Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Netflix, streaming and the demise of the slow burn

By Alexa Hoyle

February 20, 2013

A few days ago I was reading an article from The A.V. Club about "slow TV," a term for watching a TV show the old fashioned way instead of marathoning the whole thing in three weeks. As a serial marathoner of shows I didn't...

Once Upon a Time Recap: Tallahassee

By Alexa Hoyle

November 8, 2012

This week’s episode finally gave us some backstory on Emma, and it brought one of my favorite “Lost” actors back to TV: Jorge Garcia. Dare I say this might have been my favorite episode of the season so far? Let’s get...

Landeck: When travel plans go out the window: lost in translation abroad

By Katie Landeck

October 26, 2012

I now understand what it means to be an American traveler in a foreign country. It means often being the conversation-starter, and starting every conversation with "I'm sorry but I don't speak (insert language). Do you...

Podcast: ‘A View from the Director’s Chair’ – J.J. Abrams

By Danny Marchant

February 15, 2012

The ‘A View from the Director’s Chair’ podcast returns with its first episode of the spring and sixth overall installment. hosts Danny Marchant and Kevin Romani cover J.J. Abrams, the director of the "Star Trek" reboot and last ...

‘Fringe’ undergoes creative evolution

By Kevin Romani

April 27, 2011

As it is wrapping up its third season, “Fringe” has evolved into a series that barely resembles the one that premiered in September 2008. With a now continuous narrative, strong characters and the development of its own mythology, it has become one of the best shows on television...

T.V just isn’t what it used to be

By Kevin Romani

February 3, 2011

When looking at a TV guide for this winter’s schedule, television fans will notice two glaring absences. For the first time since the winter of 2004, “24” and “Lost” will not be returning to a small screen near you. Regardless of how viewers felt about the last few ...