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Chuck Norris's second Revolution

Chuck Norris on the second Revolution
Idiot Box
By MATT BORS  |  March 18, 2009

Cracking up

Republicans all over the country find themselves backed into an ideological and political corner: their dogma has brought the country, and their party, to ruin.
State legislators across the country are filing resolutions declaring state sovereignty  just as they did the last time a Democrat won the White House
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  March 18, 2009

Ill wind

Most of Maine is too butt-ugly to preserve.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  February 27, 2008

See spot run

The roughly 205,000 campaign ads that have run on American TV so far this primary season have undoubtedly played a major electoral role.
Candidates seeking the Oval Office are blitzing the airwaves with political ads. But only one seems to be making any traction.
By LESLIE SAVAN  |  February 13, 2008

Just the facts

Phillipe + Jorge wake up frightened by a bizarre new concept in the literary world: a book by a politician that actually tells the truth.
Linc Chafee exhibits typical candor in his forthcoming book
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 30, 2008

Dance, Monkey: Gary Petersen

I’m predicting I’ll die as the villain in the remake of Wild Hogs .
We put a comic on the hot seat
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  January 29, 2008

New Hampshire notebook

The day after the Iowa caucuses, more than a dozen reporters and a hundred or so citizens, trudged to New England College to watch Mike Huckabee get down with Chuck Norris.

By MARGARET DORIS  |  January 09, 2008

Old Mitt of the Mountain

Mitt Romney had a golden opportunity a week ago to do something about his inauthenticity problem, the one that even his most ardent supporters in New Hampshire recognize.
How the Romney campaign crumbled and fell in the Granite State primary
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  January 09, 2008

Don't tase me, bro

2007 was the year that viral humor hit critical mass.
The year in would-be catch phrases
By JAMES PARKER  |  December 21, 2007

Country cousins

The Republicans may want to keep their opinions of Carter to themselves.
Mike Huckabee and GOP b ête noir Jimmy Carter share few political views, but Huckabee’s rise mirrors that of Carter’s 1976 campaign
By STEVEN STARK  |  December 12, 2007

Suffrage net city

Three years ago, when the Red Sox were winning and John Kerry was losing, YouTube hadn’t even been invented.
The Web has become key to presidential politics — we rate the candidates on how they’ve put Al Gore’s invention to use
By MIKE MILIARD  |  November 28, 2007


Fake-news vacuum

It’s easy to be flip about the deep implications of the Writers Guild of America strike, which is now stretching into its fourth week.

Why the Writers Guild strike could affect the presidential race

By ADAM REILLY  |  November 28, 2007

Portland scene report: April 27, 2007

Who better to play Earth Day than the Hi-Tides?
Sibilance starts now
By PORTLAND MUSIC STAFF  |  April 25, 2007

Surviving and thriving

“Approximately 40 miles outside San Diego the tour bus with Mr. Lif, the Coup, DJ Big Wiz, Metro, and other friends of theirs flipped over and burst into flames,” wrote Def Jux capitán El-P via e-mail. Our heart skipped a beat. Mr. Lif, "The Fries (Ab
Mr. Lif’s brush with disaster + Keith Kenniff’s classical fix
By DAVID DAY  |  December 12, 2006

Ground zero

This article originally ran in the January 13, 1987 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
Platoon gets down to too little
By OWEN GLIEBERMAN  |  August 10, 2006

Crossword: 'nerdful things'

11 Book about a geeky niche publication whose readership went from 10 to 0?
Books Stephen King almost wrote
By MATT JONES  |  March 08, 2006