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Where Are They Now: Hilary Duff

Erica Witte, Blogger

March 5, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, Gossip, Movies, Music, The Current, TV

There was a time in elementary school when I lost my Internet privileges. After spending hours googling Hilary Duff fan sites, I discovered a Hilary Duff hate site. As her most passionate and most devoted fan, I clicked the co...

Fred Armisen surprises with comedy, musical chops on ‘Late Night’

David Lee, Blogger

March 4, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, The Current, TV

I was absolutely thrilled when Seth Meyers first announced Fred Armisen as the bandleader for his new show, “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” Although I am not an avid follower of Armisen’s sketch-comedy show “Por...

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...

Where Are They Now: Ben Savage

Erica Witte, Blogger

February 19, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, The Current, TV

Even if you’ve never heard the name Ben Savage, I can almost guarantee you know the name Cory Matthews. If you haven’t, you had a most unfortunate upbringing. If one show has that taught me anything about life and love, i...

Five shows that should have ended before they did

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 18, 2014

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

These shows all have something in common. They all used to be great shows. Then something happened. They got bad. They started recycling jokes, running out of story lines or just becoming too painful to watch. These are shows ...

How would ‘How I Met Your Mother’ do it all over again?

Rohan Nadkarni, Reporter

February 13, 2014

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

With “How I Met Your Mother” taking a few weeks off until Feb. 24 and our reviews on a two-week break, now seems like as good a time as any to take a big-picture look at the show as it heads down the home stretch. There...

Spend Valentine’s Day with your TV and marathon these episodes

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 12, 2014

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

Valentine’s Day has an undeservedly negative reputation. Couples love it; singles hate it. I love Valentine’s Day, and I always have. I have a difficult time understanding why some people despise it. Whether it’s a boy,...