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NBC revives “The Office”

NBC revives “The Office”

January 8, 2018

By Alexandra Sprouls ’19 Michael Scott. Jim Halpert. Dwight Schrute. Pam Beesly. What do these names all have in common? They are all recognizable characters from the hit NBC television show, “The Office”, which will be airing a 2018-2019 season. “One of my favorite shows of all time has...

English students use comedy to critique

English students use comedy to critique

June 13, 2017

By Molly Mahoney ’18 Whether it’s The Onion, Key and Peele or Saturday Night Live, all  of these are bound to leave an audience tearing up from laughter. However, each one’s comedy is rooted in a deeper critique of society today, otherwise known as satire. After studying rhetorical devi...

[Nov. 2016 Arts] Mixed reactions to SNL skits reflect election tension

November 23, 2016

By Cate Casparius ’19 & Jack Shapiro ’19   Saturday Night Live” is a television sketch comedy that satirizes many topics relating to American society, including the 2016 presidential election. “Ever since the show debuted in the fall of 1975, it’s earned fans’ trust in ...

American Housewife Falls Flat

American Housewife Falls Flat

October 20, 2016

ABC's fall TV lineup includes a show featuring Westport. The show is American Housewife and I was anxiously awaiting the premiere episode on Tuesday, October 11. Unfortunately for me, the show was a huge disappointment. “Overall I have mixed emotions about it,” said Nina Radman ‘20. “The c...

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