows...

    • Posted October 15, 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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  • Winter is coming: ‘Game of Thrones’ continues to amaze and astound with beginning of second season

    By Lee Cole– It takes a lot of courage to kill off your main character at the end of a show’s first season. Imagine if Frasier Crane was killed in a psychiatric accident at the end of...

    • Posted April 10, 2012
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  • Awake blurs the distinction between two worlds in sci-fi thriller

    By Sam Dent– It is kind of a complicated situation: when police-detective Michael Britten and his family are involved in a car accident, something extraordinary—yet horrifying—happens. In one world, Michael’s wife, Hannah, survived but his only son...

    • Posted March 6, 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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  • ‘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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  • ‘Breaking Bad’ Season Four delivers stellar start

    By Lee Cole– The premise was simple: a high school chemistry teacher is diagnosed with terminal cancer and to provide for his family in light of his impending death, he decides to cook crystal methamphetamine with his...

    • Posted September 27, 2011
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