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Culture Chronversations: Internet Privacy, TikTok and Netflix

August 10, 2020

Welcome to Culture Chronversations! On this show we ask broad questions about topics we aren’t usually able to touch on in our standard reporting. To give you an idea of who works at the Chronicle and...

Jacob Elordi, Joey King and Joel Courtney attend a screening of 'The Kissing Booth' at NETFLIX on May 10, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Netflix)

Review: The no-nos of Netflix: What not to watch during quarantine

April 11, 2020

So here you find yourself, at a point in self-isolation or quarantine where you’ve already run through first-string entertainment. You’ve watched “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” you’...

Review: The many issues with the Netflix docu-series 'Tiger King'

Review: The many issues with the Netflix docu-series ‘Tiger King’

April 10, 2020

After not being able to understand any of the Twitter posts of a blonde-mulleted man named Joe Exotic, I turned on Netflix and sat down to watch the series he was a part of: "Tiger King: Murder, May...

Review: Gwyneth Paltrow’s ‘goop lab’ has a cure for everything but boredom

January 30, 2020

Heading into the second hour of Netflix’s “the goop lab with Gwyneth Paltrow,” with each episode lasting only 30 minutes, one’s mind begins to wander. Eyes squint and eyebrows furrow—not from disbel...

OPINION: 'Sticks and Stones' may break bones but should comedy be politically correct?

OPINION: ‘Sticks and Stones’ may break bones but should comedy be politically correct?

September 10, 2019

Editor’s Note: The term “N-word” is used in this article, referring to the offensive language used by comedian Dave Chapelle. The Chronicle does not condone or promote the use of this term nor the wor...

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OPINION: Aziz Ansari should act ‘Right Now’

July 11, 2019

Aziz Ansari’s latest Netflix special, “Right Now," is full of jokes. But to me, the first five minutes is the most laughable part of it all. The Indian American comedian starts his set telling the au...

Local author strikes Netflix deal

Local author strikes Netflix deal

April 5, 2019

Mary Kubica, a suburban Chicago resident, is taking her work to the big screen with her upcoming novel “The Other Mrs.,” which has been acquired by Netflix for a film to be released in 2020. Kubica is a N...

13 Reasons Why: Trigger Warning

13 Reasons Why: Trigger Warning

By Grace Senior

April 11, 2018

Netflix announced March 21 a second season of "13 Reasons Why," adapted from Jay Asher's 2007 novel. The show's first season explored high school sophomore Hannah Baker's life and struggles that led to...

Protests break out in Puerto Rico as frustration grows

‘One Day at a Time’ shows continued success in new season

February 5, 2018

While Congress debated the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and immigration policies, Netflix released its second season of “One Day at a Time” Jan. 26, a comedy about a lively Cuban-American ...

Increase in teen suicide stories is a call to action

Increase in teen suicide stories is a call to action

By Brooke Pawling Stennett

October 23, 2017

When author Jay Asher released “Thirteen Reasons Why,” a 2007 novel about a young girl who dies by suicide and leaves letters to those who she believed influenced her decision, the number of teen suic...

Ellen Chenoweth, interim director of the Dance Presenting Series, will be responsible for curating performances for the 2018–2019 season. 

New interim director appointed to Dance Presenting Series

September 18, 2017

Ellen Chenoweth has been appointed interim director and lead curator of the college’s nationally recognized Dance Presenting Series, following former director Bonnie Brooks’ retirement May 31. Chenoweth, who officially started Sept. 11, said she was familiar with DPS before heari...

To create the illusion of being in multiple realities, Tarzian suspended some of his parents’ 80s furniture from the ceiling.

Pop-up bar turns patrons ‘Upside Down’

September 5, 2017

“Stranger Things” fans can visit the topsy-turvy world of “The Upside Down” at the latest Emporium pop-up bar in Logan Square throughout September before the October Season 2 release.The bar, 236...

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