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Rerun Shuffle 08: ‘3rd Rock From The Sun’ 3×05 – “Scaredy Dick”

Across the void, Leo and Tim come a-warping with another episode of Rerun Shuffle, this time taking a look at the somewhat under-discussed NBC science fiction sitcom “3rd Rock From The Sun” starring John Lithgow and a young Joseph Gordon-Levitt. They get into how gender is examined in this series as well as the phenomenon

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RERUN SHUFFLE 07: Goosebumps 1×01-02 -“The Haunted Mask”

Viewpoints editor-in-chief Leo Cabral and multimedia editor Tim Nacey wish R.L. Stine a belated 78th birthday in this week’s Rerun Shuffle. Goosebumps’ “The Haunted Mask” parts one and two follow a timid young girl named Carly Beth Caldwell who uses a mask to get revenge on two boys who relentlessly bully her at school, losing

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RERUN SHUFFLE 06: The Simpsons 6×06 -“Treehouse of Horror V”

Leo and Tim start Halloween month off right by revisiting one of The Simpsons’ best “Treehouse of Horror” episodes, one featuring: Homer going on a murderous rampage, a time-traveling toaster, and a school cafeteria with a horrifying secret. Does it stand the test of time or should we bury it in a shallow grave? Listen

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Opinion: In the case of Jussie Smollet, violent crimes are called into questioning

By Patrick Tindall Life as an LGBTQ person is difficult, life as an LGBTQ person of color is even more difficult. LGBTQ people constantly have to dodge homophobia and LGBTQ people of color also have to avoid the ever-present second issue of racism. Neither of which are mutually exclusive to the other and both are

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FTV teacher avoids retirement to help students

Posted: May 13, 2015 | Written by Danyel Whyte Retirement does not keep Bud Tedesco from “the real world of make believe.” If we go behind the scenes of the television department at Riverside City College we find Tedesco, after his retirement three years ago, still contributing on campus. With a background in editing for

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T.V. shows avoid the axe with the help of streaming

Published: March 12, 2015 | Posted: March 16, 2015 | Written by Dominique Redfearn “Community” is finally back on the small screen. No, not on it’s usual network of NBC but on a smaller screen, our computers. Due to low ratings the sitcom was cancelled in May 2014. After initially struggling to find another platform

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‘Reality’ vs. Reality

Marissa Bostick | Staff Editor Reality is defined as the state of things as they actually exist, rather than how they may appear or might be imagined however shows like Preachers of LA and Bad Girls Club really make you question if there is anything real in reality television. Do the preachers in “Preachers of

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Super (not so) Fun Night

Alejandra Garcia | Staff Writer   Super Fun Night was super awkward.   The show’s expectations fell short for comedian, Rebel Wilson, on the debut of her new TV series.   The characters Wilson played from films “Bridesmaids” and “Pitch Perfect” were rolled into the show’s leading character Kimmie Boubier.   In the show’s debut

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