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A History of Political TV

A History of Political TV

By Anubhuti Kumar, Highlighter Editor

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

WSN explores TV political dramas throughout the years, focusing on how the ever-changing administrations and political climate affect these.

‘American Horror Story’ Keeps Fans Guessing

‘American Horror Story’ Keeps Fans Guessing

By Lily Dolin, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment

After months of confusing teasers for the theme of American Horror Story's sixth season, the first episode is released under the theme "My Roanoke Nightmare," filmed in a documentary style.

Staff Recommendations Oct. 29

Staff Recommendations Oct. 29

By WSN Staff

October 29, 2014


Filed under Arts

WSN staff recommends four scary books, movies and TV shows

Anthology format allows for greater creative range

Anthology format allows for greater creative range

February 4, 2014


Filed under Arts

Television miniseries have long been a part of the entertainment world. From the slavery saga in ABC’s “Roots” to NBC’s adaptation of “Jesus of Nazareth,” the genre turns serialized storytelling into a must-watch event with cultural relevance. Recent additions include FX’s “American Horror Story” and HBO’s “True Detec...

ARTS ISSUE: Colorful villains generate fan adoration on TV

ARTS ISSUE: Colorful villains generate fan adoration on TV

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

Television culture has favored its protagonists for years. But in today’s TV landscape, the villain’s time has finally come, upstaging his or her opponent in skill, intelligence and fan appreciation. Villainous characters have come to the forefront in the past few years, with popular film fra...

ARTS ISSUE: ‘American Horror Story’ indulges in shock to entice viewers

ARTS ISSUE: ‘American Horror Story’ indulges in shock to entice viewers

December 5, 2013


Filed under Arts

There’s nothing on television quite like “American Horror Story.” From creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk (“Nip/Tuck,” “Glee”), this strange cocktail of violence, gore, sex, witchcraft, insanity and camp has boggled America’s mind for two seasons and is currently in the middle of its third. “A...

‘American Horror Story’ creates new breed of genre hybrid

‘American Horror Story’ creates new breed of genre hybrid

December 5, 2012


Filed under Arts

Bloggers who love to hate “American Horror Story” continually rail against its excessive fetishization of the horror genre. And they aren’t wrong — the second season has included exorcisms, devilish children, serial killers and the Angel of Death, albuy cialis online safelyl within the first seven episodes. But now th...