Foley Foolery

A foley artist at work.
There are many aspects that go into making movies, from the computer-generated images, (CGI) to the storyline, and everything in between. But there is one very important part that is often overlooked - the foley of a movie.
November 15, 2020

Have you ever wondered how horror movies manage to get the perfect sound of a creaky door? Or how footsteps just magically manage to become louder when entering a “haunted” house? How waterfalls and...

The Bird Fight of 2020

Image courtesy of State Farm Stadium
The last time the Arizona Cardinals beat the Seattle Seahawks at home was during the 2012 season.
November 9, 2020

To start the game, Seattle made two long-distance passes and ran the ball down for a touchdown, scoring within less than 5 minutes and 6 total plays. Seattle played hard defense, forcing a turnover, then...

The Best Binge-Worthy App

There are tons of streaming services out there, but which ones are the best?
Many people know of different streaming services for binge-watching, but which is the best?
November 5, 2020

Many people like to watch shows with no commercials, and not have to wait for the next episode to be released so they can just keep watching all in one sitting. This is called binge-watching, and it’s...

The Laugh Track, Genius or a Mockery?

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The laughing track has been a part of our lives, being one of the most popular features on sitcoms and comedy shows. But why was it added, was it really effective, and why did some shows choose not to use it?
October 30, 2020

According to BBC, the laugh track was originally used after the sound engineers of live shows noticed the negative effects of the spontaneous laughter by their live audience. Another use was when previously...

It’s a Beautiful Day with Loving Lyfe

Episode five of the original “Loving Lyfe” season.
JK! Studios’s show “Loving Lyfe” is just as hilarious as the typo in its name.
February 2, 2020

YouTube may not be the most common place to find a good TV show. It would doubtfully be the first platform you check. However, “Loving Lyfe” is changing that. The wry humor of the show, created by...

The Details of Disney+

November 4, 2019

Lately, Disney seems to always be buying other filming companies and expanding. Some companies that Disney has bought are ABC, Marvel, Pixar, and The History Channel. Over the past few years, Disney has...

Creed in the Lead

Creed in the Lead
“Everything’s cool, dude.”
April 25, 2019

The US adaption of “The Office” has become an American classic with its incomparable mockumentary genre of comedy and incredible cast able to take on the awkward satire of the script. This series is...

The Bachelor: Jumping Fences and Boundaries

The Bachelor narrows his selection.
Who will get the final rose? Spoilers ahead.
March 6, 2019

The hit reality show “The Bachelor” is finishing up its 23rd season next Monday night and still manages to give us stories we’ve never seen before. Colton Underwood, former Illinois State University...

Lasting a Lifetime

Songs from when my mom was a kid, such as “Hotel California” and “Margaritaville,” still play on the radio today. A popular TV series known as “Friends” has been playing since 1994, and still remains on TV stations daily.
May 16, 2018

These shows and songs have broken records upon records, and even with new waves of music and TV shows that rise to popularity, they still don't replace the older industry. This is for many reasons, one...

Long-Lasting Shows & Songs

Media that has lasted the test of time.
May 10, 2018

These shows and songs have broken records upon records, and even with new waves of music and TV shows that rise to popularity, they still don't replace the older industry. This is for many reasons, one...

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