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Album Review: ‘House of Lies Soundtrack’

Album Review: ‘House of Lies Soundtrack’

3/5 stars Although the Showtime comedy-drama series “House of Lies” may not have a musical repertoire as noteworthy and moving as shows like “The OC,” “Friday Night Lights” or “Gossip Girl,” its first soundtrack does present a consistent sound that will have listeners bopping their heads in no time. The[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

The Magic of Finding Yourself on Screen

Two weeks ago, while editing my tribute to “30 Rock,” Copy Chief Hunter Main mocked me for comparing myself to Liz Lemon, Tina Fey’s character. “Every girl thinks she’s Liz Lemon,” he said. At the time I replied, “No, I really am Liz Lemon,” but he wasn’t exactly wrong —[Read More…]

by February 15, 2013 0 comments The Guide
DAVIS: Star Too Scandalous For TV Show Viewers

DAVIS: Star Too Scandalous For TV Show Viewers

Every Thursday night, my friends and I gather to watch ABC’s “Scandal” and it never fails to keep us guessing about what will happen next. But the show does more than keep its audience on the edge of its seats for entertainment purposes: Every episode prompts viewers to analyze both[Read More…]

by February 11, 2013 0 comments Opinion
A Forecast of Winter TV

A Forecast of Winter TV

For all of you TV addicts out there, it’s time to take advantage of the lull that comes with the beginning of the semester. You may be excited for your favorite shows to return to the air this winter, but there are a few new programs that have either already[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments The Guide
TBS Reality Show Goes Geek

TBS Reality Show Goes Geek

At the guide, our staff is known for having strong opinions about pretty much everything. We’re taking stands on the pop culture issues that really matter, from tween stars to the movies that make us smile, from catchy pop songs to the stories that are dominating the Internet. Being the sci-fi lovers and avid[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments The Guide

New Releases

‘Suit & Tie’ | Justin Timberlake ft. Jay-Z 5/5 Stars It was a great couple weeks for comebacks, and none could be better than the return of JT. His first new song in six years features Jay-Z, no less. The song shows off Timberlake’s incredible vocal range, hitting both high[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments The Guide

High Quality Television: Not Just on Cable

Most people are aware of the fact that much of television’s quality programming currently airs on cable and not on broadcast networks.  In an unprecedented TV occurrence, all six of this year’s Emmy nominations for best drama came from cable networks. But is this really because all of the true[Read More…]

by November 9, 2012 0 comments The Guide

Falling Short of Great On-Screen Expectations Behind the Screens

Throughout my life, I’ve been told to prepare for the harsh real world, where things will  only get harder as I gain responsibility. At least, that’s what people in the real world say. Television sings another tune. Movies and television shows tend to temporarily draw people into their fictional stories,[Read More…]

by November 2, 2012 0 comments Opinion

A New Perspective for TV’s Favorite Vigilante

Television shows face the challenge of being interesting and abnormal without being completely outside the realm of belief. A show that’s too much like real life would be boring — that’s why the bar on “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” never goes bankrupt. But journey too far into the absurd[Read More…]

by October 19, 2012 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

The Downward Spiral of TV’s Resident Bad Guys

Countless shows are returning to TV lineups this fall, but two dramas in particular, “Sons of Anarchy” and “Breaking Bad,” have left me especially excited about events that will conclude or drastically change the plots’ trajectories and the characters’ lives On a superficial level, the common factor between the shows[Read More…]

by September 21, 2012 0 comments The Guide