The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist

Number of episodes: 3 Think back to the early 2000s, do you remember a short lived show called Pretty Wild on E!? It was about three girls that in the second episode were arrested for connections to the burglaries of major celebrities’ homes (there was also a 2013 movie of the same name with Emma … Continue reading The Real Bling Ring: Hollywood Heist

Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist

Number of episodes: 2 Manti Te’o is known as a fantastic football player, Heisman contender and overall great person. During his senior year at Notre Dame he shared that his grandmother and girlfriend died on the same day, subsequently dedicated his season to them. A heartbreaking story that tugged on the whole country’s heartstrings. But … Continue reading Untold: The Girlfriend Who Didn’t Exist

The Most Hated Man On The Internet

Trigger warning: this show contains testimony from victims of sexual exploitation, derogatory language towards women, nudity, drug abuse, suicide and depression Number of episodes: 3 Revenge porn. Two words that you know exactly what it is and its effect. No good can come from it unless you're Hunter Moore. In 2010, he made a website … Continue reading The Most Hated Man On The Internet

Victoria’s Secret: Angels and Demons

Trigger Warning: show discusses situations of sexual abuse, eating disorders and pedophilia. Number of episodes: 3 Before Instagram, Victoria’s Secret was the way to see unattainable beauty standards. We all know the brand, we can envision the store front at the local mall, and we all have heard of or seen the fashion show. However, … Continue reading Victoria’s Secret: Angels and Demons

White Hot: The Rise & Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch

Say the name Abercrombie and Fitch and you can just smell the loud and dark store that monopolized fashion in the late 90s-mid 2000s. Why were we so enamored with this store? Was it the half-naked guys on the bags, the rude employees, or the fact that a shirt was two sizes too small? This … Continue reading White Hot: The Rise & Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch

Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

Did you know that another famous concert happened at the same time as Woodstock? In 1969, the Harlem Culture Festival was held in Mt. Morris Park in Harlem, New York. Featuring Stevie Wonder, B.B. King, Nina Simone, Sly & the Family Stone, and more. This Questlove documentary shows why the festival was important and the … Continue reading Summer of Soul (…or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)