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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

Greased Lightning Strikes for FOX

February 8, 2016 |

George Plank Staff Writer

After major network successes of “The Sound of Music: Live,” “Peter Pan: Live” and “The Wiz: Live,” it has become abundantly clear that there is a market for live theater musical broadcasts. While the previous three broadcasts … Read More

Does FOX’s ‘Second Chance’ Deserve One?

February 3, 2016 |

Nora McCotter Contributing Writer

Everybody, at some point, has wanted a second chance. For Sheriff Jimmy Pritchard, the wish for a second chance becomes a reality.

FOX‘s new Frankenstein-esque series with a twist of cop drama,“Second Chance,” centers on Pritchard, a disgraced … Read More

Deceptions of ABC’s ‘The Family’

January 29, 2016 |

Alyssa Branch Contributing Writer

Whether you are waiting for your favorite television series to return or preparing to plunge into a new one, many great shows are premiering early this spring. Produced by ABC Studios and Mandeville Television, “The Family” is … Read More