1. Become the first person to ever live on an Amtrak train. I mean, hey, he is Amtrak Joe, right? It only seems appropriate that he should be the person to reside on an Amtrak. Think of the possibilities. Biden, riding the rails, cutting a path across the American Heartland, possibly coining the phrase “housetrain.” […]

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Mindy Kaling, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Jenny Slate, Amy Schumer and so on are comedians. No, that sentence is not complete — at least, not without the word “feminist.” These prominent, successful women are no longer just comedians. They are now a part of their own sub-genre of comedy. In TV and […]

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The Upright Citizens Brigade quickly became a well-respected improv group when its first theater opened in 1996. Since then, we have founders Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts, Matt Besser and Amy Poehler to thank for producing some of the funniest people in comedy today. Boston University’s own students may have caught a glimpse of some rising […]

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Comedy writers tend to salivate at the chance to create sketches that poke fun at political figures and set off their audiences roaring with laughter. Naturally, with the presidential election brewing, Saturday Night Live could not wait to have their say. And who can blame them? SNL’s Taran Killam is taking on the role that […]

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Sunday was an overall great day. Not only did I feel the sun on my face for the first time in months and was able to walk outside without an insulated coat, more importantly, Hillary Clinton, my queen, formally announced what we have all been waiting for. She’s running for president. She joins, among others, […]

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Jenna Perlman, Staff Writer @jenna_perlwoman Ah, Netflix. The 21st century’s most beautiful creation. The ability to sit effortlessly on your couch with thousands of TV and movies is at your fingertips. It’s incredible. While Netflix is a great way to explore different cultures, time periods and situations, it’s also a great way to spend a […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer@thedanosaurus Hello! Welcome to the Countdown, where we discuss some of the things that happened this week in Pop Culture! Are you excited? Of course you are! Let’s get down to business! 6. Us Weekly is accused of photoshopping a picture of baby Prince George: I can’t believe that this is […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer@thedanosaurus With the thrum of Spring in full swing, it’s easy to believe that the end of school is nigh! But fear not, because although the semester is winding down, the world of pop culture will never die as long as there are people to care about celebrity Instagrams (aka me). […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 Once again, it’s that time of the year again when chalk-tasting Sweethearts are back on shelves, heart decals are plastered on dorm windows, and couples seem to increase by the dozens. Yes ladies and gents, it’s Valentine’s day, that holiday where we define love by the amounts of chocolates […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Every year the Super Bowl ignites national frenzy amongst sports fans. Those who can’t watch the football championship live watch it from the comfort of their living room sofas. The perks of the later option: the entertaining commercials. This year my favorite ad was the Best Buy commercial featuring […]

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