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“Superstore,” a sitcom that follows a group of employees that work at a big box store, is returning for season six on Oct. 29. (Courtesy of Facebook)

NBC’s “Superstore” Blends Comedy with Reality

October 28, 2020

“Superstore” stands alone in the way that it presents a lighthearted yet accurate perspective on America’s working class.

“Get Duked!” was directed by Ninian Doff. (Courtesy of Facebook)

“Get Duked!” Is More Than You Bargained For

October 21, 2020

The premise: Four boys embark on a trek through the Scottish Highlands in an attempt to win the Duke of Edinburgh award. And it’s about to get a lot weirder.

Google and Amazon both sell their own versions of a smart speaker. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Smart Speakers Pose Both Convenience and Privacy Risk

October 7, 2020

Why did I buy one in the first place? It was cheap, it sounded convenient and it seemed like everyone had one.

When Harry Met Sally is the Pinnacle Fall, New York City Movie

September 30, 2020

The movie is not perfect, and neither are its characters, but it is a beautiful celebration of loving and being loved.


Exploring Social Media’s Dark Side With “The Social Dilemma”

September 23, 2020

Essentially, “The Social Dilemma” elaborates on a haunting revelation that until tech industries address the unethical and immoral use of social media, they will continue to play the puppeteers while we remain the unknowing puppets. 

“On the Record” Examines Struggles of Black Sexual Assault Survivors Coming Forward

September 16, 2020

The 98-minute documentary examines the added layer of difficulty Black women encounter, specifically due to the color of their skin, and the relationship paradigms that have developed over time with Black men.

“Coraline” Is Not a Scary Movie

September 9, 2020

My favorite movie from my childhood is Coraline (2009) and in all the years that I’ve been telling people this I have not once been met with a positive reaction.

Epcot has closed for the longest time period in history due to Covid-19. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Epcot is Closed But Its Magic Abounds

April 22, 2020

While we may not know what the future holds, Epcot’s message should resonate with all of us.

“Survivor: Winners at War” Is the Peak of Reality TV Forever

April 15, 2020

It’s the “Avengers: Endgame” of “Survivor,” but a thousand times better.

Escapist Literature Can Help the Struggling Social Distancer

April 1, 2020

So put on some tea, and curl up in a comfy spot and let these stories take you to a far away place that may seem a little father today than they did just weeks ago.

Collins Hall is beloved by many at Fordham. (Courtesy of Ryan Di Corpo)

Collins Hall: Far in Distance, Close in Heart

March 25, 2020

As I search for a new space to write, I can’t help but reflect on why Collins is my sanctuary.

Nahko Bear performs in the group Nahko and Medicine for the People. (Courtesy of Facebook)

Learning from Nahko Bear

March 11, 2020

Nahko, whose ancestry is Puerto Rican, Filipino and Apache, was adopted and raised by white parents, never meeting his birth mother until he was in his 20s.

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