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Economy reflected in TV

Alex Rieger Courier Staff

January 25, 2012

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Entertainment has always been prone to following the latest trend. Any successful formula is going to be duplicated a dozen times over, and I think most of us take it for granted that our hundred-plus channels are really just...

Adele powers on

Joshua Fitzgerald courier staff

January 25, 2012

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With the 54th Grammy Awards set to take place on Feb. 12, Adele has been nominated for an astonishing six awards. Three are major awards, including: Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Album of the Year. That she deserves...

The definitely-not-coordinating-with-Stephen-Colbert super article

Elana Katz

January 25, 2012

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A comedian can really hit their stride in an election year. Suddenly, jokes are writing themselves and flooding in each day, make the possibilities endless. Sketch shows and stand-ups thrive off of the material, but no comedian can satir...

The Oscars take a trip to Paris

Tom Loftus

January 19, 2012

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The average American probably knows as much about French culture as the character of Ricky Smith's mother in the 1985 John Cusack cult comedy "Better Off Dead."Just to refresh your memory - or create a strange new one - it's the mo...

Are movie theaters dead?

Are movie theaters dead?

January 19, 2012

The silent film that could

Elana katz

January 19, 2012

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The last time a silent film won Best Picture at the Academy Awards was coincidentally the only time a silent film won. The film was "Wings", the year was 1929, and it was the very first Academy Awards. 83 years later, in an era wh...

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