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The question of Iran

Once again, Washington’s gunslingers are agitating for a war with Iran. Cheered on by Fox News and enabled by uncritical talking heads such as NBC’s David Gregory and PBS’s Charlie Rose, the let’s-bomb-or-invade-or-maybe-do-both-to-Iran brigade is busy s
Plus, Tim Flaherty for State Senator
By EDITORIAL  |  April 09, 2010
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Ransom Notes

While reporting from Afghanistan two years ago, David Rohde became, for the second time in his career, an unwilling participant rather than an observer. On October 29, 1995, Rohde had been arrested by Bosnian Serbs. And then in November 2008, Rohde and
Was the NY Times being hypocritical when it suppressed coverage of its journalist who was kidnapped by the Taliban?
By ADAM REILLY  |  February 12, 2010

The waiting game

We know, we know: Last week, Olympia Snowe made history by being the only Republican in 2009 to vote for any sort of healthcare reform, even in committee-level draft language far from its final form.
Congress is making progress. We think.
By JEFF INGLIS  |  October 23, 2009
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Menino's junked mail

Two years ago, when I wrote a column griping about the Boston media's apathy-inducing disinterest in city politics, Boston Globe metro editor Brian McGrory told me his paper had given the lackluster 2007 elections as much coverage as they deserved, b
The Globe ratchets up the intensity in Boston's mayoral race. Plus, the Times Co. gets some love from the Globe newsroom and BU books blowhard Bill O'Reilly.
By ADAM REILLY  |  September 18, 2009
“James You Ignorant Slut” and Other Things I Overheard at the Carville-Rove Debate

“James You Ignorant Slut” and Other Things I Overheard at the Carville-Rove Debate


I missed the Ann Coulter-Bill Maher bout this past March – when a fistfight broke out at the Wang Theatre – but I imagine the...
By Chris Faraone  |  May 28, 2009
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David Foster Wallace — 1962–2008

A story called “Forever Overhead” by David Foster Wallace appeared in the 1992 edition of Best American Short Stories .
Overhead baggage
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  September 17, 2008


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J.P. to the rescue!

This Tuesday, June 24, the musical mayor of JP, Rick Berlin, hosts a benefit for the victims of the earthquake in China.
The Milky Way reaches out to China
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  June 17, 2008
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Further + Further

Roy Davis has made a number of good choices since the release of his promising debut disc, Grey Town , in early 2007.
Roy Davis pushes forward with the Dregs
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 09, 2008
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Holding steady

When you think about it, the Hold Steady are the perfect Boston band.
Craig Finn returns to BC
By MIKE MILIARD  |  September 19, 2007
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Fixing Finneran

Starting a new job is never easy.
Friendly advice
By ADAM REILLY  |  February 15, 2007
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Hidden agenda

Surveillance meshes unnoticed with the fabric of everyday life with unsettling formal wit in the beginning of Michael Haneke’s Caché .
Caché plays forbidden games
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 11, 2006


FIX THE ESCALATORS

Wish list

[1] An MBTA Red Line station without a broken escalator. [2] Someone in the White House who at least pretends we’re still looking for Osama.
106 things the Phoenix wants to see in 2006
By  |  December 30, 2005