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‘The Late Show’ is not news, Colbert’s Trump comments were justified

‘The Late Show’ is not news, Colbert’s Trump comments were justified

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
May 12, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics, Recent Stories, Society, Television

Donald Trump’s benchmark of his presidency has passed. His 100th day was met with multiple interviews including an interview with “Face the Nation” host, John Dickerson. During the interview Donald Trump was very evasive of any questions regarding his tax returns, the progress he made with his...

Sitcoms depict evolution in sexuality

Sitcoms depict evolution in sexuality

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
April 17, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Society, Television

One of the most important parts of life is television and one important part of television is the sitcom. Through the magic of comedy, sitcoms allow people to learn about some of the major issues. One major issue that sitcoms manage to express is the evolution of sexuality. Through the relationships...

Romantic plotlines in sitcoms too often consume the show

Romantic plotlines in sitcoms too often consume the show

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
April 9, 2017
Filed under Columns, OPINION, Recent Stories, Television

In many sitcoms, the idea of romance can be a central element of the plot, but oftentimes the romantic side can take over the entire show and distract from any of the other plots of the show. Though this can drive the conflict of a show, it takes away from that comical element of the show. In some instance...

And the Academy Award doesn’t go to…

And the Academy Award doesn’t go to…

Edwin J. Viera, Columnist
February 28, 2017
Filed under Column, OPINION, Recent Stories, Television

The Academy Awards is always an event that is met with great anticipation.  However, this year it was met with great debate. For starters, the entire broadcast of The Oscars was plagued by a preemptive tweet from President Donald Trump about a New York Times advertisement. In the advertisement, The N...

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