‘Awkward’ 5×03: ‘Jenna in Wonderland’

In “Jenna in Wonderland,” this week’s episode of “Awkward,” Jenna Hamilton (Ashley Rickards) and Matty McKibben (Beau Mirchoff) experience the popular and unpopular sides of the social hierarchy while discovering the power of real friendships. With the end of senior year just around the corner, the suspense and shocking events
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‘Awkward’ Recap 5×02: ‘Short Circuit Party’

In “Short Circuit Party,” this week’s episode of “Awkward,” the plot thickens as Matty McKibben (Beau Mirchoff) is forced to deal with the turmoil surrounding his friendship with Jake Rosati (Brett Davern). Jenna Hamilton (Ashley Rickards), on the other hand, causes a sudden mishap that yields surprising results. It is
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Miley Cyrus’ experimental pop stays predictable, irritating

The end of an awards show usually comes rather abruptly. The celebrities go off to their afterparties, and the viewer is left with a television screen that cuts to commercial. The widely talked about musical performances and sometimes questionable acceptance speeches quickly become old news. Award shows use the viewer
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2015 VMAs through the eyes of a UC Berkeley student

As we pushed our first reading assignment of the semester aside — unfinished — and propped in front of the TV, we were oblivious to the coming whirlwind of Hollywood drama. This year’s MTV Video Music Awards were one jaw-dropping moment after another. Where do we start? Miley? Kanye? Nicki? Let start with
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‘Awkward’ recap 5×01: ‘Prank Amateurs’

“Awkward” is back. MTV’s teen comedy series premiered this week with “Prank Amateurs,” an episode full of secrets and surprises. From Jenna Hamilton’s (Ashley Rickards) social visibility issue in the first season to Matty McKibben’s (Beau Mirchoff) rocky relationships throughout the years, we catch a glimpse of the roller coaster
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Looking for the one? Try MTV’s ‘Match Machine’

Have your friends been claiming that they’ve “found the one” on Facebook? Have you been wondering what the hell they’re talking about? Let us explain. As a means of promoting its new show, “Are You The One?,” MTV Asia has released a new, slightly creepy love game that manages to
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