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Beauty and the geek
Geek is now chic, and the Internet is filled with female makeup artists who draw inspiration from superhero comics, video games, and science fiction.
| November 09, 2012
Review: Pink Ribbons, Inc.
Near the end of this documentary a woman calls the pink ribbon of breast cancer-awareness a "made in China" tag.
Documenting hypocrisy in the breast-cancer awareness movement
| June 22, 2012
I’ve Loved You So Long
So which portrayal of a victimized woman will win an Oscar this year?
A crass and pretentious soap opera
| October 28, 2008
Remembrance of things crap
Boston’s historic Freedom Trail gift shops are, clearly, the manifestation of our confusing, conflicted, amusing past.
Millions of tourists walk the freedom trail each summer, bringing home ridiculous pieces of our proud city’s history
| June 11, 2008
There must be a name for the phenomenon of a child actor aging too quickly on the set of a film, right?
VYP: Voice of the Young People | Jive
| May 06, 2008
It's out of this world
Uys’s new show takes its title from two things that were illegal when the now-63-year-old gay white man was growing up in South Africa: democracy and sex.
The ART hosts Elections & Erections; Trinity does Blithe Spirit
| April 08, 2008
I feel pretty...healthy
If anyone wants some big almost-full bottles of TRESemme shampoo and conditioner, shoot me an e-mail.
| June 27, 2007
The hate-love-hate cycle
The field is already packed with newcomers and veterans alike, all aiming to knock down my standards of good taste and respectability . . .
Inescapable seasonal charttoppers
| June 18, 2007
Music and macho
Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul a valiant effort by German-Turkish filmmaker Fatih Akin to match what Wim Wenders did with Cuban music in Buena Vista Social Club : put the fabulously myriad sounds of Turkish music on the international map.
Fatih Akin in Turkey, Valentino in a tie
| August 23, 2006
Bebe does the Middle East
Dressed in blue jeans and a tight black top, Bebe Buell is in the dressing room last Saturday at the Middle East downstairs, applying make-up and massaging her bare feet.
Modest, demure and quiet
| July 25, 2006
Goth vs. skronk
The variation in sonic textures seemed not to matter much -- most likely, it was the point -- and an enthusiastic crowd packed the floor, surfing and slamming to both bands as best they could. AFI, Dillinger Escape Plan, and Nightmare Of You at Avalon
AFI and Dillinger Escape Plan at Avalon
| June 22, 2006
Made to order
For a 16-year-old “recovering band geek” who has just had, by her own description, the best night of her entire life, Alexa Fay is slightly hysterical.
MTV and Frank Pino turn a New Hampshire teen into a rock star
| January 23, 2006
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