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The family of a two-and-a-half-year-old Gloucester boy hopes that a new bill, filed in the State Senate by North Shore state senator Bruce Tarr on Monday, December 15, will prompt increased participation in organ donation, especially pediatric organs.
Desperately seeking organ donors
SARA FAITH ALTERMAN
| December 17, 2008
Celebration of sound
Despite living in a world that is seemingly rotating off its axis and just plain miserable, there are, believe it or not, many reasons to give thanks.
Kris Hansen’s Left Hand Band; plus, New Year’s Eve options
| December 26, 2007
When fondly remembered bands get back together, they usually say they’re just playing a couple of shows and not thinking about the future.
The return of Scarce
| December 11, 2007
Heart to heart
We don’t hear too much any more from the people who think heart transplants are a bad idea.
David Grubin looks at our most important muscle
| October 09, 2007
It’s no wonder producers picked Hickey’s version of “Modern Love” as a soundtrack to aneurysms, scrabble, and heart attacks.
Last Town Chorus, Lizard Lounge, July 11, 2007
| July 12, 2007
Rebirth of a salesman
He’s going too fast.
The return of Russel Pergament
| April 25, 2007
Sell your body, or sell your soul?
Desperation had driven me to this point. I was determined not to return to the soul-eating life of a cubicle serf, so, unemployed and grasping for tuition money, I’d become a Craigslist whore, selling my services to slick marketers wielding surveys and h
30 nights as a (well-paid) guinea pig in hospital sleep study
| January 25, 2007
Goodbye, cruel America
Toward the end of 2006, we woke up to the glad news that Chile’s former strongman Augusto Pinochet had saved everyone the trouble of hanging his sickly carcass for war crimes and atrocities by dying of a heart attack.
An in-death eulogy for 2006
| December 20, 2006
The many modes of Waits
| November 20, 2006
The 20 Greatest Bosses in Video Game History - #9: Red Falcon
Contra , NES
RYAN STEWART AND MITCH KRPATA
| October 13, 2006
Crossword: 'You Don't Know...'
One part of your anatomy from something different
| August 17, 2006
In the pines
Jose’s unapologetically no-frills style is all about the pathetically triumphant moment of restraint that stops you from drunk dialing an ex.
Jose Gonzalez at the Museum of Fine Arts, or, How I could almost hug a man
| June 29, 2006
One of the highlights of this year’s Oscar ceremony was the Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed on the Academy’s greatest director and biggest pain in the ass, Robert Altman.
Robert Altman looks back and ahead
| June 07, 2006
New day at Cubist Castle?
Back in the ‘90s, the retro psych-pop Elephant 6 collective was known for bands who shared members and configured themselves into new groups.
The Olivia Tremor Control's offshoots and side-projects
SIMON W. VOZICK-LEVINSON
| June 06, 2006
Med school drug pushers
You may have heard of a little ongoing row about a Merck drug called Vioxx, which was pulled from the market in 2004 due to evidence that it caused serious heart problems in some users.
How scientists are selling out to drug companies
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| April 12, 2006
We are usually forced to endure either beer-specific holidays or wine-specific holidays, but now, for one day only, St. Patty’s Day will be a wine feast.
Wines for St. Patrick’s Day
| March 15, 2006
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