The Odyssey Online: Fifteenth Issue

For Everyone Who Doesn’t Want to Watch Football This Thanksgiving

Holiday-themed TV alternatives to watching the ‘Big Game’

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Without fail, there’s always at least one room in the house on Thanksgiving Day that’s taken over by the ‘Big Game.’ I am not a football fan. I do not know the rules, I do not root for a team, and these convictions extend through the Super Bowl as well–no commercial break or half time show exceptions. Despite what popular opinion may say to the contrary, however, with a little preplanning there are many other, more holiday-themed alternatives for what to watch this year. Here’s my list of TV’s top Thanksgiving specials.

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The Odyssey Online: Fourteenth Issue

To The TV Show That Got Me Into College

“Slings and Arrows,” this one’s for you.

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As senior year continues, an article recognizing how much my greatest accomplishments in college have been tied to my love of television, from my working thesis on the first season of “Rectify,” to my college acceptance essay on “Slings and Arrows.” Making it’s grand public debut, my college acceptance essay on why I (still) want to be more like Geoffrey Tennant.

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Editor’s Note: Peace for Paris

The Odyssey Online: Thirteenth Issue

TV Character Deaths You Can’t Shake

Didn’t see this one, or the reaction I’d have to it, coming.

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I’ve never been able to warm up to AMC’s “The Walking Dead” (zombies in general), but I do keep up with some of the major plot points in magazines and from what I understand it’s been a rough couple of weeks, as fans of the show have had to cope with uncertainty over a major, and beloved, character’s death.

“Nashville” fans are in a similar boat. Except we’re fairly certain he’s dead. And “beloved” wouldn’t exactly be the right word.

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Editor’s Note: Time to Drop Those Books and Dance

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