Women in Washington And The Female Characters of “House of Cards”

robin-wright-house-of-cards-season-2ATTENTION: The following contains major plot spoilers for Netflix’s House of Cards Season 3. Proceed at your own risk. You have been warned.Some people choose to stream one or two episodes of a television show per day, savoring every little plot nuance. Others binge watch, inhaling an entire season at an inhuman rate. For those who fall into the latter category, let’s discuss House of Cards season 3, particularly the show’s female …

Should You Use Sex As A Bargaining Chip? A Guide Based On Your Favorite TV Shows

Most college hook-ups are purely based in hedonistic fun, contrary to what a few worried Gen-Xers would like to believe. You’re scantily clad at a party, they’re single and ready to mingle, yada yada yada. But according to NYU Secrets, a few Violets use sex as a bargaining chip for money, a solid Natural Science grade, and epic April Fool’s jokes. It’s a risky strategy, and can easily backfire: see exhibit A, Monica Lewinsky.Before …

What Does House of Cards Mean for the Future of Binge-Watching?

As college students, we may watch a fair amount of TV. Typically, just not when it airs.We watch Girls on HBO Go when we get the chance, but who even has HBO to catch it when it first comes on anyway? We hit Netflix and binge-watch shows we’ve been meaning to get into, blowing through them over a weekend, because once you get into Breaking Bad, why stop? The …