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The Deleterious Dilemma of Shane Gillis

On September 12, 2019 it was announced that Pennsylvania native Shane Gillis would be joining the 45th season of NBC's Saturday Night Live. The long-running sketch comedy series has seen far better days and is teetering around an all-time-low in ratings and popularity. All the while, Shane Gillis--a writer, comedian and actor in his early… Continue reading The Deleterious Dilemma of Shane Gillis

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On the Precipice of Social Disrepair: Why We Watch Television

If religion is the opiate of the masses, then Television has got to be the crack cocaine. The archaic notion that somehow we're all inspired to mimic what we see on TV becomes more and more unfounded when the programs we tend to watch become increasingly like a Vaudevillian Freak Show. The near-extinction of Reality… Continue reading On the Precipice of Social Disrepair: Why We Watch Television