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You know what really grinds my gears? SCJ trip edition

You know what really grinds my gears? SCJ trip edition

Matthew Merlino November 17, 2015

I never realized how much people actually enjoyed reading this column. I also know that some of you do not, but why would that ever stop me? So back by popular demand is a new, special edition of What...

You know what really grinds my gears? Vol. VIII

You know what really grinds my gears? Vol. VIII

Matt Merlino May 8, 2015

Maybe I’ve been lazy, or maybe I’ve just been busy; one thing’s for sure, a lot of things still grind my gears. The past few installments have been ‘special editions’ to my column, but this time...

You know what really grinds my gears? Movie edition

You know what really grinds my gears? Movie edition

Eddie Sheehy and Matt Merlino April 7, 2015

It has been quite some time since the last installment of "What Grinds My Gears." For this edition, I thought it would be fun to focus solely on the annoyances observed while attending movies. I also wanted...

Top 10 uses of songs in comedy movies

Top 10 uses of songs in comedy movies

Matt Merlino, Graphic Designer January 27, 2015

Music is one of the most underappreciated aspects of piecing together a film. This can be said specifically when dealing with creating a comedy. A song can either make or break a scene, infusing gut-busting...

You know what really grinds my gears? Volume V

You know what really grinds my gears? Volume V

Matt Merlino, Assistant Lifestyles Editor November 20, 2014

Oh man! I’ve never noticed how many things actually irritate me. It’s crazy to think that this is already the fifth installment of “What Grinds My Gears.” It’s been quite a while since my...

SNL Season 40: Change

SNL Season 40: Change

Matt Merlino, Assistant Lifestyles Article October 1, 2014

This weekend marked the beginning of the 40th season of “Saturday Night Live.” Chris Pratt hosted, while Ariana Grande was the musical guest. Though, the biggest storylines going forward involve the...

You know what really grinds my gears? Volume IV

You know what really grinds my gears? Volume IV

Matt Merlino, Assistant Lifestyles Editor September 15, 2014

I need to get back into my groove. I’ve been nice for too long. I’ve been bottling up rage for the past two (three...? I don’t know, I suck at math) months, so I have a whole bunch of stuff I just...

Summer of laughs: Ranking the season’s hottest comedies

Matt Merlino, Assistant Lifestyles Editor September 2, 2014

This summer was huge for the film industry, but aside from a few movies, comedies were slightly lacking. I won’t lie... I watched A LOT of movies over the summer (like more than a normal person ever...

NHL expansion coming by 2017?

NHL expansion coming by 2017?

Matt Merlino, Assistant Lifestyles Editor August 27, 2014

  For a few years there has been speculation that the National Hockey League would look to expand. Earlier today it was announced these plans are in fact true.   The league, which currently has 30...

Comedy loses a legend: Robin Williams 1951-2014

Comedy loses a legend: Robin Williams 1951-2014

Matt Merlino, Assistant News Editor August 11, 2014

Earlier today it was revealed that legendary comedian and Academy Award winning actor Robin Williams was found dead in his home at the age of 63. Though it has not been officially confirmed, it is believed...

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