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The lowdown on television fandoms

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 26, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, The Current, TV

Since television was invented, there have been fans of programs. However, with the rise of the Internet and social networking, a new type of fan has emerged, someone who is part of a “fandom.” A fandom is essentially a group...

Emotionally prepare for ‘About Time’

Chelsea Sherlock, Movie Columnist

February 26, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Movies, Reviews, The Current

Romantic comedies that involve time travel have become a disappointing trend at the theaters. They’re far too common, tend to be cheesy and often feel like the time travel aspect is just a lazy plot device to attract viewers. For...