Television

Spongebob Cancellation Rumors

Your neighborhood reporter, Poyraz Ozer is reporting from Bikini Bottom. There are rumors, or should we say… there were rumors that the Spongebob Squarepants Show would be cancelled in 2018. The question is: “Is the Spongebob Squarepants Show REALLY ending????!!!!!! No worries fans, it is only a hoax. It seems even Bikini Bottom is not immune to fake news and hoax tweets. There was a fake tweet circulating and saying that the show would be cancelled in 2018. Do not worry, The Krusty Krab isn’t out of business just yet. According to Entertainment Weekly, Nikelodeon has ordered 26 more episodes of the show to renew it through 2019. An identical Spongebob Squarepants cancellation hoax swept social media in 2013 and in 2016. Spongebob adventures with Patrick, Squidward, Sandy, Mr. Krab’s, Plankton, and Pearl will continue. Now, as Mr. Krab’s would say, “Get back to work!” Friends Central students’ and staffs’…

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Stranger Things: Season Two Episode Six

Episode 6 follows the story lines of Will who is under care at Hawkins Labs, Dustin, Steve, Lucas, and Max who are hunting for Dart, and Hopper who discovers the secrets of Hawkins Labs. The episode also concludes Nancy and Jonathan’s visit to Murray and continues to explore the town of Hawkins and the characters we have grown to love. It begins the buildup to the finale, setting the stage for episode 8; episode 7 follows the story of eleven alone. It also introduces the main conflicts for the rest of the season !!WARNING!! The second part of this article contains a spoiler heavy review of Stranger Things Season 2 Episode 6: The Spy and therefor SPOILERS. Spoiler Review The episode begins with Will in horrible pain being taken into Hawkins Labs. It briefly shows Hopper being washed after his venture into the tunnels under Hawkins before returning to Will…


Stranger Things: Season 2, Episode 2

Episode two, Trick or Treat Freak, follows four storylines, Eleven’s time in the forest and subsequent meeting with Hopper, Hoppers investigation of the poisoned farms and time with Eleven, Will, Mike, Lucas, Dustin, and Max’s activities during Halloween, and the turmoil between Steve and Nancy over Barbara’s death which reaches its climax during a Halloween Party. It is one of the defining episodes of the series as it introduces some of the important season conflicts. Trick or Treat Freak was one of my favorite episodes in this season and certainly one that has best kept in my thoughts afterwards. It sets up many of the major plot points in the season as well many of the most intriguing character relationships. I think it can certainly be considered an iconic episode of stranger things that perfectly follows up upon the previous episode MADMAX and leads into the following episode The Pollywog….


Stranger Things: Season 2, Episode 1

On October 27, 2017 a wave of excitement rushed through Friends’ Central Middle School. Yes, this was the day…the long awaited release of Stranger Things Season 2! This is the first chapter in an ongoing adventure as 8th graders guide you through an overview of Stranger Things, and you can trust me, the reviews will only get stranger as time goes on. WARNING! This series contains spoilers. If you want to watch the season yourself before reading spoilers, leave NOW. But thanks for reading anyways. Chapter 1, titled MADMAX, introduces a brand new character and sets the stage for a breathtaking season. After a high speed car chase at the very beginning of the first episode we are introduced to the fact that another person from Hawkins lab had previously escaped and that El isn’t the very only person with supernatural powers. Next we are introduced to a mad scramble…


Asia Kate Dillon and a Theory on Gender-Neutrality

A show aired on the channel Showtime now includes a non-binary character. Taylor Mason, a character on the show Billions, is a gender-neutral character whose pronouns are they, theirs, and them. The actor that plays Taylor, Asia Kate Dillon, also identifies as non-binary. They are the first gender-neutral actor playing a gender-neutral character on television, and not only that, but their performance has put them up for an Emmy nomination submission. Showtime approached Asia and told them that they were going to submit them for an Emmy nomination. The channel asked Asia how they would like to be submitted, as an actor or an actress. Dillon was conflicted about how they would like to be entered, and so wrote a letter to the Emmys in order to sort out exactly what the two categories meant. The Emmys responded saying that any eligible performer may be entered in either category for…


Recap: Sherlock, Season 4

Disclaimer: If you have NOT watched Sherlock yet, please leave and do so. Preferably not in school. Or without parental permission. Or without legal permission. The point is, watch it while being good. Hey, friends! Marcus and Dev here, and we’re gonna spoil everything about the new season of Sherlock! Sherlock is a BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) original series. It’s a spinoff of the original Sherlock Holmes series, including key characters like Mycroft Holmes and the great Moriarity. They cover almost all the original Sherlock Holmes stories, but normally each one comes with a little twist. For instance, “A Study in Scarlet” becomes “A Study in Pink”. “The Hound of the Baskervilles” becomes “The Hounds of Baskerville,” and more. If you’re looking for something new, don’t worry. As I said before, each story follows certain Arthur Doyle guidelines, but with a refreshing twist of story and plot, the latter new…


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