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TV Shows To Catch This Summer

‘Master of None’ When “Master of None” premiered on Netflix in 2015, viewers of the show were instantly captivated by its stunning authenticity and witty humor, lauding comedian Aziz Ansari for writing such a thoughtful and culturally relevant script. The show addresses the personal issues faced by its main character,[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
Based on the hugely popular children’s book series by Lemony Snicket, Netflix has another winner in “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” a dark comedy drama depicting the tragic lives of the three Baudelaire orphans after having been sent to live with Count Olaf, played with aplomb by Neil Patrick Harris.

Hottest Television Selections of the Winter

As temperatures drop and classes pick up, Georgetown students may find themselves searching for comfort from the cold weather in the wake of a dearly missed syllabus week. Luckily, the beginning of the second semester perfectly coincides with the start of a highly anticipated winter television season. As hit shows,[Read More…]

by January 27, 2017 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
TV Review: ‘Better Call Saul’

TV Review: ‘Better Call Saul’

Just when fans thought AMC had completely exhausted the world of chemistry teachers turned meth cooks and high school dropouts with a tendency to overuse vulgarities, the hopes of fans across the country, were answered. The infamous “Breaking Bad” series may be over, but that is not to say there[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

In season four, Ygritte (Rose Leslie) and Thormund Giantsbane (Kristofer Hivju) prepare to march on the South.

Television Review: ‘Game of Thrones’

★★★★★   This article contains spoilers.   This Sunday, “Game of Thrones” returned with its fourth season, so highly anticipated that reported that viewership had increased 52 percent since the third season opener and HBO Go crashed from the amount of traffic. But although the show ended on a[Read More…]


“Veep,” a political comedy, follows the story of Vice President Selina Meyer as she looks to the White House.

Television Review: ‘Veep’

★★★★★ When “Veep” premiered two years ago, something was missing. A talented cast and devilishly clever writers were set in place for what might have been an immediate success, but the show limited its potential by relegating Vice President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and her team to trivial tasks. In[Read More…]

by April 11, 2014 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

The Bittersweet Truth of Friendships

Lena Dunham’s “Girls” wrapped up its third season last month on a bleak note. The four girls are falling apart — Jessa’s a drug addict, Shoshanna didn’t graduate, Marnie is miserable and Hannah is fighting with her boyfriend. But they’re also falling apart from each other; their friendships are decaying.[Read More…]

by April 11, 2014 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide
MONOD: On TV, Nerds Find Popularity

MONOD: On TV, Nerds Find Popularity

An austere-sounding announcer speaks over an eerie soundtrack. This is the beginning of nearly every modern political attack ad. Only this time, the target is different.  The announcer says, “Daenerys Targaryen: She says she’s the mother of dragons. But would you trust her with your children?” This is a parody of the[Read More…]

by April 16, 2013 0 comments Opinion

Fighting for Friendships, One Show at a Time

Controversial opinion alert: I think my friends are awesome. I kid; obviously most people think their friends are awesome. (If you don’t, you might want to get some new ones.) But I think we don’t talk about friendship enough. Friendships deserve the same attention that romantic relationships get because they[Read More…]

by April 12, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Yo Ho, Yo Ho, A Pirate’s Life For Me?

At the guide, our staff is known for having strong opinions about pretty much everything. We’re taking stands on the pop culture issues that really matter, from tween stars to the movies that make us smile, from catchy pop songs to the stories that are dominating the Internet. One of the[Read More…]

by April 3, 2013 0 comments The Guide
The Pop Culture Year in Review

The Pop Culture Year in Review

While some might still believe that this is the year of the apocalypse, we really hope that Honey Boo Boo won’t be the last cultural mark we leave behind if we’re ever discovered by extraterrestrials. Just in case, The Hoya staff got together to pin down the best and worst[Read More…]

by December 6, 2012 1 comment The Guide