In a choice by the GM, Josh and Grace have been sent down to the minors in exchange for a couple of seniors. Connor McGlynn and Alex Duplessis join Chris Lopez on the desk to talk about USC football and MLB Playoffs. And don’t miss Jessica Green make her Water Cooler debut as she joins Josh Cohen and Eduardo Serpa in Studio C as the NHL regular season begins.
Josh Cohen alongisde Grace Marlowe and Chris Lopez break down the sports topics of the week. We also bring out a new segment, “We Need to Talk,” and pick which athletes need a stern hand to stay in line. Later, Max Goldwasser and Michael Luisi break down the division series of baseball playoffs.
It’s a winter wonderland in studio this week as four members of USC’s Ski and Snowboard Team face off! Trivia is a dish best served cold.
Series regular Chase Rosenberg disappears for the week as new talent menacingly encroaches on his coveted spot as fan favorite. Matt’s polka dot shirt reappears.
Our hosts, Daniel and Yeon speak about sex-appeal and the expectations that both men and women face. Vendela teaches us how to make a Greek Kale Salad, and we keep the salad going as Yeon teaches us how to make her seductive chicken salad. Then Sandy gives some love advice in her healthdown, where she talks about finding love in the college setting. Finally, we kick it back to the studio where Daniel and Yeon interview the L.A. Bellydance Academy and our guest Stefanya takes us through a belly dance demonstration. It’s going up on a tuesday here at Balance!
For season 4 episode 04, we have something special: Parkour!! How do the skills you learn in Mirror’s Edge or Cluster Truck work in real life? We find out by sending our hosts to a parkour gym. Then later, we have a review of Severed and a discusion on the state of iPhone games.
Jason Reich, Emmy-Award winning political comedy writer (currently at Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) talks the presidential election with students Aubtin Heydari and Manish Shukla.
Students Aaron Rich, Jenny Truong, and Neal Mulani sit down to discuss The Birth of a Nation/Nate Parker controversy, as well as recent independent movies and awards season.
USC singer/songwriter Leo Xia discusses his original songs and the way his art serves as a reflection on being Asian American. In the episode’s second half, Leo, Kelly Chang, and Chloe Lee discuss current events involving the Asian American community.
In the first half of the episode, student comedians Chasen Washington and Madeleine Hamilton discuss the double standard for women in comedy, as well as the role of political comedy shows in elections. In the second half of the episode, host Dylan DeLuca interviews comedian Dave Ross about his career.
Jack Mcguinn and Vidhi Todi, two student artists whose exhibit “EZ IN EZ OUT” just debuted at USC’s Roski School of Art and Design, have a conversation about art and censorship. Jack is joined by student Sam Josephs in the episode’s second half.