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‘Riverdale’: The Twist We Didn’t See Coming

February 3, 2017 |

Fatima Rivera Contributing Writer

The CW is well known for their drama genre shows like “Supernatural,” “The Vampire Diaries” and the hit show, “Gossip Girl.” “Riverdale” is the new addition to the network which was highly anticipated since it’s mention in … Read More

‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’: The Series We Deserved All Along

January 20, 2017 |

Fatima Rivera Contributing Writer

Like other Netflix originals, “A Series of Unfortunate Events” has proven to be an instant hit, which is something we’ve come to expect from the streaming media service. Based on the bestselling books that came out in … Read More

‘Pacific Heat’ Isn’t So Hot

December 10, 2016 | 1

Fatima Rivera Contributing Writer

When it comes to Netflix Originals, the high expectations for quality are due to the success seen in series such as, “Jessica Jones,” “Daredevil,” “The Get Down,” “Stranger Things” and more. One of newest additions to Netflix, … Read More

Fox’s ‘Son of Zorn’: Mixing Live-Action and Animation, The Zephyrian Way

November 3, 2016 |

George Plank Staff Writer

At first glance, it’s understandable how Fox’s new quasi-animated show, “Son of Zorn,” could be immediately compared to “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe” and “Who Framed Roger Rabbit.” This new show uses a combination of … Read More

Drinking Coffee Like a Gilmore!

October 29, 2016 |

Adam Flores Editor-in-Chief

Fans of the popular television series, “Gilmore Girls,” were delighted on Oct. 5 to visit Borjo Coffeehouse on Monarch Way and drink coffee like a Gilmore.

Borjo was one of three coffee shops within the Hampton Roads area selected … Read More

‘F is for Family’

October 27, 2016 |

Alyssa Branch Contributing Writer

“F is for Family” offers the delightful animated raunchiness of most adult sitcoms. Additionally, the sense of family, real life problems and nostalgia give this show a new twist. The December 2015 Netflix original follows a family … Read More

Get Wild With HBO’s ‘Westworld’

October 27, 2016 |

Michael McCann Contributing Writer

HBO’s new drama “Westworld” is a based on an amusement park set in the nineteenth-century American West. Guests who arrive at the park are greeted by realistic androids called hosts that replay the same scenarios day to … Read More

Fuse Television’s ‘Clash of the Corps’ stars Monarch Marshall Hallam

October 1, 2016 |

Larenz Johnson Staff Writer

Imagine looking forward to an event in life and watching it be snatched away. In most cases that is the point of giving up, but not for Marshall Hallam.

Hallam is a junior at Old Dominion University and … Read More

The Get Down Resurrects 70s Culture

September 10, 2016 |

Lindsey Lanham

Staff Writer

In the epicenter of violence and disco, “The Get Down” explores the journey of four boys plus one, and how they fight for their place in the south Bronx with hip-hop. A new take on the underdog story, … Read More

Review: Stranger Things on Netflix

September 9, 2016 |

Stranger Things

Alyssa Branch

Contributing Writer

The new Netflix original series, “Stranger Things,” has become one of the most popular shows on the steaming service. This science fiction thriller is an absolute must-see this summer.

When Will Byers mysteriously disappears from a small town in Indiana, … Read More

Netflix and Chill? Summer 2016 Edition

May 16, 2016 |

Megan Snyder Arts & Entertainment Editor

Exams are over and the semester has officially ended. Between soaking up the sun this summer and filling your days with fun activities, unwind with these five must-sees streaming on Netflix now.

‘Chelsea Does’

After leaving her … Read More

Gabriel Iglesias Breaks Even at the Ted

April 18, 2016 |

George Plank Staff Writer

Someone passing by the Ted Constant Convocation Center on Saturday night, April 9, might have wondered what was so funny with the uproarious laughter coming from within. Those on the inside enjoyed comedy from the talented Gabriel Iglesias who … Read More

How John Oliver is Disproving Trump with Jokes and Facts

March 30, 2016 |

Shannon Jay Staff Writer

While comedian and former “Daily Show” correspondent John Oliver provides plenty of belly laughs on HBO’s satirical weekly roundup “Last Week Tonight,” he also uses the platform to provide well-researched segments on topics generally unpleasant to talk … Read More

Before the Dark Knight in FOX’s Gotham

March 14, 2016 |

George Plank Staff Writer

There has been no escape from comic books in the media recently. Superhero movies have proven to be some of the highest grossing films, and television quickly followed suit. Marvel aired “Agents of Shield” and “Agent Carter” … Read More

ABC’s ‘Madoff’ is Trying to Steal Your Time

February 25, 2016 |

George Plank Staff Writer

On Feb. 3, ABC premiered their newest 4-episode miniseries, “Madoff.” The show is based on the real life actions of Bernie Madoff– investment broker, NASDAQ Chairman and Ponzi scheme architect.

The show tells about the events from the … Read More

Jay Pharaoh Rocks The NorVa With Laughter

February 8, 2016 |

George Plank Staff Writer

The audience at The NorVa erupted with a mixture of laughter and pained groans on Jan. 30 with Saturday Night Live cast member, Jay Pharaoh.

“Buckle up. It’s going to get worse,” Pharaoh said early in the evening, giving … Read More