By Pauline Fontanaud | Staff Writer | Fanfiction is the nervous system of an online community of fans broadening and keeping alive the fictional universes they love. I know sometimes people just can’t stand an ending, or a character leaving. This can be true for movies, TV shows, books, or even video games. So people turn to fanfictions to either find their happiness, or to write it. Fanfictions, or fanfics, are written fiction stories about characters from pre-existing works of fiction or even real life celebrities. They are all about changing endings, couple pairings, or even writing all of the characters in an alternate universe. The authors morph the existing works … [Read more...] about Fanfiction treats fiction as real
By Rachel Molina |Staff Writer| T.V shows get cancelled all the time, but when it is a show that we have become invested in, it gets personal. When a show we like gets cancelled too early we get angry, confused, and wonder how the show may have ultimately ended. While there are many shows that get the ax, there are some more popular than others. FOX has a reputation of cancelling shows early on. The most recent show that FOX cancelled on Wednesday May 6 is “The Mindy Project,” due to low ratings. “The Mindy Project,” a romantic comedy series, first aired in 2012 and starred Mindy Kaling (The Office) and Chris Messina. Kaling’s character, Mindy Lahiri is a young Ob/Gyn doctor … [Read more...] about TV shows cancelled too early
By Dalal Museitef |Staff Writer| With over 53 million subscribers, Netflix is becoming its own network company, producing original TV shows and movies. From favorite TV shows to top rated movies, Netflix has become a household entertainment source. Comedic shows such as “Orange is the New Black” and “Arrested Development” have recently premiered on Netflix, and received skyrocket ratings. “Orange is the New Black” was nominated for multiple Emmys, including outstanding directing and comedy series, according to emmys.com. Although “Arrested Development” was canceled in 2006, it was recently added to Netflix in 2013. Avid viewer Rami Safi was disappointed the show ended so … [Read more...] about Netflix: How the brand is changing the culture of the TV and film one stream at a time
By Yeana Kim |Staff writer| A large variety of TV shows are coming up in 2013. This week at CSUSB students are anticipating the airing of some of their favorite shows. "I am willing to watch "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad." I like "Modern Family" because it is funny and it is humorous," said graduate student Sara Chin. Chin also mentions that the show looks at what we now consider modern, like a Southern California family living in Los Angeles and it looks at generational differences, sexual orientation differences and the idea of growing up, which makes the show serious, yet funny and approachable. "I am looking forward to watch 'Once Upon a Time.' This TV program shows us … [Read more...] about COYOTE WATCH: What do you have to say?