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“Channel Zero: Candle Cove,” an internet story come to life

“Channel Zero: Candle Cove,” an internet story come to life

Joe Kronberg, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

If you're anything like I was in middle school, you probably spent some time reading Creepypasta, scary stories online, such as Slenderman, Jeff the Killer, Squidward's Suicide, etc. Enter SyFy's Channel Zero, a show dedicated to telling the stories that have driven all sorts of art, videos, and peop...

“The Happiness Patrol,” fighting misconceptions of mental health

“The Happiness Patrol,” fighting misconceptions of mental health

Joe Kronberg, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

"Happiness will prevail..." Very little is well on Terra Alpha. Helen A has become a ruthless dictator, executing all who exhibit anything but happiness "for the good of the majority," everyone lives in fear of death sent from the sugary fist of the Kandyman, and The Happiness Patrol fires on sight...

“The Crown”: Netflix offers a sumptuous portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

“The Crown”: Netflix offers a sumptuous portrait of Queen Elizabeth II

Erin Bockenstedt, Staff Writer

December 20, 2016

Queen Elizabeth II has been Queen of England for 64 years. Despite the beloved queen being an intensely private person, those 64 years certainly are full of interesting stories. I assume that an interest in those stories is what lead to the creation of "The Crown." The first season deals with the years...

“The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” review: the first great show of 2016

“The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” review: the first great show of 2016

Erin Bockenstedt, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

Having been an adult during the 1990s, my mother knows quite a bit about the O.J. Simpson murder trial. It was interesting to watch "American Crime Story" with her, as events happened and people would be named, she would say, "I know that person," or "I remember this." It is very fascinating to learn...