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Joe Exotic, otherwise referred to as the “Tiger King,” is at the helm of Netflix’s new series, which features music supervised by Randall Poster ’84 P’23.

Arts & Culture

‘Tiger King’ music supervisor Randall Poster ’84 P’23 discusses the documentary series’ rise

April 10, 2020 0 comments

Since its March 20 debut, Netflix’s “Tiger King” has taken the United States by storm. Receiving over 34 million views within its first ten days on the streaming platform, the seven-part documentary series tells the story of three eccentric private zookeepers and their dangerous, alleged secrets and crimes.

"A Million Things" created by DJ Nash ’95, follows a group of friends as they attempt to cope with the loss of a member to suicide.

Arts & Culture

Alum reflects on his life-inspired ABC series ‘A Million Little Things’

March 5, 2020 0 comments

When DJ Nash ’95 lost a friend to suicide a few years ago, he reflected on John F. Kennedy Jr.’s ’83 tragic death in his journal while on the way to the funeral.

The Netflix docuseries "Cheer" follows the Navarro College cheerleading team as they prepare for the National Cheerleaders Association National Championships in Daytona, Florida.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

‘Cheer’ redefines, challenges existing stereotypes of cheerleading

February 4, 2020 0 comments

“Five, six, seven, eight, one!” That’s the cue for Navarro cheerleader Morgan Simianer to hurl herself thirty feet into the air, flip twice at the top, then land back in the arms of four of her teammates. She groans upon impact but hops out of the stunt nonchalantly, clearly used to the pain.

“You” season two characters Joe Goldberg and Love Quinn bring U. alum Kepnes’ second “You” novel to life in hit Netflix series.

Arts & Culture

Alum reflects on ‘You,’ her novel turned series

January 30, 2020 0 comments

Saccharine narratives of love are commonplace in the romance genre. But Caroline Kepnes ’98.5 subverts the tired romantic cliche that we all love so much in her psychological thriller “You” — now adapted into the well-known television series.

“Modern Love” attempts to focus on the tribulations and joys of various New Yorkers’ experiences with love in modern-day society. The star-studded cast includes Tina Fey, Anne Hathaway and Dev Patel.

Arts & Culture, Reviews

Comedy-drama series ‘Modern Love’ falls flat

October 28, 2019 0 comments

Based on the popular New York Times weekly column of the same name, “Modern Love” was released Oct. 18 on Amazon Prime Video, boasting the faces of Tina Fey, Anne Hathaway and Dev Patel. The column Modern Love began in 2004 and continues to feature personal sagas of love, empathy and intimacy in all forms.