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TV shows continue to influence high schoolers

Whether it be binge-watching a new Netflix series or anxiously awaiting for the latest episode of “Game of Thrones,” the way high schoolers watch television leaves massive imprints on culture. Multiple generation-defining shows have emerged from this era of television, leaving students facing both positive and negative impacts. The impact left on students lead to a variety […]

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Television has flipped the script on Hollywood

Isaiah Freedman Sports Editor Before the early 2000s, cinema reigned supreme over television shows. Famous actors would always flock to Hollywood, while TV was relegated to the actors who “couldn’t make it on the big screen”. But ever since shows such as ‘The Sopranos’,‘The Wire’ and ‘Breaking Bad’ became smash-successes quarterbacked by big-time actors in […]

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‘Horace and Pete’ offers refreshingly original television

Max Yera staff writer Louis C.K.’s new black comedy “Horace and Pete”has proven to be a quality experiment by the talented comedian. The show stars C.K. himself as Horace, an estranged father, and renowned actor Steve Buscemi as Pete, a mental health patient, as the co-owners of a 100-year-old Irish bar, Horace and Pete’s. Above […]

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Master of Fun

Nirav Desai staff writer Aziz Ansari has proven himself to be a renaissance man on a mission over the past few years with his scene-stealing supporting role on the recently-canceled Parks and Recreation, a successful filmed stand-up gig at Madison Square Garden and the release of critically acclaimed book “Modern Romance.” Ansari continues his fruitful […]

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Why ‘South Park’ is the funniest, smartest show on television

Max Yera staff writer Well into its 19th season, “South Park” has obtained the reputation of being a satirical, rather crass cartoon series that often tests the boundaries of irreverence. The style has undoubtedly brought the television series massive success and thus a review of the show once again proclaiming its excellence seems rather ridiculous. Nevertheless, […]

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New up and coming KBEV show ‘High School Horror Stories’ debuts soon

Natasha Dardashti staff writer In his first year with KBEV, junior Bennett Gershwin has created a show soon to appear on the student run television channel as well as his own YouTube channel. The show is called ‘High School Horror Stories’, and centers around past and present Beverly students coming together to share embarrassing stories. […]

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Noah’s approach to late night proves successful

Nirav Desai, staff writer Trevor Noah’s succession of Jon Stewart atop the beloved throne of satirical news is a refreshing one, as the vibrant South African appears to be a much-needed source of joy on a show that, at times, suffered from its ex-host’s gradual burnout. Amid a wave of disorienting changes in the late-night […]

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Plato o Plomo, Narcos Blows Us Away

Evan Minniti staff writer In 1993, the seventh richest man in the world, with a networth of between $25 and $30 billion, was shot by Colombian police because he just so happened to make this enormous sum of money by trafficking cocaine into the United States. His name was Pablo Escobar. ‘’Narcos’’, a Netflix original series […]

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“Better Call Saul” finally arrives

Ben Shofet, graphics editor  Finally, the moment has arrived! After two years of dreadfully waiting, the spin-off of arguably one the the greatest dramas of all time, “Breaking Bad”, has arrived. “Better Call Saul” finally made it to our screens, and with it, a record breaking 6.9 million views during its premiere on Feb. 7. […]

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‘How Hollywood Works’ revived by Hersh, Sarandos

Upasana Mannur, staff writer Junior Molly Hersh and senior Anthony Sarandos collaborated to revive the 70s KBEV production “How Hollywood Works,” evolving the concept in the process. Sarandos, director and producer, joined the production after watching Hersh’s first episode last year, featuring director Michael Grossman. While previous episodes of “How Hollywood Works” hosted professionals of all calibers, […]

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