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Art by Nikita Borisov

“The Boondocks” Connects Viewers to Reality

“The Boondocks” Connects Viewers to Reality

  In sixth grade on a school trip to the Cloisters, two of my friends and I gathered in a field next to the museum and joyfully chanted as we broke down in laughter, “Slavery works!” Now, while we did get some strange looks from passersby (three black kids who appear to be advocating for

Stranger Things
by Emily Wu

“Stranger Things:” A Sci-Fi Thriller Wrapped in ‘80s Nostalgia

Netflix’s new original series, “Stranger Things,” is a mix of sci-fi, fantasy, and ‘80s heaven. The show follows a government conspiracy and the disappearance of Will Byers in 1983. The series stars Winona Ryder (known for her role in “Edward Scissorhands” and “Beetlejuice”), and David Harbour. It was created and directed by the Duffer brothers,

by Anika Hashem

“Orange is the New Black’s” Fourth Season Leaves Room to Think

All episodes of the highly anticipated fourth season of “Orange is the New Black” came to Netflix this June, bringing back the superb acting, skillful storytelling, and heart-pumping drama that has come to be expected of the show. Within the confines of 13 episodes, Season 4 was able to deliver a layered narrative up to

Adventure Time Stakes

When Immortality Is At Stake

“Let’s go in the garden,” the lullaby begins. “You’ll find something waiting / right where you left it / lying upside down.” The song, “Everything Stays,” is soothing and nostalgic, and, to be honest, not exactly what I had expected to be in the story of a bass-playing, axe-wielding animated bloodsucker. “Stakes” is an eight-part