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The Fantastic Life of Young Frozone

The Fantastic Life of Young Frozone

Astghik Dion, Photo/Assistant Entertainment Editor

April 7, 2020

“With all due humbleness, I'm not trying to sound cocky, but there's not a lot of people that can write the way I write. The way I write, I tend to just focus on poetry, the relationship between words.”

Netflix’s “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” sheds light on the eccentric big cat community

Netflix’s “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” sheds light on the eccentric big cat community

Kacey Connolly, Podcast Editor

April 1, 2020

From throuple marriages and attempted murder to animal print suits and husbands fed to tigers, this series shows the strangest of America, only getting more bizarre the longer you watch.

Quarantined Playlist: Ari Lennox with Smino, JPEGMAFIA, Quin NFN and more

Quarantined Playlist: Ari Lennox with Smino, JPEGMAFIA, Quin NFN and more

Amherst Wire Staff

March 31, 2020

With everyone stuck inside and socially distancing from each other, there’s never been a better time to stay up to date on some of the latest releases in the world of music. We’ll be updating this playlist each week. Here are this week’s music suggestions from the Amherst Wire staff.

Childish Gambino’s “3.15.20” is a kaleidoscope of sound

Childish Gambino’s “3.15.20” is a kaleidoscope of sound

Shane Guilfoyle, Assistant entertainment editor

March 29, 2020

The multi-hyphenate returns after two years of radio silence, delivering a final project that injects new rhythms while culminating upon previous nuances

What’s Free to Stream While You Sit Inside All Day

What’s Free to Stream While You Sit Inside All Day

Julia Donohue, Entertainment Editor

March 27, 2020

In case you need some distraction from the global crisis or just want to enjoy something other than your once-daily walk, here are some free streaming options.

Why “After Hours” is The Weeknd’s best studio album to date

Why “After Hours” is The Weeknd’s best studio album to date

Trevor Wilson, Managing Editor

March 25, 2020

The Toronto-bred superstar is no stranger to making hits, but “After Hours” is a refreshing injection to The Weeknd's discography.

UMass student turned K-Pop icon

UMass student turned K-Pop icon

Nasya Blackshear, Writer

March 24, 2020

Taylor averages out at 40,000 views for every one-minute video she posts.

Quarantined Playlist: The Weeknd, Don Toliver, Phresher and more

Quarantined Playlist: The Weeknd, Don Toliver, Phresher and more

Amherst Wire Staff

March 24, 2020

With everyone stuck inside and socially distancing from each other, there's never been a better time to stay up to date on some of the latest releases in the world of music.

Celebrity Coronavirus tweets: The good, the bad, the ugly

Celebrity Coronavirus tweets: The good, the bad, the ugly

Joanna Buoniconti, Copy Editor

March 22, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, many celebrities have tweeted to their fanbases in hopes of spreading positivity and advocating for safety measures.

10 binge-worthy Netflix shows to watch while you’re social distancing

10 binge-worthy Netflix shows to watch while you’re social distancing

Brianna Silva, Managing Editor

March 18, 2020

From bold anime to fresh comedy sketches, these shows will keep you watching while you help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The Revival of Vinyl

The Revival of Vinyl

Faith Cardoza, Writer

March 13, 2020

Vinyl records have been making a surprising comeback in the 21st century, capturing the interest of young people looking to expand their musical experience.

The Reel Deal: “Parasite”

The Reel Deal: “Parasite”

Olivia Barkett and Jozef Zekanoski

March 12, 2020

Olivia Barkett and Jozef Zekanoski analyze crucial moments and elements in the award-winning movie “Parasite.”

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