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Killing the TV Star: HBO in the Age of Netflix

Killing the TV Star: HBO in the Age of Netflix

For 17 straight years, there was an indisputable “king of television.” For 17 consecutive years, there was one channel that was the go-to place for the highest quality, premiere TV programming. For 17 straight years, there was one channel that all other TV producers chased behind in imitation. That channel was HBO. Now, for the […]

Breaking up with the american dream

Breaking up with the american dream

To a dream that can never be, I have to tell you something, but before I do, I need you to know a few things. I’ve been asked what I want to do with my life more times than I can remember. Back when I was a kid,  I would answer vaguely, knowing full well […]

On Bazzi: Pop’s Next Wonderkid?

On Bazzi: Pop’s Next Wonderkid?

It should come as no surprise, meme culture continues to be a driving force for self-expression amongst the millennial generation, as well as a one-way ticket to some aspect of success. Meme makers see going viral as the end goal though there are surprises, believe it or not. Bazzi, the 20-year-old Detroit native who has quickly […]

Sabrina Claudio: A Beacon for Millennial Creatives

Sabrina Claudio: A Beacon for Millennial Creatives

I tend not to venture out and explore an array of genres when it comes to music. It’s easy to stick to what I know is good and not have to worry about giving some new flavor a shot, but oddly enough I have seeped my way out of my alternative/indie rock norm. I have […]

Embracing the Millennial Hero (TV Edition)

Embracing the Millennial Hero (TV Edition)

I’ve already talked about how Millennial Heroes are becoming a fixture in film, but they’re much more established on TV. The 1990s-mid 2000s was the time of the antihero who were typically middle-aged White dudes whose only real problem was that they were too awesome, too powerful, and always battling their inner demons or problems […]

Embracing the Millennial Hero (In Film)

Embracing the Millennial Hero (In Film)

As a film nerd, I’m always interested in seeing how the film/television industry is changing and adapting. One change that happened recently is the rise of the Millennial Hero. In film and TV, the Millennial Hero is the new standard. For now, I’m going to focus on the Millennial Hero as it appears in film. […]