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The Big Hurt: Broken bones and stripper poles

Only a few weeks ago, I was making fun of Aerosmith for their inability to present Aerosmith in their Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Presents Aerosmith tour.
The Big Hurt: Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  August 21, 2009

June tunes

Mark Twain once observed that it’s “better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise.”
From Beastie Boys to the White Stripes and more
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 25, 2007

Keeping it surreal

This article originally appeared in the September 4, 1998 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
The Beastie Boys at the Centrum, August 25, 1998
By MATT ASHARE  |  October 25, 2006

Sympathy for the semi-colon

Because it’s also a conceptual art piece, Awesome; I Fuckin’ Shot That! , which documents a concert the Beastie Boys played in Madison Square Garden, can be watched by people who have no use for concert videos.
Adam Yauch discusses Awesome; I Fuckin' Shot That!
By CHRIS FUJIWARA  |  March 30, 2006

Body moving

Beastie Boys’ MCA on punk-rock filmmaking, semicolons, and his new screenplay set in NYC’s Wild Style -era graffiti scene.
Adam Yauch talks up the Beasties’ new concert film Awesome; I Fuckin’ Shot That
By CHRIS FUJIWARA  |  March 30, 2006

Awesome; I fuckin' shot that!

One of the two worst things about arena concerts is the crowd. The other is that the band are too distant. Awesome; I Fuckin’ Shot That! turns them into virtues.
License to film
By CHRIS FUJIWARA  |  March 29, 2006