Must Watch Female-Led Netflix Originals

With the amount of coverage about severe misconduct in the entertainment business, the industry has obtained a bleak shadow over its content. It’s easy to get caught up in the scandal and think poorly towards the industry, thinking nothing good can come from these tragedies. To combat these thoughts, some lean towards distraction to ease…

So You Want to Be on Top? An Interview with Two Former ANTM Contestants

By: Casey Tsamis Do you think you have what it takes to go into the modeling industry? Did you love the last season of America’s Next Top Model? Past contestants Dustin McNeer and Hadassah Richardson explain the life of a top model and their experiences. Photography by Blake Ballard Dustin McNeer, ANTM Cycle 22, 18,…

“Master of None” & the Millennial’s Relationship with Food

Aziz Ansari’s recently released Netflix show Master of None is a hit for many reasons: it’s diverse cast, thoughtful plot lines and interesting structure separate it from the wave of other “must watch” TV shows of today. While all of these components are important to the show’s unique style, there is another aspect that sets…

This Season’s Amazing Race Rundown

Warning: This includes spoilers from the first three legs of the race.  I have to say that The Amazing Race (my previous articles can be found here and here) is probably one of my favorite TV shows of all time. I started watching it when I was in eighth grade when my aunt was living…

Web Series Provide the Diversity TV Fails to Deliver

As the discussion of women of color in media continues to unfold, Hollywood continues to stagnate on hiring diverse people to work in front of and behind the camera. But in the age of the Internet, future writers, producers and actors have an alternative to being turned down by a TV network: making their own…

Big Brother Season Finale

At the beginning of the summer I wrote a blog post about the season premiere of Big Brother. Now that summer has ended and school has started, it’s time for Big Brother to come to an end. This season of Big Brother certainly ended up being the unexpected. I was more into it than I…

Broad City: The Best of the Web Series

While “Broad City” is on hiatus until their third season, there are still ways you can get your Abbi and Ilana fix on. Before “Broad City” was the best show on television, it was a web series about two friends living in New York. Created in 2009, by Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, the videos were…

Television Goodbyes and Hellos

Television is one of those things I both love and hate. Sometimes I can get so invested in a show and its characters, it almost seems real. As each season comes to an end, I’m left feeling relieved and anxious for the next, but with the invention of the DVR and Netflix, I can get…

Finding Inspiration in Mad Men

By: Alexis Clemons The television show Mad Men only has a few episodes left before its series finale and I’ve been feeling very sentimental. As a Marketing Communications major at Emerson, I enjoy watching a show that’s centered on my favorite subject. However, Mad Men seems to have a stigma around it in the academic marketing world….

Taxing Film Out of Massachusetts

If you have been watching the local news lately or at least following the local news on Twitter, you probably know that Governor Charlie Baker’s first budget proposal while in office is to get rid of the Massachusetts film and TV tax credit. Massachusetts gives film and TV productions spending over $50,000, with tax incentives…