Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Reflections from a geek

By Kevin Romani

April 30, 2012

Filed under Senior Columns

I don’t know which cliché to start with. It’s been an honor to write for the Collegian? I would highly recommend all of you participate in writing for your paper? I will truly miss it? My opening words may sound condescending,...

HBO features a fresh new comedy with ‘Girls’

By Kevin Romani

April 16, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Television

Executive producer Judd Apatow (“Knocked Up,” “The 40-Year-Old Virgin”) returns his attention to television with “Girls,” a very modern and appropriate comedy for upcoming college graduates. “Girls” comes from cre...

Student filmmaking at UMass

By Kevin Romani

April 11, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

While filmmaking and the University of Massachusetts may not be synonymous with one another, a growing presence of the art form does exist on campus. Though there is no film major at UMass, secondary options such as th...

5 most anticipated summer movies

By Kevin Romani

April 5, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

As the weather begins to heat up, so will the excitement at the box office. This summer is potentially offering the most impressive and well-rounded lineup since the summer of 2008, which featured major hits like “The Dark Knight,” “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,” ...

Sunday night TV returns with “Mad Men” and “Game of Thrones”

By Kevin Romani

April 3, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

Sunday night television just got a whole lot better. AMC’s “Mad Men” – the four time consecutive Emmy winner for Best drama – made its much-anticipated return on March 25. The fifth season premiere – “A Little Kiss...

Morning Wood to Become Neeson News

By Kevin Romani

April 2, 2012

Filed under Archives

Beginning in the 2012-2013 academic year, this newspaper will now be known as “The Neeson News.” Following a conversation with the editorial staff, we have decided to dedicate ourselves to reporting the life, heroism and face-imploding...

10 reasons you should be watching ‘Game of Thrones’

By Kevin Romani

March 26, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living

April is coming. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” was one of last season’s most popular programs, and fans are excited that it is finally returning to the small screen for its second season. The series established what co-creator...

It’s time for ‘The Office’ to clock out

By Kevin Romani

March 15, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Culture, Television

NBC’s “The Office” has been one of the most popular and well received sitcoms in television history. The first five seasons of the series seamlessly blended laugh-out-loud humor with meaningful stories and provided a...

Oscar Predictions: 2012

By Kevin Romani

February 24, 2012

Filed under Arts Multimedia, Arts Podcasts, Web-Exclusive

Kevin Romani, Danny Marchant and Chris Shores make their final predictions for the Academy Awards: Part 1 Part 2 ...

3D features cannot save the ‘Phantom Menace’

By Kevin Romani

February 16, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Movies

History has not been kind to “Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace.” “The Phantom Menace” was one of the most anticipated films of all time when it was originally released in 1999. “Star Wars” and its seq...

Podcast: Post-Grammy wrap up

By Kevin Romani

February 15, 2012

Filed under Arts Multimedia, Arts Podcasts

Collegian producers Kevin Romani, Christina Gregg and Dave Coffey discuss the 2012 Grammys from Adele to LL Cool J to commemorations to heavy metal. Post-Grammy Podcast ...