Culture Crash 21-30: The Apple Tv Sports Comedy, “Ted Lasso”

Culture Crash 21-30: The Apple TV Sports Comedy, “Ted Lasso”

Funny man Jason Sudeikis plays Ted Lasso in Apple’s TV’s new series. The show follows Lasso, a small-time coach, as he moves to England to lead a professional soccer team despite having little knowledge of the sport.

Culture Crash 21-29: The Beauty Of TikTok

Culture Crash 21-29: The Beauty Of TikTok

The social media platform, TikTok started in September 2016. There have been many critics over the years that have doubted the lasting popularity of the short-form, video-driven service. But, fast forward five years later and it’s still booming. What sets TikTok apart from the graveyard of dead platforms like Snapchat and Vine?

Culture Crash 21-28: Accessing Film Classics

Culture Crash 21-28: Accessing Film Classics

The Criterion Channel makes it easy to watch older movies that are often forgotten on mainstream streaming platforms like Netflix. We discuss some of our favorite picks from the old Hollywood days.

Culture Crash 21-27: What’s So Funny About Dave?

Culture Crash 21-27: What’s So Funny About Dave?

The Hulu comedy, Dave, is a fictional story about the sensationalized rapper, Lil Dicky. The show look like many other comedies at first but is actually jam-packed with well-thought out jokes and plots. Dave is now streaming on Hulu and FXX.

Culture Crash 21-26: The Evolution of Comedian Bo Burnham

Culture Crash 21-26: The Evolution of Comedian Bo Burnham

Bo Burnham has taken on many roles throughout his career. We discuss his latest project, Inside, now streaming on Netflix.

Culture Crash 21-25: Stephen King: The Master Of Storytelling

Culture Crash 21-25: Stephen King: The Master Of Storytelling

Stephen King is globally recognized as the master of horror – but how does he create each masterpiece? We break down what sets his works of literature apart from all of the other authors across several genres.

Culture Crash 21-24: The Perfect Album

Culture Crash 21-24: The Perfect Album

This week, we discuss the importance of an album’s length. All too often it can feel like some of the songs on the album are just there to fill time, so people feel like they’re getting more music for their money.

The Return Of Baseball At The Ballpark

21-23 Segment 1: The Return Of Baseball At The Ballpark

Baseball is back, and fans can once again revel in the experience of heading to a ballpark, grabbing some peanuts and cheering on their team as they score a homerun. Longtime baseball writer and faithful Phillies fan Timothy Malcolm joins Viewpoints this week to break down some of his favorite stadiums in the U.S. and some tips you should keep in mind before buying a ticket.

21-23 Segment 2: The Wedding Pages

21-23 Segment 2: The Wedding Pages

The first New York Times wedding announcement was published in 1851. It was one sentence long and covered a young, white couple who had just married in New York. Today, the wedding and engagements section at the paper and other media outlets across the country look a lot different. We explore how this unique page has evolved over the years and the rat race some couples go through to get an announcement published at a prominent paper like The New York Times.

The Latest Release By Acclaimed Author John Green

Culture Crash 21-23: The Latest Release By Acclaimed Author John Green

Author John Green is best known for young adult novels like The Fault in Our Stars, but his latest release heads in a completely different direction. It’s called The Anthropocene Reviewed and it’s hooked our attention.

Culture Crash 21-22: The Beauty Of HBO Max

Culture Crash 21-22: The Beauty Of HBO Max

The streaming platform, HBO Max has gained a lot of ground since its launch in May of last year. We dive into the wide variety of shows and films available and why it’s become our favorite place to search for something to watch.

The Love Story Of “Little Fish”

Culture Crash 21-21: The Love Story Of “Little Fish”

A modern take on the classic detective/thriller genre is exactly what we need right now and the “Mare of Easttown” does not disappoint. We explore this new series starring Kate Winslet.

Culture Crash 21-20: Reviewing HBO’s “Mare Of Easttown”

Culture Crash 21-20: Reviewing HBO’s “Mare Of Easttown”

The movie, “Little Fish” is an intriguing story of a world ravaged by a virus that erases people’s memories. It’s a gripping film that hooks your attention from the get-go and is worth the watch.

Back To The Theater

Culture Crash 21-19: Back To The Theater

As more Americans get vaccinated, the light at the end of the tunnel shines a little bit brighter each day. We discuss the slow return of theater-released movies and some of the future films we’re most excited for.

Literature Tackling Race & Inequality

Culture Crash 21-18: Literature Tackling Race & Inequality (2021 update)

The perspectives of black authors are vital in understanding why racial bias still plagues our country. We offer up some timely recommendations to add to your 2021 reading list.

The Second Debut Of Taylor Swift’s “Fearless

Culture Crash 21-17: The Second Debut Of Taylor Swift’s “Fearless”

Taylor Swift recently re-recorded and released her hit 2008 album “Fearless”. We discuss the nostalgic vibes we felt while listening to these old Taylor tracks.

Oscar-Worthy Foreign Language Films

Culture Crash 21-16: Oscar-Worthy Foreign Language Films

In recent years, foreign language films have started to be taken more seriously in the top awards categories. Take Parasite winning Best Picture at the Oscars last year. We discuss some of the best international films released over the last twelve months and where to watch them.

Culture Crash 21-15: The Latest Album By Band, AJR

Culture Crash 21-15: The Latest Album By Band, AJR

The newest musical release by AJR is titled, “OK ORCHESTRA 5”. It’s an energetic, unique collection that you won’t be able to get out of your head this spring.

Culture Crash 21-14: Zack Snyder’s “Justice League”

Culture Crash 21-14: Zack Snyder’s “Justice League”

The new director’s cut of “Justice League” is now out on HBO Max. The action movie clocks in at a whopping four hours. Is it just another overhyped streaming release or something more?