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Grande Sounds Off Against Grammy Producer

Grande Sounds Off Against Grammy Producer

Kacey Connolly, Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

Considering the entire theme of this year’s Grammy Awards was dedicated to female empowerment due to the deep lack of female nominees last year, Ken Ehrlich shouldn’t have started beef with two of the most famous and influential female artists in the music industry.

“Big Mouth’s” Valentine’s Day special is much more than edgy romantic humor

“Big Mouth’s” Valentine’s Day special is much more than edgy romantic humor

Meghan Carney, Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

Nick Kroll’s animated comedy series “Big Mouth” delves into the minds of self conscious teenagers as they attempt to survive a Valentine’s Day full of awkward crushes, nosey parents and hormone monsters.

Future, Gunna and Ty Dolla $ign Are Mullins Center Bound

Future, Gunna and Ty Dolla $ign Are Mullins Center Bound

Meghan Carney, Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Music, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

On Wednesday, Feb. 13th UMass students received an email from Student Affairs and Campus Life, and presumably thousands of group chats rang out notifications of the screenshot sent throughout campus. The email contained the flyer for the Fifth Annual Mullins Live! Concert, or more commonly known to stude...

A “Wild Thing” is happening at UMass Theater

A “Wild Thing” is happening at UMass Theater

Julia Donohue, Contributor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, Entertainment, Showcase

On Feb. 14, the UMass Theater Department will premiere the first English translation of “La Serrana de la Vera” by Luis Vélez de Guevara.

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fyre

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fyre

Meghan Carney, Contributor

February 9, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

The details of Fyre Festival are entertaining, interesting and sometimes cringe-worthy, making the documentaries vastly popular on both streaming services.

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 36

808s and Ankle Breaks: Episode 36

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

February 8, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Podcasts, Showcase, Sports

The boys are joined by Chris Iacobucci to talk all the latest trades and the trade that never was.

Why is Ted Bundy still relevant?

Why is Ted Bundy still relevant?

Julia Donohue, Contributor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

Inevitably, both the series and upcoming film have attracted hype on social media.

The Top Five Commercials of Super Bowl LIII

The Top Five Commercials of Super Bowl LIII

Meghan Carney, Contributor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Sports, TV/Movies

On Sunday we arrived at the one day per year where commercials are (arguably) less of a nuisance.

Boogie goes all out on “Everythings for Sale”

Boogie goes all out on “Everythings for Sale”

Oliver Sampson, Contributor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Showcase

“Everythings for Sale” is a stand out release during a time in hip-hop where many albums get lost in the fray.

Netflix series “You” sparks dark fantasy in viewers

Netflix series “You” sparks dark fantasy in viewers

Kacey Connolly, Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, TV/Movies

It isn’t uncommon for women to find themselves attracted to a “bad boy,” but sometimes the media has gone too far romanticizing these personas.

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 35

808s and Ankle Breaks Podcast: Episode 35

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson

January 31, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Music, Podcasts, Showcase

Jonathan Kermah and Trevor Wilson discuss Boogie's Everythings for Sale" (11:30), The Knicks and Mavericks' blockbuster trade, and Anthony Davis trade talks (28:05). Listen here: Apple  Spotify Slap or Skip playlists: Apple Spotify Follow us on Twitter @808s_Abreaks. Email Jona...

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