Brian Johnson

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Cocktail cartography

We've gotten lost more than once while under the influence. Boston designer Brian Johnson's new glassware creations probably won't help with that, since we'll be sipping from them at home — but we still dig his snazzy rocks glasses ($25 for two) and car

By JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  November 09, 2012

Rabble-rousers, re-enactors, and the New World Order

Charles Picerno, a disheveled rabble-rouser, stands at the back of the crowd while Lincoln Chafee is inaugurated as the state's 58th governor.
The Inauguration
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  January 07, 2011

Brian Johnson at Alisson’s Restaurant, June 27

After three full days of filming for the Travel Channel's Food Wars, the staff and supporters of Alisson's Restaurant in Kennebunkport were ready to party.
Music Seen
By BRIDGET M. BURNS  |  July 02, 2010

AC-DC | Backtracks

How easy is it to admire AC/DC?
Columbia (2009)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  November 13, 2009

Review: AC-DC at Gillette Stadium

Photos of AC/DC at Gillette Stadium: Let There Be Rock 
AC/DC, live at Gillette Stadium, on July 28, 2009
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 07, 2009

Top grade Angus

At 53, Young probably has a lock right now on the title of most successful stripper in America. He spared us the full moon, but he and his band delivered an absolute powerhouse set.
AC/DC at TD Banknorth Garden, November 9 , 2008
By Daniel Brockman  |  November 11, 2008


Rock and rote

Three decades in, AC/DC’s conservatism pays off
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  November 05, 2008

Mirror ball

The stirring pop hits of the day can’t help but reflect the refracting cracked mirror of our nation’s increasingly emotion-laden psyche.
Fables of deconstruction
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  September 08, 2008