C. B. Strike

The name J.K. Rowling conjures a few choice images. Rowling’s name will forever be associated with the great story of Harry Potter, and memories that stem from the various books, movies and even amusements parks based on the universe. The Harry Potter series made J.K.

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

The jokes on “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” come so quickly and so often that sometimes it’s easy to forget the weighty premise looming in the background: A kidnapping and assault victim is forced to come to terms with her trauma in a world that’s moved on without her.

13 Reasons Why

Few recent shows have caused as much controversy and sparked as many discussions as Netflix’s adaption of Jay Asher’s 2007 novel “13 Reasons Why.” It tackles a variety of topics from depression and sexual assault to bullying, while drawing criticism for what some believe to be its graphic depicti


Shows debuting on Starz often have the reputation of being dark, cinematic looks into some of the more undisclosed ways of life. From “Outlander” to “The Girlfriend Experience,” the network’s dramas commonly err on the side of risk and use unpredictability and suspense to their advantage.

Dear White People

With all of the noise surrounding Netflix originals like “Stranger Things” and “The Crown,” some of the streaming service's quality outputs can be overlooked. “Dear White People,” now in its second season, is one of those diamonds in the rough.

Serena Williams

Through the public eye, it’s easy to view every aspect of Serena Williams’s life as picture-perfect.

The End of the Fucking World

“The End of the Fucking World,” the latest in Netflix’s British programming, was a commercial success and critical darling.


When Margaret Atwood’s novel “The Handmaid’s Tale” was first published in 1985, America was in her Reagan years. A fervent, nascent religious right, certain their politics were sanctioned by scripture, set forth to fundamentally reshape American public life.

Jim Jorden

Released this April on Amazon Prime, the documentary series “All or Nothing: The Michigan Wolverines” follows the University’s football team from their spring trip to Rome to the 2018 Outback Bowl.


While it is tempting to portray such evil men as caricatures of evil, the reality is that they were rather complex characters who sometimes managed to do some good.