November 2020 Edition
ORCS & DWARFS & THEATRE DORKS
Itching to try Dungeons & Dragons, but can’t find the perfect dungeon master for the occasion? Tabletale Games, founded by NU alum Alejandro Tey, is a company that offers free gamemasters to RPG campaigns, or lets you take part in a public free-for-all game to learn the basics of wizards and warriors.
NEW SHOWS, SAME GUY
“New Girl’s” Nick Miller is famously from Chicago, but actor Jake Johnson is a suburban kid through and through; at the age of 15, he moved from Winnetka to Evanston, where he graduated from ETHS. He chatted with The Daily about his favorite spots in the city, and keeping his home close to him over the course of his career.
The pandemic has given many more free time to binge watch as much new TV as they please, but for Assistant Audio Editor Haley Fuller, it’s been a reason to keep rewatching the same three shows. In her essay, she explores how doing so has helped her deal with the stresses of 2020, and what it takes to help her start something new.
The “Star Wars” sequel trilogy received a mixed reaction, but the fanbase has united around “The Mandalorian,” a critically acclaimed and universally beloved Disney+ series about a man and his Baby Yoda. In Reel Thoughts, reporter John Riker looks at the show’s second season and how it’s building on the solid foundation its initial outing set up.