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The foulest of the fowl: the Phoenix presents its fourth annual dishonor roll
Ah, Thanksgiving. Mashed potatoes, football, that asshole uncle of yours.
| November 23, 2012
They call the state Rogue’s Island. Here’s why!
Time flies when you're in college. So before you disappear, here's a cheat sheet of Rhode Island tales that you probably didn't hear on your campus tour.
| September 28, 2012
Aquidneck Island = Wild Kingdom; Schilling plays the blame game
As many of our readers know, Aquidneck Island has a huge problem with coyotes terrorizing pets and putting parents on edge. Recently, Middletown hired a hunter to blow away as many as he could find.
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| June 01, 2012
Advice for Curt; unrest by the sea; Mr. Walton blows out the candles
In case Curt Schilling is reading, here are a couple things you should never do as a businessman: 1) bounce a check to a state government; and 2) fail to meet payroll, especially when you have billed yourself as a jobs creator.
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| May 25, 2012
Schilling strikes out; war on women; the kids are all right
You may recall, a couple of years back, that then-Governor Donald "The Don" Carcieri was very gung ho about the state offering Curt Schilling's 38 Studios video game company a whopping $75 million in loan guarantees through the Rhode Island Economic Dev
Holding a 38 to our head
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| May 18, 2012
Review: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
Are you ready for this? Curt Schilling's video game is good. Really good.
Curt Schilling's winning pitch to gamers
| March 02, 2012
The ‘2012 RISCA Fellowship Exhibition’
Last weekend The New York Times proclaimed Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning , the debut video game of former Red Sox pitcher and outspoken Republican millionaire Curt Schilling's 38 Studios, "one of the finest action role-playing games yet made."
| February 17, 2012
Talking the art of pitching with Theo, Schill, and Peter Gammons
There's a saying in baseball: you can never have too much pitching. If that's the case, you've come to the right place.
| April 08, 2011
Thanks for nothing: Rhode Island Turkeys 2010
Thanksgiving has arrived. And you know what that means: dinner with your boorish uncle, the disturbing quiver of canned cranberry sauce, and the Phoenix 's second annual list of Rhode Island turkeys — people and institutions who committed crimes again
In our second annual list of Rhode Island Turkeys, the Phoenix fingers 12 people and institutions who committed crimes against the state
PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF
| November 26, 2010
The backstory on Curt Schilling's Rhode Island jaunt
The Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation's controversial decision to offer a $75 million loan guarantee to former Red Sox ace Curt Schilling's video-game company, 38 Studios, has become a prime issue on the campaign trail.
| September 03, 2010
Profiles in frottage
Frottage, noun : masturbation by rubbing up against another person.
The EDC strikes out; 'A massage that went awry'; Refudiating Palin
PHILLIPE AND JORGE
| July 30, 2010
Curt Schilling moving his company to Rhode Island. Boo-hoo.
Curt Schilling - the media personality who, if I understand correctly, once pitched for the Boston Red Sox - has moved his fledgling gaming company,...
| July 29, 2010
A Rhode Island filmmaker’s tribute to the Good War
Amid the moral ambiguity of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan — the handwringing over weapons of mass destruction, drone attacks, and the rights of detainees — there is something startling about the raw patriotism of the documentary Navy Heroes of Norman
| June 04, 2010
Massachusetts: You might be living in a red state if
Scott Brown’s Senatorial victory is merely the latest sign that red tides are creeping upon our once-progressive Commonwealth. Don’t believe us? Consider that Kenny Chesney sells out Gillette Stadium every summer, and, of course, that wealthy Republican
31 signs that Scott Brown’s victory is changing the face of the commonwealth for the worse
| January 22, 2010
Ten years of great sports
Moments after Adam Vinatieri's field goal split the uprights as the clock expired in the Louisiana Superdome on February 3, 2002, the streets of Boston were in bedlam. Drunk people dangled from trees and hung off lampposts. Motorists leaned on their ho
Boston's road from Loserville to Title Town
| December 25, 2009
It's hip to be icosahedral
Be they beer geeks, comic-book geeks, or music geeks, nowadays people flout their geekdom proudly, even wearing it like a badge.
In a new book, Ethan Gilsdorf tracks his global quest to visit the holiest nerd-world sites
| October 02, 2009
The hyperbolic Mr. Schilling
Second paragraph from Curt Schilling's blog post today announcing that he won't run for US Senate: Given the amount of things going on I cannot...
| September 23, 2009
Former Red Sox great Curt Schilling isn't the only prospective US Senate candidate agonizing over whether to run for Ted Kennedy's old seat. But unlike some of his potential rivals the Bloody Socked One seems determined to share his Hamlet act with the
If Curt Schilling runs for Senate, will he keep his sports-media perch?
| September 11, 2009
New in the Phoenix: The Big Shill
In which I discuss WEEI's starring role in Curt Schilling's passive-aggressive pre-campaign for the US Senate--and explain why Schilling's sports-media advantage won't last. Please take...
| September 10, 2009
The bunting is hung. The chalk lines are laid out with Euclidian precision.
Nine questions that will shape the new season
| April 01, 2009
Dome-bellied, skinny-legged, pasty-complexioned, and crowned with thinning, hat-headed hair, Curt Schilling is starting to look more and more like the retard spawn of a Hall of Famer and a computer nerd, which he is. But perhaps big lug's foulest feature
Dome-bellied, skinny-legged, pasty-complexioned, and crowned with thinning, hat-headed hair, Curt Schilling is starting to look more and more like the retard spawn of a Hall of Famer and a computer nerd, which he is. But perhaps big lug's foulest feature is his mouth, which he uses to spout pseudo-profound conservative hunches about things he knows little about. If Washington is truly “Hollywood for ugly people,” then that rumored Senate run may be a perfect fit.
Boston Phoenix Staff
| March 26, 2009
Everyone’s got the bad-economy blues these days — but the mood among peddlers of the printed word is especially bleak.
No longer the wimpy kid brother to sports-Radio powerhouse WEEI-AM, WEEI.com now has its own seat at Boston sports media’s grown-ups’ table
| December 10, 2008
The intersection of Brookline Avenue and Lansdowne Street, in the hours before, during, and after a Red Sox game, is not unlike a trading floor on pre-crash Wall Street: it’s chaotic, teeming with people, and everyone’s trying to make a buck.
Cross the Mayor of Lansdowne Street at your peril, Sox fans: you might be jinxing your team in the process
CAITLIN E. CURRAN
| October 01, 2008
The ultimate Shill?
For a brief moment in late 2004, some people feared that Curt Schilling might pull through for President George W. Bush the way he did for the Sox.
Number 38's political timeline
| September 17, 2008
When historians trace the rise of the blog as the dominant journalistic form of the 21st century, they’ll pay close attention to two recent developments.
While old and new media are mending many fences, they’re still squaring off in jockland
| June 18, 2008
Ode to the Lonely Alumnus
Last Saturday my alma mater dropped a squeaker for the ages.
Balls and pucks
| February 27, 2008
We may look back upon 2007 as the year games started to grow up.
Videogames: 2007 in review
| December 17, 2007
Menino’s hit list
At a recent political event, Boston mayor Thomas M. Menino asked Robert Crane, the former long-time state treasurer, how many years he had held that office.
40 potential candidates for the 2009 election who could take on the mayor — if they have the courage.
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| November 28, 2007
The Most Hated Man in Boston
To understand the tortured tango that binds Dan Shaughnessy and his detractors, consider his item about Red Sox ace Curt Schilling’s blog, 38 Pitches.
What is it about The Globe ’s Dan Shaughnessy that makes ordinary, peaceable people want to kick his ass?
| July 10, 2007
A guide to the city's best sports bars
| May 21, 2007
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