Oscars didn’t fail to surprise, awe and impress

Although the Oscars were last week, it feels like they just ended five minutes ago.
This year's Academy Awards went over the usual three hours by half an hour. While I consider myself a pop culture buff and eagerly await the Oscars every year, this year's telecast seemed to go on and on. Thankfully  host Seth MacFarlane tried to move things along.
 


Hurts so good: ‘Vampire Diaries’

Television's most scrumptious guilty pleasure "The Vampire Diaries" returns to the CW for its third season. This "True Blood"-goes-high-school drama, based off a popular series of books, follows Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) as she's caught in a love triangle with Stefan and Damon, two vampire brothers. She fell in love with Stefan Salvatore (Paul Weasly), but a rather flirtatious relationship has developed with his brother Damon (Ian Somerhaulder).


How far is too far? Naked reality TV

It seems that these days nothing is sacred. Anyone who's viewed MTV's hit show "Jersey

Shore" can tell you that. After near constant badgering from my cousins, I turned on that show.

After about five minutes it felt like my brain was melting out of my ears.

  


NBC’s Thursday lineup some of the best on TV

A lot can be said about NBC, some of it good, some of it bad. But one thing is hard to dispute: it has some of the best shows on TV, and they all land on Thursday night.


100th anniversary brings new Titanic mini-series

When it comes to Titanic, the first thing people our age usually think of is that floppy-haired dreamboat named Leo who would ultimately sweep Rose and every girl in the world off their feet in 1997.


‘The Patterns never lie:’ ‘Touch’ has a good start

"Touch," the new series by Tim Kring ("Heroes"), requires a pretty big leap of faith. It's an incredibly high concept and has moments that are hard to believe.


Binge watching: marathons may magnify television merit

By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor As I sat watching my sixth episode for the day of NBC’s “Community” while pondering about what I wished to...

UNO alumn wins $10,000 on Ellen Show for sharing special moment

The Ellen Show recently partnered with M&M's for a special contest #MySweetStory where viewers submitted videos of special moments in their lives. The winner of...