pop culture

October 3, 2016 - 11:19am
If you're looking for a new Netflix binge session, here are some new shows and movies for you to check out this month.

If you haven’t noticed already, fall is here. It’s time for sweaters, boots and lots of pumpkin spice lattes. Cold weather isn’t too far away, and neither is Halloween.

Looking for love, technology, science fiction or simply a day to play hooky? Maybe an occasional “Netflix and Cuddle” session? Well, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of upcoming shows and films coming to Netflix this month.

October 1

A Cinderella Story (2004)

Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)

Blue Streak (1999)

March 3, 2014 - 3:41pm
In the talk show's first episode, hosts Max Ward and Kaiti Faith discuss recent news and the Oscars.

"The 2nd Word" is a biweekly talk show, aiming at bringing insight into the television and film industry through a humorous and intelligent way. It's consisted of four sections: entertainment news, game time, a debate over hottest television shows or films, and promotion of international television shows or filmsIt's created by a group of Newhouse Television, Radio and Film graduate students.

November 19, 2013 - 9:07pm
Your pop culture team delves into video games this week! We talk consoles, games and old Nintendo 64 memories. We then go wherever the wind takes us. Trailers, Premieres and more.

This week we talk about video games (4:05). We talk about the two new consoles, some new games, and old memories about games and gaming systems during our childhood.

We then talk about whatever makes us happy. There are trailers (Noah), films (Captain Phillips), and little tidbits about everything else (26:55).

We finish off the week by giving our recommendations (40:00) and going over a very important observation from the gym in 'JWill's Gym Corner.'

November 5, 2013 - 2:41am
The boys talk about some of the new music that has been released recently or will be released shortly - including material from Miley and Eminem - speculate on what's to come with superheroes and their appearances in film and completely nerd out on the master's upcoming flick with Leo and Jonah Hill starring.

This week we talk about some new music (2:40) that has recently dropped including the likes of Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry, as well as what's to come including new material from Eminem.

We then move into talking about what is going on with superheroes in film (25:25), with pieces including Thor, Captain America and the X-Men characters coming out soon.

We finish by getting all hyped up (35:45) over what's to come with The Wolf of Wall Street.

October 29, 2013 - 11:39pm
The pop culture team drools over Alfonso Cuaron's latest, assesses what's going on with TV that is currently airing (or maybe not airing anymore), before talking about the newest nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

This week we tell you why Gravity was amazing. We talk about the directing, the story, Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, and the vastness of space.

We then move into talking about established television shows such as How I Met Your Mother and New Girl, shows that have debuted like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D and Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and shows that have already kicked the can including We Are Men and Ironside.

We finish by going over the nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and who might get in this year.