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Despite a title taken from Rimbaud's poem, Bob Meyer's debut has less in common with the wunderkind symbolist than with David Mamet and the Coen Brothers.
Hamming it up
| July 13, 2012
Interview and photos: Gerard Malanga
In Walt Whitman’s notebook for the 1855 edition of Leaves of Grass , he writes, “Every soul has its own individual voice.” That notion rang true for photographer/poet/filmmaker Gerard Malanga as he put together “Souls,” an exhibit of 100 portraits span
A gathering of souls
| April 02, 2010
Soundtrack of her life
"I think that I secretly wish I was a filmmaker." Annie Clark may consider this some real hush-hush info, but even a cursory listen to Actor , her latest album (as St. Vincent), makes clear her cinematic aspirations.
St. Vincent recasts the movies
| May 15, 2009
4 am bar closings; drop martial law; bring Buddy back.
| December 03, 2008
This post-hardcore sextet get their name from three Italian filmmaker brothers best known for an ultra-campy 1988 horror flick about extraterrestrial clowns taking over Earth.
Bone Palace Ballet | Equal Vision
| November 19, 2007
A toast to the Good Life
The Russian word “vodka” translates as “little water.”
so many vodkas … can’t we have more time?
| July 13, 2007
Editors' pick: Place to buy books from a cat lady
Is that a 1977 copy of George Lucas’s Star Wars ? And over there . . . a stack of those choose-your-own adventure books you used to read as a kid?
| April 19, 2007
April comes like an idiot, Edna St. Millay wrote, babbling and strewing flowers.
Chabon, Murakami, Bukowski, and more
| March 13, 2007
New to DVD: December, 20 2006
Plus the Black Dahlia and The Last Kiss .
The Descent, Factotum, Jackass: Number Two
NEW TO DVD
| December 19, 2006
In 30 years, he’s progressed from hippie cabaret crooner to experimenter to visionary. The many modes of Waits. By Ted Drozdowski Tom Waits, "Bottom of the World" (mp3)
Three sides of the prolific Tom Waits
| November 20, 2006
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Riding there red line from Central Square to Park Street recently, a friend of mine from Philadelphia surveyed the length of the train and said, “You don’t see this in Philly.”
Some of Boston’s best bars have a literary history
| September 01, 2006
On first look, Matt Dillon would seem too clean-cut to play booze-fueled Charles Bukowski’s alter ego, Henry Chinaski, in Bent Hamer’s adaptation of the author’s job-hopping ramble. Watch the trailer for Factotum (QuickTime)
Bukowski, Matt Dillion makes the role his own
| August 23, 2006
Set ’em up, knock ’em back
History’s greatest drinkers, music’s greatest drinking songs, and a wobbly time line of booze in Boston.
15 people who could (or can) drink more than you
| March 17, 2006
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