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Comedies you can’t miss

Elana Katz

September 7, 2011

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Like most students, I love summer and the three months off from class that come with it.If there is one thing I hate about it, it's the lack of good television that leaves a hole in my usual schedule.I am someone who watches far...

Debuts showing promise

Kathryn Brostowitz

September 7, 2011

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I don't typically watch television.When I do, it's in the form of a DVD due to the fact that all of my favorite shows are no longer on the air.It's a rare occasion when I look forward to a new television show, since I don't norm...

Don’t miss your favorite shows

Pat Haynes

September 7, 2011

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There are a handful of reasons why I enjoy the beginning of fall. Football, hoodie weather and not sweating profusely are just a couple of these reasons.One big reason is the return of prime-time television to cable. Starting...

‘Dragon’ author died too soon

Sandra Sepaniak

September 6, 2011

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Murders at every twist and turn, women mysteriously disappearing or being attacked, corporate deceit and blackmail; if this sounds interesting, you might want to consider picking up a copy of "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo."After y...

‘Fright Night’ disappoints

Kathryn Brostowitz

September 6, 2011

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Due to the overwhelming amount of remakes Hollywood has been spewing out the past few years, it was only a matter of time before "Fright Night," the popular 1985 vampire flick starring Chris Sarandon and William Ragsdale, was ...

‘Planet of the Apes’ delivers with plot and CGI

Mark Csernus

September 6, 2011

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"The Rise of the Planet of the Apes" is a big budget, CGI-jammed action flick. The plot revolves around developing a cure for Alzheimer's in humans. When tested on apes, it is discovered it heightens their intelligence, yet sho...

The funniest band around returns

Pat Haynes

September 6, 2011

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Many bands extensively utilize humor in their lyrics. Bands like Tenacious D and The Lonely Island have made names for themselves by being intentionally funny. Yet, these groups operate primarily as comedians, with the focus on ...

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