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‘Troubled Blood’ — more than the critics make it out to be

October 6, 2020 Ian Krietzberg 3

It wasn’t until the second novel — “The Silkworm” — written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, that I realized that J.K. Rowling had grown up. I understood almost immediately after picking up that book (and stumbling upon a truly graphic scene) that her latest literary series about a modern London-based detective, was truly something special. “Troubled Blood,” the most recent installment in the “Cormoran Strike” series might very well be Rowling’s best work yet.  […]

‘Ratched,’ a surprisingly colorful new series on Netflix

October 6, 2020 Signal Contributor 0

As someone who’s familiar with the various works of Ryan Murphy, I was hesitant at first to watch the Netflix show “Ratched,” which debuted on Sept. 18. After seeing several teasers floating around on Instagram, I thought this show was going to be a ripoff of “American Horror Story: Asylum,” complete with Nazi doctors and psychotic nuns. But after watching the entire show over one weekend, my assumptions were proven wrong.  […]

Netflix’s ‘The Social Dilemma’ reveals society’s hidden Frankenstein

October 4, 2020 Alycia Gilb 0

“The Social Dilemma” is a brand new Netflix documentary that can perhaps only be described as terrifying. Discussing the man-made monster that is social media, this Netflix original film is seemingly designed to make its audience uncomfortable. The documentary is an interesting mix of narrative, interviews and real-world news clips, creating an immersive and gripping experience. Overall, it’s a call to action for social media developers to make the internet more humane. […]

What we’re watching on Netflix: ‘Elder Millennial’

October 2, 2020 Natalie Notaro 0

You’ve heard it time and time again: women aren’t as funny as men. Female comedians tend to gain less recognition than their male counterparts, most likely due to this stigma. Regardless, comedian Iliza Shlesinger defies these stereotypes in her four comedy specials, specifically in her 2018 stand-up “Elder Millennial.” […]

What We’re Watching On Netflix: ‘New Girl’

September 19, 2020 Signal Contributor 0

The feel-good comedy and binge-worthy show “New Girl” has been regarded as a fan-favorite throughout the 2010s. During its seven-season run starting in 2011 and concluding in 2018, the show aired on FOX weekly to showcase the talents of Zooey Deschanel, Max Greenfield, Jake Johnson, Hannah Simone, and Lamorne Morris. […]

New Yungblud EP celebrates teen angst

November 5, 2019 Debra Schafer 2

Yungblud’s third EP, “The Underrated Youth,” dropped on Oct. 18 with a bang. After a wildly successful North American tour, a highly rated debut album and a chart-topping hit with Blink-182’s Travis Barker and his now-ex-girlfriend, Halsey, the U.K.-born musician was ready to take his newfound, mainstream success to the next level. […]

WTSR New Noise: Flyte and Django Django

May 2, 2018 Sean Reis 0

This week, WTSR music staff highlights some of the best new albums that the College’s own radio station, 91.3 FM WTSR, puts into its weekly rotation. Band Name: Flyte Album Name: The Loved Ones Release Number: 1st Hailing From: […]