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Goosebumps Top 5 Eps That Still Have Us Hiding Under the Blankets

Goosebumps Top 5 Eps That Still Have Us Hiding Under the Blankets

If you're like me, the show Goosebumps was originally a staple on your bookshelf before it was twenty minutes of a visual haunting. Not much was available in the realm of horror for kids on television, so when this R.L. Stine classic series of stories came from the page to the small screen is was big […]

Last Week Tonight: HBO Renews John Oliver Series Through 2023

Last Week Tonight: HBO Renews John Oliver Series Through 2023

America's arguably most favorite Brit actor-comedian-newsman John Oliver will continue to entertain audiences for the foreseeable future with HBO's decision to renew Last Week Tonight through 2023, according to Variety. Since its premiere in 2014, the series hosted by The Daily Show alum focuses on a variety of topical issues domestic and international. The year […]

For All Mankind: The Real Sci-Fi Battlestar Galactica Shouldve Been

For All Mankind: The Real Sci-Fi Battlestar Galactica Should've Been

Yes, a bold statement from me but not only do I stand by it, but I can prove it. What's that? You haven't seen For All Mankind because you don't have Apple TV+? One? Shame on you. Two? You should watch it because it takes all other wanna-be sci-fi series to task and shows them […]

Handmaids Tale Showrunner Calls Out So Small So Cruel Donald Trump

Handmaid's Tale Showrunner Calls Out "So Small, So Cruel" Donald Trump

Like millions of people around the world, The Handmaid's Tale showrunner Bruce Miller and those around him have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic on both personal and professional levels. But while the rest of the world begins to open itself back up again to a "new normal," the U.S. remains mired in the health […]

Always Sunny Ratched XFL WWE Friends &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Always Sunny, Ratched, XFL, WWE, Friends & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome back to another round of BCTV Sunday Slices, our little slice of opinionated heaven where your resident "man-child" (long story, but I realize now that people throw out phrases they actually don't have the ability to understand so that's sad) looks back on the past week in Bleeding Cool Television's (BCTV) coverage to see what[...]

Psych What We Do in The Shadows &#038 More: Thoughts on Latino Identity

Psych, What We Do in The Shadows & More: Thoughts on Latino Identity

I have been a big fan of the push for diversity lately. As Latina and growing up outside the US, I never realized how little Latino representation there actually is given that I was constantly surrounded by channels and artists who looked like me. Once I grew up and moved here, it became painfully clear […]

Jared Padalecki Tyra Banks Star Trek &#038 More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Jared Padalecki, Tyra Banks, Star Trek & More: BCTV Sunday Slices

Welcome back to BCTV Sunday Slices, our little slice of opinionated heaven where I look back at Bleeding Cool's television (BCTV) coverage from the past week to offer up some wisdom on the conditions of the television landscape over the past several days This week, things had that slow-n-steady vibe as Skybound Xpo happened this[...]

Dancing with the Stars Made the Wrong Pick with Tyra Banks: Opinion

Dancing with the Stars Made the Wrong Pick with Tyra Banks: Opinion

This is the change that will either cause more backlash at the changes of the show or sink the good ship DWTS for good.In my opinion, what Disney should have done is added a black ballroom professionals to their lineup as well as a correspondent host who - you guessed it, is a dancer of[...]

Double the Devil I See What Youre Doing There Lucifer. I Like It

Double the Devil? I See What You're Doing There, Lucifer. I Like It

Well, hello. The long-awaited trailer for the fifth season of Netflix's Lucifer dropped yesterday and… wow. I still have my jaw wide open and probably watched it about seven times already. After having to wait more than a year for its return, feels like the wait was more than worth it. When the series set […]

Invisible Victims: How COVID-19 Impacts the Hollywood You Dont See

Invisible Victims: How COVID-19 Impacts the Hollywood You Don't See

In the case of the more action-heavy shows like NCIS, 9-1-1, or SWAT, they have to react to a shooting down the block, or stand behind a barrier and look on at a crime scene or accident. Background Actor or Time Traveler? Ambiance for normal shows is all well and good, but where things get interesting (in[...]

Is It Time For Television to Abolish the Police Show

Is It Time For Television to Abolish the Police Show?

The May 25 video-recorded killing of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis re-awakened a protest movement across America. In addition to fighting institutionalized racism and police brutality, the #BlackLivesMatter movement demands that we rethink the role of police in our society. Racism, discrimination, and violence against minorities have long been a shameful reality […]

Dastarque: The Player Characters Their Races &#038 Their Sins

Dastarque: The Player Characters, Their Races, & Their Sins

Hello there, loyal readers, and fans of Dungeons & Dragons! Our tabletop writer has been busy with writing up the plot for their homebrew campaign, called "Dastarque," and, after quite a bit of deliberation, implementation, and play, the plot is ready to be discussed with you! So, some simple character profiles for the players' characters, before […]

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Exactly The Show We Need Right Now

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Exactly The Show We Need Right Now

Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events hit the streaming platform in 2017 with a lot of discussion of star and executive producer Neil Patrick Harris, but also the discussion of how dark the series was. But this darkness permeated the source material, books that were written for children, and, in retrospect, the series was prophetic […]

Binged-Out: We Want Our Episodic Television Back

Binged-Out: We Want Our Episodic Television Back!

Everyone has already aired their opinion And likely, someone has already spoiled it online.[caption id="attachment_1067440" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Editorial credit: Manuel Esteban / Shutterstock.com[/caption] I Wany My Episodic TV Its time for the viewers to take television back We are tired of binge-watching a season in a weekend and then getting nothing new for two years[...]

Bugs vs. Mickey: Why Looney Tunes is Winning the Streaming Wars

Bugs vs. Mickey: Why Looney Tunes is Winning the Streaming Wars

HBO Max has made a splash in its first few weeks of existence, but what should not be surprising is that the most popular show on the platform wasn't Game of Thrones or Friends, but their Looney Tunes cartoons. And even despite criticism that their choice to have the modern incarnations of Elmer Fudd and […]

Opinion: How The Ancient Mew Effect Weakens Card Games

Opinion: How "The Ancient Mew Effect" Weakens Card Games

Hello there loyal readers! Today, we'd like to speak with you a bit about "The Ancient Mew" effect and how it lessens the enthusiasm that many players have regarding card games. In this article, we will discuss exactly what that means, and why it's gone from a strict novelty to a strict negative in established […]

Rick and Morty Season 4 Finale Redeemed Rick as a Dad Right

Rick and Morty Season 4 Finale Redeemed Rick as a Dad, Right?

While I know it's not the most popular opinion out there, I think "Star Mort Rickturn of the Jerri" actually redeemed Rick Sanchez as a father Somewhat As much as it could redeem someone who makes it a practice of saying he doesn't have close family attachments because there's always another dimension's worth of replacements[...]

So Is S.W.A.T. Too Pro-Cop for Our Current Mood

So Is S.W.A.T. Too Pro-Cop for Our Current Mood?

In the wake of nationwide protests against the killing of George Floyd and the kind of institutional racism in the police force that enables that to happen, Hollywood is forced to do some serious soul-searching, especially the producers of cop shows. Because of public anger at the police, shows like S.W.A.T. suddenly don't have the […]

HBO Max Move Over: EdenTV+ Is The Streamer You Need in Your Lives

HBO Max, Move Over: EdenTV+ Is The Streamer You Need in Your Lives

Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, HBO Max, Peacock, plus whatever Quibi's trying to do: all these streaming services are making my head spin. I mean, really, you're telling me I have to sign up for like seven different streaming services all for a few shows on each (HBO Max the latest)? Yes, companies all want my hard-earned […]

West Wing Dreams: Why President Bartlet Is Needed Now More Than Ever

West Wing Dreams: Why President Bartlet Is Needed Now More Than Ever

Are you missing the days of President Josiah Bartlet (Martin Sheen) from NBC's The West Wing? Yes, he was fictional, but they were still better times, to say the least, even though he was the fictional amalgamation of Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, with a splash of the power to change the world […]