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Answers to Nothing: Review

Review: Answers to Nothing(1)

The baleful influence of Paul Haggis's multi-narrative Oscar-winner Crash (2004) continues with Matthew Leutwyler's trite contraption.
Matthew Leutwyler's trite contraption
By PETER KEOUGH  |  December 02, 2011

Dane Cook at the Cumberland County Civic Center


Dane Cook, a rock of a different consistency, performs tonight at the Cumberland County Civic Center (45 Spring St.) for anywhere between $35 and $70....
By webteam  |  November 03, 2010
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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
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  January 22, 2010

Dane Cook does suck

In "Dane Cook Is Funny," the author says that to say “ 'Dane Cook is not funny' is an extreme oversimplification.” Not really.
Letters to the Boston editor, January 22, 2010
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  January 22, 2010
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Dane Cook is funny

There are two things that non-comedians feel the need to tell me when discussing comedy. One is "Bob Saget is filthy." The other is "Dane Cook is not funny."
In defense of the local comedian, who plays TD Garden on New Year's Eve
By STEVE MACONE  |  January 01, 2010
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52 ways to leave 2009

Your usual lackadaisical approach to New Year's Eve — just see what happens and go with the flow — is not going to cut it this year. Sure, the end of this decade may not have the same kind of new-millennium pressure riding on it as the last one, b
Get your New Year's Eve down to an Auld Lang science.
By SHAULA CLARK  |  January 01, 2010


CLICK TRACKS: Music News Roundup (Walken' on Gaga, Weezer in Snuggies, Bono straddles the Berlin Wall, and more)

CLICK TRACKS: Music News Roundup (Walken' on Gaga, Weezer in Snuggies, Bono straddles the Berlin Wall, and more)


In the best (and strangest) pop re-make since Shatner gave us "Rocket Man," Christopher Walken weighs in on the Gaga phenom with a spoken-word rendition...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  November 05, 2009
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Funny business

"I'm pasty, pale, overweight and I have red hair. I see that Coldstone Creamery and I want to crawl inside and hide," Louis C.K. responded when I asked if he recalled just how disgustingly hot and muggy Rhode Island could be during his 4th of July head
Louis C.K. has work to do
By CHRIS CONTI  |  July 03, 2009
Pop Trash, What's On The Internets, Dane Cook and WTF?

Pop Trash, What's On The Internets, Dane Cook and WTF?


Fletcher takes out the Pop Trash, we find out What's On The Internets, talk to Dane Cook ...
By Charlie  |  April 22, 2009
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Interview: Traci Skene and Brian McKim

For the past 10 years, comedians (and married couple) Brian McKim and Traci Skene have cultivated a unique online niche for their comedy website SHECKYmagazine.com - a forum for both sharp, funny content and for erudite dissection of the craft and busin
Double your pleasure
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  April 17, 2009

Darryl McCauley

While some folks express dislike for Dane Cook by not buying tickets to his TD BankNorth Garden frat fests, his older half-brother Darryl went a tad further by embezzling millions from the polarizing comedic force. We especially feel badly for Louis C.K.
While some folks express dislike for Dane Cook by not buying tickets to his TD BankNorth Garden frat fests, his older half-brother Darryl went a tad further by embezzling millions from the polarizing comedic force. We especially feel badly for Louis C.K., who has now technically been robbed twice.
By Boston Phoenix Staff  |  March 26, 2009


Greg Behrendt

We're just not that into you, either, and not just because you belittle desperate women and look like the offspring of Dane Cook and an old banana. This so-called author/comedian is one of those one-hit-wonders who can't accept his destiny, but who for s
We're just not that into you, either, and not just because you belittle desperate women and look like the offspring of Dane Cook and an old banana. This so-called author/comedian is one of those one-hit-wonders who can't accept his destiny, but who for some reason will have opportunities to produce a new failed talk show every few years.
By Boston Phoenix Staff  |  March 26, 2009
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What's in a name?

Hey, look everybody: Dane Cook got arrested!
Okay, not that Dane Cook.
By MATT TAIBBI  |  February 04, 2009

Employee of the Month: Dane Cook's Brother (And Former Boss at Burger King) Arrested for Robbing Him of Million$


Earlier today the Globe broke a story about "a 43-year-old WIlmington man [who] allegedly stole mill...
By Carly Carioli  |  December 30, 2008
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Wright stuff

 
The Comedy Hall of Fame picks a winner
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  December 11, 2008
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My Best Friend's Girl

How many awful films must audiences sit through before producers realize that Dane Cook is not a romantic lead?
Predictability ensues. Hilarity doesn’t.
By BRETT MICHEL  |  September 24, 2008


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Comedy central?

The local Boston comedy scene has, somewhat ironically, a lot of drama.
With all of the changes a’brewin’ on the local stand-up scene, audiences want to know: whaaaaat is the deeeeal with Boston comedy?
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  September 17, 2008

Dane Cook Day?!


Of all the comedians who launched their skyrocketing careers from Boston, of all the Ding Ho legends and all the Harvard Lampoon superstars and all the innovative comedians who have helped develop this city into a place where material can blossom from festering slop to tightly-woven tapestries of comedy gold...


By Sara Faith Alterman  |  September 17, 2008
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Funny business

“Ashlee Simpson’s new album sold so poorly,” snorted the headline on Yahoo! this past week, that “it was beaten by a comedy album.”
As the AltCom Festival arrives at the Somerville Theatre, we look at the roots of the indie comedy boom.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 07, 2008

Dane Cook, Pop Trash and WTF?


We talk to Dane Cook, pimping his shows at the Garden, Fletcher picks up the Pop Trash and we check the WTF Line!  
By Charlie  |  November 16, 2007
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Dance, Monkey: Dane Cook

I would probably call you a drunk ignoramus, that way you would have to go home and look it up.
A visiting comic in the hot seat
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN AND DEANA TOLLIVER  |  November 13, 2007


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Going on sale: November 9, 2007

Most Serene Republic, Wu-Tang Clan, Spiritualized, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  November 06, 2007
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Dan in Real Life

What's wrong with Steve Carrell?
From comedy to crap
By PETER KEOUGH  |  October 24, 2007
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Good Luck Chuck

The only plausible scenario in this movie is the idea that a woman would be so annoyed by Dane Cook, she’d be willing to put a curse on him.
Crass and crude and mostly annoying humor
By BROOKE HOLGERSON  |  September 19, 2007
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Boston music news: September 21, 2007

For the better part of a decade,Chris Brokaw was best known as Thalia Zedek’s guitar foil in the local band Come.
Notes on Chris Brokaw and Session Americana
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  September 18, 2007
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23 skidoo?

As of press time, the 23rd Boston Film Festival was still shaping up.
The Boston Film Festival: work in progress
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 14, 2007


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America Blows

The United States of America is a nation with a proud history.
Since George W. Bush took office, the United States has sunk to unprecedented lows in sports and pop-culture domination
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 29, 2007
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Mr. Brooks

The press notes for Bruce A. Evans’s thriller begin with a quote from Robert Louis Stevenson’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde .
A film with a split-personality
By BRETT MICHEL  |  May 30, 2007
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Kickin' It Old Skool

Eighties nostalgia and breakdancing get sent up in this feeble Jamie Kennedy comedy.
Revenge of the Nerds did it better
By TOM MEEK  |  May 02, 2007
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Top 10 local CDs, January 12, 2006

Dane Cook, the Dresden Dolls, Dropkick Murphys, and more.
 As reported by Newbury Comics
By TOP 10 BOSTON CDS  |  January 08, 2007