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<i>The Reel Pulpit</i>: Science Fiction and <i>Annihilation</i>

The Reel Pulpit: Science Fiction and Annihilation

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03/23/2018

In this episode of The Reel Pulpit, Graham Piro and Eman Rahman are joined by Sam Charaf to discuss Annihilation, a science fiction movie of an old variety. The film is directed by Alex Garland, and is loosely based on a novel of the same name by James VanderMeer. http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Reel-Pulpit-Sci-Fi-Annihilation-32318-4.48-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes…

What Makes <I>The Good Place</I> So Damn Good

What Makes The Good Place So Damn Good

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03/22/2018

Everyone’s a sucker for a good character transition, and this show has four (well, five, actually). The Good Place is NBC’s hit comedy about four people who end up in a heaven-like afterlife and get paired together for eternity, though two of them were placed there accidentally. The show is all about making choices, becoming…

By Order of the <i>Peaky Blinders</i>

By Order of the Peaky Blinders

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03/22/2018

Peaky Blinders (2013) is a show that isn’t underrated at all, but rather is talked about only by people who have seen it—you either know it and love it or you haven’t even heard of it. I have made it my life’s mission to tell as many people as possible about what I consider to…

<i>Queer Eye</i>: The Fab Five Give Masculinity a Makeover

Queer Eye: The Fab Five Give Masculinity a Makeover

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03/20/2018

If I’m being honest, I went into this show with a feeling of skepticism. While the show’s central premise—five gay man helping predominantly straight men become more fashionable—sounds enticing, I couldn’t help but feel a certain level of discomfort. I thought, or more accurately hoped, that as a collective, America had moved past its stereotypical…

The Weekly List: Soundtracks to Take You Away

The Weekly List: Soundtracks to Take You Away

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03/20/2018

It’s midterm season, again. Some may be super on top of their work while others (me) may be procrastinating until unbearable pressure forces them to study. Sometimes, a healthy dose of escapism can keep you going, and movie soundtracks do just the trick. Here are some of my favorite soundtracks that take me back into…

The Weekly List: Lana Del Rey’s Hidden Gems

The Weekly List: Lana Del Rey’s Hidden Gems

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03/14/2018

The stereotype of Lana Del Rey’s music is that it best fits emo young girls who are trying to be hipster and artsy. Yet, her discography hides many musically and lyrically complex pieces of art. From her oldest album Born to Die, to her most recent, Lust for Life, Del Rey has developed a unique sound…

<i>The 250</i>: Charlie Chaplin’s <i>The Great Dictator</i>

The 250: Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator

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03/01/2018

In this episode of The 250, Danielle and Kayla Hewitt discuss Charlie Chaplin’s anti-fascist commentary, The Great Dictator (1940). In it, they talk about the movie’s historical context and share their thoughts on the film’s humor and political messages. At the time of recording, the film was ranked 53 on IMDb’s top 250 list. http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/250-the-Great-Dictator-3118-4.41-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in…

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