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I've got you under my skin

The first rule for running a successful race for governor is never to say anything of substance about anything. Taking even the most innocuous of positions (Do you think Maine should have an official state skin disease?) will only cost a candidate vote
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  June 12, 2009

Why? so serious?

The lines between avant-garde hip-hop, pop, and indie rock continue to blur with defiance on Alopecia, the third album by the Anticon trio Why?.
Social norms and musical tropes are shunned on the excellent Alopecia
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  September 10, 2008

Tattoo you

Inspired by the Peabody Essex Museum’s current exhibition on Maori tattoos, we raised a call to adventurously inked souls in Boston.
Some of Boston's best tattoos
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 26, 2008

Dance, Monkey: Dan Levy

I am going to dance in a recycling bin while conserving water.
A comic in the hot seat
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  October 23, 2007

The No-’Poo Do

Halfway through my last haircut, the stylist asked me what kind of “products” I used. “Not that many,” I mumbled.
If you want to lose the ‘fright wig,’ try ditching your shampoo
By AUDREY SCHULMAN  |  May 25, 2007

Pop goes the new year

While some people might have spent New Year’s popping the cork on cold bottles of Cristal, I was sitting on Cowboy’s back, pinning him down with my knees as I popped pimples in the interest of “cleansing” out the bad, and being squeaky-clean for 2006.
Portland dating: Bramhall Square
By CAITLIN SHETTERLY  |  January 19, 2006