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Shows you need to start watching (so they can get renewed for another season)

(03/06/18 1:00pm)

One of the few drawbacks of living during peak TV is facing the harsh reality that with so many great shows, many will also be cancelled. With that spirit in mind, here is my impassioned plea for you to watch five shows so they don't meet that fate. Hopefully, you watch them because I convince you that they're all wonderful comedies which deserve loyal and enthusiastic fandoms. Then, once viewership spikes due to the massive popularity of this list, I will get to see another season of many of my favorite shows:

Films to prepare you for studying abroad

(02/06/18 1:00pm)

Often, we look to movies and television to see our own experiences reflected back to us in a way that feels poignant and accurate. The seven films outlined below contain a multitude of perspectives that can help prepare you for the emotional roller coaster that is studying abroad. If you find yourself purchasing a dilapidated Italian villa, or becoming involved with a tortured artist who is also involved with your best friend and his ex-wife, or being controlled by a rat that has hidden himself in your chef hat, these stories can shine a light on your truth.

Tips for studying abroad

(02/06/18 1:00pm)

While most Americans are preparing for another semester of illegal underage drinking, rigorous class schedules and close attention to punctuality, some of us are setting sail toward exotic locations. We may gain gelato weight and may even be pickpocketed within the first month (tag yourself, I'm the person being pickpocketed), it's worth it for the Instagram likes.

It's okay to love Adam Sandler movies without shame

(03/07/17 10:00am)

I pride myself on having generally good taste in comedy. I was raised on a steady diet of "Jeopardy," followed by "Seinfeld," during the weeknights of my youth. I have been known to check out numerous anthologies about the history of "Saturday Night Live" from my public library and thanks to many sleepless nights filled with Comedy Central stand-up specials, I have a well-developed understanding of the current comedy scene.

This Valentine's Day, open your heart to the big screen's lesser-loved couples

(02/14/17 10:00am)

Ever start watching a movie or TV show and realize you couldn't care less what happens to the main character because you're suddenly way more invested in the supporting storyline? With love in the air this week, here are a few couples who manage to be funnier, cuter and more loving than their film's main relationships despite considerably less time onscreen.