Essays & Reviews On Television
by Mearte Winter
What would you think if you discovered every fairytale character really does exist, and that they live in a small town in Maine?
by Justin Stewart
If you've had a casual conversation with me at any time since my sophomore year of college, there's a good chance you've heard me blab about how much I love the groundbreaking anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion. I think that one of the reasons I can't get this story out of my head is because it is, for lack of a better term, really freaking sophisticated. In fact, it's so sophisticated that it attracts over-thinking, pretentious brats like me the way evil secret societies are attracted to puddles of orange, liquefied humanity (watch the show and you might understand). If you could hold a literary critic at gunpoint and force him to watch Evangelion all the way through, he'd develop Stockholm Syndrome around episode 16 and try to make sweet, academic love to you by episode 25.
by Andrew Leavitt
No one I know likes Family Guy more than I do. In fact, I’m often told that I spend too much time watching it. I often can quote the episodes as they play and I frequently repeat the cutaway jokes in my daily life...
by Alan Ohman
Imagine sitting and watching your favorite show on TV. You’re getting to the climax, the point where everything is getting good. Maybe a long pass has just been completed in the football game. Yet another mysteriously ill patient has almost died in House. You’ve uncovered one of the mysteries of Lost (and received four more unsolved in return). No matter the situation, your heart is racing. You’re into the show. And then…