Arya Stark and the trouble with narrative endgames

The books and the show are suffering from different strains of the same disease.

ToddX brings tales of Meat Loaf, nudity, and more

From Buzzfeed to Broadway lighting, the first ever ToddX brought an array of alumni from the entertainment industry to Todd…

Not Vanilla: Award show season standouts

Well, reader, we’re finally done with awards season. I have mixed emotions about this. I’m glad I’ll stop being constantly…

Struggles of Melissa Villaseñor: Exclusive interview

“I loved how we were all cracking up at the same thing — that connection is my favorite thing about being a comedian.”

Live from Rochester, it’s Saturday Night!

Three comedians brought the spirit of stand-up to Strong Auditorium, spitting straight humor about true things that happened to them.

Not Vanilla: The future of late night

Are there enough people watching the actual shows with the regular advertisements to keep sustaining this format of entertainment?

Not Vanilla: Why we watch people do things

It’s much easier to watch someone else do things and live vicariously through them.

‘Stranger Things 2’ is half of what it could be

The first half of season two is intense, but not as much as last year’s. It feels as if the creators are just dragging the show at parts, and even the characters seem like they have no clue why they are part of the storyline.

Not Vanilla: A new kind of entertainment

Nowadays, the sheer number of ways you can distract yourself means not everyone sticks to watching the same thing.

Media Matrix: ‘Difficult People’ is fun, dysfunctional

“Difficult People” centers on two main characters, Billy and Julie, who live in New York City and are always griping about their surroundings.