"The Office" Revival Might Be Completely Unnecessary

"The Office" Revival Might Be Completely Unnecessary

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Cue the piano intro and the montage of Scranton, Pennsylvania! On December 18, NBC announced that there is a possible revival of the beloved TV show in the works.

It would include a mix of brand new characters working at Dunder Mifflin, as well as a few of our favorite employees from the original American series. Although there are minimal details about the project, it is likely that more information will appear on our newsfeeds as the 2018-2019 NBC season approaches.

As we all know, “The Office” is definitely one of the most popular and highly-praised TV shows of our time, and a revival is sure to catch the attention of many avid fans or newcomers to the series. However, is a revival really what “The Office” fans want?

Personally, I love “The Office” how it is; I’ve seen the series at least twice through and can quote the show in any given situation. I’ve taken several quizzes to figure out which character I am (it’s Pam) and know which episodes I need to watch if I’m having a bad day or need to relax. But when I heard about this revival, I was skeptical. As much as I love “The Office,” one of my biggest fears is that the revival will just draw out the series in an unnecessary way. I don’t want my favorite show to be ruined for me.

One of the biggest factors that will definitely affect how much criticism it’ll receive is which characters will be coming back. In the series finale, we know that some characters that we’ve grown to love have left Dunder Mifflin probably for good. This would include Andy, Kevin, Darryl, and (of course) Jim and Pam.

But that still would leave a handful of employees that we also love, like Erin, Angela, and the one and only, Dwight K. Shrute. It is hard to tell at this point who is on board for the revival, since no casting details have been officially released.

However, it was reported that we will not see Michael Scott anytime soon in the revival. Although Steve Carell's character made the show a hit, his lack of appearances in the eighth and ninth season set us up for unlikeliness of showing up to Dunder Mifflin for another few episodes.

So, here is what we can gather from this so far: "The Office" revival may either be the best thing for the series, or the worst, depending on how many episodes they choose to produce, the characters they bring back, and the new ones they create. We'll definitely have to keep our eyes open for any news related to the revival, because for avid fans like me, every piece of information is vital for our favorite show.

Who knows? Maybe we might get to see one more Christmas party, or one more prank on Dwight, or even one more "that's what she said" joke.

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The 7 Best Pieces of Drag Race Lingo Ru-vealed

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Season Three of "RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars" just wrapped last week, but season 10 of Drag Race is scheduled to premiere on March 22nd. You might’ve turned on your TV and thought, “what the heck are they talking about?”. Some of the lingo is confusing and unclear, so here’s a guide to just some of the key catchphrases.

1. The library/Being read

The name of the mini challenge is “Reading is Fundamental, in which queens take turns reading each other. When it’s their turn, they “enter the library”, which just means putting on goofy glasses. Reading is pretty much pointing out flaws but in a funny or over the top way.

2. Shade

Throwing shade is similar to reading someone, but I think of shade as usually more blunt, insulting and less clever.

3. Tea

Derives from the letter “T” standing for truth. Tea refers to gossip, news or information. Commonly used in the sense of “So, what’s the tea?”, which means “girl, what’s the gossip?”. It’s commonly combined with shade, as someone might say “No, tea, no shade, but…” which is a preface saying “no disrespect”. Conversely, someone might say “all tea, all shade” meaning that they know exactly how they sound and don’t care if you’re offended.

4. Fish

A queen is said to be looking fishy/serving fish when they closely resemble a woman. Some of the fishiest queens include Tatianna, Courtney Act, and Farrah Moan.

5. Back Rolls

An insult used in season 5 when Jade Jolie told Alyssa Edwards: “Girl, you had rolls all over the place in the back, it was disgusting!” To which Alyssa responded

6. Snatch Game

A parody of the 1960’s celebrity game show “The Match Game”. On the original show, contestants write in answers to questions, hoping to match the guest judge. Snatch Game operates in the same way, but the contestants have to impersonate a celebrity. This is a challenge that has taken place every season since the second one, and it’s probably the most highly anticipated. This is one of the challenges that really establishes the top queens, as they’re judged based off of likeness and humor. Celebrities that have been impersonated range from Dame Maggie Smith to Britney Spears, Judge Judy, Anna Nicole Smith, and even RuPaul.

7. Comedy vs. Pageant Queens

This is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Some queens are more specialized in makeup, costumes, and overall pageantry. Others are more campy and over the top. Comedy queens are usually stronger in acting or comedy challenges, but pageant queens have the upper hand in design focused challenges.

So there ya have it, a short list of Drag Race terminology. I RuPaulogize if you got a little lost somewhere, but if you managed to make it through this article….


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If The 12 Zodiac Signs Were Portrayed By 6-Second Vines

"It is Wednesday, my dudes." - Leo

So here's my third Vine article, and I wanted to do another one because it gives me an excuse to watch Vine compilations all day! So here it is, zodiac signs as Vines. I hope it makes you laugh as much as I did!

1. Aries

Aries are known for standing up for what they believe in, just like this woman!

2. Taurus

Tauruses are big on security and getting their job done, just like these cops are doing with a little bit more fun!

3. Gemini

Geminis are very fun-loving and all about communication!

4. Cancer

Cancers are very in touch with their feelings. If only they could have helped this pigeon :(

5. Leo

Leos are all about self-expression, and that's all I have to say about this one.

6. Virgo

One of Virgos' traits is attention to detail! This guy seems to have that.

7. Libra

Libras are incredibly charming and romantic. This one screams romance!

8. Scorpio

Scorpios are very intuitive.

9. Sagittarius

Sagittarius signs are very big-hearted and know what people need, like maybe some milk.

10. Capricorn

Capricorns are known for their patience in dealing with things.

11. Aquarius

Aquariuses are very friendly, and they want to make other people smile!

12. Pisces

Pisces can be very sensitive, so do not disrespect them!

I hope you enjoyed and have a fantastic week!

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