Can Television Be a Solution to Hollywood's Diversity Problem? | 18 Feb 2015 // 8:30 PM

We are living in the second Golden Age of Television, and not just because the writing is so good: TV is where we can tune in for real diversity.


Empire: Season 2, Episode 8 - "My Bad Parts" | 24 Nov 2015 // 3:00 AM

At only halfway through the show’s second season, there is still a lot of space for Empire's writers to surprise us, but the further the show strays into melodramatic cliche, the less likely it seems they will.

Empire: Season 2, Episodes 5-6 - "A High Hope for a Low Heaven" / "True Love Never" | 16 Nov 2015 // 2:00 AM

By introducing new plot lines and dramatic twists and turns without ever really capitalizing on the ones already set up, Empire's offering too many loose ends and half-developed characters about whom it's incredibly difficult to care.


Why 'Empire' Rules Network TV and You Should Pay Attention to This Show | 31 Aug 2015 // 5:50 AM

Empire is the first one-hour network drama with a predominantly black cast to get a second season order.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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