• What About Lila? English Grad School and Emotional Labor in Netflix’s The Chair

    Shannon Draucker explores the subtle but powerful portrayal of graduate student marginalization in Netflix's popular new series "The Chair."

    On Death and the Finale of Star Trek: Picard

    T. S. Mendola discusses the end of "Star Trek: Picard" and what it means to be human — or not.

    The Voyage Home: Star Trek: Picard and Millennial Nostalgia

    T.S. Mendola takes a look at the new "Star Trek: Picard" series and who it appeals to to.

    Love Islands

    Valerie Slaughter discusses the tribulations of monogamy, performative relationships, and the hit British reality dating show "Love Island."

    “She Doesn’t Need Us Anymore”: A Look at Fleabag Season 2

    Sophia Stewart discusses the bittersweet second and final season of Phoebe Waller-Bridge's "Fleabag."

    Whose Blood, Whose Treasure?

    CBS’ "Blood & Treasure" tells a story about looted antiquities funding terrorism — but will telling this story lead to more destruction of the past?

    Once Was Lost: The False Promise of True Detective

    There’s a scene in the finale of True Detective’s third season that displays its protagonist Wayne Hayes (Mahershala Ali) rocking …

    Poking at Power: Can Comedy be a Political Weapon?

    With a president who is a persistent bad joke, how can we use comedy as a vehicle for social change?

    The Caillou Conceit: Narrative Overexposure and Hyperreal Pacing in Netflix’s Love

    Callie Hitchcock reviews Netflix's "Love" in light of the hyperreal storytelling style exhibited in "Caillou."