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The Polygonal Sunrise: Episode 10

The Polygonal Sunrise: Episode 10

Jack Martin, Podcaster

April 15, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Podcasts, Showcase, Technology

In today’s episode of The Polygonal Sunrise, Jack Martin discusses the reveal of "Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order," the addition of name changes to the PlayStation Network and the potential "Horizon Zero Dawn" sequel.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

April 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase, TV/Movies

With so much happening on social media, it’s hard to keep up. Here are the highs and lows of the week, selected by the Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

Ask UMass — “Game of Thrones”

Ask UMass — “Game of Thrones”

Rachel Swansburg, Rebecca Duffy, and Meghan Carney

April 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, TV/Movies

"Game of Thrones" has taken the entertainment world by storm. What do UMass students think of it?

Errors in perfection: the new Twilight Zone

Errors in perfection: the new Twilight Zone

Julia Donohue, Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

The new Twilight Zone is greatly needed in an era of insanity, but a need for perfection has left the series empty of the eerily misplaced.

“The Beach Bum” scores as the worst movie of 2019

“The Beach Bum” scores as the worst movie of 2019

Kacey Connolly, Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

What looks like a chaotic coming of age film on the surface, is actually an astounding disappointment with a clustered mess of a plot.

Saweetie flexes her boujee lifestyle on “Icy” EP

Saweetie flexes her boujee lifestyle on “Icy” EP

Astghik Dion, Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

She’s founded her own label, her flow has matured and nothing about her vigor has changed.

In photos: UMass Got Talent

In photos: UMass Got Talent

Jonathan Kermah, Entertainment and Podcast Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Podcasts, Showcase

UMass Got Talent winner Samantha Kay spoke with entertainment editor Jon Kermah about her victory and the other acts.

Billie Eilish’s debut lives up to the hype

Billie Eilish’s debut lives up to the hype

Chloe Lindahl, Writer

April 7, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

The pop prodigy produces a haunting yet polished piece of work that shatters expectations.

Ask UMass — Spring Concert cancelled?

Ask UMass — Spring Concert cancelled?

Rachel Swansburg, Meghan Carney, and Rebecca Duffy

April 5, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Showcase

Meghan Carney and Rebecca Duffy ask students how they feel about Lil Uzi Vert's absence from the upcoming concert. 

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 42

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 42

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

April 4, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Multimedia, Music, Podcasts, Showcase

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson briefly discuss the tragic death of Nipsey Hussle (12:10), introduce their new segment: “Pause, Party, Play” (17:47) and run through the week in NBA news (42:32). https://amherstwire.podbean.com/mf/play/creemb/Episode42CLEAN.mp3 Listen Here: Apple Spotify Slap or Skip: Apple Spotify Check out our artist of the week, Lazy Summer Produced By: Jonathan Kermah Edited By: Trevor Wilson Follow us on social media: @808s_Abrea...

Stella Starfox, Lazy Summer put on electric show at The Pub

Stella Starfox, Lazy Summer put on electric show at The Pub

Oliver Sampson, Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Both performances exemplified the great musical talent that has come through UMass in the past few years.

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