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The Best and Worst Sketches of “Saturday Night Live!”

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Meghan Carney, Writer

February 17, 2019

This Saturday, actor Don Cheadle was the host of SNL. Here is a look at the best and the worst of the show.

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

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Meghan Carney, Writer

February 14, 2019

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.

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fyre

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Meghan Carney, Contributor

February 9, 2019

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

Why is Ted Bundy still relevant?

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Julia Donohue, Contributor

February 7, 2019

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

The Top Five Commercials of Super Bowl LIII

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Meghan Carney, Contributor

February 5, 2019

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

Netflix series “You” sparks dark fantasy in viewers

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Kacey Connolly, Writer

February 1, 2019

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.

Four international shows worth watching on Netflix


Sifa Kasongo, Managing Editor

January 21, 2019

Don't let language barriers stop you from checking out these fantastic foreign shows.

Christmas in ‘The Office’ — Ranking the show’s seven Christmas specials

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Tiffany Chasse, Writer

December 16, 2018

With finals here and winter break tempting your focus, the perfect study break is binge-watching the Christmas episodes of your favorite show.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

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Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

December 13, 2018

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.

Entertainment winners, losers of the week

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Amherst Wire Entertainment staff

December 5, 2018

Eminem's latest freestyle, Ariana Grande's "thank u, next" music video and the loss of a childhood icon.

Three major developments from the fall finale of ‘This is Us’

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Hayley Solomon, Contributor

December 2, 2018

The season finale left fans with a few big cliffhangers.

Top five: Christmas movies on Netflix you may not have seen yet

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Olivia Amato and Barbara Talagan

December 2, 2018

Sometimes you need to make like nutmeg and spice things up.

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